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and a representative in the second rebel conOf the Alabama delegation, Mr. Battle was a gress; Mr. Brown was a member of the State neral in the rebel army, and Mr. Foster a convention which passed the secession ordinance presentative in the first and second rebel con- in 1861, and voted for it.

Of the South Carolina delegation, Mr. KenOf the Georgia delegation, Messrs. Cook and nedy was colonel and Mr. McGorvan brigadier Tofford were generals in the rebel service. general in the rebel army; Mr. Farrow was a

Of the Mississippi delegation, Messrs. Rey- representative in the first and second rebel conolds and Pinson were colonels in the rebel | gresses. ervice; Mr. Harrison was a member of the Of the Virginia delegation, Messrs. Stuart abel provisional congress.

and Conrad were members of the secession conOf the North Carolina delegation, Mr. Fuller vention of Virginia, in 1861, and continued to tas a representative in the first rebel congress

, participate after the passage of the ordinance ad Mr. Turner was a colonel in the rebel army, and the beginning of hostilities.

X.

VOTES IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

ON VARIOUS POLITICAL DECLARATORY RESOLUTIONS.

Payment of the Public Debt.

Treason Ought to be Punished.” December 5, 1865—Mr. Samuel J. Randall December 14, 1865-Mr. Henderson, of Oreotiered this resolution:

gon, submitted the following resolution: Resolved, That, as the sense of this House, Resolved, That treason against the United the public debt created during the late rebellion States Government is a crime that ought to be was contracted upon the faith' and honor of the punished. nation ; that it is sacred and inviolate, and must

Mr. Hale moved it be laid on the table which and ought to be paid, principal and interest; was disagreed to; and, under the previous questhat any attempt to repudiate or in any manner tion, it was then passed-yeas 153, nays none, to impair or scale the said debt shall be univer- as follow: gally discountenanced, and promptly rejected by YE48—Messrs. Alley, Ames, Ancona, Anderson, James M. Congress if proposed.

Ashley, Baker, Baldwin, Banks, Barker, Beaman, Benjamin,

Bergen, Bidwell, Bingham, Blaine, Blow, Boutwell, Boyer, Which was agreed to-yeas 162, nays 1, as Bromwell, Brooks, Broomall, Buckland, Bundy, Reader W. follow:

Clarke, Sidney Clarke, Cobb, Conkling, Cook, Cullom, Dar

ling, Davis, Dawes, Dawson, Defrees, Deming, Denison, Dixon, Yeas-Messrs. Alley, Allison, Ames, Ancona, Anderson, Donnelly, Driggs, Eckley, Eggleston, Eldridge, Eliot, FarJames M. Ashley, Baker, Baldwin, Banks, Barker, Baxter, quhar, Ferry, Finck, Glossbrenner, Grider, Grinnell, Griswold, Leaman, Benjamin, Bergen, Bidwell, Bingham, Blaine, Blow, Halo, Aaron Harding, Abner C. Harding, Uart, Hayes, WenLoutwell, Boyer, Brandegee, Bromwell, Broomall, Buck- derson, Higby, Hogan, Holmes, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Asahel lod, Bundy, chanler, Reader W. Clarke, Sidney Clarke, W. Hubbard, Chester D. Hubbard, Demas Hubbard, jr., John Chi, Conkling, Cook, Cullom, Culver, Darling, Davis, H. Hubbard, Edwin N. Hubbell, James R. Ilubbell, HulDzwes, Dawsm, Defrees, Delano, Deming, Denison, Dixon, burd, James Humphrey, James M. Humphrey, Ingersoll, Donnelly, Driggs, Dumont, Eckley, Eggleston, Eliot, Farns- Jenckes, Johnson, Julian, Kasson, Kelley, Kelso, Kerr, worth, Farquhar, Terry, Finck, Garfield, Glossbrenner, Ketcham, Kuykendall, George V. Lawrence, William LawGoodyear, Grinnell, Griswold, Halo, Abner C. IIarding, Hart, rence, Le Blond, Loan, Longyear, Lynch, Marshall, Marston, Hayes, fenylerson, Uigby, Ilill, Hogan, Holmes, Hooper, Marvin, McClurg, McCullough, McIndoe, McKee, McRner, Flotchkiss, Asahel W. Hubbard, Chester D. Hubbard, Mercur, Moorhead, Morrill, Morris, Myers, Nicholson, Noell, Demas Ilubbard, jr., John H. JIubbard, Edwin N. Hubbell, O'Neill, Orth, Paine, Perham, Pike, Plants, Price, Radford, James R. Iubbell, Hulburd, James Humphrey, James M. Samuel J. Randall, William H. Randall, Alexander II. Rice, Humphrey, Ingersoll, Jenckes, Johnson, Julian, Kasson, John H. Rice, Ritter, Rogers, Rollins, Ross, Rousseau, SawKelley, Kelso, Kerr, Ketcham, Kuykendall, Laflin, Latham, yer, Scofield, Shanklin, Shellabarger, Sitgreaves, Sloan, George V. Lawrence, William Lawrence, I oan, Longyear, Smith, Spalding, Starr, Stevens, Strouse, Taber, Taylor, Slarsion, Marvin, McClurg, McCullough, McIndoe, McKee, Thayer, John L. Thomas, jr., Thornton, Trimble, Truwbridge, DicRuer, Mercur, Miller, Moorhead, Morrill, Morris, Moul- Upson, Van Aernam, Burt Van Iorn, Voorhees, Ward, War. tou, Myers, Newell, Niblack, Nicholson, Noell, O'Neill, Orth, ner, Ellihu B. Washburne, William B. Washburn, Welker, Paine, Patterson, Perham, Phelps, Pike, Plants, Pomeroy, Wentworth, Whaley, Williams, James F. Wilson, Stephen F. Price, Radford, Samuel I. Randall

, William H. Randall, Wilson, Windom, Winfield, Woodbridge--153. Raymond, Alexander H. Rice, Rogers, Rollins, Ross, Saw NAYS—None. yer, Schenck, Scofield, Shanklin, Shellabarger, Sitgreaves, Sloan, Smith, Spalding, Starr, Stevens, Stillwell, Strouse, Representation of the late so-called ConfedTaver, Thayer, Francis Thomas, John L. Thomas, jr., Thornton, Trowbridge, Upson, Burt Van Horn, Ward, Warner,

erate States. Ellihu B. Washburno, William B. Washburn, Welker, Wentworth. Whaley, Williams, Wilson, Windom, Winfield, submitted this resolution :

December 14, 1865- Mr. James F. Wilson Wright-162. Nar-Mr. Trimble.

Resolved, That all papers which may be offerNor VOTING—Messrs. Brooks, Eldridge, Grider, Aaron ed relative to the representation of the late Harding, Le Blmd, Lynch, Marshall, John H. Rice, Ritter, so-called Confederate States of America, or either Taylor, Van Aernam, R. T. Van Horn, Wilson, Woodbridge-14.

of them, shall be referred to the joint committee

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of fifteen without debate, and no members shall | Ashley, Baker, Baldwin, Banks, Barkor, Baxter, Beama be admitted from either of said so-called States, Benjamin, Bidwoll, Bingham, Blow, Boutwell, Brandege until Congress shall declare such States or either Clarke, Conkling, Cook, Darling, Dawes, Defrees, Delas

Broomall, Buckland, Bundy, Reader W. Clarke, Sido of them entitled to representation.

Deming, Dixon, Driggs, Dumont, Eckley, Eggleston, El Which was passed-yeas 107, nays 56, as fol. Farnsworth, Garfield, Grinnell, "Halo, Abner c. Hardin

Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Higby, Holmes, Hooper, Hotchki low:

AsahelW. Hubbard, Demas Hubbard. jr., John H. Hubbar YEAs-Messrs. Alley, Allison, Ames, Anderson, James M. James R. Hubbell, Hulburd, James Humphrey, Jencke Ashley, Baker, Baldwin, Banks, Barker, Baxter, Beaman, Julian, Kelley, Kelso, Ketcham, Laflin, Latham, George Bonjamin, Bidwell, Bingham, Blaine, Boutwell, Brandegee, Lawrence, William Lawrence, Loan, Longyear, Lynch, Ma Bromwell, Broomall, Buckland, Bundy, Reader W. Clarke, ston, Marvin, McClurg, McIndoe, McKee, McRuer, Merce Sidney Clarke, Cobb, Conkling, Cook, Cullom, Defrees, De Miller, Moorhead, Morrill, Moulton, Myers, Neweli, O'Nei ming, Dixon, Donnelly, Driggs, Eckley, Eliot, Ferry, Grin. Paine, Patterson, Perham, Pike, Plants, Price, Raymond nell, Abner 0. Harding, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Higby, Alexander H. Rice, John H. Rice, Rollins, Sawyer, Schelde Holmes, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Asahel W. Hubbard, Chester D. Scofield,, Shellabarger, Spalding, Starr, Stevens, Thaves Hubbard, Demas Hubbard, jr., John H. Hubbard, Hulburd, Trowbridge, Upson, Van Aernam, Burt Van Horn, Robert Ingersoll, Jenckes, Julian, Kelley, Kelso, Ketcham, Kuy- Van Horn, Ward, Warner. Elihu B. Washburne, Will kendall, Laflin, George V. Lawrence, William Lawrence, B... Washburn, Welker, Wentworth, Williams, James I. Loan, Longyear, Marston, Marvin, McClurg, McIndoe, Mc Wilson, Stephen F. Wilson–111. Kee, McRuer, Mercur, Moorhead, Vorrill, Morris, Moulton,

NAYS--Messrs. Ancona, Bergen, Boyer, Bromwell, Brook Myers, Newell, O'Neill, Orth, Paine, Patterson, Perham, Chanler, Dawson, Denison, Eldridge, Farquhar, Finck, Good Pike, Plants, Price, Alexander H. Rice, John H. Rice, Role year, Grider, Aaron Harding, Pill. Hngan, Chester u. lins, Sawyer, Scofield, Shellabarger, Sloan, Spalding, Starr, Hubbard, Edwin D. Hubbell, Ingersoll, Johnson, Kerr, KurStevens, Th..yer, Trowbridge, Upson, Van Aernam, Buri kendall, Marshall, McCullough, Niblick, Nicholson, Me Van Horn, Ward, Warner, Ellihu B. Washburne, William B. Orth, Radford, Samuel J. Randall, William H. Randall Washburn, Welker, Wentworth, Williams, James Wilson, Ritter, Rogers, Ross, Rousseau, Shanklin, Silgreaves, Smith, Stephen F. Wilson, Windom-107.

Stillwell, Strouse, Taber, Taylor, Thornton, Trimble, Whales, Nays-Messrs. Ancona, Bergen, Blow, Boyer, Brooks, Wright46. Darling, Davis, Dawson, Denison, Eldridge, Farquhar, Finck, Glossbrenner, Grider, Griswold, Hale, Harding, Hill, Hngan resolation, which was laid over :

February 26, 1866–Mr. Defrees offered this Edwin N. Hubbell, James R. Hubbell, James Humphrey, James M. Humphrey, Johnson, Kasson, Kerr, Latham, Le Resolved, That it is the opinion of this House ford, Samuel J. Randall, William H. Randall, Raymond: the qualification of electors in the several Blond, Marshaú, Niblack, Nicholson, Noell, Phelps, Rad- that Congress has no constitutional right to fix Stillwell, Strouse, Taber, Taylor, Francis Thomas, John L. States. Thomas, jr., Thornton, Trimble, Voorhees, W'haley, Winfield, May 21-It was referred to the Committee on Wright-56.

the Judiciary-ye'as 86, nays 30. The naye Elective Franchise in the States.

were : December 18, 1865-Mr. Thornton submitted Messrs. Ancona, Dawson, Defrees, Denison, Eldridge, this resolution :

Glossbrenner, Gondyear, Grider, Aaron Harding, Hogar, Whereas, at the first movement toward inde- dall, George V. Lawrence, Le Blond, Mcčullough, Niblack

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Edwin N. Hubbell, James M. Humphrey, Kerr, Kuykenpendence, the Congress of the United States in- Nicholson, Samuel J. Randal, Ritter, Rogers, 'Ross, sit structed the several States to institute govern- greav-8, Stillwell, Taber, Taylor, llenry D. Washburn, Win ments of their own, and left each State to decide field, Wright—30. for itself the conditions for the enjoyment of the

Test Oath. elective franchise; and whereas during the period

December 18, 1865—Mr. Hill submitted this of the confederacy there continued to exist a resolution : very great diversity in the qualifications of elec

Resolved, That the act of July 2, 1862, pretors in the several States ; and whereas the Con- scribing an oath to be taken and subscribed by stitution of the United States recognizes these persons elected or appointed to office under the diversities when it enjoins that in the choice of Government of the United States before entermembers of the House of Representatives the ing upon the duties of such office, is of binding electors in each State shall have the qualifications force and effect on all departments of the public requisite for the electors of the most numerous service, and should in no instance be dispensed branch of the State legislatures ; and whereas, with. after the formation of the Constitution, it re

Mr. Finck moved that it be tabled ; which mained, as before, the uniform usage of each State

was disagreed to-yeas 32, nays 126, as follow: to enlarge the body of its electors according to

Yeas-Messrs. Ancona, Bergen, Boyer, Brooks, Chanler, its own judgment; and whereas so fixed was the Dawson, Denism, Eldridge, Finck, Grider, Aaron Harding reservation in the habits of the people, and so Harris, Hogan, Edwin N. Hubbell, Johnson, Kerr, Latham unquestioned has been the interpretation of the Marshall

, McCullough, Niblack, Nicholson, Noell, Samuel J.

Randall, Ritter, Rogers, Ross, Shanklin, Sitgreaves, Strouse, Constitution, that during the civil war the late Taber, Thornton, Trimble--32. President never harbored the purpose, certainly NAYS-Messrs. Alley, Allison, Ames, Anderson, James M. never avowed the purpose, of disregarding it: Ashley, Baker, Baldwin, Banks, Barker, Baxter. Beaman

Benjanin, Bidwell, Bingham, Blow, Boutwell, Brandegee, Therefore,

Bromwell, Broomall, Buckland, Bundy, Reader W. Clarke, Resolved, That any extension of the elective Sidney Clarke, Conkling, Cook, Cullom, Darling, Davis franchise to persons in the States, either by act Dawes, Defrees, Delano, Deming, Dixon, Driggs, Dumont

Eggleston, Eliot, Farnsworth, Farquhar, Ferry, Garfield, of the President or of Congress, would be an as Grinnell, Hale, Abner C. Harding, Ilart, Hayes, Henderson, sumption of power which nothing in the Consti- ligby, Hill, Holmes, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Asahel W. Hnbtution of the United States would warrant, and hard, Demas. Jubbard, jr., John H. Hubbard, James R. that, to avoid every danger of conflict, the settle- Julian, Kasson, Kelley, Kelso, Ketchum, Kuykendall, Lai ment of this question should be referred to the lin, George V. Lawrence, William Lawrence, Loan, Long several States.

year, Lynch, Marston, Marvin, McClurg, McIndoe, McKee, McRuer, Mercur, Miller, Moorhead, Morrill, Myers, Newell

, Mr. Ellihu B. Washburne moved that it be O'Neill,' Orth, Paine, Patterson, Perham, Phelps, Pike, laid on the table; which was agreed to-yeas 111, Plants, Price, William H. Randa 11, Raymond, Alexander H nays 46, as follow:

Rice, John H. Rice, Rollins, Rousseau, Sawyer, Schenck,

Scofield, Shellabarger, Smith, Spalding. Starr, Stevens, YEAB-Messrs. Alley, Allison, Ames, Anderson, James M. Stillwell, Thayer, John L. Thomas, Trowbridge, Upson, Van

am, Burt Van Horn, Robert T. Van Horn, Ward, War January 9-Mr. Bingham offered this subEllihu B. Washburne, William B. Washburn, Welker, tworth, Whaley, Williams, James F. Wilson, Stephen

stitute: ilson—125.

Resolved, That this House has an abiding conI then passed.

fidence in the President, and that in the future,

as in the past, he will co-operate with Congress Test Oath for Lawyers.

in restoring to equal position and rights with anuary 15, 1866–Mr. Stevens offered this the other States in the Union all the States lately

in insurrection. lution: Resolved, That the Committee on the Judi- and the substitute to the Committee on Recon

Mr. Bingham moved to refer the resolutions y be instructed to inquire into the expedi-struction, which was agreed to-yeas 107, nays

y of so amending the act of January 24, 1865, ative to the test oath, as to allow attorneys

42, as follow: law to practice their profession without taking Baker, Baldwin, Banks, Baxter, Beaman, Benjamin,

Bidwell

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YEAs-Messrs. Allison, Ames, Auderson, James M. Ashley, oath, on an equal footing with the mem- Bingham, Blaine, Boutwell, Brandegee, Bromwell, Broomall, -s of all other professions.

Buckland, Bundy, Reader W. Clarke, Sidney Clarke, Cobb, Which was agreed to-yeas 82, nays, 77, as Donnelly, Driggs, Eggleston, Eliot, Ferry, Garfield, Grin

Conkling, Cook, Cullom, Davis, Dawes, Defrees, Deming, low:

nell, Hale, A. C. Harding, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Higby, EAS—Messrs. Alley, Ames, Ancona, Bergen, Blow, Boyer, Hill, Holmes, IIooper, Asahel W. Ilubbard, Chester D. Hub

oks, Buckland, Bundy, Chanler, Cobb, Cook, Darling, bard, John H. Hubbard, James R. Hubbell, Ilulburd, Ingeris, Dawson, Denison, Driggs, Eldridge, Farquhar, Ferry, soll, Jenckes, Julian, Kelley, Kelso, Ketcham, Kuykendall, ck, Glossbrenner, Goodyear, Grider, Griswold, Hale. Aaron Laflin, Latham, William Lawrence, Loan, Longyear, Lynch, Erding, Abner C. Harding, Higby, Hill, Hogan, looper, Marvin, McClurg, McKee, McRuer, Mercur, Miller, Moorhn H. Hubbard, Edwin N. Hubbell, James R. Hubbell, head, Morrill, Morris, Moulton, Myers, Neweli, O'Neill, Orth, mes Humphrey, James M. Humphrey, Ingersoll, Johnson, Paine, Patterson, Perham, Phelps, Pike, Plants, Price, Alex **son. Kerr, Kuykendall, Latham, George V. Lawrence, ander H. Rice, John H. Rice, Rollins, Sawyer, Scofield, Plond, Marshall, Marston, Marvin, McCullough, McRuer, Shellabarger, Smith, Spalding, Stevens, Stillwell, Thayer, Hier, Moorhead, Niblack, Nicholson. Noell, Orth, Phelps, John L. Thomas, jr., Trowbridge, Upson, Van Aernam, Burt ke, Plants, Pomeroy, Price, Radford, Samuel J. Randall, Van Horn, Warner, Ellihu B. Washburne, William B. Þashaymond, Ritter, Rogers, Ross, Sawyer, Shanl:lin, Silgreaves, burn,

Welker, Williams, S. F. Wilson, Windom-107. bith, Stevens, Stillwell, Strouse, Taber, Tuylor, Thayer,

NAYŞ - Messrs. Ancona, Bergen, Boyer, Brooks, Chanler, ancis Thomas, Thornton, Trimblé, Trowbridge, Winfiel' – Darling, Dawson, Denison, Eldridge, Glossbrenner, Grider,

Aaron Harding, Hogan, J. M. Humphrey, Kerr, Le Blond, NAY8-Messrs. Allison, Anderson, Delos R. Ashley, James Marshall, Niblack, Nicholson, Noeli, Radford, 'Simuel J.

Ashley, Baker, Banks, Barker, Baxter, Beaman, Ben Randall, Raymond, Ritter, Rogers, Ross, Strouse, Taber, min, Bidwell, Bingham, Blaine, Boutwell, Brandegee, Taylor, Voorlees, Winfield, Wright_42. romwell, Reader W. Clarke, Sidney Clarke, Conkling, kwes, Defrees, Delano, Deming, Dixon, Donnelly, Ecky, Eggleston, Eliot, Farnsworth, Grinnell, Hart, Hayes,

Withdrawal of Military Force. enderson, Holmes, Asahel W. Hubbard, Demas Hub January 8, 1866–Mr. Thos. Williams submitud, jr., Hulburd, Jenckes, Julian, Kelley, Kelso, Laf- ted this resolution :

, William Lawronce, Loan, Longyear, Lynch, McClurg, (cKee, Mercur, Morrill, Morris, Moulton, O'Neill, Paine,

Resolved, That in order to the maintenance erham, Randaủ, Alexander H. Rice, John H. Rice, Rollins, of the national authority and the protection of chenck, Scofield, Sheliabarger, Sloan, Spalding: Starr, the loyal citizens of the seceding States, it is Fard, Ellihu B. Washburne, William B. Washburn, Welker, the Government should not be withdrawn from Williams, James F. Wilson, Windom, Woodbridge-77.

those States until the two Houses of Congress Endorsement of the President's Policy. shall have ascertained and declared their further December 21, 1865—Mr. Voorhees submitted presence there no longer necessary. hese resolutions, which were postponed till Which was passed-yeas 94, nays 37, as follow: January 9, 1866:

YEAS—Messrs. Ames, Anderson, Delos R. Ashley, Baker, Resolved, That the message of the President Banks, Baxter, Beaman, Benjamin, Bidwell, Bingham, of the United States, delivered at the present Reader W. Clarke, Sidney Clarke, Cubb. Conkling, Cook, Congress, is regarded by this body as an able Callom, Defrees, 'Deming, Donnelly, Driggs, Eggleston, and patriotic State paper.

Eliot, Farnsworth, Farquhar, Ferry, Garfiold, Grinnell, 2. That the principles therein advocated for Holmes, Hooper, 'Hubbard, Chester D. Ilubbard, John

Abner C. Harding, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Higby, Hill, the restoration of the Union are the safest and H. Hubbard, James R. Hubbell, Hulburd, Jenckes, Julian, most practicable that can now be applied to our Kelley, Kelso, Ketcham, Kuykendall, Laflin, William Lawdisordered domestic affairs.

rence, Loan, Lovgyear, Lynch, Marvin, McClurg, McKee,

McRuer, Mercur, Miller, Moorhead, Morrill, Morris, Moul3. That no State, or any number of States ton, Myers, O'Neill, Orth, Paine, Patterson, Plants, Price, confederated together, can in any manner sunder Alexander H. Rice, Rollins, Sawyer, Scofield, Shellabarger, their connection with the Federal Union, except man, Burt Van Horn, Robert T. Van Horn, Ward, Warner, by a total subversion of our present system of Ellihu B. Waslıburne, Welker, Williams, Stephen F. Wilgovernment; and that the President in enuncia- son, Windom—94.

Nays-Messrs. Ancona, Bergen, Boyer, Brooks, Chanler, ting this doctrine in his late message has but Davis, Dawson, Delano, Denison, Eidridge, Glossbrenner, given expression to the sentiments of all those Grider, A. Harding, Hogan, Edwin N. Hulibell, James M. who deny the right or power of a State to secede. Humphrey, Kerr, Latham, Le Blond, Marshall, Niblack, 4. That the President is entitled to the thanks Rogers, Ross, Smith, Stillwell, Strouse, Taber, Taylor,

Nicholson, Noell, Samuel J. Randall, Raymond, Ritter, of Congress and the country for his faithful, Voorhees, Winfield, Woodbridge, Wright37. wise, and successful efforts to restore civil government, law, and order to those States whose The Legal Effect of Rebellion-the Duty of Concitizens were lately in insurrection against the gress-the Writ of Habeas Corpus, and Thanks federal authority; and we hereby pledge our to the President. selves to aid, assist, and uphold him in the policy February 19, 1866—Mr. Longyear submitted which he has adopted to give harmony, peace, these resolutions : and union to the country.

Resolved, That in the language of the procla

mation of the President of May 29, 1865, " the Washburne, William B. Washburn, Welker, Wontworthrebellion which was waged by à portion of the Williams, James P. Wilson, Stephen F. Wilson, Wiador

Woodbridge-102. people of the United States against the properly NAY8.- Messrs. Ancona, Bergen, Bryer, Brooks, Chann constituted authorities of the Government there- Dawson, Eldridge, Finck, Glossbrenner, Goodyear, Grida, of in the most violent and revolting form, but Hale, Aaron Harding, Hogan, Chester D. Hubbard, Ker:, whose organized and armed forces have now Radford, Simuel J. Randau, Raymond, Ritter, Ragers, 13 been almost entirely overcome, has in its revolu- Rousseau, Shanklin, Smith, Tabor, John L. Thomas, Wavim tionary, progress deprived the people” of the ton, Trimble, Whales-36. States in which it was organized * of all civil

The second resolution was agreed to-ytas government."

104, nays 33, as follow: 2. That whenever the people of any State

YEAS-Messrs. Anderson, Delos R. Ashley, James M. Abb. are thus deprived of all civil governınent," it Pik Bildwin. Banks, Baxter, Beam:n. Bonjam becomes the duty of Congress, by appropriate all, Reader W. Clarke, Cobb, Conkling, Cook, Cullom. De legislation, to enable them to organize a State frees, Deming, Donnelly, Driggs, Eckley, Eggleston, Eliot government, and in the language of the Consti- Harnsworth: Ferry, Garfield, Grinnell, Griswold, Hale, Altution " to guarantee to such State a republican Ilotchkiss, Asahel W. Ilubbard, Chester D Hubbard, beta.ca form of government."

Hubbard, John H. IIubbard, James R Hubbell, Ilulbuni 3. That it is the deliberate sense of this Ingersoll, Jenckes, Julian, "Kelley, Kelso, Ketcham, Loflin

William Lawrence, Loan, Longyear, Lynch, Marvin, MeHouse that the condition of the rebel States fully Clurg, McIndoo, McKeo, IcRuer, Mercur, Moorhead, Morjustifies the President in maintaining the sus

rill, Morris, Moulton, Myers, O'Neill, Orth, Paine, l'erham, pension of the writ of habeas corpus in those der u. Rice, John 11. Rice, Rollins, Sawyer, Scheuck, der

Pike, Plants, Pomeroy, Price. William H. Randall, AlexacStates.

field, Shellabarger Sloan, Spalding, Starr, Stevens, Tbayer, 4. That it is the deliberate sense of this John L. Thomas, Trowbridge, Upson, Van Aernam, Burt House that the condition of the rebel States fully burn, Welker, Wentworthi

, Williams, 'James F. Wilson,

Van Horn, Ward, Ellihu B. Washburne, William B. Washjustifies the President in maintaining military Stephen F. Wilson, Windom, Woodbridge-104. possession and control thereof, and that the Presi N 473-Messrs. Ancona, Bergen, Boyer, Brooks, Chanler, dent is entit!ed to the thanks of the nation for Auron Tarding, Hogan, Ksson, Kerr, Latham, Le Bload,

Dawson, Eldridge, Finck, Glossbrenner, Goodyear, Grider, employing the war power for the protection of McCullough, Villack, Nicholson, Phelps, Redford, Sumuri Union citizens and the freedmen in those States. J. Rindall, Raymond, Rilter, Rogers, Ross, Shanklin, Smith,

Taber, Thornton, Trimble, Whaley—33. Mr. Finck moved they be laid on the table; which was disagreed to-yeas 29, nays 119, as

The third resolution was agreed to-yeas 120, follow :

nays 26, as follow: Yeas—Messrs. Ancona, Bergen, Brooks, Chanler, Dawson, ker, Baldwin, Bavks, Baxter, Beaman, Benjamin. Bidwell,

YEAR--Messrs. Allison, Anderson, James M. Ashley, BaEldridge, Finck, Glossbrenner, Goodyear, Griller, Aaron Lingham, Blaine, Boutwell, Brandege, Bromwell, Bromo Harding, Hogan, James M. Humphrey, Kerr, Le Blond, all, Reader W. Clarke, Sidney Clarke, Cobb, Conkling. Coik, Marshall, McCullough, Niblack, Nicholson, Radford, Samuel Cullom, Dawes, Defrees, Deming, Donnelly, Drigos, Eckly, J. Randall

, Ritter, Rogers, Ross, Shanklin, Taber, Thornton, Eggleston, Eliot, Farnsworth, Farquhar, Perry, Garfielt, Trimble, Voorhees--29. NAYS —Messrs. Allison, Anderson, Delos R. Ashley, James derson, sligby, Holmes, looper, Ilotchkiss, Chester D. Hul

Grinnell, Griswold, IIale, Abner C. Harding. Hayes, lletr M. Ashley, Biker, Baldwin, Banks, Baxter, Beaman, Benja- bard, Demag Hubbard, John H. Hubbard, James R. Hnike, min, Bidwell, Bingham, Blaine, Boutwell, Bromwell, Brooin. Hulburd, James Humphrey, Ingersoll, Jenckes. Julian, all, Reader w. Clarke, Sidney Clarke, Cobb, Conkling, Kasson, Kelley, Kelso, Ketcham, Kuykendall, Laffin, La Cook, Cullom, Dawes, Deming, Donnelly, Driggs, Eckley, tham, George V. Lawrence, William Lawrence, Lor, long Eggleston, Eliot, Farnsworth, Farquhar, Ferry, Garfield, Grinnell, Griswold, Hale, Abner C. Harding, Hayes, Hen: year, Lynch. Marston, Marvin, McClurg, McIndoo, Mchee,

McRuer, Mercur, Moorhead, Morrill, Morris, Moulton, derson, Higliy, Holmes, Hooper, Asahel W. Hubbard, Ches. Myers, 'O'Neill, Orth, Paine, Patterson, Perham. Phelps, ter D. Hubb::rd, Demas Hubbard, John H. Hubbard, James Pike, Plants, Pomeroy. Price, William H. Randall, Raymond, R. Hubbell, Hulburd, James llumpbrey, Ingersol. Jenckes, Alexander II. Rice, John II. Rice, Rollins, Sawyer, Schenck, Julian, Kasson, Kelley, Kelso, Ketcham, Kuykendall, Laflin, Scofield, Shellabarger, Sloan, Smith, Spalding, Starr, Latham, George V. Lawrence, William Lawrence, Loan, Stevens, Thayer, John L. Thomas, Trowbridge, Upson, Van Longyear, Lynch, Marvin, McClurg, McIndoe, McKee, Mc- Aernam, Burt Van Horn, Robert T. Van Horn, Ward, War Ruer, Mercur, Moorhead, Morrill, Morris, Moulton, Myers, ner, Ellihu B. Washburne, William B. Washburn, Welker, O'Neill, Orth, Paine, Patterson, Perham, Phelps, Pike, Wentworth, Whaley, Williams, James F. Wilson, Stephen Plants, Pomeroy, Price, William H. Randall, Raymond, F. Wilson, Windom, Woodbridge—120. Alexander II. Rice, John II. Rice, Rollins, Rousseau, Saw

Nays—Messrs. Ancona, Bergen, Boyer, Brooks, Chanlır, yer, Schenck, Scofield, Shellabarger, Sloan, Smith, Spald-Dawson, Eldridge, Finck, Glossbrenner, Goodyear, Gridler, ing, Starr, Stevens, Thayer, John L. Thomas, Trowbridge, Aaron Harding, James M. Humphrey, Kerr, Le Blond, Mi Upson, Van Aernam, Burt Van Horn, Robert T. Van Hord, Cullough, Newell, Niblack, Radford, Ritter, Rogers, Rats, Ward, Warner, Ellihu B. Washburne, William B. Washburn, Shanklin, Taber, Thornton, Trimble—26. Welker, Wentworth, Whaley, Williams, James F. Wilson, Stephen F. Wilson, Windom, Woodbridge-119.

The first clause of the fourth resolution was A division of the question having been de-agreed to-yeas 118, nays 23, as follow: manded, the first resolution was agreed to-yeas YEAS—Messrs. Allison, Delos R. Ashley, James M. Ashley, 102, nays 36, as follow :

Baker, Baldwin, Banks, Baxter, Beaman, Benjamin, Bidwell,

Bingham, Blaine, Boutwell, Brandegee, Bromwell, Broomal, YEA8—Messrs. Allison, Anderson, Delos R. Ashley, James Reader W. Clarke, Sidney Clarke, Cobb, Conkling. Cook, M. Ashley, Baker, Baldwin, Banks, Baxter, Beaman, Benja- Cullom, Dawes, Defrees, Deming, Driggs, Eckley, Eggleston, min, Bidwell, Bingham, Blaine, Boutwell, Brandegee, Brom- Eliot, Farnsworth, Farquhar, Ferry, Garfield, Grionell, well, Broomall, Reader W. Clarke, Sidney Clarke, Cobb, Griswold, Vale, Abner C. Harding, llayes. Henderson, Ilig. Conkling, Cook, Defrees, Deming, Donnelly, Driggs, Eckley, by, Holmes, IIooper, Hotchkiss, Chester D. Hubbard, DeEggleston, Eliot, Farnsworth, Terry, Garfield, Grinneli, mas Hubbard, jr., John H. Hubbard, James R. Hubbell

, Abner C. Harding, Ilayes, Henderson, Ilighy, Holmes, Hoop- Hulburd, James Humphrey, Ingersoll, Jonckes, Julian, er, Asahel W. llubbard, Demas Hubbard, John II. Hub. Kasson, Kelley, Kelso, Ketcham, Kuykendall, Laflin, bard, James R. Hubbell, Hulburd, Ingersoll, Jenckes, Ju- Latham, George V. Lawrence, William Lawrence, Loan, lian, Kasson, Kelley, Kelso, Ketcham, Kuykendall, Laflin, Longyear, Lynch, Marston, Marvin, McClurg, McIndoe, MeWilliam Lawrence, Loan, Longyear, Lynch, Marston, Mar- Kee, McRuer, Mercur, Moorhead, Morris, Moulton, alyer: vin, McClurg, McIndoe, McKee, McRuer, Moorhead, Mor. O'Neill, Orth, Paine, Patterson, Perham. Phelps, Phunts, rill, Morris, Moulton, Myers, O'Neill

, Orth, Paine, Perham, Pomeroy, Price, William H. Randall, Raymond, Alexander Pike, Plants, Pomeroy, Price, William H. Randall, Alexan H. Rice, John L. Rice, Rollins, Rousseau, Sawyer, Schenck, der Á. Rice, Joliu II. Rice, Rollins, Schenck, Scofield, Shel. Scofield, Shellabarger, Sloan, Smith, Starr, Stevens, Thayer, labarger, Sloan, Spalding, Starr, Stevens, Thayer, Trow. Francis Thomas, John L. Thomas, jr., Trowbridge, Upson, bridge, Upson, 'Van Aernam, Ward, Warner, Ellihu B. Van Aernam, Burt Van Horn, Robert T. Van Horn, Ward,

Warner, Ellihu B. Washburne, William B. Washburn,
Welker, Wentworth, Whaley, Williams, James F. Wilson, of Representatives, that said Davis should be

Be it resolved, As the opinion of the IIouse
NATS—Messrs. Ancona, Bergen, Boyer, Brooks, Dawson, held in custody as a prisoner, and subjected to
Eldridge, Finck, Glossbrenner, Goodyear, Aaron Harding, a trial according to the laws of the land.
James M. Humphrey, McCullough, Niblack, Nicholson, Rad-
ford, Samuel J. Randall, Ritter, Rugers, Ross, Shanklin,

Which was agreed to-yeas 105, nays 19, as Tuber, Thornton, Trimble--23.

follow : The second clause of the fourth resolution

YEAS—Messrs. Alley, Allison, James M. Ashley, Baker, was agreed to-yeas 135, nays 8, as follow : Baldwin, Banks, Baxter, Beaman, Bidwell, Bingham, Blaine,

YEA8—Messrs. Allison, Ancona, Anderson, James M. Ash- Boutwell, Bromwell, Buckland, Bundy, Reader W. Clarke, ley, Baker, Baldwin, Banks, Baxter, Beaman, Benjamin, Bera Sidney Clarke, Cobb, Conkling, Cook, Cullom, Darling, Davis, gen, Bidwell, Bingham, Blaine, Boutwell, Boyer, Brandegee, Dawes, Defrees, Donnelly, Eckley, Eliot, Farnsworth, Far. Bromwell, Brooks, Broomall, Reader w. Clarke, Sidney quhar, Ferry, Garfield, Grinnell, Griswold, Hale, Abner C. Clarke, Cobl, Conkling, Cook, Ćulloni, Dawson, Defrees, Dem- Harding, Hart, Hayes, Henderson, Higby, Holmes, Hooper, ing, Donnelly, Driggs, Eckley, Eggleston, Eldridge, Eliot, Hotchkiss, Chester D. Hubbard, John II. Hubbard, James Farnsworth, Farquhar, Ferry, Finck, Garfield, Glossbrenner, R. Hubbell, Julian, Kelso, Ketcham, Kuykendall, Laflin, Goodyear, Griswold, Hale, Abner C. Harding, Hayes, Higby, Latham, George V. Lawrence, William Lawrence, Loan, Holmes, Hooper, Hotchkiss, Chester D. Hubbard, Demas Longyear, Lynch, Marshall, Marvin, McClurg, McKee, McHubbard, John H. Hubbard, James R. Hubbell, Hulburd, Ruer, Mercur, Miller, Moorhead, Morrill, Morris, Moulton, James Humphrey, James M. Humphrey, Ingersoll, Jenckes, Myers, O'Neill, Orth, Paine, Perham, Phelps, Pike, Plants, Johnson, Julian, Kasson, Kelley, Kelso, Kerr, Ketcham, Pomeroy, Price, William H. Randall, Raymond, Alexander Kuykendall, Laflin, Latham, George V. Lawrence, William H. Rice, Sawyer, Schenck, Scofield, Shellabarger, Sloan, Lawrence. Le Blond, Loan, Longyear, Lynch, Marston, Smith, Spalding. Thayer, John L Thomas, Thornton, Trow. Marvin, McClurg, McIndoe, McKee, Mercur, Moorhead, bridge, Upson, Van Aernam, Ward, Warner, Henry D. Morrill, Morris, Moulton, Myers, O'Neill, Orth, Paine, Pat- Washburn, Welker, Whaley, Williams, James F. Wilson, terson, Perham, Phelps, Pike, Plants, Pomeroy, Price, Rad- Stephen F. Wilson, Windom, Winfield, Woodbridge-105. ford, Samuel J. Randall, William H. Randall, Raymond,

NAYS—Messrs. Ancona, Boyer, Coffroth, Eldridge, Finck, Alexander H. Rice, John H. Rice, Rollins, Rousseau, Saw Glossbrenner, Grider, Harris, Hogan, Johnson, McCullough, yer, Schenck, Scofield, Shellabarger, Sloan, Smith, Spald- Niblack, Samuel J. Randall, Ritter, Rogers, Sitgreaves, Taing, Starr, Stevens, Taber, Thayer, Francis Thomas, John ber, Trimble, Wright-19. L. Thomas, Thornton, Trowbridge, Upson, Van Aernam, Burt Van Horn, Robert T. Van Horn, Ward, Warner, Ellihu B. Washburne, William B. Washburn, Welker, Wentworth,

Neutrality-The Fenians. Whaley, Williams, James F. Wilson, Stephen F. Wilson, June 11, 1866–Mr. Ancona offered this resoWindom, Woodbridge-135. Nays—Messrs. Grider, Aaron Harding, McCullough,

lution: Nicholson, Ritter, Rogers, Shanklin, Trimble-8.

Whereas the Irish people and their brothers

and friends in this country are moved by a Recognition o13tate government of North Caro- patriotic purpose to assert the independence lina.

and re-establish the nationality of Ireland; and March 5, 1866–The SPEAKER having proposed whereas the active sympathies of the people of to lay before the House a communication signed the United States are naturally with all men Jonathan Worth, Governor of North Carolina, who struggle to achieve such ends, more especiMr. Stevens objected to its reception; and on ally when those engaged therein are the acknowthe question, will the House receive the same, the ledged friends of our Government, as are the yeas were 38, nays 100, as follow:

Irish race, they having shed their blood in deYEAS–Messrs. Delos R. Ashley, Bergen, Brooks, Chanler, fense of our flag in every battle of every war in Davis, Denison, Eldridge, Finck, Goodyear, Grider, Hale, which the republic has been engaged; and whereAaron Harding, Ilogan, Elwin N. Hubbeil, James Humphrey, as the British Government, against whom they Lack, Nicholson. Noell, Phelps, Radford, Raymond, Ritter, are struggling, is entitled to no other or greater Rogers, Rose, Rousseau, Shanklin, Taber, Puylor, Thornton, consideration from us as a nation than that deTrimble, Whaley, Winfield.-38.

manded by the strict letter of international law, NAYS-Messrs. Alley, Allison, Ames, Anderson, James M. Ashley, Baker, Banks, Barker, Baxter, Beaman, Benjamin, for the reason that during our late civil war she Bidweli, Bingham, Blaine, Boutwell, Brandegee, Bromwell, did in effect, by her conduct, repeal her neuBroomall, Buckland, Bundy, Sidney Clarke, Cobl». Cook, trality laws; and whereas when reparation is · Cullom, Defrees, Deming, Donnelly, Driggs, Dumont, Eckley: demanded for damages to our commerce, resultjuz, Hayes, Henderson, Higby, Hill, Holmes, Hooper, Hotch- ing from her willful neglect to enforce the same, kiss

, Asaliel W. Hubbard, Demas Hubbard, jr., John H. Hub- she arrogantly denies all responsibility, and bard, James R. Lubbell, ITulburd. Iugersoll, Jenckes, Julian, claims to be the judge in her own case; and McClurg, Mckee, Miller, Morris, Moulton, Myers, O'Neill, whereas the existence of our neutrality law of Orth, Paine, Patterson, Perham, Pike, Price, William H. 1818 compels the executive department of this Randa!), Alexander II. Rice, John H. Rice, Rollins, Sawyer, Government to discriminate most harshly against Schenck, Scofield, Shellabarger, Sloan, Spafling, Stevens, Stillwell, Thayer, Francis Tliomas, John L. Thomas, jr., Trow those who have ever been and are now our llorn, Warner, Ellihu B. flashburne, Ilenry R. Washebihren; faithless, not only to the general principles of bridge, Upson, Van Aernam, Burt Van Horn, Robert T. Van friends, and in favor of those who have been Welker, Wentworth, Williams, James F. Wilson, Stephen F. Wilson, Windom, Woodbridge.--100.

comity which should exist between friendly

States, but also to the written law of their own Trial of Jefferson Davis.

nation upon this subject: Therefore, June 11, 1866–Mr. Boutwell offered this reso Be it resolved, That the Committee on Foreign

Affairs be, and they are hereby, instructed Whereas it is notorious that Jefferson Davis to report a bill repealing an act: approved was the leader of the late rebellion, and is guilty April 20, 1818, entitled * An act in addi. of treason under the laws of the United States ; tion to an act for the punishment of certain and whereas by the proclamation of the Presi- crimes against the United States,” and tb repeal dent of May, 1865, the said Davis was charged the act therein mentioned, it being the neutrality with complicity in the assassination of President law, under the terms of which the President's Lincoln, and said proclamation has not been re- proclamation against the Fenians was issued. voked nor annulled: Therefore,

Mr. Davis, of New York, moved to lay it on

lution:

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