Committee: The Senate

Event Id Proposal Name Sub-type Subdecisions Proposal Kind Motion Text Source Additional Sources
682171 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
682136 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by Rev. Edgar H. Gray, D. D., of Washington.] The Congressional Globe
682206 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: John M. Thayer and Thomas W. Tipton None 0 PROCEDURE I ask [...] that the gentlemen be sworn. The Congressional Globe
682315 Motion to Set the Daily Hour of Meeting None 0 PROCEDURE [That the hour of the daily meeting of the Senate be twelve o'clock.] The Congressional Globe
682320 Motion to Notify the House of Representatives of the Senate's Quorum None 0 PROCEDURE Ordered, that the Secretary inform the House of Representatives that a quorum of the Senate. The Congressional Globe
682329 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
904251 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
904253 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D.] The Congressional Globe
904254 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
904255 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
682331 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
682335 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by Rev. E. H. Gray.] The Congressional Globe
682341 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of the last session be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
682345 Motion for the Senate to Proceed to the Election of Standing Committees None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the election of the standing committees. The Congressional Globe
682352 Motion to Suspend the Rules None 0 PROCEDURE I ask the unanimous consent of the Senate to suspend the rule[.] The Congressional Globe
719180 Motion to Print and Refer S. 18 to the Committee on the Judiciary None 0 PROCEDURE [That S. 18 be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.] The Congressional Globe
867494 Motion to Print and Refer S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE [That S. Res. 8 be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.] The Congressional Globe
682381 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a point of order. The Congressional Globe
724377 Motion to Print and Lay the Resolutions on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE [That the resolutions be printed and lie on the table.] The Congressional Globe
682400 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
724425 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
724427 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D.] The Congressional Globe
724430 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of Saturday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
724433 Motion to Resume Consideration of the Reconstruction Resolutions None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to their consideration. The Congressional Globe
724438 Motion to Refer the Resolutions to the Committee on the Judiciary None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the resolutions be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
724444 Motion to Lay the Resolutions on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the resolutions be laid upon the table. The Congressional Globe
724449 Motion to Proceed to Executive Business None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of executive business. The Congressional Globe
724451 Motion to Lay the Resolutions on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move to lay the resolutions of the Senator from Massachusetts on the table[.] The Congressional Globe
724453 Motion for the Yeas and Nays None 0 PROCEDURE [O]n that motion I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
724457 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
724766 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
724770 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain, Rev. E. H. Gray.] The Congressional Globe
724773 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
724775 Motion to Take Up the Reconstruction Resolutions None 0 PROCEDURE I move to take from the table the resolutions of the Senator from Massachusetts, which were yesterday laid on the table by a vote of the Senate. The Congressional Globe
850528 Motion to Refer H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the bill be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
724782 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of Executive Business None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of executive business. The Congressional Globe
904499 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a question of order. The Congressional Globe
724785 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
724789 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
724791 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain, Rev. E. H. Gray.] The Congressional Globe
724796 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
904571 Motion for Unanimous Consent to Proceed to Consideration of H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE I would ask that the Senate proceed to the consideration of the bill at this time. The Congressional Globe
724800 Motion for the Regular Order of Business None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Resolutions Concerning the Reconstruction of the Rebel States be called up in the order of business.] The Congressional Globe
904574 Motion to Lay the Resolutions Over Informally None 0 PROCEDURE I hope that they will lie over informally for a few moments. The Congressional Globe
724813 Motion to Lay the Reconstruction Resolution on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move to lay them on the table. The Congressional Globe
724819 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
682413 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
682415 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D.] The Congressional Globe
682417 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
682426 Motion to Lay the Credentials on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE [That the credentials be laid on the table.] The Congressional Globe
850537 Motion to Consider H. R. 33 in the Committee of the Whole None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of House bill No. 33. The Congressional Globe
865322 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
865326 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
865329 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by Rev. Isaac Wescott, D. D., of New York.] The Congressional Globe
865332 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
865336 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE The Senate, as in Committee of the Whole, resumed the consideration of the bill (S. No. 33) supplementary to an act entitled "An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States, passed March 2, 1867, and to facilitate restoration.” The Congressional Globe
865378 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
865381 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
865383 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D.] The Congressional Globe
865385 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
865389 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 33 in Consideration of the Whole None 0 PROCEDURE I now call for the order of the day. The Congressional Globe
850715 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on Mr. Drake's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I will move to reconsider the vote by which the amendment of the Senator from Missouri was adopted if the point of order is insisted upon. The Congressional Globe
847308 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Reconsideration on Mr. Drake's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE We had better have the yeas and nays on that question. The Congressional Globe
726871 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
847335 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Conkling's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE On that I suppose we had better have the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
847348 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Edmunds' Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE [That the yeas and nays be called on Mr. Edmund's Amendment.] The Congressional Globe
726921 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the Senate adjourn until Monday morning at ten o’clock. The Congressional Globe
726924 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
847354 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Howard's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays on the amendment. The Congressional Globe
727000 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move an adjournment. The Congressional Globe
847360 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Drake's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I simply ask a vote upon it, and call for the yeas and nays upon that vote. The Congressional Globe
850759 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on Mr. Drake's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I move to reconsider the vote just taken; The Congressional Globe
847371 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Drake's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
727028 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
847375 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Sumner's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE On that I should like to have the yeas and the nays. The Congressional Globe
727163 Engrossment and Third Reading of H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE Shall the amendment be engrossed and the bill read a third time? The Congressional Globe
727164 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on Mr. Conkling's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I desire to move a reconsideration of the vote by which the amendment offered by the Senator from New York [Mr. Conkling] was rejected. The Congressional Globe
727168 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Passage of H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays on the final passage of the bill. The Congressional Globe
727171 Motion to Print H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that it be printed. The Congressional Globe
850785 Motion to Separate the Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE [That H. R. 33 be returned to the House for concurrence in the Senate amendment.] Editorial Decision
850789 Motion to Report H. R. 33 as Amended to the House None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in the amendment.] Journal of the Senate of the United States of America, 1867-1869
727173 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
727216 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
727219 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain, Rev. E. H. Gray.] The Congressional Globe
727221 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
889025 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of Executive Business None 0 PROCEDURE I therefore move to proceed to the consideration of executive business. The Congressional Globe
889028 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Second House Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
889036 Motion for a Committee of Conference None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate insist on its disagreement and ask for a committee of conference. The Congressional Globe
889044 Motion to Separate Amendments None 0 PROCEDURE [That H. R. 33 be returned to the House for concurrence in the Senate actions.] Editorial Decision
889046 Motion to Report H. R. 33 as Amended to the House None 0 PROCEDURE I believe all the House amendments are now disposed of. I suppose it is not necessary to ask for a committee of conference; our action can go back to the House, and they can then take action. The Congressional Globe
727262 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
727361 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
727363 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain, Rev. E. H. Gray.] The Congressional Globe
727365 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
727368 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate resume consideration of H. R. 33 and its amendments.] The Congressional Globe
847438 Motion to Agree to a Committee of Conference on H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate insist upon its disagreement, and agree to the conference asked by the House. The Congressional Globe
858676 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
727418 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
727420 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain, Rev. E. H. Gray.] The Congressional Globe
727422 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
727426 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
682431 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
682434 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by Rev. Isaac Wescott, D. D., of New York.] The Congressional Globe
682436 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read.] The Congressional Globe
682439 Motion to Print and Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE [That S. 111 be printed and laid on the table.] The Congressional Globe
899205 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of the President's Veto None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of the bill returned by the President with his objections. The Congressional Globe
899213 Motion to Pass the Bill Notwithstanding the President's Objections None 0 PROCEDURE The question is, Shall this bill pass, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding? The Congressional Globe
682444 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
682446 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
682448 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D.] The Congressional Globe
682450 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read.] The Congressional Globe
682451 Motion for Unanimous Consent to Dispense with the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE I move to dispense with the further reading of the Journal. The Congressional Globe
682456 Motion to Print and Lay S. 115 on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the bill be printed and lie on the table. The Congressional Globe
682463 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
721342 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
721344 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D.] The Congressional Globe
721346 Motion for Unanimous Consent to Dispense with the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE [That the reading of the Journal be dispensed with.] The Congressional Globe
721355 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate adjourn until the first Wednesday of July, at noon.] The Congressional Globe
700932 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate come to order.] The Congressional Globe
700934 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D., Chaplain of the Senate.] The Congressional Globe
700939 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a question of order on that resolution[.] The Congressional Globe
700943 Motion to Call the Roll None 0 PROCEDURE I hope the roll may be called to ascertain whether we have a quorum present. The Congressional Globe
700950 Motion to Create a Committee for the Resolution of Adjournment None 0 PROCEDURE I move that a committee be appointed for that purpose. The Congressional Globe
719202 Motion for Unanimous Consent to Introduce S. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE [That a bill be introduced to the Senate.] The Congressional Globe
719206 Motion to Print S. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the bill be printed and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
719205 Motion to Refer S. 123 to the Committee on the Judiciary None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the bill be printed and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
719208 Motion to Lay S. 123 on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I propose that the bill lie on the table for the present. The Congressional Globe
700957 Motion for Unanimous Consent to Introduce S. 124 None 0 PROCEDURE I now ask leave to introduce a bill without previous notice. The Congressional Globe
700959 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I [...] propose that it be printed and laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
700961 Motion to Print None 0 PROCEDURE I [...] propose that it be printed and laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
905452 Motion for Unanimous Consent to Introduce S. 125 None 0 PROCEDURE [That S. 125 be introduced to the Senate by unanimous consent.] The Congressional Globe
719643 Motion to Lay S. 125 on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE [That S. 125 be laid on the table.] The Congressional Globe
719646 Motion to Print S. 125 None 0 PROCEDURE [That S. 125 be printed.] The Congressional Globe
719655 Motion to Lay S. 126 on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE [That S. 126 be laid on the table.] The Congressional Globe
719658 Motion to Print S. 126 None 0 PROCEDURE [S. No. 126 was read the first time by its title, ordered to lie on the table, and be printed.] Editorial Decision
719666 Motion to Lay S. 129 on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE [S. No. 129 was read the first time by its title and ordered to lie on the table.] Editorial Decision
719668 Motion to Print S. 129 None 0 PROCEDURE [S. No. 129 was read the first time by its title, ordered to lie on the table, and be printed.] Editorial Decision
700963 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. ANTHONY, the Senate adjourned. The Congressional Globe
700965 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
700967 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, Chaplain for the Thirty-Ninth Congress. The Congressional Globe
700969 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Wednesday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
719673 Motion to Lay S. No. 130 on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move, pursuant to the practice of the day before yesterday, that the bill be printed and laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
719674 Motion to Print S. No. 130 None 0 PROCEDURE I move, pursuant to the practice of the day before yesterday, that the bill be printed and laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
724828 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Sumner's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays upon it. The Congressional Globe
724831 Order of Business: Resume the Consideration of Mr. Anthony's Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE The Senate resumed the consideration of the resolution offered by Mr. Anthony, the pending question being on the amendment proposed by Mr. Sumner. The Congressional Globe
724836 Motion to Postpone Further Consideration of Mr. Anthony's Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE I, therefore, move to postpone the further consideration of the resolution before the Senate. The Congressional Globe
724845 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Ross' Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
724847 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Ross' Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
724859 Motion to Postpone Further Consideration of Mr. Anthony's Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE I move to postpone the further consideration of this question for a moment, in order to refer the bills already introduced to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
724867 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE Let us have the yeas and nays on that. The Congressional Globe
701041 Motion to Refer Bills to the Committee on the Judiciary None 0 PROCEDURE I now move to refer to the Committee on the Judiciary the bills introduced the day before yesterday. The Congressional Globe
719683 Motion to Refer S. 130 to the Committee on the Judiciary None 0 PROCEDURE I move to take up the bill I introduced in regard to reconstruction, and the bills introduced by other Senators on that subject, and to refer them to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
701044 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
701047 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
719702 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
719704 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
719706 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Friday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
719708 Motion to Make a Report None 0 PROCEDURE I ask the unanimous consent of the Senate to allow me to make a report. The Congressional Globe
719724 Motion to Postpone S. 123, 125, 126, 129, and 130 Indefinitely None 0 PROCEDURE I move that they be indefinitely postponed. The Congressional Globe
719728 Motion to Discharge the Committee on the Judiciary From Further Consideration of S. 123, 125, 126, 129, and 130 None 0 PROCEDURE I will simply ask that the Committee on the Judiciary be discharged from their further consideration, if the Senator prefers it, and let them go on the Calendar. The Congressional Globe
719730 Motion to Give Notice of an Amendment That Mr. Wilson Will Offer at a Later Time None 0 PROCEDURE I desire to move an amendment to the second section of the bill that was reported by the Committee on the Judiciary this morning, and I ask to have it printed. The Congressional Globe
719732 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
847769 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
847771 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
847773 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
868136 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. 131 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate now proceed to the consideration of Senate bill No. 131. The Congressional Globe
849705 Motion to Lay H. R. 123 Before the Senate None 0 PROCEDURE The Chair will take this occasion to lay before the Senate a bill from the House of Representatives, if there be no objection. The Congressional Globe
849707 Motion to Put H. R. 123 on the Calendar and Have It Printed None 0 PROCEDURE I suggest that that bill go on the Calendar and be printed, so that we may have copies of it. The Congressional Globe
849709 Motion to Refer H. R. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the bill be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
849717 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
868182 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
868184 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray. The Congressional Globe
868186 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
868188 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. 131 None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of Senate bill No. 131. The Congressional Globe
868191 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
868210 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
868212 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
868214 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
868216 Motion to Resume Consideration of S. 131 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of Senate bill No. 131, the unfinished business of yesterday. The Congressional Globe
721292 Motion to Take a Separate Vote on the First Committee Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for a separate vote on the first amendment offered by the Senator from Massachusetts, [Mr. WILSON.] The Congressional Globe
868319 Motion to Concur in All of the Committee of the Whole Amendments Except for Mr. Wilson's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE Let the vote be taken on all the other amendments together, unless some Senator asks for a separate vote on a particular amendment. The Congressional Globe
721311 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Sumner's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays on the amendment. The Congressional Globe
721315 Engrossment and Third Reading of S. 131 None 0 PROCEDURE The question is on ordering the bill to be engrossed and read a third time. The Congressional Globe
721317 Motion to Lay Aside S. 131 and Take Up H. R. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE I move to lay aside the bill under consideration, the Senate bill, with a view to take up the House bill No. 123. The Congressional Globe
721336 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Passage of H. R. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. HENDRICKS called for the yeas and nays[.] The Congressional Globe
849734 Motion to Separate the Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE [That H. R. 123 be returned to the House for concurrence in the Senate amendment.] Editorial Decision
849736 Motion to Report H. R. 123 as Amended to the House None 0 PROCEDURE Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in the amendment. Journal of the Senate of the United States of America, 1867-1869
721339 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I renew the motion to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
701328 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
701332 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
701344 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
701346 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. 115 None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of Senate bill No. 115. The Congressional Globe
722792 Motion to Take Up H. R. 123 as Amended by the House None 0 PROCEDURE I move that we proceed to the consideration of the message from the House of Representatives. The Congressional Globe
722817 Motion to Refer H. R. 123 to the Committee on the Judiciary and Have It Printed None 0 PROCEDURE I will move, rather as my own judgment in the matter than as knowing whether it will meet the view of the Senate or not, to refer the bill and amendments to the Committee on the Judiciary, and that they be printed. The Congressional Globe
850392 Motion to Non-Concur in the House Amendments and Ask for a Committee of Conference None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate non-concur in the amendments of the House of Representatives, and ask for a committee of conference. The Congressional Globe
701355 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. 115 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed with the consideration of Senate bill No. 115. The Congressional Globe
701358 Motion to Read S. No. 115 in Extenso None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the reading of the bill in extenso. The Congressional Globe
701366 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I raise the question of order that it is inhibited by the rule. The Congressional Globe
701370 Motion to Have the Rules Read None 0 PROCEDURE In that connection I ask that the rule be again read. The Congressional Globe
701380 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. 115 None 0 PROCEDURE I think we had better have the yeas and nays on that. The Congressional Globe
722847 Motion to Print H. R. 123 as Amended by the House None 0 PROCEDURE I should like to have an order to print the bill, as it has gone to the committee of conference. The Congressional Globe
701384 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
701386 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
701391 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
701394 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
850409 Motion to Concur in the Conference Committee Report None 0 PROCEDURE The question is on agreeing to the report of the committee of conference. The Congressional Globe
723176 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Committee of Conference Report None 0 PROCEDURE On that question I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
701397 Motion to Suspend the Rules for the Consideration of S. 124 None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the rule will be so far suspended as to authorize the proceeding with the consideration of Senate bill No. 124. The Congressional Globe
715094 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a question of order. The Congressional Globe
701407 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. WILSON, the Senate adjourned. The Congressional Globe
701410 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
701412 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
701415 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Saturday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
701420 Motion to Suspend the Rules for the Consideration of S. 124 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate take up the resolution that I laid on the table on Saturday. The Congressional Globe
701424 Motion to Proceed to Executive Business None 0 PROCEDURE I move, therefore, that the Senate proceed to the consideration of executive business. The Congressional Globe
701430 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of Executive Business None 0 PROCEDURE I move, in antagonism to the motion of the Senator from Massachusetts, that the Senate proceed to the consideration of executive business. The Congressional Globe
701433 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
723334 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
723514 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. E. H. Gray. The Congressional Globe
723519 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
723528 Motion to Introduce S. 137 None 0 PROCEDURE If it is in order now, I desire to introduce a bill in party to carry out the prayer of the petition which I last presented. The Congressional Globe
723539 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. 137 None 0 PROCEDURE I would ask the Senate to proceed with the consideration of that bill now by unanimous consent. The Congressional Globe
723549 Notice to Call Up S. 137 Tomorrow None 0 PROCEDURE I desire to give notice that I shall to-morrow ask consent to proceed with the consideration of the bill to which the Senator from Pennsylvania objected this morning, further to secure equal rights in the District of Columbia. The Congressional Globe
723551 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
701436 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
701438 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
701440 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
701443 Motion to Lay S. Res. 59 on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Lay on the Table The Congressional Globe
701446 Motion to Print S. Res. 59 None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Print The Congressional Globe
866111 Motion to Consider S. 137 None 0 PROCEDURE I now ask the Senate to take up the little bill which I introduced yesterday, in regard to which I think there can be no question, to amend the charter of the city of Washington. The Congressional Globe
866130 Engrossment and Third Reading of S. 137 None 0 PROCEDURE [T]he bill was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading[.] The Congressional Globe
723565 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Passage of S. 137 None 0 PROCEDURE I guess we had better have the yeas and nays on the passage of this bill. The Congressional Globe
723569 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
723260 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
723262 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
723266 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
723964 Motion to Consider S. 137 as Amended by the House None 0 PROCEDURE I now ask the Senate to take up the bill which was returned from the House this morning with an amendment. The Congressional Globe
866260 Motion to Separate the Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE [That S. 137 be returned to the House for concurrence in the Senate amendment.] Editorial Decision
866262 Motion to Report S. 137 as Amended to the House None 0 PROCEDURE Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in the amendment. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States of America, 1867-1869
850437 Motion to Pass H. R. 123 Notwithstanding the President's Veto None 0 PROCEDURE The question is, Shall this bill pass notwithstanding the objections of the President? The question will be taken by yeas and nays, so as to determine whether two third vote for the bill or not. The Congressional Globe
723275 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate now proceed to the consideration of executive business. The Congressional Globe
723981 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
723983 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. E. H. Gray. The Congressional Globe
723985 Motion to Dispense with the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. HARLAN, and by unanimous consent, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
723989 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE The time having arrived at which the two Houses of Congress have resolved to adjourn, it becomes the duty of the Chair to declare that the Senate stands adjourned until Thursday, the 21st day of November next, at twelve o’clock. The Chair so declares, and the Senate stands adjourned until that time. The Congressional Globe
724259 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order The Congressional Globe
724265 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D., as follows: The Congressional Globe
724271 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Saturday the 20th of July was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
724286 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. 141 None 0 PROCEDURE I suggest, therefore, that the Senate proceed with it to-day, and send it to the other House, and make another endeavor to bring it to a close. Editorial Decision
724303 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. TRUMBULL, the Senate adjourned. The Congressional Globe
701462 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
701474 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order The Congressional Globe
702222 Motion to Notify the House of Representatives of the Senate's Quorum None 0 PROCEDURE Ordered that the Secretary inform the House of Representatives that a quorum of the Senate has assembled. The Congressional Globe
702226 Motion to Set the Daily Hour of Meeting None 0 PROCEDURE Ordered that the hour of the daily meeting of the Senate be twelve o’clock meridian until otherwise ordered. The Congressional Globe
702230 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
702160 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702163 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
702165 Motion for the Senate to Proceed to the Election of Standing Committees None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate now proceed to the election of the standing committees of the body. The Congressional Globe
702167 Motion to Dispense with the Rules None 0 PROCEDURE I ask the unanimous consent of the Senate that the rule which requires the committees to be elected by ballot be dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
702172 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
702232 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702235 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. Edward Eggleston, of Chicago, Illinois. The Congressional Globe
702237 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
901072 Motion to Lay the Resolution on the Table and Have it Printed None 0 PROCEDURE I ask that it lie on the table and be printed. The Congressional Globe
723304 Motion to Refer S. 161 to the Committee on the Judiciary None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the bill be printed and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
702239 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
722248 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
722250 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
724324 Motion to Consider S. 141 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of Senate bill No. 141, a bill that was introduced by me on the first day of the late meeting of Congress. The Congressional Globe
724345 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Passage of S. 141 None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays on the passage of this bill; The Congressional Globe
724353 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. 141 None 0 PROCEDURE Now I move that the Senate proceed with the consideration of the business under consideration at the expiration of the morning hour. The Congressional Globe
722256 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move an adjournment. The Congressional Globe
901073 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate be called to order.] The Congressional Globe
901074 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That the prayer be offered by Rev. G. P. M. King.] The Congressional Globe
901075 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
901076 Motion to Consider the Resolution Related to the President's Annual Message None 0 PROCEDURE I move to take up the concurrent resolution in relation to the annual message of the President of the United States which I offered the day before yesterday, not for the purpose of entering upon its discussion now, but for the purpose of fixing a time for its discussion. The Congressional Globe
901077 Motion to Postpone Consideration of the Resolution Until Next Tuesday None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the consideration of this resolution be postponed until Tuesday next at one o'clock, and that it be made the special order for that day at that hour; and that if the consideration of it be not completed on that day it be made the special order for the following days, at the same hour, until disposed of. The Congressional Globe
901079 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
723311 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
723313 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
723315 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
723323 Motion to Refer Mr. Doolittle's Amendment to the Committee on the Judiciary None 0 PROCEDURE I wish to have this amendment referred to the Committee on the Judiciary and printed. The Congressional Globe
723327 Motion to Print Mr. Doolittle's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I move that my proposed amendment be printed. The Congressional Globe
901080 Motion to Resume Consideration of the Resolution Related to the President's Annual Message None 0 PROCEDURE I now more that the resolution which I offered on the 4th instant in regard to the President's message be taken up. The Congressional Globe
901082 Motion to Postpone Further Consideration of the Resolution Until To-morrow at One O'Clock None 0 PROCEDURE I move then to postpone the further consideration of this resolution until the day after to-morrow at one o'clock. The Congressional Globe
723330 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of executive business. The Congressional Globe
702241 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702243 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
702245 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Friday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
702248 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
720156 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
720158 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
720160 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
720171 Motion to Refer S. 210 to the Committee on the Judiciary None 0 PROCEDURE [S. 210 was read twice by its titled and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.] The Congressional Globe
720172 Motion to Print S. 210 None 0 PROCEDURE [S. 210 was read twice by its title, referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and ordered to be printed.] The Congressional Globe
720179 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I insist on my motion to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
725519 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
725524 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. Professor A. Ten Brook, of the University of Michigan. The Congressional Globe
725526 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
725530 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
702250 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702252 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
702254 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Friday, December 20, 1867, was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
702257 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
724392 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
724395 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
724398 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read. The Congressional Globe
724402 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
730025 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730027 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. E. H. Gray. The Congressional Globe
730029 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730032 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
730034 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730036 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. B. Lorabee, D. D., of Massachusetts. The Congressional Globe
730038 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730040 First Reading of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and the acts supplementary thereto, was read a first time by its title. The Congressional Globe
730042 Objection to the Second Reading of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE I feel constrained to object to the second reading of that bill this morning. The Congressional Globe
730045 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
730047 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730049 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. G. Brooks, D. D., of New York. The Congressional Globe
730051 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730054 Motion for the Second Reading of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and the acts supplementary thereto, was read the second time by its title. Editorial Decision
730057 Motion to Refer H. R. 439 to the Committee on the Judiciary with Instructions None 0 PROCEDURE In moving the reference of this bill to the Committee on the Judiciary I desire to say that I shall move to amend the ordinary motion of reference by adding certain instructions which I shall send to the Chair. The Congressional Globe
730063 Order of Business: Unfinished Business of Yesterday None 0 PROCEDURE The morning hour having expired, the unfinished business of yesterday is regularly before the Senate. The Congressional Globe
730065 Motion to Postpone the Unfinished Business to Allow Mr. Doolittle to Complete his Remarks None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the unfinished business be postponed in order that the Senator from Wisconsin may be allowed to complete his remarks. The Congressional Globe
730079 Motion to Postpone the Unfinished Business and Take Up H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE I renew the motion in a different form, that this discussion continue for the day. The Congressional Globe
730081 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Stewart's Motion None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. WILLIAMS called for the yeas and nays, and they were ordered. The Congressional Globe
730143 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
730146 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
724408 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
724410 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
724412 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
866321 Motion to Refer the President's Message None 0 PROCEDURE I move that that communication be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, and on its reference I have simply a word to say. The Congressional Globe
730148 Order of Business: H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The morning hour having expired, the unfinished business of yesterday is the order of the day, being the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States," passed March 2, 1867, and the acts supplementary thereto, which is now before the Senate. Editorial Decision
730150 Motion to Lay Aside H. R. 439 to Take Up a Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE Before we proceed to the consideration of that subject I ask the consent of the Senate to call up a resolution of inquiry which was passed by the Senate yesterday, but as to which a motion was made to reconsider. I ask that the order of the day be laid aside informally for that purpose. The Congressional Globe
730155 Motion to Postpone Further Consideration of H. R. 439 Until Tomorrow None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the further consideration of this question be postponed until to-morrow. The Congressional Globe
724420 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
730157 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730159 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
730161 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730163 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the Senate proceed with the consideration of the so-called reconstruction bill and the pending motion in regard to it. The Congressional Globe
730166 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Referral of H. R. 439 with Instructions None 0 PROCEDURE Now, sir, I close by asking for the yeas and nays on this proposition. I want a vote taken upon it, and I desire to have a vote by yeas and nays upon it. The Congressional Globe
730169 Motion to Postpone Further Consideration of H. R. 439 Until Tomorrow None 0 PROCEDURE It is pretty late in the evening, and with the consent of the Senator from New Jersey I will move that the further consideration of this subject be postponed until to-morrow, and that we proceed to the consideration of the bill for the relief of Robert M. Patton. The Congressional Globe
730172 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
730174 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730176 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. E. H. Gray. The Congressional Globe
730178 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730180 Order of Business: H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The unfinished business of yesterday is the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and to the acts supplementary thereto, the pending question being, on the motion of the Senator from Wisconsin, [Mr. DOOLITTLE,] to refer the bill to the Committee on the Judiciary with the instructions proposed by him, and upon that question the Senator from New Jersey [Mr. FRELINGHUYSEN] is entitled to the floor. The Congressional Globe
730185 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
730329 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730331 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
730333 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730336 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The Senate, as in Committee of the Whole, resumed the consideration of the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and to the acts supplementary thereto, the pending question being, on the motion of Mr. DOOLITTLE, to refer the bill with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
730342 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. CRAGIN obtained the floor, and on his motion the Senate adjourned. The Congressional Globe
730345 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730347 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
730349 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730351 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The Senate, as in Committee of the Whole, resumed the consideration of the bill (H. R. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and to the acts supplementary thereto, the pending question being on the motion of Mr. DOOLITTLE, to refer the bill with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
730356 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
730359 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
730361 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730363 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
730365 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730367 Order of Business: H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The morning hour having expired, it becomes the duty of the Chair to call up the unfinished business of yesterday, which is the bill (H.R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867 and to acts supplementary thereto, the pending question being on the motion to refer the bill to the Committee on the Judiciary with instructions, on which motion the Senator from Wisconsin [Mr. HOWE] is entitled to the floor. Editorial Decision
730373 Motion to Postpone Further Consideration of H. R. 439 Until Tomorrow None 0 PROCEDURE If the Senator from Connecticut will give way I will move that the further consideration of this bill be postponed until to-morrow, with a view of proceeding to the consideration of the business of the District of Columbia. The Congressional Globe
730376 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
730379 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730381 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
730383 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730385 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and to the acts supplementary thereto, the pending question being on the motion of Mr. Doolittle, to refer the bill with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary. Editorial Decision
730390 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move, therefore, that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
730392 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730394 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
730396 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730398 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and to the acts supplementary thereto, the pending question being on the motion of Mr. Doolittle, to refer the bill to the Committee on the Judiciary, with instructions. Editorial Decision
730402 Motion to Postpone Further Consideration of H. R. 439 Until Tomorrow None 0 PROCEDURE Then I move that the further consideration of this subject be postponed until to-morrow at one o’clock. The Congressional Globe
730404 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of Executive Business None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of executive business. The Congressional Globe
730406 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I think the Senate had better adjourn, and I make that motion. The Congressional Globe
730409 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730412 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
730414 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730416 Order of Business: H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The morning hour having expired, House bill No. 439, known as the supplementary reconstruction bill, is before the Senate, the pending question being on the motion to refer the bill with instructions to the Committee on the Judiciary, on which question the Senator from Maine [Mr. MORRILL] has the floor. The Congressional Globe
730418 Motion to Postpone Consideration of H. R. 439 for Twenty Minutes None 0 PROCEDURE I move to postpone its consideration for twenty minutes, in which time this resolution will be disposed of, undoubtedly. The Congressional Globe
730421 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and to the acts supplementary thereto, the pending question being on the motion of Mr. DOOLITTLE, to refer the bill to the Committee on the Judiciary, with the instructions proposed by him. Editorial Decision
730425 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of Executive Business None 0 PROCEDURE If the Senator will give way I will move an executive session. The Congressional Globe
730427 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
730429 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730431 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
730433 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730435 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and to the acts supplementary thereto, the pending question being on the motion of Mr. Doolittle, to refer the bill to the Committee on the Judiciary with the instructions proposed by him. Editorial Decision
730438 Motion to Postpone Further Consideration of H. R. 439 Until Tomorrow None 0 PROCEDURE I move, then, to postpone the subject under consideration until to-morrow at one o’clock. The Congressional Globe
730440 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. BUCKALEW, the Senate adjourned. The Congressional Globe
730442 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730444 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
730446 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730448 Motion to Postpone Other Orders to Take Up H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE he Senator from Iowa [Mr. Johnson] moves to postpone the pending bill and all other orders for the purpose of taking up the unfinished business of yesterday being House bill No. 439, commonly called the supplementary reconstruction bill. The Congressional Globe
730450 Motion to Postpone Further Consideration of H. R. 439 Until Next Monday None 0 PROCEDURE I now move to postpone the further consideration of the bill till Monday next at one o’clock. The Congressional Globe
730452 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
730454 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730456 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
730458 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730460 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of the supplementary reconstruction bill. The Congressional Globe
730464 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
730466 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730725 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. William Baum, D. D., of New York. The Congressional Globe
730733 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Secretary proceed to read the Journal of yesterday’s proceedings, The Congressional Globe
730736 Motion to Dispense with the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE If there be no objection I hope that we shall dispense with the reading of the Journal, at this period particularly, when time is so valuable; and I make that motion. The Congressional Globe
730743 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and the acts supplementary thereto, the pending question being on the motion of Mr. DOOLITTLE, to refer the bill to the Committee on the Judiciary, with the instructions proposed by him. Editorial Decision
730748 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
730750 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730754 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. A. D. Guillette, D. D., of Washington, District of Columbia. The Congressional Globe
730756 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730759 Order of Business: H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE House bill No. 439, known as the supplementary reconstruction bill, is now before the Senate, upon which the Senator from Kentucky [Mr. Davis] is entitled to the floor. The Congressional Globe
730763 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of the Case of Mr. Thomas None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of the case of my colleague, Mr. Thomas. The Congressional Globe
730768 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
725535 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
725538 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. E. H. Gray. The Congressional Globe
725541 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
725544 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
849128 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
849130 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. S. Peck, D. D., of Boston, Massachusetts. The Congressional Globe
849132 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
866383 Motion to Take Up H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE I move now to postpone all other business and take up for consideration House bill No. 214. The Congressional Globe
866389 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I therefore move that the Senate do now adjourn, and I do so with the hope that we shall arrive at a vote to-morrow. The Congressional Globe
866403 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
866405 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
866407 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
866410 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE The bill (H. R. No. 214) to amend the act passed March 23, 1867, entitled “An act supplementary to an act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States, passed March 2, 1867, and to facilitate their restoration,” is before the Senate as in the Committee of the Whole. The Congressional Globe
866415 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
730777 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730779 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
730781 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730784 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and the acts supplementary thereto. Editorial Decision
730793 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I call the Senator from Nevada to order. The Congressional Globe
730802 Motion to Postpone Further Consideration of H. R. 439 Until Tomorrow None 0 PROCEDURE I move to postpone the further consideration of this subject until to-morrow. The Congressional Globe
730804 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
730807 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
730809 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. John Hall, D. D., of New York. The Congressional Globe
730811 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730813 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and the acts supplementary thereto; the question being on Mr. Davis’s amendment to the motion of Mr. Doolittle, to refer the bill to the Committee on the Judiciary with instructions. Editorial Decision
730816 Motion to Postpone Further Consideration of H. R. 439 Until Tomorrow None 0 PROCEDURE I will move to postpone the further consideration of this bill until to-morrow at one o’clock. The Congressional Globe
849313 Engrossment and Third Reading of H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE The amendment was ordered to be engrossed, and the bill to be read a third time. The Congressional Globe
725869 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Passage of H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays on the passage of the bill. The Congressional Globe
866486 Motion to Separate the Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE [That H. R. 214 be returned to the House for concurrence in the Senate amendment.] Editorial Decision
866488 Motion to Report H. R. 214 as Amended to the House None 0 PROCEDURE Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in the amendment. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States of America, 1867-1869
725872 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
725901 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
725903 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
725906 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
730819 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The Senate resumed the consideration of the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and the acts supplementary thereto; the question being on Mr. Davis’s amendment to the motion of Mr. Doolittle, to refer the bill to the Committee on the Judiciary with instructions. Editorial Decision
730823 Motion to Postpone Further Consideration of H. R. 439 Until Tomorrow None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the further consideration of this bill be postponed until tomorrow, with a view of taking up Senate bill No. 170. The Congressional Globe
730824 Motion to Postpone Further Consideration of H. R. 439 Until Next Monday None 0 PROCEDURE I desire to say to the Senator from Iowa that the Senator from Nebraska, [Mr. Thayer,] who does not happen to be in his seat at present, wished to take the floor on this bill and to have it postponed until Monday next. The Congressional Globe
725946 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
702259 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702261 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
702263 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
702266 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that his credentials be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
702268 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
702270 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702272 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
702274 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
702276 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: Thomas C. McCreery None 0 PROCEDURE I move that his credentials be taken from the table, and that he be sworn in. The Congressional Globe
702279 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
713228 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
713230 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. Samuel Osgood, D. D., of New York. The Congressional Globe
713232 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
713236 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
702281 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702283 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
702285 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Saturday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
702287 Motion to Present the Credentials of Mr. George Vickers None 0 PROCEDURE I beg leave to present the credentials of Mr. George Vickers. The Congressional Globe
702289 Motion to Read Credentials None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the credentials be read. The Congressional Globe
702295 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I therefore move to lay the resolution on the table. The Congressional Globe
702296 Motion for the Yeas and Nays None 0 PROCEDURE And upon that motion I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
702302 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Lay on the Table The Congressional Globe
702303 Motion for the Yeas and Nays None 0 PROCEDURE And the call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
702308 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I renew the motion to lay the resolution upon the table The Congressional Globe
702309 Motion for the Yeas and Nays None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
702317 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
869560 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
869562 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
869564 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of last Friday's legislative proceedings was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
869570 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn The Congressional Globe
713251 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
713253 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
713255 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Saturday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
713259 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
868599 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
868601 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
868603 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Saturday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
868605 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of H. Res. 870 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of House bill No. 870, to remove political disabilities from Roderick R. Butler, of Tennessee. The Congressional Globe
868608 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
868613 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
868615 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
868617 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
868619 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. Res. 870 None 0 PROCEDURE I ask permission to call up House bill No. 870, relating to the removal of political disabilities from Roderick R. Butler, of Tennessee[.] The Congressional Globe
868628 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn The Congressional Globe
868640 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
868642 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
868646 Motion to Print H. Res. 870 as Amended by the Committee None 0 PROCEDURE [W]hich were ordered to be printed. The Congressional Globe
868648 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. SHERMAN, the Senate adjourned. The Congressional Globe
702319 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702321 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
702323 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday’s legislative proceedings was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
702326 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that that paper lie on the table. The Congressional Globe
702329 Motion to Accept the Resignation None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the resignation be accepted. The Congressional Globe
702330 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that it lie on the table. The Congressional Globe
702336 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
702339 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702341 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
702343 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday’s legislative session was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
702348 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I renew the motion to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
702350 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702352 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
702354 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the further reading of the Journal be dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
702356 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Executive Clerk resumed and concluded the reading of the Journal. The Congressional Globe
702358 Motion to Proceed with the Election of a Secretary None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the election of a Secretary. The Congressional Globe
702360 Motion to Accept the Resignation of Mr. Forney as Secretary None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the resignation of the present Secretary be accepted. The Congressional Globe
702362 Motion to Suspend the Rules None 0 PROCEDURE I move to suspend the rule that requires the election to be by ballot. The Congressional Globe
702364 Motion to Elect George C. Gorham as Secretary of the Senate None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that George C. Gorham, esq., be elected Secretary of the Senate. The Congressional Globe
702366 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I now renew my motion that the Senate, as a mark of respect to the memory of Mr. Buchanan, whose funeral obsequies take place to-day, do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
702421 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
702423 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
702425 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE The reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
702427 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
868650 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
868652 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
868654 Motion to Dispense With the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. WILSON, and by unanimous consent, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
868657 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. Res. 870 None 0 PROCEDURE I move to take up House bill No. 870, to remove political disabilities from Roderick R. Butler, of Tennessee. The Congressional Globe
868676 Engrossment and Third Reading of H. Res. 870 None 0 PROCEDURE The amendment was ordered to be engrossed, and the bill to be read a third time. The Congressional Globe
713379 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Passage of H. Res. 870 None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays on the passage of the bill. The Congressional Globe
868680 Motion to Separate the Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE [That H. Res. 870 be returned to the House for concurrence in the Senate amendment.] Editorial Decision
868682 Motion to Report H. Res. 870 as Amended to the House None 0 PROCEDURE Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in the amendment. Journal of the Senate of the United States of America, 1867-1869
713389 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
868690 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
868692 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. A. D. Guilette, D. D. The Congressional Globe
868694 Motion to Dispense With the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. SHERMAN, and by unanimous consent, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
868724 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
868725 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
702368 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702370 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. E. S. Taylor, D. D., of Brooklyn, New York. The Congressional Globe
702372 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
702374 Motion to Read Credentials of Mr. Rice and Mr. McDonald None 0 PROCEDURE I present the credentials of the Senators-elect from the State of Arkansas and ask that they be read. The Congressional Globe
702378 Motion to Present Credentials None 0 PROCEDURE I hold in my hand the credentials of two other gentlemen for the same office of a prior date. The Congressional Globe
702381 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move now to lay those credentials presented by the Senator from Kentucky on the table. The Congressional Globe
702382 Motion for the Previous Question None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the question. The Congressional Globe
702384 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a question of order. The Congressional Globe
702387 Motion to Read Credentials None 0 PROCEDURE I ask that they be read. The Congressional Globe
702392 Motion for the Yeas and Nays None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays on that question. The Congressional Globe
702398 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that those two papers lie on the table. The Congressional Globe
702400 Motion to Refer Credentials of Mr. Rice, Mr. McDonald, Mr. Jones and Mr. Garland to the Committee on the Judiciary None 0 PROCEDURE I move now, Mr. President, that the credentials just read, with the credentials offered by the honorable Senator from Nebraska, be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
702402 Motion to Refer Credentials of Mr. Rice and Mr. McDonald to the Committee on the Judiciary None 0 PROCEDURE I move, then, that the credentials presented by the honorable Senator from Nebraska be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary for a report. The Congressional Globe
702404 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move to lay that question on the table. The Congressional Globe
702409 Motion to Administer the Oath None 0 PROCEDURE It is now moved that the Senators-elect be sworn in. The Congressional Globe
702413 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
702415 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702417 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
702419 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE The reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
705146 Motion to Read Credentials None 0 PROCEDURE I ask that the credentials be read. The Congressional Globe
705154 Motion to Read the Ratification of the Constitutional Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I wish to have the ratification of the constitutional amendment, if it, exists at all, read. The Congressional Globe
705157 Motion to Refer the Credentials of Thomas Ward Osborn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the credentials of the Senator or Senators elect from Florida, together with the document now purporting to be a ratification of the constitutional amendment, and produced before us, be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
705161 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I would suggest to the Senator from Missouri that the credentials lie upon the table. The Congressional Globe
705176 Motion to Present a Certificate of the Governor of Florida None 0 PROCEDURE I have received and been requested to present a paper. The Congressional Globe
705191 Motion to Refer Credentials of Hon. William Marvin None 0 PROCEDURE I simply desired to have these referred also at the same time. The Congressional Globe
705192 Motion to Read Credentials None 0 PROCEDURE I ask that the paper which I sent to the Chair may be read. The Congressional Globe
705202 Motion to Amend None 0 PROCEDURE To that motion the Senator from Connecticut moves an amendment. The Congressional Globe
705212 Motion for the Yeas and Nays None 0 PROCEDURE Motion for the Yeas and Nays The Congressional Globe
705228 Motion to Read Resolution of Ratification by the Legislature of Florida None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the reading of the supposed resolution of ratification by the Legislature of Florida. The Congressional Globe
705253 Motion for the Yeas and Nays None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays upon the question. The Congressional Globe
705270 Motion to Lay the Credentials on the Table and Report the Papers from the Legislature of Florida None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Lay the Credentials on the Table and Report the Papers from the Legislature of Florida The Congressional Globe
705279 Motion to Reconsider the Vote to Refer the Credentials None 0 PROCEDURE I therefore move to reconsider the vote by which the Senate refused to refer the credentials to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
705280 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I make the question of order. The Congressional Globe
705286 Motion to Refer the Motion None 0 PROCEDURE I move, if that motion is not pending, that this motion be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
705287 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I make the question of order. The Congressional Globe
705293 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I now renew my motion to lay the credentials of the Senator from Florida on the table. The Congressional Globe
705297 Motion for the Yeas and Nays None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States of America, 1867-1869
705299 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a question of order. The Congressional Globe
705306 Motion to Postpone the Question None 0 PROCEDURE I move to postpone that question until to-morrow. The Congressional Globe
705309 Motion for the Yeas and Nays None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays on that motion. The Congressional Globe
705322 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
705485 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
705487 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
705488 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. CONNESS, and by unanimous consent, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
705502 Motion to Read Credentials None 0 PROCEDURE I move that he be sworn in, and that the credentials be read. The Congressional Globe
705508 Motion to Administer the Oath None 0 PROCEDURE It is moved and seconded that the Senator-elect from Florida be permitted to take the oaths. The Congressional Globe
705511 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
705513 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
705515 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
705517 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. WILLIAMS, and by unanimous consent, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
705523 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
705527 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
705530 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
705532 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. FERRY, and by unanimous consent, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
705542 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
705546 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
705548 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
705550 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. WILSON, and by unanimous consent, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
705558 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: Joseph C. Abbott and John Pool None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the oath be administered to these Senators. The Congressional Globe
707058 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Lay on the Table The Congressional Globe
707064 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: William Pitt Kellogg and John S. Harris None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Take the Oath of Office: William Pitt Kellogg and John S. Harris The Congressional Globe
705565 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
705578 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
705580 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
705582 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. FERRY, and by unanimous consent, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
705596 Motion to Refer the Letter and Credentials None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Refer the Letter and Credentials The Congressional Globe
705598 Motion to Administer the Oath to Mr. Robertson None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the other Senator-elect, Mr. Robertson, be admitted to take the oath The Congressional Globe
705602 Motion to Read the Letter None 0 PROCEDURE I ask that the protest and remonstrance of members of the Legislature be read. The Congressional Globe
705616 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: Thomas J. Robertson None 0 PROCEDURE I move that Mr. Robertson be allowed to take the oath. The Congressional Globe
705637 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE Then I raise a question of order, and let us have it decided. The Congressional Globe
706974 Motion for the Yeas and Nays None 0 PROCEDURE Motion for the Yeas and Nays The Congressional Globe
706993 Motion to Amend the Proposal None 0 PROCEDURE I rise for the purpose of suggesting to the Senator from Michigan to modify his motion. The Congressional Globe
707022 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: Frederick A. Sawyer None 0 PROCEDURE It is moved that the Senator-elect be admitted to take the oath with a view to taking his seat in the Senate. The Congressional Globe
707030 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
707105 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
707110 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
707117 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
707122 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of Executive Business None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of executive business. The Congressional Globe
707130 Motion to Read Credentials None 0 PROCEDURE I move that they be read. The Congressional Globe
707133 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: George E. Spencer None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Take the Oath of Office: George E. Spencer The Congressional Globe
707141 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: Willard Warner None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Take the Oath of Office: Willard Warner The Congressional Globe
707155 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn The Congressional Globe
707163 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
707167 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
707172 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Friday, the 16th of October last, was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
707243 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order The Congressional Globe
707298 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D., offered the following prayer. The Congressional Globe
707303 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE The time for the assembling of the third session of the Fortieth Congress having arrived, the Senate will please come to order. The Congressional Globe
707308 Motion to Notify the House of Representatives of the Senate's Quorum None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Notify the House of Representatives of the Senate's Quorum The Congressional Globe
707311 Motion to Set the Daily Hour of Meeting None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Set the Daily Hour of Meeting The Congressional Globe
707352 Motion to File the Credentials of Hon. George F. Edmunds None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to File the Credentials of Hon. George F. Edmunds The Congressional Globe
707358 Motion to Present a Communication from the Governor of Georgia None 0 PROCEDURE The Chair will also lay before the Senate a communication from the Governor of Georgia. The Congressional Globe
707363 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that it lie on the table for the present. The Congressional Globe
707368 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the credentials of the Senator-elect from Georgia be laid upon the table. The Congressional Globe
707377 Motion to Refer the Credentials of Joshua Hill None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the credentials of the Senator-elect from Georgia be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
707385 Motion to Read the Communication from the Governor of Georgia None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the reading to the Senate of the communication from the Governor of Georgia. The Congressional Globe
707412 Motion to Read the Memorial of a Convention of Colored Citizens of Georgia None 0 PROCEDURE I desire to present and have read to the Senate a memorial of a convention of the colored citizens of Georgia. Editorial Decision
707418 Motion to Read the Report of General Meade None 0 PROCEDURE I will ask that a portion of the report of General Meade be read. The Congressional Globe
707423 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the credentials lie on the table for the present. The Congressional Globe
707431 Motion to Lay on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I renew the motion to lay the matter on the table for the present. The Congressional Globe
707441 Motion to Print None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Print The Congressional Globe
707452 Motion to Print None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Print The Congressional Globe
707460 Motion to Print None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Print The Congressional Globe
707463 Motion to Read S. R. No. 180 None 0 PROCEDURE I ask to have the amendment read at length. The Congressional Globe
707468 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
707475 Motion to take a Recess None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate take a recess for half an hour. The Congressional Globe
707481 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
707487 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
707490 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
707492 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
707498 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
707500 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
707502 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
707504 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
707509 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move, therefore, that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
707573 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
707575 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
707577 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
707584 Motion to Proceed to the Election of Standing Committees None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the Senate proceed to the election of the standing committees. The Congressional Globe
707587 Motion to Suspend the Rules None 0 PROCEDURE I ask the unanimous consent of the Senate to suspend the rule that requires the committees to be elected by ballot. The Congressional Globe
707602 Motion to Lay S. Res. 180 on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that it lie upon the table. The Congressional Globe
707699 Motion to Take up S. No. 111 None 0 PROCEDURE I move to take up Senate bill No. 111. The Congressional Globe
707702 Motion to Refer S. No. 111 None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the bill be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
707604 Motion to Take Up S. Res. 59 None 0 PROCEDURE I move to take up the joint resolution submitting to the Legislatures of the several States a proposition to amend the Constitution of the United States, with a view to its reference. The Congressional Globe
707606 Motion to Refer S. Res. 59 None 0 PROCEDURE I move the reference of the joint resolution to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
707608 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
707718 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
707720 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
707723 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Thursday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
707729 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
707731 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
707737 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
707739 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
707742 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
707745 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
707747 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
707749 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Friday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
707752 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
707754 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
707757 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
707761 Motion to File the Credentials of Hon. Abijah Gilbert None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to File the Credentials of Hon. Abijah Gilbert The Congressional Globe
707764 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
707767 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays on the motion to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
707776 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
707778 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
707780 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Monday, December 21, 1868, was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
707786 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
707798 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
707800 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. Editorial Decision
707802 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Friday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
707810 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
707829 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
707837 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
707840 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
708145 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
708148 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708150 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
708152 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
708155 Motion to Read S. Res. 199 None 0 PROCEDURE I ask that it be read. The Congressional Globe
708157 Motion to Lay S. Res. 199 on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I therefore move that this resolution lie on the table. The Congressional Globe
708158 Motion to Print S. Res. 199 None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Print The Congressional Globe
708161 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
708163 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708165 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
708167 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Secretary proceeded to read the Journal of yesterday. The Congressional Globe
708168 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE I move to dispense with the further reading. The Congressional Globe
708308 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: Mr. Bayard None 0 PROCEDURE The oaths prescribed by law were administered to Mr. Bayard. The Congressional Globe
708172 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I make that motion, that the Senate now adjourn until to-morrow. The Congressional Globe
733762 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
733764 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
733766 Motion to Dispense with the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion by Mr. WILSON, and by unanimous consent, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
867508 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of Senate joint resolution No. 8, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States The Congressional Globe
848500 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Proceed with the Consideration of S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
867513 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [Motion to Adjourn] The Congressional Globe
709176 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
709179 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
709181 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
709187 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
709193 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
709197 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
709199 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
709204 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
709206 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
709208 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
709210 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
709217 Motion to Resume Consideration of S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE The order of the day, the joint resolution (S. R. No. 8) proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, is now before the Senate as in Committee of the Whole, and the pending question is on the amendment reported by the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
867522 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn The Congressional Globe
709300 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
709302 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
709306 Motion to Resume Consideration of S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE The order of the day is the joint resolution (S. R. No. 8) proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States, which is now before the Senate as in Committee of the Whole, upon which question the Senator from Connecticut [Mr. Dixon] is entitled to the floor. The Congressional Globe
867537 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
709432 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
709434 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
709436 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
866865 Motion to Refer H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE The joint resolution (H. R. No. 402) proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States was read twice by its title and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
709473 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
709477 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
709479 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
866867 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Motion to Refer H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE I therefore move a reconsideration of the vote referring the resolution to the Committee, on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
845549 Motion to Lay the Resolution on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the joint resolution lie on the table for the present. The Congressional Globe
709492 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I therefore move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
709498 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
709500 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
709502 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
709509 Motion to Lay S. Res. 215 on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Lay on the Table The Congressional Globe
709513 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
866871 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
866873 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
866877 Motion to Dispense With the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. WILSON, and by unanimous consent, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
866879 Motion to Proceed with the Consideration of H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of House joint resolution No. 402, proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States. The Congressional Globe
866884 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Proceed with the Consideration of H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
866896 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
709636 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
709638 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
709640 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
709646 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE The Senate, as in Committee of the Whole, resumed the consideration of the joint resolution (H. R. No. 402) proposing an Amendment to the Constitution of the United States. The Congressional Globe
866913 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I renew the motion to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
866923 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
866925 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
866927 Motion to Dispense With the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. FERRY, and by unanimous consent, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
866930 Motion to Have Evening Sessions until the Disposal of the Pending Constitutional Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE Ordered, That until the joint resolution proposing a constitutional amendment, now pending before the Senate, be disposed of, the Senate will each day take a recess at five o’clock until half past seven o’clock p. m. The Congressional Globe
866939 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Then I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
866941 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
866943 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
866945 Motion to Dispense With the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. WILLIAMS, and by unanimous consent, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
866947 Motion to Rescind the Order for an Evening Session None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the order of the Senate for an evening session this evening be rescinded. The Congressional Globe
866954 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE The joint resolution (H. R. No. 402) proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States is before the Senate as in Committee of the Whole, and the Senator from Kentucky is entitled to the floor. The Congressional Globe
866951 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
866966 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
866968 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
866970 Motion to Dispense With the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. MORTON, and by unanimous consent, the reading of the Journal of Saturday last was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
866972 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the Senate resume the consideration of the constitutional amendment. The Congressional Globe
867013 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
867016 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
867018 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Secretary began to read the Journal of yesterday. The Congressional Globe
867019 Motion to Dispense With the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the reading of the Journal be dispensed with and that the Senate proceed to the consideration of the constitutional amendment. The Congressional Globe
867023 Motion to Proceed with the Consideration of the Constitutional Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE [A]nd that the Senate proceed to the consideration of the constitutional amendment. The Congressional Globe
867028 Motion to Proceed with the Consideration of H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of the constitutional amendment. The Congressional Globe
732641 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Warner's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays on it. The Congressional Globe
732643 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Warner's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
732648 Engrossment and Third Reading of H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE The amendment was ordered to be engrossed, and the joint resolution to be read a third time. The Congressional Globe
732653 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Morton's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
732663 Engrossment and Third Reading of H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE The question is on ordering the amendments to be engrossed, and the joint resolution to be read a third time. The Congressional Globe
732666 Motion for a Division of the Question None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for a division of the question. The Congressional Globe
732667 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Engrossment and Third Reading of H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE I move a reconsideration of the vote on the amendment. The Congressional Globe
732671 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on Mr. Morton's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE Now I move to reconsider the vote by which the amendment was adopted. The Congressional Globe
732673 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
732676 Motion to Recommit H. Res. 402 to the Committee on the Judiciary None 0 PROCEDURE I move to recommit the whole subject to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
732677 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Recommit H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE On that motion I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
732683 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Reconsider Mr. Morton's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. CONNESS called for the yeas and nays, The Congressional Globe
867381 Motion to Separate Amendments None 0 PROCEDURE [That H. Res. 402 be returned to the House for concurrence in the Senate amendments.] Editorial Decision
867385 Motion to Report H. Res. 402 as Amended to the House None 0 PROCEDURE Ordered, That the Secretary request the concurrence of the House of Representatives in the amendments. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States of America, 1867-1869
712887 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
712889 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
712891 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
712893 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
712897 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE The question is on the motion to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
712899 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
712901 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
712907 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE The question is on the motion to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
712909 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
712911 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. T. H. Morgan, of Birmingham, England. The Congressional Globe
712913 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
867409 Motion to Insist on the Senate Amendments and Agree to the House's Request for a Conference Committee on H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate insist upon its amendment to House joint resolution No. 402, and agree to the conference asked by the House. The Congressional Globe
712920 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
712922 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
712924 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
712926 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
712930 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
712932 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
712934 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
712936 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
867413 Motion to Take Up the Message from the House of Representatives Asking for a Conference on H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate take up the message from the House of Representatives asking for a conference on the constitutional amendment. The Congressional Globe
867423 Motion to Recede from the Senate Amendments and Concur in the House Proposition None 0 PROCEDURE I withdraw the motion for a committee of conference, and move that the Senate recede from its amendment and concur in the House proposition. The Congressional Globe
903841 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to make an inquiry of the Chair. The Congressional Globe
903848 Motion to Dispense with the Recess None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the recess be dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
867427 Motion to Lay H. Res. 402 Aside None 0 PROCEDURE I move temporarily to lay the constitutional amendment aside for the purpose of making a motion. The Congressional Globe
867431 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that we resume the consideration of the House constitutional amendment. The Congressional Globe
867434 Motion for a Division of Mr. Stewart's Motion None 0 PROCEDURE I call for a division. The Congressional Globe
867437 Motion to Recede from the Senate Amendments None 0 PROCEDURE [Motion to Recede from the Senate Amendments] Editorial Decision
867438 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Recede from the Senate Amendments None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
867441 Motion to Agree to the House Proposition None 0 PROCEDURE Will the Senate agree to the proposition of the House of Representatives? The Congressional Globe
903898 Motion to Agree to the Proposition of the House with an Amendment to Add the Words 'And Hold Office' None 0 PROCEDURE I move to agree to the proposition of the House with an amendment, to add after the word “vote,” in the second line, the words “and hold office.” Editorial Decision
903900 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I raise a question of order whether or not the motion to agree is amendable at this stage. The Congressional Globe
903908 Motion to Appeal the Decision of the Chair None 0 PROCEDURE I appeal from the decision of the Chair to the Senate on this question of order, whether the proposition of the House of Representatives is susceptible of amendment. Editorial Decision
903910 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Whether the Decision of the Chair Shall Stand None 0 PROCEDURE On that question I ask for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
903935 Motion to Reconsider the Vote by Which the Senate Passed the Joint Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE I now move to reconsider the vote by which the Senate passed the joint resolution. The Congressional Globe
903940 Motion to Reconsider the Vote to Recede from the Senate Amendments to H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE The Senator from Massachusetts moves to reconsider— The Congressional Globe
903941 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I make the point of order that that cannot be done, because there is a motion now pending. (Vol. 40, Part 2, Pg. 1296) The Congressional Globe
903951 Motion to Lay H. Res. 402 Aside and Take Up S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that it be laid on the table with a view of taking up the Senate resolution. The Congressional Globe
903952 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Lay Aside H. Res. 402 None 0 PROCEDURE On that I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
903955 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
903956 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Concur in the Resolution of the House of Representatives None 0 PROCEDURE The question is on concurring in the resolution of the House of Representatives. The Congressional Globe
903958 Motion to Refer H. Res. 402 to the Judiciary Committee None 0 PROCEDURE I move to commit this proposition in its present form to the committee from which it came originally, the Judiciary Committee. The Congressional Globe
903963 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I submit that nothing is in order till this vote has been taken. The Congressional Globe
903968 Point of Order to Cease Debate Pending the Call of the Roll None 0 PROCEDURE Now. I insist that the ruling of the Chair shall be enforced. The Congressional Globe
903981 Motion to Appeal the Decision of the Chair None 0 PROCEDURE I appeal from the decision of the Chair. The Congressional Globe
903971 Motion to Reconsider the Senate's Decision to Recede from its Amendments None 0 PROCEDURE I will make the motion, and let the question be decided whether it is now in order to reconsider the vote by which the Senate receded from its amendments. The Congressional Globe
903974 Motion to Take a Recess None 0 PROCEDURE I submit the motion that the Senate take a recess for an hour and a half. The Congressional Globe
903983 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Reconsider the Senate's Decision to Recede from its Amendments None 0 PROCEDURE [The the Senate call for the yeas and nays on the motion to reconsider the senate's decision to recede from its amendments.] The Congressional Globe
903989 Motion to Lay Aside H. Res. 402 and Take Up S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that this joint resolution be laid on the table with a view of taking up the Senate proposition and passing it. The Congressional Globe
713429 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of Senate joint resolution No. 8. The Congressional Globe
713430 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
713431 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE On that motion I demand the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
713457 Motion for a Recess None 0 PROCEDURE I will move to take a recess for two hours. The Congressional Globe
713462 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move, then, that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
713464 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays on the motion to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
714133 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
714134 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays on that motion. The Congressional Globe
714136 Motion to Postpone the Vote on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the announcement of the vote on this question be postponed until tomorrow. The Congressional Globe
714138 Motion to Postpone the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that this question be postponed until to-morrow. The Congressional Globe
714142 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
714144 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn The Congressional Globe
714146 Motion for the Reading of the Sixteenth Rule None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the reading of the sixteenth rule. The Congressional Globe
714150 Motion to Recall the Names of the Absentees None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Recall the Names of the Absentees The Congressional Globe
714155 Motion to Print Mr. Drake's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I move that it be printed. The Congressional Globe
714157 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
714159 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjorun None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
714166 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Bayard's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I ask the yeas and nays on the adoption of the amendment. The Congressional Globe
714172 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Howard's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
714180 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Doolittle's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Doolittle's Amendment The Congressional Globe
714188 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Fowler's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays on my amendment. The Congressional Globe
903184 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I make the question of order that it is not in order to strike out the very words that the Senate has just voted should stand as apart of the resolution and to insert other words. The Congressional Globe
903188 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I submit that is not in order. The Congressional Globe
903197 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Howard's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays on the amendment. The Congressional Globe
714245 Motion for the Reading of the Fourth Rule None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the reading of the fourth rule and its enforcement. The Congressional Globe
714248 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Hendricks' Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Hendricks' Amendment The Congressional Globe
714254 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Dixon's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Dixon's Amendment The Congressional Globe
903203 Motion to Reconsider the Vote None 0 PROCEDURE I move a reconsideration of the vote rejecting the amendment offered by the Senator from Michigan. The Congressional Globe
903204 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Reconsider the Vote None 0 PROCEDURE On that I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
903207 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a point of order. The Congressional Globe
714267 Motion to Appeal from the Decision of the Chair None 0 PROCEDURE I appeal from the decision of the Chair. The Congressional Globe
714271 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Vickers' Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays on the amendment. The Congressional Globe
714274 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Passage of S. Res .8 None 0 PROCEDURE On that question let us have the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
714277 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
714328 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
714330 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
714332 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
714336 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I moved an adjournment. The Congressional Globe
714337 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn The Congressional Globe
714345 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
714347 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
714356 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE I move to take up the Senate joint resolution No. 8. The Congressional Globe
867794 Motion to Disagree to the House Amendment to S. Res. 8 and Request a Committee of Conference None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate disagree to the amendments of the House of Representatives, and ask a conference on the disagreeing votes of the two Houses thereon. The Congressional Globe
714449 Motion to Concur in the House Amendment to S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Concur with the House Amendment The Congressional Globe
714450 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Concur the House Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Concur the House Amendment The Congressional Globe
714454 Motion to Take up Consideration of a Bill on Railroads None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate resume the consideration of the bill which was up a few moments ago. The Congressional Globe
714468 Motion to Postpone the Consideration of S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE I move to postpone it temporarily for the purpose of taking up the bill I have named. The Congressional Globe
714470 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
714475 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
714478 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
714482 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
714485 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
714487 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE I now move to take up the constitutional amendment. The Congressional Globe
714491 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Disagree to the House Amendment and Request a Committee of Conference None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
714497 Motion to Consider the Civil Tenure Act None 0 PROCEDURE I move to set aside the pending and all other orders and take up the bill repealing the civil office tenure act. The Congressional Globe
714503 Motion to Postpone the Consideration of S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE I move to postpone that and all other orders. The Congressional Globe
714505 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Postpone None 0 PROCEDURE I ask for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
733771 Motion to Take Up S. 827 None 0 PROCEDURE I move now to take up for consideration Senate bill No. 827. The Congressional Globe
904056 Motion to Resolve the House Into Committee of the Whole to Consider S. 827 None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House resolve into Committee of the Whole to Consider S. 827.] The Congressional Globe
904065 Engrossment and Third Reading of S. 827 None 0 PROCEDURE [S. 827 was ordered to be engrossed for a third reading.] The Congressional Globe
714524 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
714528 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
714531 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
714533 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
714541 Motion to Make the Report a Special Order at a Quarter Past Twelve None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the report be made the special order at a quarter past twelve o’clock to-morrow. The Congressional Globe
714549 Motion to Make the Report a Special Order at Half Past Twelve None 0 PROCEDURE I want to make it the special order for half past twelve. The Congressional Globe
714544 Motion for the Special Order to be at One O'Clock None 0 PROCEDURE Motion for the Special Order to be at One O'Clock The Congressional Globe
714552 Motion to Make the Report a Special Order at One O'Clock None 0 PROCEDURE I will modify my motion and say one o’clock. The Congressional Globe
714555 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
714558 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
714560 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
714563 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
733001 Order of Business: Special Order S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE A special order is before the Senate, being the report of the committee of conference on joint resolution (S. R. No. 8) proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States. The Congressional Globe
715006 Motion to Disagree with the Committee Report and Further Conference with the House None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate disagree to the report of the committee and ask for a further conference with the House of Representatives. The Congressional Globe
715007 Point of Order: Motion to Concur First in Order None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a point of order. The Congressional Globe
867822 Motion to Concur in the Conference Committee Report None 0 PROCEDURE The first question is on concurring in the report. The Congressional Globe
715010 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of S. Res. 8 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate proceed to the consideration of the report of the committee of conference on the constitutional amendment. The Congressional Globe
715023 Point of Order: Vote Not Two-Thirds of the Senate None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a question of order. The Congressional Globe
715032 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
715034 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
715036 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. E. H. Gray, D. D. The Congressional Globe
715038 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
715046 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate adjourn. The Congressional Globe
715048 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
715050 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. W. Morley Punshon, of Toronto, Canada. The Congressional Globe
715052 Motion to Dispense with the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Dispense with the Journal The Congressional Globe
715056 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the Senate do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe

Committee: The House of Representatives

Event Id Proposal Name Sub-type Subdecisions Proposal Kind Motion Text Source Additional Sources
680847 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House come to order.] The Congressional Globe
681408 Motion to Elect Speaker of the House None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that this House proceed to the election of a Speaker for the House of Representatives of the Fortieth Congress. The Congressional Globe
681410 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a point of order, that no debate is in order until after the House proceeds to the election of its officers. The Congressional Globe
681441 Motion for Previous Question None 0 PROCEDURE I now call the previous question on the resolution I have submitted. The Congressional Globe
681521 Motion to Take Oath of Office: Mr. Colfax None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Speaker elect take the oath of office.] The Congressional Globe
681525 Motion for Members to Take Oath of Office None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Members and Delegates present take the oath of office.] The Congressional Globe
681561 Motion for Previous Question None 0 PROCEDURE [That the previous question be called on the Resolutions on the Rules of the House.] The Congressional Globe
681567 Motion to Reconsider None 0 PROCEDURE [That the vote by which the resolutions were adopted be reconsidered.] The Congressional Globe
681569 Motion to Lay Upon the Table None 0 PROCEDURE [That the motion to reconsider be laid on the table.] The Congressional Globe
681756 Motion for the Previous Question None 0 PROCEDURE [That the previous question be called on the resolution to elect a clerk.] The Congressional Globe
681767 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: Mr. McPherson None 0 PROCEDURE [That Mr. McPherson, the Clerk-elect, take the oath of office.] The Congressional Globe
862243 Motion to Refer Petition on Contested Election to the Committee on Elections None 0 PROCEDURE I move that it be referred to the Committee of Elections when that committee shall be appointed. The Congressional Globe
681821 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
681880 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House come to order.] The Congressional Globe
681882 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of the last session be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
681889 Motion to Take Oath of Office: Mr. Randall None 0 PROCEDURE Hon. Samuel J. Randall, a Representative elect from the State of Pennsylvania, appeared and having taken the oath prescribed by the Constitution and the law of July 2, 1862, took his seat. The Congressional Globe
681998 Motion to Lay Upon the Table None 0 PROCEDURE In order to bring the House to a vote on this question I move that the resolution be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
682010 Motion for Previous Question on Mr. Farnsworth's Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE I call the previous question on my resolution. The Congressional Globe
682017 Motion to Lay the Resolution on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move to lay the resolution on the table. The Congressional Globe
904256 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Motion to Lay the Resolution on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE [That the yeas and nays be called on the Motion to Lay the Resolution on the Table.] The Congressional Globe
731030 Motion to Refer Papers to Committee of Elections None 0 PROCEDURE [That the remaining papers be referred to the Committee of Elections, when appointed.] The Congressional Globe
682212 Motion for Delegates to Take Oath of Office: E. D. Holbrook, Coles Bashford, and Walter A. Burleigh None 0 PROCEDURE [That the delegates take the oath of office.] The Congressional Globe
682296 Motion to Proceed to the Election of Chaplain None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House now proceed to the election of Chaplain. The Congressional Globe
682479 Motion to Take Oath of Office: Mr. Taffe None 0 PROCEDURE I present the credentials of the member-elect from the State of Nebraska, who is now present, and I ask that he be sworn in. The Congressional Globe
682482 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
682487 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House comes to order.] The Congressional Globe
682489 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain-elect, Rev. C. B. Boynton.] The Congressional Globe
682492 Motion for Unanimous Consent to Dispense with the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE [That the reading of the Journal be dispensed with.] The Congressional Globe
682499 Motion to Take Oath of Office: Mr. Hooper None 0 PROCEDURE [That William H. Hooper, of Utah, take the oath of office.] The Congressional Globe
682505 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: Chaplain None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Chaplain-elect, Rev. C. B. Boynton, take the oath of office.] The Congressional Globe
682507 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House do now adjourn[.] The Congressional Globe
682510 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House come to order.] The Congressional Globe
682514 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton.] The Congressional Globe
682517 The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
725982 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a point of order[.] The Congressional Globe
725984 Motion to Suspend the Rules to Allow Introduction and Consideration of the Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE I move to suspend the rules so as to allow the introduction of the resolution for consideration at this time. The Congressional Globe
725985 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Suspend the Rules None 0 PROCEDURE On that motion I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
725989 Motion for the Previous Question None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the previous question on the adoption of the resolution. The Congressional Globe
725991 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Adoption of the Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE [That the yeas and nays be called on the adoption of the resolution.] The Congressional Globe
725996 Motion to Reconsider None 0 PROCEDURE [That the vote by which the resolution was adopted be reconsidered.] The Congressional Globe
725997 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE [That the motion to reconsider be laid on the table.] The Congressional Globe
701042 Motion to Refer Credentials of H. A. B. Greenwood None 0 PROCEDURE I ask its reference to the Committee of Elections. The Congressional Globe
701049 Motion to Lay Upon the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move to lay them on the table. The Congressional Globe
701051 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
701066 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House come to order.] The Congressional Globe
701070 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton.] The Congressional Globe
701082 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of Friday last was read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
904287 Motion for Unanimous Consent to Introduce H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE I ask leave to report the bill now. The Congressional Globe
726032 Motion to Recommit H. R. 33 to the Committee on the Judiciary with Instructions None 0 PROCEDURE I desire to offer a motion to have this bill recommitted to the Committee on the Judiciary, with instructions to strike out the provisions requiring that these military commanders shall do this thing at a given time, thus making an iron rule for all the States. The Congressional Globe
726035 Motion for the Previous Question None 0 PROCEDURE I now call the previous question upon the bill and pending amendments. The Congressional Globe
726040 Motion to Lay H. R. 33 and the Pending Amendments on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the bill and pending amendments be laid on the table; The Congressional Globe
726041 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Lay H. R. 33 on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE [U]pon that motion I ask for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
904293 Motion to Read Section Five of H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the reading of that fifth section. The Congressional Globe
726052 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Bingham's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE [That the yeas and nays be called on agreeing to Mr. Bingham's amendment.] The Congressional Globe
726057 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
726059 Engrossment and Third Reading of H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE [That the bill, as amended, be then ordered to be engrossed and read a third time.] The Congressional Globe
726063 Motion for the Reading of the Engrossed Copy of the Bill None 0 PROCEDURE [That the engrossed copy of the bill be read.] The Congressional Globe
726064 Motion to Suspend the Rule Which Required the Reading of the Engrossed Bill None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the rule be suspended which requires the reading of the engrossed copy of the bill. The Congressional Globe
726066 Motion for the Previous Question on the Passage of H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. WILSON, of Iowa, called for the previous question. The Congressional Globe
726068 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Passage of H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays on the passage of the bill. The Congressional Globe
726074 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Passage of H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE [That the vote on H. R. 33 be reconsidered.] The Congressional Globe
726075 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE [That the motion to reconsider be laid on the table.] The Congressional Globe
726077 Motion to Print H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the bill as just passed be printed. The Congressional Globe
701092 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
701292 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House come to order.] The Congressional Globe
701297 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton.] The Congressional Globe
701301 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
701330 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: Mr. Mallory None 0 PROCEDURE [That Mr. Mallory take the oath prescribed by law.] The Congressional Globe
701359 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
701372 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House come to order.] The Congressional Globe
701375 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton.] The Congressional Globe
701379 Motion for Unanimous Consent to Dispense with the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE I move to dispense with the reading of the Journal of Friday last. The Congressional Globe
701387 Question of Privilege None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a question of privilege, and ask that the members-elect from the State of New Hampshire who are now present may be qualified. The Congressional Globe
847392 Motion for the Previous Question on Mr. Wilson's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I ask the previous question on the amendment to the amendment of the Senate. The Congressional Globe
847401 Motion for the Previous Question on Mr. Wilson's Second Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I now call the previous question on the amendment as modified. The Congressional Globe
847403 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Wilson's Second Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE As this is an important amendment I ask for the yeas and nays on its adoption. The Congressional Globe
850823 Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment as Amended None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the House concur in the amendment of the Senate as amended; The Congressional Globe
727204 Motion for the Previous Question on the Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment as Amended None 0 PROCEDURE I call the previous question. The Congressional Globe
727207 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on Concurring in the Senate Amendment as Amended None 0 PROCEDURE [That the vote taken on concurring in the Senate amendment be reconsidered.] The Congressional Globe
727209 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Motion to Reconsider be laid on the table.] The Congressional Globe
889006 Motion to Separate Amendments None 0 PROCEDURE [That H. R. 33 be returned to the Senate for concurrence in the House amendments.] Editorial Decision
889014 Motion to Report H. R. 33 as Amended to the Senate None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said amendments to their amendment.] Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States of America, 1867-1869
701402 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
727264 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House come to order.] The Congressional Globe
727266 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton.] The Congressional Globe
727268 Motion to Dispense with the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE [That the reading of the Journal of yesterday be dispensed with by unanimous consent.] The Congressional Globe
896809 Motion to Take Up the Message from the Senate None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Senate take up the Message from the Senate.] The Congressional Globe
896815 Motion to Insist on the House Amendments to H. R. 33 and Request a Committee of Conference None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House insist upon its amendments disagreed to by the Senate, and request a committee of conference[.] The Congressional Globe
896817 Motion for the Previous Question None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House insist upon its amendments disagreed to by the Senate, and request a committee of conference, and on that I demand the previous question. The Congressional Globe
896821 Motion to Recede from the House Amendments to H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House recede from its amendments. The Congressional Globe
896827 Motion to Report the Amendments Disagreed to by the Senate None 0 PROCEDURE I ask that the amendments disagreed to by the Senate be reported. The Congressional Globe
896832 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Recede None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
898338 Motion to Lay the Conference Committee Report on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the report of the committee of conference be laid on the table[.] The Congressional Globe
898339 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Lay the Report on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the report of the committee of conference be laid on the table; and on that motion I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
898369 Motion for the Previous Question on the Conference Committee Report None 0 PROCEDURE I call the previous question. The Congressional Globe
898377 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Conference Committee Report on H. R. 33 None 0 PROCEDURE [That the vote by which the report was agreed to be reconsidered.] The Congressional Globe
898378 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE [That the motion to reconsider be laid on the table.] The Congressional Globe
727414 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. PILE, (at five o’clock and five minutes p. m.,) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
701419 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House come to order.] The Congressional Globe
701423 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton.] The Congressional Globe
701470 Motion for Unanimous Consent to Dispense with the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE [That the reading of the Journal be dispensed with.] The Congressional Globe
701481 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: Mr. Benton None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a question of privilege. I desire to announce that Hon. Jacob Benton, a member-elect from the State of New Hampshire, is now present and ready to take the oath of office. The Congressional Globe
701483 Motion to Take Oath of Office: Mr. Chilcott None 0 PROCEDURE I now ask that Mr. George M. Chilcott be sworn in as the sitting Delegate from the Territory of Colorado, in pursuance of the resolution just adopted by the House. The Congressional Globe
701485 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
731036 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the yeas and nays be called on Motion to Adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
905384 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House come to order.] The Congressional Globe
905385 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton.] The Congressional Globe
905386 Motion for Unanimous Consent to Dispense with the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE [That the reading of the Journal be dispensed with.] The Congressional Globe
905387 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
905388 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the yeas and nays be called on the Motion to Adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
701509 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House come to order.] The Congressional Globe
701511 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton.] The Congressional Globe
701514 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
701749 Motion to Designate the Speaker Pro Tempore None 0 PROCEDURE The Chair will state that he is compelled to be absent from the city tomorrow, and as the House has not adjourned over, he asks leave of absence, the first day that he has asked, and also the privilege of designating some gentleman to act as Speaker pro tempore. The Congressional Globe
701752 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
727428 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House come to order.] The Congressional Globe
727430 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be read by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton.] The Congressional Globe
727432 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
898438 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration of the President's Veto None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the House proceed to the reconsideration of the bill returned to the House by the President of the United States, with his objections thereto. The Congressional Globe
898454 Motion to Pass H. R. 33 Notwithstanding the President's Veto None 0 PROCEDURE The bill is now before the House, and the question is, Will the House, upon reconsideration, pass the bill, the objections of the President to the contrary notwithstanding? The Congressional Globe
898456 Motion for the Previous Question on the President's Veto None 0 PROCEDURE I call the previous question. The Congressional Globe
899186 Motion to Refer H. R. 33, the President's Message, and the House's Message to the Senate None 0 PROCEDURE [That H. R. 33, the President's Message, and the House's Message be referred to the Senate] Editorial Decision
727449 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
727450 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays on the motion to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
701777 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order The Congressional Globe
701786 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
701789 Motion for Oath: Members-Elect Elected During the Recess None 0 PROCEDURE The first business in order is the administration of the oath of office to members-elect from Stated which have elected during the recess. The Congressional Globe
711605 Motion to Refer Credentials to the Committee of Elections Before Members-Elect are Sworn In None 0 PROCEDURE I also make the motion that John D. Young be not now sworn as a member of the House of Representatives, but that his credentials, together with these papers, be referred to the Committee of Elections to report in the case. The Congressional Globe
711982 Motion for the Previous Question None 0 PROCEDURE I now call the previous question. The Congressional Globe
711985 Motion to Lay the Substitute on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move to lay the substitute on the table. The Congressional Globe
711993 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Substitute None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays on the substitute. The Congressional Globe
711994 Motion for Tellers on the Yeas and Nays None 0 PROCEDURE I call for tellers on the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
712005 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Resolution as Amended None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. ELDRIDGE demanded the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
712011 Referral of the Credentials of Members-Elect From Kentucky to the Committee of Elections None 0 PROCEDURE Referral of the Credentials of Members-Elect From Kentucky to the Committee of Elections Technical Adjustments
712013 Motion to Reconsider the Vote of the Resolution on the Credentials of the Members-Elect From Kentucky None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. SCHENCK moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolution was adopted; The Congressional Globe
712015 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE and also moved to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. The Congressional Globe
720326 Motion to Suspend the Rules for the Purpose of Introducing the Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE I move to suspend the rules to permit the introduction of the resolution. The Congressional Globe
720331 Motion for the Previous Question on Mr. Stevens' Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE I call the previous question. The Congressional Globe
720334 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on Mr. Stevens' Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. STEVENS, of Pennsylvania, moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolution was adopted; The Congressional Globe
720335 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. STEVENS, of Pennsylvania, moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolution was adopted; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
720342 Motion to Print H. R. 109 None 0 PROCEDURE [H. R. 109 was read twice by its title and ordered to be printed.] The Congressional Globe
720344 Motion to Refer H. R. 109 to the Committee on Reconstruction None 0 PROCEDURE [H. R. 109 was read twice by its title, ordered to be printed, and to be referred to the committee on Reconstruction when appointed.] The Congressional Globe
720339 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. SCOFIELD moved that the House do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
701998 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702002 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
702005 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Wednesday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
712481 Motion to Refer the Petition on Kentucky Contested Election: McKee vs. Young None 0 PROCEDURE I present the protest of Samuel McKee, who contests the seat of John Young Brown from the second district of Kentucky, referred to on Wednesday last, and move that it be referred to the Committee of Elections. The Congressional Globe
702021 Motion for Previous Question None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the previous question on the resolution. The Congressional Globe
702025 Motion for Division None 0 PROCEDURE I ask a division of the resolution. The Congressional Globe
702027 Motion to Lay Upon the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Then I move to lay the resolution on the table. The Congressional Globe
702030 Motion for Yeas and Nays on the Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE Motion for Yeas and Nays The Congressional Globe
702033 Motion to Reconsider None 0 PROCEDURE Moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolution was adopted The Congressional Globe
702034 Motion to Lay Upon the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
702036 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn The Congressional Globe
702041 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702043 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
702045 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Friday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
702048 Motion to Take Oath of Office: George M. Adams None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. MORGAN. Mr. Speaker, I rise to a question of privilege. I hold in my hand the credentials of Hon. George M. Adams, member-elect from the eighth congressional district of Kentucky, and move that they be received, and that he may be sworn in as a member of this House. The Congressional Globe
702051 Motion to Refer H. Res. 62 None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Refer to the Committee on the Judiciary The Congressional Globe
720365 Motion to Propose Amendments to H. R. 123 and Have Them Printed None 0 PROCEDURE I wish before the gentleman from Pennsylvania makes his remarks that he would allow me to offer some amendments to the bill for the purpose of having them printed. The Congressional Globe
720367 Motion to Propose an Amendment to H. R. 123 and Have it be Printed None 0 PROCEDURE I desire also to offer an amendment to be printed at the same time. The Congressional Globe
720391 Motion to Allow Further Consideration of the Amendments Offered by Mr. Wilson and Mr. Benjamin to H. R. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE I am willing to allow the amendment of the gentleman from Iowa [Mr. Wilson] and that of the gentleman from Missouri [Mr. Benjamin] to be considered as binding. The Congressional Globe
720394 Motion to Amend the Title of H. R. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE I propose to amend the title of the bill. The Congressional Globe
702061 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn The Congressional Globe
720400 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
720402 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton.  The Congressional Globe
720404 Motion to Dispense with the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. WOOD, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
720406 Motion to Resume the Consideration of H. R. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE The House then resumed the consideration of bill of the House (No. 123) supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed on the 2d day of March, 1867, and the act supplementary thereto, passed on the 23d day of March, 1867. The Congressional Globe
720410 Motion for the Previous Question on H. R. 123 and the Pending Amendments None 0 PROCEDURE I now desire to ask for the previous question, for the purpose of ending this debate. The Congressional Globe
849688 Motion for the Previous Question on H. R. 123 and the Pending Amendments None 0 PROCEDURE I now demand the previous question. The Congressional Globe
720426 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Previous Question None 0 PROCEDURE I move to reconsider the vote by which the House ordered the main question; and also to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. The Congressional Globe
720427 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move to reconsider the vote by which the House ordered the main question; and also to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. The Congressional Globe
849699 Engrossment and Third Reading of H. R. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE The bill, as amended, was then ordered to be engrossed and read a third time; and being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time. The Congressional Globe
720435 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Passage of H. R. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the yeas and nays on the passage of the bill. The Congressional Globe
720451 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on H. R. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. STEVENS, of Pennsylvania, moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed; The Congressional Globe
720453 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. STEVENS, of Pennsylvania, moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed; and also moved to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. The Congressional Globe
720456 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And thereupon, on motion of Mr. MUNGEN, (at three o’clock and thirty minutes p. m.,) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
702068 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702071 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
702073 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
702080 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE As a further tribute to the memory of the deceased, I move that the House do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
702082 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
702084 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
702086 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
702088 Motion to Take Oath of Office: Richard D. Hubbard and William H. Barnum None 0 PROCEDURE I desire to announce that Mr. Richard D. Hubbard and Mr. William H. Barnum, members-elect from the State of Connecticut, are now present, and desire to take the oath of office. The Congressional Globe
849742 Motion to Refer H. R. 123 to the Committee on Reconstruction None 0 PROCEDURE I move that it be referred to the Committee on Reconstruction, and ordered to be printed. The Congressional Globe
722268 Motion to Print H. R. 123 as Amended by the Senate None 0 PROCEDURE I move that it be referred to the Committee on Reconstruction, and ordered to be printed. The Congressional Globe
722267 Motion for the Previous Question on the Motion to Refer H. R. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE I now call the previous question. The Congressional Globe
702092 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
722289 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
722291 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
722293 Motion to Dispense with the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. HOLMAN, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
722310 Motion to Recommit H. R. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE I now move to recommit the bill. The Congressional Globe
722321 Motion to Suspend the Rules None 0 PROCEDURE Then I move that the rules be suspended for that purpose. The Congressional Globe
722322 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Suspend the Rules None 0 PROCEDURE I ask the yeas and nays on suspending the rules for the purpose of allowing us the poor privilege of five minutes debate on amendments The Congressional Globe
722323 Motion for Tellers on the Yeas and Nays None 0 PROCEDURE I call for tellers on the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
722357 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Committee Amendments to H. R. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. BOUTWELL moved to reconsider the votes by which the several amendments of the committee had been adopted; The Congressional Globe
722360 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. BOUTWELL moved to reconsider the votes by which the several amendments of the committee had been adopted; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
722751 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Passage of H. R. 123 as Amended None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. HOLMAN demanded the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
722775 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Passage of H. R. 123 as Amended None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. STEVENS, of Pennsylvania, moved to reconsider the vote just taken; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
722778 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. STEVENS, of Pennsylvania, moved to reconsider the vote just taken; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
850044 Motion to Separate the Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE [That H. R. 123 be returned to the Senate for concurrence in the House amendment.] Editorial Decision
850046 Motion to Report the Senate Amendment to H. R. 123 as Amended None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Report the Senate Amendment to H. R. 123 as Amended Editorial Decision
722782 Motion for a Recess Till Eight O'Clock None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. PIKE, the House (at four o’clock and twenty minutes p. m.) took a recess until eight o’clock p. m. The Congressional Globe
722851 Motion to Insist on the House Amendments to H. R. 123 and Appoint a Committee of Conference None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House insist, and that a committee of conference be appointed. The Congressional Globe
722853 Motion to Recede from the House Amendments to H. R. 123 None 0 PROCEDURE If it is in order I move as an amendment that the House recede. The Congressional Globe
722854 Motion for the Previous Question None 0 PROCEDURE I call the previous question. The Congressional Globe
722886 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
705123 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
705127 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
705129 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
722926 Motion for the Previous Question on the Committee of Conference Report None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the previous question. The Congressional Globe
722944 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Committee of Conference Report None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. BOUTWELL moved to reconsider the vote by which the report of the committee of conference was adopted; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
722945 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. BOUTWELL moved to reconsider the vote by which the report of the committee of conference was adopted; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
705144 Motion to Read None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the reading of the joint resolution. The Congressional Globe
705152 Motion to Suspend Rules None 0 PROCEDURE I move to suspend the rules to permit the introduction of the joint resolution. The Congressional Globe
705166 Motion to Suspend Rules None 0 PROCEDURE I move to suspend the rules for the purpose of introducing the resolution. The Congressional Globe
705167 Motion for Tellers None 0 PROCEDURE I demand tellers on that motion. The Congressional Globe
705183 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn The Congressional Globe
723200 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order The Congressional Globe
723202 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
723204 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Saturday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
723209 Motion to Reenroll H. R. 123 Due to an Error None 0 PROCEDURE I move, therefore, that the Clerk be directed to request from the President the return of the bill, that it may be reenrolled. The Congressional Globe
723218 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. SCOFIELD moved to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
866083 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
866085 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
866087 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
866095 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. SCOFIELD moved to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
723571 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
723573 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
723575 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
723586 Motion for the Previous Question on S. 137 and its Pending Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE If no other gentleman desires to say anything, I will now call the previous question. The Congressional Globe
723593 Motion for the Previous Question on S. No. 137 and Mr. Judd's and Mr. Ingersoll's Amendments None 0 PROCEDURE I offer that amendment, and demand the previous question. The Congressional Globe
723600 Third Reading of S. 137 None 0 PROCEDURE The bill as amended was then read a third time. The Congressional Globe
723606 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Third Reading of S. 137 None 0 PROCEDURE I move to reconsider the vote by which the bill was read a third time. The Congressional Globe
866232 Motion to Refer S. 137 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that it be referred to the Committee on the Judiciary, with leave to report at any time. The Congressional Globe
723616 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. ROSS moved that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
723910 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
723917 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
723920 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
723927 Motion for the Previous Question on the Committee Amendment to S. 137 None 0 PROCEDURE I move the previous question. The Congressional Globe
723934 Motion for the Previous Question on the Passage of S. 137 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. WILSON, of Iowa, demanded the previous question on the passage of the bill. The Congressional Globe
723937 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Passage of S. 137 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. JUDD demanded the yeas and nays on the passage of the bill. The Congressional Globe
723945 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on S. 137 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. WILSON, of Iowa, moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
723946 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. WILSON, of Iowa, moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
866249 Motion to Separate the Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE [That S. 137 be returned to the Senate for concurrence in the House amendment.] Editorial Decision
866251 Motion to Report S. 137 as Amended to the Senate None 0 PROCEDURE Ordered, That the Clerk request the concurrence of the Senate in the said amendment. Journal of the House of Representatives of the United States of America, 1867-1869
723951 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
723230 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
723232 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
723234 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
723239 Motion to Suspend the Rules to Allow Further Debate None 0 PROCEDURE I will move to suspend the rules to enable me to yield first, five minutes to the gentleman from New York, [Mr. Pruyn,] and then five minutes to the gentleman from Iowa, [Mr. Wilson.] The Congressional Globe
723243 Motion for the Previous Question on the President's Veto None 0 PROCEDURE I now demand the previous question, and ask for the vote. The Congressional Globe
850432 Motion to Pass H. R. 123 Notwithstanding the President's Veto None 0 PROCEDURE The question is, Will the House on reconsideration agree to the passage of House bill No. 123, entitled "An act supplementary to an act entitled 'An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,’” passed on the 2d day of March, 1867, and the act supplementary thereto, passed on the 23d day of March, 1867, notwithstanding the objections of the President to the contrary? The Congressional Globe
723973 Motion for the Previous Question on the Senate Amendment to S. 137 None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the previous question. The Congressional Globe
723976 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Senate Amendment to S. 137 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. WILSON, of Iowa, moved to reconsider the vote by which the amendment was concurred in; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
723977 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. WILSON, of Iowa, moved to reconsider the vote by which the amendment was concurred in; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
723252 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I now renew the motion to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
723991 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
723993 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
723995 Motion to Dispense with the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. CULLOM moved that the further reading of the Journal be dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
723999 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE The hour of half-past four o’clock having arrived, the Chair, wishing every member of a safe journey and a happy reunion with the loved ones at home, declares this House adjourned, in pursuance of the concurrent resolution on the subject, until Thursday, the 21st day of November next. The Congressional Globe
705198 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
705200 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
705205 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE Reading of the Journal of July 20th The Congressional Globe
705217 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: George W. Woodward and Samuel F. Cary None 0 PROCEDURE The next business in order, as a question of privilege, is the swearing in of members who have been elected during the recess. The Congressional Globe
706091 Motion to Refer Credentials of William B. Stokes None 0 PROCEDURE I move that his credentials be referred to the Committee of Elections, and that he be not sworn in until the case has been investigated. The Congressional Globe
706092 Motion for the Members of the Tennessee Delegation to Take the Oath of Office None 0 PROCEDURE If no objection be made, the members-elect from Tennessee to whom no objection is made will now be sworn in. The Congressional Globe
712595 Notification of the Proposal of Resolutions None 0 PROCEDURE I will propose two resolutions, one against the admission of all the members; the other, that the certificates of Messrs. Butler, Stokes, and Arnell, previous to their being sworn in, be referred to the Committee of Elections. The Congressional Globe
712610 Motion for the Previous Questions on the Resolution, the Amendments, and the Substitute None 0 PROCEDURE I now call the previous questions. The Congressional Globe
712611 Motion to Yield None 0 PROCEDURE Will the gentleman yield the floor to me a moment? The Congressional Globe
712618 Motion for the Previous Questions on the Resolution, the Amendments, and the Substitute None 0 PROCEDURE I now call the previous question on the resolution, amendment, and substitute. The Congressional Globe
712628 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Eldridge's Resolution As Amended None 0 PROCEDURE I call the yeas and nays on that question. The Congressional Globe
712630 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: Samuel B. Axtell, William Higby, James A. Johnson, and E. B. Washburne None 0 PROCEDURE The SPEAKER. The Chair will state that the delegation from California, to whom he understands there is no objection, are ready to be sworn in, and also the gentleman from Illinois, [Mr. Washburne.] Two of these gentlemen belong to the majority and two to the minority, and if there is no objection the Chair will swear them in. Is there objection? The Congressional Globe
712648 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on Mr. Eldridge's Resolution As Amended None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. DAWES moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolution was adopted; The Congressional Globe
712650 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. DAWES moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolution was adopted; and also moved to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. The Congressional Globe
712652 Motion for the Remaining Members From Tennessee to Take the Oath of Office None 0 PROCEDURE If there be no objection, the remaining members from Tennessee will now be sworn in. The Congressional Globe
712657 Motion for the Previous Question on the Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the previous question. The Congressional Globe
712666 Motion for the Previous Question on Mr. Eldridge's Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the previous question. The Congressional Globe
712673 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on Mr. Eldridge's Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. DAWES moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolution was disagreed to; The Congressional Globe
712674 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. DAWES moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolution was disagreed to; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
712682 Motion for the Previous Question on Mr. Brooks' Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE I now call the previous question. The Congressional Globe
712687 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on Mr. Brooks' Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. DAWES moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolution was rejected; The Congressional Globe
712689 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. DAWES moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolution was rejected; and also moved to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. The Congressional Globe
706770 Motion to Take Oath of Office: Alvan Flanders and James M. Cavanaugh None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Take Oath of Office: Alvan Flanders The Congressional Globe
706776 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I now renew the motion to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
706778 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
706780 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
706782 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Thursday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
712060 Motion to Refer the Certificate of J. S. Golladay None 0 PROCEDURE I therefore move that, before this man be sworn in, these credentials be referred to the Committee of Elections, and that he be no sworn in until report upon the case be made. The Congressional Globe
712062 Motion for the Previous Question None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the previous question. The Congressional Globe
712064 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Referral of Mr. Golladay's Certificate None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
706788 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE The motion was agreed to; and accordingly (at four o’clock and five minutes p. m.) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
706790 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order The Congressional Globe
706792 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
707004 Motion to Take Oath of Office: Alexander H. Bailey None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. Bailey appeared, and qualified by taking the oath required by law. The Congressional Globe
707032 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE The hour fixed by the concurrent resolution of both Houses of Congress for the final adjournment of this session having arrived, I declare the first session of the Fortieth Congress adjourned without day. The Congressional Globe
708358 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE In conformity to the Constitution the Fortieth Congress convenes to-day in its second session. The Congressional Globe
708361 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Rev. C. B. Boynton, Chaplain of the House, offered prayer as follows: The Congressional Globe
708325 Motion to Notify the Senate that a Quorum of the House is Present None 0 PROCEDURE I move that a message be sent to the Senate to inform that body that a quorum of the House has appeared. The Congressional Globe
708026 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn The Congressional Globe
708028 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708030 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
708031 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
900983 Motion for the Regular Order of Business on the Reading of the President's Annual Message None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the regular order. The Congressional Globe
900987 Motion to Refer the Message to the Committee of the Whole and Have it Printed None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the President's message be referred to the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union, and printed. The Congressional Globe
900991 Point of Order: Relevance of Debate None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a question of order. I desire the debate to be confined to the question before the House. The Congressional Globe
900993 Motion for the Previous Question on the Motion to Refer and Print the President's Annual Message None 0 PROCEDURE I now call the previous question. The Congressional Globe
900994 Motion to Yield to Allow the Representative to Make Some Remarks None 0 PROCEDURE Will the gentleman yield a moment? The Congressional Globe
900999 Motion Reconsider the Vote on the Motion to Refer and Print the President's Annual Message None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. SCHENCK moved to reconsider the vote by which the message was referred; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
901000 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. SCHENCK moved to reconsider the vote by which the message was referred; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
708035 Motion to Lay Resolution on Kentucky Delegation on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the report just read be laid on the table and printed. The Congressional Globe
708036 Motion to Print Resolution Regarding Kentucky Delegation None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the report just read be laid on the table and printed. The Congressional Globe
708039 Motion for the Previous Question on the Resolutions on the Kentucky Delegates None 0 PROCEDURE I now call the previous question on the adoption of the resolution. The Congressional Globe
708044 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Resolution on the Kentucky Delegates None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Reconsider the Vote The Congressional Globe
708045 Motion to Lay Motion to Reconsider on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Lay Motion to Reconsider on the Table The Congressional Globe
708047 Motion to Take Oath of Office: James B. Beck, Asa Grover, and J. Proctor Knott None 0 PROCEDURE The gentlemen whom the House, by the resolution just adopted, has declared to be entitled to seats as Representatives from the State of Kentucky, will present themselves at the Speaker’s desk to take the oath of office. The Congressional Globe
708051 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I will now move that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
708053 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708055 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
708057 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
708058 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: Thomas L. Jones None 0 PROCEDURE My colleague, Mr. Jones, who was not present yesterday when the other members from Kentucky were sworn in, is now present. I ask that he be now sworn in. The Congressional Globe
708062 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn Editorial Decision
708064 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708066 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
708068 Motion to Dispense with the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. HUBBARD, of Iowa, the reading of the Journal of yesterday was dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
708243 Call for Previous Question on the Resolutions on Kentucky Contested Election None 0 PROCEDURE Call for Previous Question on Kentucky Contested Election The Congressional Globe
708274 Call for Previous Question on Resolutions on the Kentucky Contested Election None 0 PROCEDURE I now call the previous question. The Congressional Globe
708277 Motion for Yeas and Nays on Kentucky Contested Election Resolutions None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays on the adoption of the resolutions. The Congressional Globe
708281 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Resolutions on the Kentucky Contested Election None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. DAWES moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolutions were adopted; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
708282 Motion to Lay Motion to Reconsider on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Lay Motion to Reconsider on the Table The Congressional Globe
708284 Motion to Take Oath of Office: J. S. Golladay None 0 PROCEDURE The gentleman whom the House, by the resolution just adopted, has declared entitled to a seat as a member will now be sworn in. The Congressional Globe
866335 Motion to Refer H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. ASHLEY, of Ohio, by unanimous consent, introduced a bill to facilitate the restoration of the late rebel States, and for other purposes; which was read a first and second time, and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
708287 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE The motion was agreed to; and accordingly (at three o’clock and fifty-five minutes p.m.) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
724359 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
724362 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
724365 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
725193 Motion to Reconsider the Vote to Refer H. R. 214 to the Committee on the Judiciary None 0 PROCEDURE I desire to enter a motion to reconsider the vote by which the bill to facilitate the restoration of the late rebel States, and for other purposes, was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
725085 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the house do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
725089 Motion for Tellers on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I call for tellers on that motion. The Congressional Globe
725091 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
708317 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708321 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
708323 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
708330 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
708339 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708341 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
708343 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Saturday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
724372 Motion for the Previous Question on the Passage of S. 141 None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the previous question. The Congressional Globe
724375 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Passage of S. 141 None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays on the passage of the bill. The Congressional Globe
724381 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on S. 141 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. WILSON, of Iowa, moved to reconsider the vote just taken; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
724382 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. WILSON, of Iowa, moved to reconsider the vote just taken; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
708348 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn The Congressional Globe
708375 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708377 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
708379 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
708382 Motion to Reconsider the Motion to Refer H. Res. 62 None 0 PROCEDURE I call up the motion to reconsider the vote by which a joint resolution proposing an amendment to the Constitution was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary. The Congressional Globe
708385 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. INGERSOLL, (at four o’clock and fifteen minutes p.m.,) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
723287 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
723289 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
723291 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
723294 Motion to Refer H. R. 212 from the Committee on the Judiciary to the Committee on Reconstruction None 0 PROCEDURE On motion of Mr. WILSON, of Iowa, the Committee on the Judiciary was discharged from the further consideration of the bill to amend an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States, passed March 2, 1867, and the several acts amendatory thereto;” and the same was referred to the Committee on Reconstruction. The Congressional Globe
723297 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
708625 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708628 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
708634 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Friday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
708637 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
708485 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708487 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
708489 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
708491 Motion to Take the Oath of Office: James M. McCormick None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a privileged question. The member-elect for the third congressional district of the State of Missouri is now present, and I ask that he may be sworn in. The Congressional Globe
708495 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. INGERSOLL, (at four o’clock and thirty minutes p. m.,) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
709488 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
709491 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
709496 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
725159 Motion to Call Up H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE I now call up the motion submitted by me on the 6th of this month, to reconsider the vote by which the House on the 5th instant referred to the Committee on the Judiciary the bill of the House No. 214, being a bill to facilitate the restoration of the late rebel States, and for other purposes. The Congressional Globe
725197 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Reconsideration of the Motion to Refer H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE I simply wish to embrace this opportunity to demand the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
725200 Motion for the Previous Question on the Reconsideration to Refer H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the previous question. The Congressional Globe
725293 Motion to Give Notice to Move Mr. Maynard's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE Then I give notice that if I can get an opportunity to do so I will move this amendment when the bill comes to be acted on. The Congressional Globe
725296 Motion to Postpone Further Consideration of H. R. 214 and Print the Proposed Amendments None 0 PROCEDURE I will move that the further consideration of the bill be postponed for the present and the proposed amendments be printed. The Congressional Globe
725319 Motion for the Previous Question on Mr. Stevens' Amendment to H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE I call the previous question. The Congressional Globe
725328 Engrossment and Third Reading of H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE The bill as amended was then ordered to be engrossed and read a third time; and being, engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time. The Congressional Globe
725330 Motion for the Previous Question on the Passage of H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. STEVENS, of Pennsylvania, demanded the previous question on the passage of the bill. The Congressional Globe
725331 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. BURR moved that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
725332 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. ELDRIDGE demanded the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
725338 Motion to Lay H. R. 214 on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the bill be laid on the table, The Congressional Globe
725339 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Lay the Bill on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the bill be laid on the table, and on that motion demand the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
725345 Motion for Yeas and Nays on the Passage of H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. BOYER called for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
725353 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Passage of H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. STEVENS, of Pennsylvania, moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed; and also moved to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. The Congressional Globe
725355 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. STEVENS, of Pennsylvania, moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed; and also moved to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. The Congressional Globe
709518 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
708500 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order The Congressional Globe
708502 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
708504 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
708507 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. WASHBURNE, of Illinois, (at four o’clock and twenty minutes p.m.,) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
708510 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708512 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
708514 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of the 20th of December last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
708518 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. SCHENCK moved that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
708520 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708522 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
708524 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
711490 Motion to Lay the Resolutions Upon the Table None 0 PROCEDURE As the contestant desires to be heard before the House I will not press the resolutions to a vote at this time, but I ask that the report be laid on the table and printed, and I give notice that I will call it up as soon as it is printed. The Congressional Globe
711491 Motion to Print the Resolutions on the Kentucky Contested Election None 0 PROCEDURE As the contestant desires to be heard before the House I will not press the resolutions to a vote at this time, but I ask that the report be laid on the table and printed, and I give notice that I will call it up as soon as it is printed. The Congressional Globe
708566 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. KOONTZ, (at motion of the Secretary of the Treasury, in four o'clock and twenty minutes p. m.,) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
708581 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708585 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
708594 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
712082 Motion to Consider the Committee Resolutions on the Contested Election Case of Symes vs. Trimble None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. UPSON, of the Committee of Elections, called up the contested-election case of G. G. Symes vs. Lawrence S. Trimble, from the first congressional district of the State of Kentucky. The Congressional Globe
868344 Division on the Resolutions on the Contested Election Case of Symes vs. Trimble None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. KELSEY demanded a division. The Congressional Globe
712096 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Second Committee Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. KELSEY demanded the yeas and nays The Congressional Globe
712097 Motion for Tellers on the Yeas and Nays None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. KELSEY demanded the yeas and nays, and tellers on the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
712103 Motion to Reconsider the Vote of the Committee Resolutions on the Contested Election Case of Symes vs. Trimble None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. UPSON moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolutions were adopted; The Congressional Globe
712105 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
708644 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. ELDRIDFGE, (at four o’clock and twenty-five minutes p.m.) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
901002 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House be called to order.] The Congressional Globe
901003 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be offered by Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton.] The Congressional Globe
901004 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
901005 Motion to Resolve the House Into Committee of the Whole None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the rules be suspended, and the House resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. The Congressional Globe
901013 Motion that the Committee Rise None 0 PROCEDURE [That the committee rise.] The Congressional Globe
901014 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
729576 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
729578 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
729580 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Saturday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
729584 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the yeas and nays on the resolution. The Congressional Globe
729623 Engrossment and Third Reading of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The question was upon ordering the bill to be engrossed and read a third time. The Congressional Globe
729624 Motion to Print H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the bill be printed. The Congressional Globe
729627 Motion to Recommit H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the bill be recommitted, and then under the rule the bill will go over until after the morning hour to-morrow. The Congressional Globe
729637 Motion to Submit an Amendment to H. R. 439 and Have it Printed None 0 PROCEDURE I ask unanimous consent to have printed an amendment which I propose to submit to this bill at the proper time. The Congressional Globe
729640 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. RANDALL moved that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
729645 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order The Congressional Globe
729647 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
729652 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
729654 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The House then resumed the consideration of the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and to the acts supplementary thereto; which had been made the special order for to-day after the morning hour, and upon which Mr. Bingham was entitled to the floor. Editorial Decision
729674 Motion to Print the Minority Report on H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE I now move that the minority report be printed, and in connection with the majority report, if any should be made. The Congressional Globe
729685 Motion to Allow Additional Time to Mr. Bingham None 0 PROCEDURE I move that my colleague [Mr. Bingham] be allowed additional time to finish his remarks. The Congressional Globe
851040 Motion to Give Notice of an Amendment That Mr. Loan Will Offer at a Later Time None 0 PROCEDURE I now ask the Clerk to read my proposed amendment. The Congressional Globe
729700 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. KERR moved that the House adjourn, The Congressional Globe
851043 Motion to Print an Amendment that Mr. Ashley Will Offer at a Later Time None 0 PROCEDURE I ask unanimous consent to have printed the following amendment, which I propose to offer to the pending bill: The Congressional Globe
729709 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I now renew the motion to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
729717 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
729720 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
729722 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
729726 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The House then resumed the consideration of the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and the acts supplementary thereto; upon which Mr. Wood was entitled to the floor. Editorial Decision
729743 Point of Order: Mr. Wood's Right to Proceed None 0 PROCEDURE I call the gentleman to order, and ask that his words be taken down at the Clerk’s desk. The Congressional Globe
729745 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Right of Mr. Wood to Proceed None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
729763 Motion to Allow Additional Time to Mr. Beck None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the time of the gentleman from Kentucky be extended, be as to enable him to conclude his remarks. The Congressional Globe
729784 Motion to Yield for a Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Will the gentleman from Illinois yield for a motion to adjourn? The Congressional Globe
729793 Point of Order None 0 PROCEDURE I call the gentleman to order. The Congressional Globe
729801 Resolution of Censure on Mr. Farnsworth None 0 PROCEDURE I desire to move a resolution of censure on the gentleman from Illinois. The Congressional Globe
729805 Motion to Permit Mr. Farnsworth to Explain None 0 PROCEDURE I make that motion. The Congressional Globe
729813 Motion for Mr. Farnsworth to Proceed None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the gentleman from Illinois be allowed to proceed in order, as his explanation is sufficient. The Congressional Globe
729816 Motion for Yeas and Nays on Mr. Boutwell's Motion None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
729824 Motion to Lay the Resolution on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the resolution be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
729835 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Lay the Resolution on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the yeas and nays on laying the resolution on the table. The Congressional Globe
904451 Motion to Print Mr. Butler's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I move that it be printed. The Congressional Globe
729851 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
729855 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
729857 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
729860 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
729865 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The House then resumed the consideration of the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States," passed March 2, 1867, and the acts supplementary thereto; upon which Mr. Paine was entitled to the floor. Editorial Decision
729869 Motion for a Recess None 0 PROCEDURE I ask that the House consent to take a recess from half past four until six o’clock, and that the evening session be for debate only. The Congressional Globe
729870 Modification to Mr. Bingham's Motion None 0 PROCEDURE The Chair will state that seven o’clock has been the usual hour for an evening session. The Congressional Globe
729874 Motion to Limit Speeches to Half an Hour None 0 PROCEDURE I move that each member be limited to half an hour in the discussion this evening. The Congressional Globe
729889 Motion for a Recess Till Seven O'Clock None 0 PROCEDURE The hour of half past four having arrived, the House took a recess till seven o'clock p. m. Editorial Decision
729891 Reassembling After Recess None 0 PROCEDURE The House reassembled at 7 o’clock p. m. The Congressional Globe
729897 Motion to Obtain the Floor When the House Adjourns None 0 PROCEDURE I venture to ask the House that it shall be understood I shall have the floor when the House does adjourn, whether present or not. The Congressional Globe
729901 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. BINGHAM, (at ten o’clock and fifteen minutes p. m.,) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
729903 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
729905 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. O. H. Tiffany, D. D., of New Brunswick, New Jersey. The Congressional Globe
729907 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
729909 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The House then resumed the consideration of the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and the acts supplementary thereto; upon which Mr. Boutwell was entitled to the floor. Editorial Decision
729916 Motion to Confine Tomorrow's Debate to H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE I ask that by common consent the order of business for to-morrow be so changed that the debate shall be confined exclusively to the bill now under consideration. The Congressional Globe
729921 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
729924 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. HOLMAN, (at live o’clock and thirty minutes p. m.,) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
708648 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708654 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
708659 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Saturday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
729926 Call for the Regular Order: H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the regular order. The Congressional Globe
729928 Motion to Postpone the Previous Question on H. R. 439 Until 3:20 None 0 PROCEDURE During ray absence on Friday the gentleman from New York [Mr. Pruyn] obtained the floor on this bill; and under the circumstances I deem it my duty to submit to the House whether that gentleman may not be permitted to proceed for half an hour, to be followed by several other gentlemen who have indicated to the Chair their desire to speak, postponing the call for the previous question until twenty minutes past three o’clock this afternoon. If that be the pleasure of the House, I will yield to the gentleman from New York [Mr. Pruyn] for half an hour. The Congressional Globe
729939 Motion for the Previous Question on H. R. 439 and Mr. Bingham's Amendments None 0 PROCEDURE I now withdraw the motion to recommit the bill, and move the amendments to section two and section five, which I send to the Clerk’s desk, and upon the amendments and the bill itself I demand the previous question. The Congressional Globe
729944 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on Ordering the Main Question None 0 PROCEDURE I move to reconsider the vote by which the main question was ordered in order that I may offer my amendment. The Congressional Globe
729945 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Reconsider None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. BUTLER demanded the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
729948 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
708670 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn The Congressional Globe
729951 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. WASHBURN, of Indiana, demanded the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
729953 Motion for Tellers on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. WASHBURN, of Indiana, called for tellers. The Congressional Globe
708655 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708661 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
708677 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
729956 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The House resumes the consideration of the bill (H. R. No. 439) additional and supplementary to an act entitled “An act to provide for the more efficient government of the rebel States,” passed March 2, 1867, and the amendments pending thereto, upon which the previous question has been seconded and the main question ordered. The gentleman from Massachusetts [Mr. Butler] has moved to reconsider the vote by which the main question was ordered, and the yeas and nays have been ordered on that motion. Editorial Decision
729961 Motion for the Previous Question on Mr. Bingham's Amendments to H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE I move the previous question on the amendments reported by the committee. The Congressional Globe
729963 Motion to Lay H. R. 439 and the Pending Amendments on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move to lay the bill and pending amendments on the table; The Congressional Globe
729964 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Lay the Bill on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move to lay the bill and pending amendments on the table; and upon that motion I call for the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
729971 Motion for the Previous Question on Mr. Butler's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE I propose to move the previous question when I have yielded to my friend from Pennsylvania, [Mr. Stevens,] who has been absent during the discussion heretofore, and who desires now to submit some remarks. The Congressional Globe
729975 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Butler's Amendment None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. WOOD demanded the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
729978 Engrossment and Third Reading of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE The bill was ordered to be engrossed and read a third time; and being engrossed, it was accordingly read the third time. Editorial Decision
729980 Motion for the Previous Question on the Passage of H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE I call the previous question on the passage of the bill. The Congressional Globe
729982 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Passage on H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
729985 Motion for the Previous Question on the Title of the Bill None 0 PROCEDURE I call the previous question on the title of the bill. The Congressional Globe
729988 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on H. R. 439 None 0 PROCEDURE I move to reconsider the votes by which the bill was passed and the title adopted; and also moved to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. The Congressional Globe
729989 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move to reconsider the votes by which the bill was passed and the title adopted; and also moved to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. The Congressional Globe
712212 Motion to Lay the Resolutions on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE The report was laid on the table, and ordered to be printed. The Congressional Globe
712213 Motion to Print the Resolutions on the Kentucky Contested Election None 0 PROCEDURE The report was laid on the table, and ordered to be printed. The Congressional Globe
708682 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I insist upon my motion to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
708687 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708691 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
708693 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The reading of the Journal of yesterday was commenced The Congressional Globe
708697 Motion to Dispense With the Reading of the Journal None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. BOUTWELL moved that the further reading of the Journal be dispensed with. The Congressional Globe
708704 Motion to Announce the Death of Thomas E. Noell None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. NEWCOMB. Mr. Speaker, it becomes my duty to announce to this House the death of my colleague, Hon. Thomas E. Noell, Representative from the third congressional district of Missouri. The Congressional Globe
708709 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE The resolutions were unanimously adopted; and, then, in accordance with the concluding resolution, the Speaker (at three o’clock and forty minutes p. m.) declared the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
708717 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708719 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
708721 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
708724 Motion to Announce the Death of Cornelius S. Hamilton None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Announce the Death of Cornelius S. Hamilton The Congressional Globe
708728 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn The Congressional Globe
708732 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708737 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
708755 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
708762 Motion to Announce the Death of Elijah Hise None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Announce the Death of Elijah Hise The Congressional Globe
708764 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, in accordance with the concluding resolution, the Speaker (at three o’clock and fifty-five minutes p. m.) declared the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
901015 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House be called to order.] The Congressional Globe
901016 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That the prayer be offered by Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton.] The Congressional Globe
901017 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
901019 Motion to Resolve the House Into Committee of the Whole None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the rules be suspended, and that the House resolve itself into the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union. The Congressional Globe
901036 Motion that the Committee Rise None 0 PROCEDURE [That the committee rise.] The Congressional Globe
901037 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
708790 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708795 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
708800 The Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
708803 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. MYERS, who moved that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
708812 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708815 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
708818 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
708824 Motion to Refer H. Res. 186 None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Refer The Congressional Globe
708828 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Motion to Adjourn The Congressional Globe
712219 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
712221 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
712223 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
713687 Motion for Division on Resolutions on Kentucky Contested Election None 0 PROCEDURE Asked unanimous consent for the resolutions to be taken up and discussed separately. The Congressional Globe
714759 Motion to Read None 0 PROCEDURE Moved that the Clerk read the resolution. The Congressional Globe
712234 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House do now adjourn, because an hour’s speech at this time will protract our sitting much later than the usual time for adjournment. The Congressional Globe
708836 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
708838 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
708840 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
708845 Motion to Take Oath of Office: John Beatty None 0 PROCEDURE Hon. John Beatty, member-elect from the eighth congressional district of Ohio, appeared at the bar and was duly qualified. The Congressional Globe
708848 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. FARNSWORTH; (at five o'clock and ten minutes p. m.,) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
901039 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House be called to order.] The Congressional Globe
901040 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That a prayer be offered by Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton.] The Congressional Globe
901041 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
901042 Motion to Resolve the House Into Committee of the Whole None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the rules be suspended and the House resolves itself into the Committee of the Whole on the state of the Union for the purpose of considering the President's annual message. The Congressional Globe
901048 Motion that the Committee Rise None 0 PROCEDURE [That the committee rise.] The Congressional Globe
901049 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House adjourn.] The Congressional Globe
712236 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
712238 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
712240 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
714780 Motion for the Previous Question on the First Committee Resolution on the Kentucky Contested Election None 0 PROCEDURE Demanded the previous question. The Congressional Globe
714789 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Minority Committee Substitute None 0 PROCEDURE Demanded the yeas and nays. Editorial Decision
714911 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE Moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolution was disagreed to. The Congressional Globe
714913 Motion to Lay Upon the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Moved that the motion to reconsider be laid upon the table. The Congressional Globe
712250 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. BURR moved that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
714920 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Resolution None 0 PROCEDURE Moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolution was agreed to. The Congressional Globe
714921 Motion to Lay Upon the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Moved to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. The Congressional Globe
714924 Motion to Recommit the Remaining Resolutions on Kentucky Contested Election None 0 PROCEDURE Moved that the remaining two resolutions be recommitted to the Committee of Elections The Congressional Globe
712256 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. ALLISON, (at four o’clock and fifty minutes p. m.,) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
709689 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
709696 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
709699 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
714989 Motion to Lay the Kentucky Contested Election Resolutions on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Moved that the subject lay on the table. The Congressional Globe
714990 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Motion to Lay Upon the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Demanded the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
714995 Motion for the Previous Question on Resolution on Kentucky Contested Election None 0 PROCEDURE Demand the previous question. The Congressional Globe
715000 Motion for the Previous Question on Mr. Coburn's Substitute None 0 PROCEDURE Demanded the previous question. The Congressional Globe
715003 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Mr. Coburn's Substitute None 0 PROCEDURE Demanded the yeas and nays. The Congressional Globe
715090 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on the Resolutions None 0 PROCEDURE Moved to reconsider the vote by which the resolutions were adopted. The Congressional Globe
715091 Motion to Lay Upon the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Moved that the motion to reconsider be laid upon the table. The Congressional Globe
709851 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. SPALDING, (at four o’clock and four minutes p.m.,) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
713078 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
713080 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
713083 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
713089 Motion to Lay H. Res. 214 on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the report be laid on the table, and be printed. The Congressional Globe
713090 Motion to Print H. Res. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the report be laid on the table, and be printed. The Congressional Globe
713094 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. LAWRENCE, of Ohio, (at nine o’clock and fifteen minutes p. m.,) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
725874 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order The Congressional Globe
725876 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. John Hall, D. D. The Congressional Globe
725878 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
725881 Motion to Non-Concur in the Senate Amendment to H. R. 214 and Ask for a Committee of Conference None 0 PROCEDURE I ask unanimous consent to take from the Speaker’s table the reconstruction bill returned from the Senate, for the purpose of non-concurring in the amendments of the Senate, and asking a committee of conference. The Congressional Globe
725884 Motion to Proceed to the Consideration H. R. 214 as Amended by the Senate None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House proceed to the business on the Speaker’s table. The Congressional Globe
866494 Motion to Concur in the Senate Amendment to H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE I move to concur in the amendment of the Senate[.] The Congressional Globe
725887 Motion for the Previous Question on Concurring in the Senate Amendment to H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE I move to concur in the amendment of the Senate, and on that I demand the previous question. The Congressional Globe
725891 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Concurrence of the Senate Amendment to H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the yeas and nays upon the Senate amendment. The Congressional Globe
725894 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on H. R. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. PAINE moved to reconsider the vote by which the amendment was concurred in; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
725895 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. PAINE moved to reconsider the vote by which the amendment was concurred in; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
725899 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. MUNGEN, (at four o’clock and forty minutes p. m.,) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
866511 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
866514 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
866516 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
866524 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. MUNGEN, (at four o'clock and twenty-five minutes p. m.,) the House adjourned. Editorial Decision
713096 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
713098 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. N. P. Kenney, of Rockford, Illinois. The Congressional Globe
713100 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
713102 Motion to Consider H. Res. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE I rise to a question of privilege, and call up the resolution reported from the Committee of Elections, entitled joint resolution (H. R. No. 214) relative to R. R. Butler, a Representative-elect from the State of Tennessee. The Congressional Globe
713105 Motion to Recommit H. Res. 214 to the Committee of Elections None 0 PROCEDURE Before proceeding with my remarks I will enter a motion to recommit the joint resolution to the Committee of Elections. The Congressional Globe
713107 Motion to Refer H. Res. 214, With Instructions, to the Committee of Elections None 0 PROCEDURE I will then move to recommit the joint resolution to the committee with instruction to amend the joint resolution by inserting therein in lieu of the part of the oath therein reported, the following: The Congressional Globe
868562 Motion to Recommit H. Res. 214 with Instructions to the Committee of Elections: Mr. Cook's Amendment to Mr. Kerr's Motion None 0 PROCEDURE I have the permission of the gentleman from New York to move the following amendment to the motion of my colleague: With instructions to report a general law providing that no person elected to this House shall be required to take the oath of office required by the act of July 2, 1862, if such person shall have been relieved from disability to hold office in the manner prescribed in the article of the Constitution of the United States proposed by the Thirty-Ninth Congress as the fourteenth article; and secondly, to report a bill to remove the disability to R. R. Butler in the manner provided by said article, with leave to report at any time. The Congressional Globe
713115 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
713119 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
713121 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by Rev. M. P. Kenney, of Rockford, Illinois. The Congressional Globe
713123 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
713125 Motion to Resume Consideration of H. Res. 214 None 0 PROCEDURE The House resumed the consideration of the unfinished business of yesterday, being the resolution reported from the Committee of Elections, entitled joint resolution (H. R. No. 214) relative to R. R. Butler, a Representative-elect from the State of Tennessee, on which Mr. CHANLER was entitled to the floor. The Congressional Globe
713186 Motion for the Previous Question on Mr. Cook's and Mr. Paine's Amendments None 0 PROCEDURE I demand the previous question. The Congressional Globe
713196 Motion to Print H. Res. 214, as Amended by the Committee of Elections None 0 PROCEDURE I move that it be printed and postponed till to-morrow immediately after the morning hour. The Congressional Globe
713197 Motion to Postpone Consideration of H. Res. 214 Until Tomorrow None 0 PROCEDURE I move that it be printed and postponed till to-morrow immediately after the morning hour. The Congressional Globe
713200 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
713202 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
713204 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
713206 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
713216 Motion for the Previous Question on H. Res. 870 None 0 PROCEDURE I now demand the previous question. The Congressional Globe
713218 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on H. Res. 870 None 0 PROCEDURE The yeas and nays were ordered. Editorial Decision
713222 Motion to Reconsider the Vote on H. Res. 870 None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. DAWES moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed; The Congressional Globe
713223 Motion to Lay the Reconsideration on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. DAWES moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed; and also moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on the table. The Congressional Globe
713225 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE And then, on motion of Mr. HOPKINS, (at four o’clock and thirty minutes, p. m.,) the House adjourned. The Congressional Globe
725950 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
725954 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
725958 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
725974 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
901051 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House be called to order.] The Congressional Globe
901052 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE [That the prayer be offered by Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton.] The Congressional Globe
901053 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE [That the Journal of yesterday be read and approved.] The Congressional Globe
901054 Motion to Consider the President's Annual Message in Committee of the Whole None 0 PROCEDURE [That the House consider the President's Annual Message in Committee of the Whole.] The Congressional Globe
901060 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
712283 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
712285 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
712287 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Saturday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
712296 Motion to Lay the Committee Resolutions on the Table None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the report be laid on the table, and ordered to be printed. The Congressional Globe
712297 Motion to Print the Committee Resolutions None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the report be laid on the table, and ordered to be printed. The Congressional Globe
712300 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House adjourn. The Congressional Globe
711534 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
711536 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
711538 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of Saturday last was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
711544 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
711546 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on the Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE Mr. ELDRIDGE demanded the yeas and nays on the motion to adjourn. The Congressional Globe
711561 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
711563 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer by the Chaplain, Rev. C. B. Boynton. The Congressional Globe
711566 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
711462 Motion to Call Up the Resolutions Reported by the Committee of Elections on the Case of Delano vs. Morgan None 0 PROCEDURE I call for the regular order of business. The Congressional Globe
711569 Motion to Adjourn None 0 PROCEDURE I move that the House do now adjourn. The Congressional Globe
710230 Call to Order None 0 PROCEDURE Call to Order Editorial Decision
710234 Prayer None 0 PROCEDURE Prayer The Congressional Globe
710238 Reading of the Journal of Last Session None 0 PROCEDURE The Journal of yesterday was read and approved. The Congressional Globe
712787 Motion for the Previous Question on the Minority Substitute to the Ohio Contested Election Resolutions None 0 PROCEDURE Moved the previous question. The Congressional Globe
712789 Motion for the Yeas and Nays on Resolution on Ohio Contested Elect