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2 s neuber of company G, second Illi. velt amendment was to insert at the end w the words "until June 6, 1866, and pe 2 # the rate of fifteen dollars per

the amendments were concurred internet us be engrossed, and the bill to

band time. It was read the third of Thomas Connolly, late a member of com

KIAN WINKLE, Imove that the Sen. Pa The Committee on Pensions reported the bill

katem was agreed to; and the Senate,

fumanities of the whole, proceeded to dollars per month, commencing on the 30th day of

TRASE . anbject to the provisions and The bill was reported to the Senate as amended, and the amendment was concurred

de pension laws, the name of in, and ordered to be engrossed, and the bill to

<a, mother of John Graham, alias be read a third time. It was read the third

The Kapan. Wie di company A, eighteenth

ing April 18, 1866, to continue until they sovorally | Myron Wilklow. The Secretary of the Inte The Committee on Pensions reported the
attain the age of sixteen years,
rior is directed by the bill to place on the pen.

bill with amendments. The amendments were The amendments were agreed to.

sion-roll, subject to the provisions and limit in line six to insert the name of "Elizabeth The bill was reported to the Senate as ations of the pension laws, the names of the Kaeday," and also to strike out the words amended, and the amendments were con widow and ininor children of Myroh Wilklow, "and minor children," and in line eight,

The motion was agreed to; and the Senate. curred in. The amendments were ordered to late a member of company B, forty-seventh after the word "infantry,'' to insert the words

si loomittee of the Whole. proceeded to be engrossed, and the bill to be read a third Ohio volunteers, commencing June 2, 1865. "and to pay her a pension at the rate of Beter the ball (H. R. No. 677) granting a time. The bill was read the third time, and The Committee on Pensions reported the eight dollars per month;" so that the bill will

as it to the minor children of James Heathpassed. The title of the bill was amended so bill with amendments. The amendments were, read:

The bill directs the Secretary of the as to read, “A bill granting a pension to the in line six to insert the name “Sarah A. Wilk That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is to place on the pension-roll

, subject children of Charles Gouler." low,'' and also to strike out the word " minor' hereby, authorized and directed to place on the per in de porsions and limitations of the pen.

sion-roll, subject to the provisions and limitations
SUSAN V. BERG.
and insert "Almira, Emma, and Mary Wilk-
of the pension laws, the name of Elizabeth Kane-

e the names of the minor children of Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen. low ;' in line seven, after the word * childday, the widow of Hepry Kaneday, Jate a privato

2. Heatherly, late of company E, eleventh *** ren, to insert under sixteen years of age;.

in company I, fifteenth regiment lowa infantry, and ate proceed to the consideration of House bill

La legna volanteers, commencing Decem

to pay her a pension at the rate of eight dollars per No. 665. and in line nine, after the word " volunteers,

month, commencing May 5, 1862. The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, to insert the words and to pay her a pension

The amendments were agreed to.

Comitee on Pensions reported the as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to of fourteen dollars per month;" so that the

inhaberdments. The amendments were, The bill was reported to the Senate as

R consider the bill (H. R. No. 665) granting a bill will read : amended, and the amendments were concurred

sa w insert the names of "Joseph,

ch pension to Susan V. Berg. It directs the SecThat the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is

czi Lani, Francis, and James Heatherly;": in. The amendments were ordered to be en

S. hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pen

olan seven to strike out the word " minor" retary of the Interior to place on the pension sion-rol), subject to the provisions and limitations grossed, and the bill to be read a third time.

er the word "childrea," and after the roll, subject to the provisions aud limitations of the pension laws, the names of Sarah A. Wilklow,

It was read the third time, and passed. of the pension laws, the name of Susan V. the widow, and Almira, Emma, and Mary Wilklow,

res "children" to insert the words "under children under sixteen years of age, of Myron WilkCHARLES W. WILCOX.

of Berg, widow of Charles Berg, who was killed

perears of age;" in line nine, after the low, late a member of company B, forty-seventh in the employ of the quartermasters' depart

and polunteers to insert and to pay Obio volunteers, and to pay her a pension of four

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Seament, in Kausas, on or about the 12th day of teen dollars per month, commencing June 2, 1865. ate proceed to the consideration of House bill

20 persion at the rate of eight dollars per November, 1864, at the rate of eight dollars The amendments were agreed to.

No. 672.

in lines ten and eleven to strike out The bill was reported to the Senate as The motion was agreed to; and the Senate,

"Dezember 19, 1806," and insert The Committee on Pensions reported the amended, and the amendments were concurred as in Committee of the whole, proceeded 10

1. 1905, and to continue until they bill with an amendment, lo insert in line nine in. The amendments were ordered to be en consider the bill (H. R. No. 672) granting a

15.1 stain the age of sixteen years ;'' 80 the words " and to pay her a pension."

grossed and the bill to be read a third time. pension to the widow and minor children of Mr. VAN WINKLE. The committee with It was read the third time, and passed;

and its | Charles W. Wilcox. The bill, as passed by

de fecretary of the Interior be, and he is draw that amendment.

ubrized aod directed to place on the pen. title was amended so as to read, A bill the House of Representatives, directed the

to the provisions and limitations The bill was reported to the Senate without granting a pension to the widow and children Secretary of tbe Interior to place on the peri

alons, the names of Joseph, Sarab. amendment, ordered to a third reading, read of Myron Wilklow.''

sion-roll, subject to the provisions and limita

lines, and James Heatherly, the children

esrars of age of James Heatherty, late the third time, and passed,

tions of the pension laws, the names of the ANDREW UOLMAN.

Ethereuth West Virginia volunteers, widow and minor children of Charles W. Wil

e a them pension at the rate of eight dolHENRY H, IIUNTER. Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sencox, late of company B, ninety-seventh Illinois

2 mb, commencing Jabaary 24, 1893, and

th Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen. ate proceed to the consideration of House bill

volunteers, commencing March 16, 1863. ate proceed to the consideration of House bill No. 670.

The Committee on Pensions reported the
No. 666.

The motion was agreed to; and the Senate,
bill with amendments, to insert in line six the

I Ca The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

name of “Martha J. Wilcox," and also to as in Committee of the whole, proceeded to consider the bill (H. R. No. 670) granting a

strike out the word " minor, " and to insert consider the bill (H. R. No. 666) granting a pension to the widow and children of Andrew

James W., Clarinda I., Ira E., and Charles pension to Henry H. Hunter. It proposes to Holman. It proposes to direct the Secretary direct the Secretary of the Interior to place on

E. Wilcox;" in line seven, after the word of the Interior to place on the pension-roll, "children,'' to insert under sixteen years of

NO the pension-roll, subject to the provisions and subject to the provisions and limitations of limitations of the pension laws, the name of

age;' and in line nine, after the word “volthe pension laws, the names of the widow and Henry H. Hunter, a resident of Knox county, minor children of Andrew Holman, late a

unteers,'' to insert "and to pay her a pension Kentucky, who was wounded wbile serving | private in company G, twenty-ninth regiment | tbat the bill will read :

at the rate of sixteen dollars per month ;'' so with the first regiment of Kentucky volunteer of Ohio volunteer infantry, commencing March cavalry, commencing October 7, 1861. 26, 1865.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is

hereby, authorized and directed to place on tbe The Committee on Pensions reported the The Committee on Pensions reported the

pension-roll, subject to the provisions and limitabill with an amendment, in line seven to strike bill with amendments. The amendments were,

tions of the pension laws, the names of Martha J. out the word “and,'' and in line eight, after in line six to insert the name “Kezia Hol.

Wilcox, the widow,

and James W., Clarinda I., Ira

E., and Charles E. Wilcox, children under sixteen the word "cavalry," to insert the words and man,' and also to strike out the word " minor''

years of age, of Charles W. Wilcox, late of company to pay him a pension at the rate of fifteen dol. and insert the words the three;'' in line seven,

B, ninety-seventh Illinois volunteers, and to pay to lars per month." after the word "children,” to insert the words

her à pension at the rate of sixteen dollars per The amendment was agreed to.

month, commencing March 16, 1863. The bill was reported to the Senate as "under sixteen years of age;" and in line nine,

The amendments were agreed to. amended, and the amendment was concurred

after the word "infantry," to insert the words
"and to pay ber a pension at the rate of four-

The bill was reported to the Senate as in. It was ordered that the amendment be teen dollars per month; so that the bill will

amended, and the amendments were concurred engrossed and the bill read a third time. The read:

in, and ordered to be engrossed, and the bill to bill was read the third time, and passed.

be read a third time. It was read the third
That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is
ELIZABETII BUTLER.
hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pen-

time and passed, and its title was amended so
Mr. VAN WINKLE, I move that the Sen-
sion-roll, subject to the provisions and limitations

as to read, "A bill granting a pension to the of tho pension laws, the names of Kezia Holman, the ate proceed to the consideration of House bill widow, and the three children under sixteen years

widow and children of Charles W. Wilcox.'' of age, of Andrew Llolman, late a private in company

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THOMAS CONNOLLY. The motion was agreed to; and the Senate,

G, twenty-ninth regiment of Ohio volunteer infantry,

and to pay her a pension at the rate of fourteen dolas in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Senlars per month, commencing. March 26, 1865. consider the bill (H. R. No. 668) granting a

The amendments were agreed to.

No. 676. pension to Elizabeth Butler, widow of Cyrus Butler. It directs the Secretary of the Inte

The bill was reported to the Senate as rior to place on the pension-roll, subject to

amended, and-the amendments were concurred as in Committee of the whole, proceeded to

in. The amendments were ordered to be en: the provisions and limitations of the pension grossed, and the bill to be read a third time.

consider the bill (H. R. No. 676) granting a laws, the name of Elizabeth Butler, widow of Cyrus Butler, late a special agent in the pro

It was read the third time, and passed. vost marshal's office in the nineteenth Penn

HENRY KANEDAY. sylvania district, and pay her as the widow of

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen. a private, commencing October 31, 1864. The bill was reported to the Senate, ordered

ate proceed to the consideration of House bill to a third reading, read the third time, and passed.

The motion was agreed to ; and the Senate,
as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to
consider the bill (H. R. No. 671) granting a

bill the following:
pension to the widow of Henry Kaneday. The
bill directs the Secretary of the Interior to

June, 1865.
place on the pension-roll, subject to the pro-

The amendment was agreed to. visions and limitations of the pension laws, the as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to | Henry Kaneday, late a private in company

. I, names of the widow and minor children of fifteenth regiment Iowa infantry, commencing

time, and passed.

word tents were agreed to.

2 was reported to the Senate as vaload the amendments were concurred

lored to be engrossed, and the bill to 13. a third time. It was read the third at and reed. Its title was amended 80

p. "A bill granting a pension to the - a sf Toomas Heatherly.

JOAX 1. FINLAY. ETAN TINKLE. I move that the Sen. Se ored to the consideration of House biil. W

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H. R. No. 770) granting a pen- ! la modelo H. Finlay. It directs the Secre- !, ey i de Interior to place on the pensions sit to the provisions and limitations . li Spazion laws, the name of John H. Fin. || 41. commencing October 6, 1864. Sanitee on Pensions reported the bill

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pension to Thomas Connolly. The Secretary
of the Interior is directed by the bill to place
on the pension-roll, subject to the provisions
and limitations of the pension laws, the name
pany A, sixty-ninth New York volunteers.
with an amendment to insert at the end of the

WARY GRAHAM

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MYRON WILKLOW.
Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen-
ate proceed to the consideration of Hoase bill
No. 669.

The motion was agreed to; and the Senate,
consider the bill (H. R. No. 669) granting a
pension to the widow and minor children of | May 5, 1862.

sana the bill (H. R. No. 667) granting a a to Mars Graham. The Secretary of Set is directed by the bill to place on

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JAMES HEATHERLY.
United States infantry, commencing September as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

consider the bill (H. R. No. 771) granting a Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen. || 10, 1866. ate proceed to the consideration of House bill The bill was reported to the Senate without pension to John D. Lay. It proposes to direct No. 677.

amendment, ordered to a third reading, read the Secretary of the Interior to place on the The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, the third time, and passed.

pension-roll, subject to the provisions and

limitations of the pension laws, the name of as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

CORNELIUS L. RICE. consider the bill (H. R. No. 677) granting a

John D. Lay, a citizen of Daviess county,

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I now move to take Missouri, commencing on the 1st of January, pension to the minor children of James Heath

up
for consideration House bill No. 675.

1862. erly. The bill directs the Secretary of the

The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, Interior to place on the pension-roll, subject

The Committee on Pensions reported the bill as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to to the provisions and limitations of the pen.

with an amendment, to insert after the word consider the bill (H. R. No. 675) granting a sion laws, the names of the minor children of

"Missouri,'' in line six, the words hand to pension to the widow and minor children of James Heatherly, late of company E, eleventh

pay him a pension at the rate of fifteen dollars Cornelius L. Rice. West Virginia volunteers, commencing Decem

The Committee on Pensions reported the bill ber 19, 1866.

The amendment was agreed to. with amendments. The amendments were, in The Committee on Pensions reported the

The bill was reported to the Senate as line six to insert the name of “Elizabeth amended, and the amendment was concurred bill with amendments. The amendments were, in line six to insert the names of

Rice," and also to strike out the words " minor in, and ordered to be engrossed, and the bill Joseph, children'' and insert the words “ William T.

to be read a third time. It was read the third Sarah, Loami, Francis, and James Heatherly;

S. Rice, the child under sixteen years of age;" in line seven to strike out the word “minor"

time, and passed. and in line nine, after the word volunteers," before the word "children," and after the word "children” to insert the words "under to insert the words “and to pay her a pension

ROBERT M'CRORY. of ten dollars per month ;' so that the bill Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sensixteen years of age;" in line nine, after the will read:

ate proceed to the consideration of House bill word " volunteers" to insert and to pay That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is

No. 772. them a pension at the rate of eight dollars per hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pen The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, month ;' in lines ten and eleven to strike out sion-roll, subject to the provisions and limitations

as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to the words “December 19, 1866," and insert of the pension laws, the names of Elizabeth Rice, "January 24, 1865, and to continue until they

the widow, and William T. S. Rice, the child under consider the bill (H. R. No. 772) granting a

sixteen years of age, of Cornelius L. Rice, late a severally attain the age of sixteen years ;' so

pension to Robert McCrory. The bill makes member of company B, ninety-first regiment Penn

it the duty of the Secretary of the Interior to that the bill will read:

sylvania volunteers, and to pay her a pension of ten

dollars per month, commencing December 4, 1866. place on the pension-roll, subject to the proThat the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pen

The amendments were agreed to.

visions and limitations of the "pension laws, sion-roll, subject to the provisions and limitations The bill was reported to the Senate as

the name of Robert McCrory, late third assistof the pension laws, the names of Joseph, Sarah, Loami, Francis, and James Heatherly, the children amended, and the amendments were concurred

ant engineer on the steamer John Raine, under sixteen years of age of James Ileatherly, late in, and ordered to be engrossed, and the bill

commencing May 19, 1863. of company E, eleventh West Virginia volunteers, to be read a third time. It was read the

The Committee on Pensions reported the and to pay them a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month, commencing Janaary 24, 1865, and third time, and passed. The title of the bill

bill with an amendment, to insert in line seven to continue until they severally attain the age of was amended so as to read, "A bill granting

the words " and to pay him a pension at the sixteen years. a pension to the widow and minor child of

rate of fisteen dollars per month." The amendments were agreed to.

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I withdraw that Cornelius L. Rice. The bill was reported to the Senate as

amendment; and I will state, in explanation amended, and the amendments were concurred

CAPTAIN WILLIAM M'KEAN.

of the withdrawal of so many of these amendin, and ordered to be engrossed, and the bill to

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen ments, that I do it in consequence of a conferbe read a third time. It was read the third ate proceed to the consideration of House bill ence with the committee of the other House. time, and passed. Its title was amended so No. 828.

Wherever there is anything on the face of the as to read, A bill granting a pension to the The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, || bill which indicates the rate of pension I shall children of Thomas Heatherly.' as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

withdraw the amendments of the Committee consider the bill (H. R. No. 828) for the relief on Pensions.

Therefore, I withdraw this JOHN H. FINLAY.

of Captain William McKean. “It directs the l amendment. Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen. Secretary of the Interior to place the name of The bill was-reported to the Senate without ate proceed to the consideration of House bill William McKean, late captain company I, amendment, ordered to a third reading, read No. 770.

ninety-second regiment New York volunteers, the third time, and passed. The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, as on the pension-roll, and to pay to him the

ENROLLED BILLS SIGNED in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to con same pension allowed by the general pension sider the bill (H. R. No. 770) granting a pen

laws to persons having lost the sight of both A message from the House of Representa. sion to John H. Finlay. It directs the Secre

tives, by Mr. McPherson, its Clerk, announced eyes in the military service of the United

that the Speaker of the House had signed the roll, subject to the provisions and limitations tary of the Interior to place on the pension- Statēs, to be paid under the restrictions and limitations imposed by the pension laws.

following enrolled bills and joint resolutions ; of the pension laws, the name of John H. Fin The bill was reported to the Senate without

and they were thereupon signed by the Presilay, late a member of company G, second Illi amendment, ordered to a third reading, read

dent pro tempore of the Senate:

A bill (H. R. No.538) to extend the boundnois cavalry, commencing October 6, 1864. the third time, and passed. The Committee on Pensions reported the bill

aries of the collection district of Philadelphia

DAVID HOWE. with two amendments. The first amendment

so as to include the whole consolidated city of was in line seven, to strike out the word “com

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen- | Philadelphia ; mencing" and to insert the words and to pay

ate proceed to the consideration of House bill A bill (H. R. No. 861) relating to the Suhim a pension at the rate of eight dollars per No. 769.

preme Court of the United States ; month from.'

The motion was agreed to ; and the Senate, A bill (H. R. No. 176) to amend an act entiThe amendment was agreed to.

as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to tled "An act to provide for carrying the mails The next amendment was to insert at the end consider the bill (H. R. No. 769) granting a

from the United States to foreign ports, and

The Secretary of for other purposes,' approved March 25, 1864; of the bill the words “until June 6, 1866, and pension to David Howe. thereafter at the rate of fifteen dollars per

the Interior is directed by the bill to place on A bill (H. R. No. 764) for the relief of cer. month."

the pension-roll, subject to the provisions and tain exporters of rum; The amendment was agreed to.

limitations of the pension laws, the name of A bill (H. R. No. 598) to continue the BuThe bill was reported to the Senate as

David Howe, late a special agent in the provost reau for the relief of Freedmen and Refugees, amended, and the amendments were concurred

marshal's office for the fourth Massachusetts and for other purposes ; in, and ordered to be engrossed, and the bill to district, commercing April 21, 1865.

A joint resolution (H. R. No. 198) to reësbe read a third time. It was read the third

The Committee on Pensions reported the bill tablish the boundaries of the collection dis. time, and passed.

with an amendment, to insert in line seven, tricts of Michigan and Michilimackinac, and to

after the word " district," the words " and to change the names of the collection districts of MARY GRAHAM. Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Senpay him a pension at the rate of fifteen dollars Michilimackinac and Port Huron; and

A joint resolution (H. R. No. 216) to authorate proceed to the consideration of House bill Mr. VAN WINKLE. The committee with lize the Secretary of War to place at the disdraw the amendment.

posal of the Lincoln Monument Association The motion was agreed to ; and the Senate, as in Committee of the whole, proceeded to

The bill was reported to the Senate without damaged and captured ordnance. consider the bill (H. R. No. 667) granting & amendment, ordered to a third reading, read

WILLIAM IL N'DONALD. the third time, and passed. pension to Mary Graham. The Secretary of

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Senthe Interior is directed by the bill to place on

JOHN D. LAY.

ate proceed to the consideration of House bill the pension-roll, subject to the provisions and

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen

No. 773. limitations of the pension laws, the name of

ate proceed to the consideration of House bill The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, Mary Graham, mother of John Graham, alias No. 771.

as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to Patrick Ryan, late of company A, eighteentb

The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, consider the bill (H. R. No. 773) granting a

per month.

No. 667.

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th: ne motion was agreed to; and the Senate, on loomittee of the Whole. proceeded to meter the bill (H. R. No. 826) graduing a 23 to Michael Mellon. Il directs the borary of the Interior to place on the peaetto, sabject to the provisions and limita 2 d the pension laws, the name of Michael be, kate of company H, sixty-second llais ya Tanteers, commencing May 18, 1663. e Committee on Pensions reported the di buruh an spendment in line seven, after the monde" rolunteers," to insert "and to pay

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ANS WILSOX. LYAN WINKLE. I move that the Senar ceed to the consideration of House buil

! bi de action was agreed to; and the Senate, du na lennittee of the Whole, proceeded to i ans the bill (H. R. No. 827) granting a za 10 Ånc Wilson. The Secretary of the

zein directed by the bill to place on the 850 mil

, subject to the provisions and lim. be and the pension laws, the name of Anu sa mdow of Michael Wilson, late of com

01 E, srenty-first New York volunteers, i to

pang December 20, 1865. y Committee on Pensions reported the

an amendment, to insert after the Telunteers,' in line seven, the words pe e is pay ber a pension at the rate of eight de La month. AN WINKLE. The committee with

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pension to William H. McDonald. It directs

ZEPHANIAI KNAPP. .

word “volunteers,'' in line seven, the words the Secretary of the Interior to place on the Mr. VAN WINKLE. I now move that the

" and to pay her a pension at the rate of eight pension-roll, subject to the provisions and Senate proceed to the consideration of House

dollars

per month." limitations of the pension laws, the name of bill No. 776.

Mr. VAN WINKLE. The committee with William H. McDonald, late of company F, six

The motion was agreed to; and the Senate,

draw that amendment. tieth regiment New York volunteers, com as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

The bill was reported to the Senate without mencing March 11, 1862. consider the bill (H. R. No. 776) granting a

amendment, ordered to a third reading, read The Committee on Pensions reported the pension to Zeplianiah Knapp,of Luzerne county,

the third time, and passed. bill with an amendment, to insert after the

Pennsylvania. The bill requires the Secre. word “volunteers, ," in line seven, the words

tary of the Interior to place the name of Zeph"and to pay him 'a pension at the rate of fif

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen. aniah Knapp on the pension-roll, at the rate teen dollars

ate proceed to the consideration of House bill per

of eight dollars per month, to be computed || No. 678. The amendment was agreed to. The bill was reported to the Senate as

The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, during his natural life. amended, and the amendment was concurred

as in Committee of the Wholė, proceeded to

The Committee on Pensions reported the bill in, and ordered to be engrossed, and the bill to

consider the bill (H. R. No. 673) granting a with an amendment to insert in line five, after be read the third time. It was read the third

pension to the widow and minor children of the word " roll,'' the words "and to pay him a time, and passed.

John S. Phelps. The bill, as it passed the
pension."

House of Representatives, directed the Secre.
AMOS WITHAM.
Mr. VAN WINKLE. The committee with-

tary of the Interior to place on the pension-
Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sën.
draw that amendment.

roll, subject to the provisions and limitations ate proceed to the consideration of House bill

The bill was reported to the Senate without || of the pension laws, the names of the widow No, 774. amendment, ordered to a third reading, read

and minor children of John S. Phelps, late a The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, the third time, and passed.

lieutenant in the thirty-fifth regiment of Ken. as in Committee of the whole, proceeded to

IIAMPTON THOMPSON.

tucky mounted infantry, commencing July 23, consider the bill (H. R. No. 774) granting a Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen

1863. pension to Amos Witham. It proposes to ate proceed to the consideration of House bill The Committee on Pensions reported the direct the Secretary of the Interior to place on No. 822.

bill with amendments. The amendinents were, the pension-roll, subject to the provisions and The notion was agreed to; and the Senate,

in line six to insert the name Saffrona C. limitations of the pension laws, the name of as in Committee of the whole, proceeded to Phelps,'. and also to strike out the word Amos Witham, father of Amos O. Witham, consider the bill (H. R. No. 822) granting a

" minor” and insert “Caleb S. Phelps ;" in late a member of company A, thirtieth Maine pension to Hampton Thompson. The bill line seven to strike out the word "children" volunteers, commencing August 3, 1864. The Committee on Pensions reported the

directs the Secretary of the Interior to place and insert“ child under sixteen years of age bill with an amendment, to insert in line seven,

on the pension-roll, subject to the provisions in line eight to insert the word "second"

and limitations of the pension laws, the name before “lieutenant;" in line nine after the after the word “volunteers,'' the words " and of Hampton Thompson, late a private in com.

word 'volunteer" to insert "and to pay her to pay him a pension at the rate of eight dollars

pany G, sixty-third regiment Pennsylvania vol a pension at the rate of fifteen dollars per

unteers, commencing September 13, 1865. month for herself during widowhood, and two Mr. VAN WINKLE. I withdraw that The Committee on Pensions reported the dollars per month for the said child until he amendinent.

bill with an amendment, to insert after the shall attain the age of sixteen years;" so that The bill was reported to the Senate without | word "volunteers,” in line seven, the words the bill will read: amendment, ordered to a third reading, read “and to pay him a pension at the rate of twenty That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is the third time, and passed. five dollars per month.'

hereby, authorized and directed to place on the penThe amendment was agreed to.

sion-roll, subject to the provisions and linitations ERASTUS KINSEL.

of the pension laws, the names of Saffrona C. Phelps, Mr. VAN WINKLE. I now move that the || amended, and the amendment was concurred

The bill was reported to the Senate as the widow, and Calebs, Phelps, child under sixteon

years of age of John S. Phelps, late a second lieuSenate proceed to the cousideration of House

tenant in the thirty-fifth regiment of Kentucky bill No. 775.

in, and ordered to be engrossed, and the bill to mounted infantry, and to pay her a pension at the

be read a third time. It was read the third The motion was agreed to ; and the Senate,

rate of fifteen dollars per inonth for berself during

widowhood, and two dollars per month for the said time, and passed. as in Committee of the whole proceeded to

child until he shall attain the age of sixteen years, consider the bill (H. R. No. 776) granting a

GEORGE W. LOCKER,

coinmericing July 23, 1863. pension to the widow and minor children of Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen

The amendments were agreed to. Erastus Kinsel. It directs the Secretary of ate proceed to the consideration of House bill The bill was reported to the Senate as the Interior to place on the pension-roll, sub. No. 823.

amended, and the amendments were concurred ject to the provisions and limitations of the The motion was agreed to; and the Senate,

in, and ordered to be engrossed, and the bill pension laws, the names of the widow and as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

to be read a third time. It was read the third minor children of Erastus Kinsel, late a private il consider the bill (H. R. No. 823) granting a

time, and passed. The title was amended so in company A, one hundred and twenty-fifth || pension to George W. Locker, The Secre

as to read, "A bill granting a pension to the regiment Pennsylvania volunteers, commenc tary of the Interior is directed by the bill to

widow and child of John S. Phelps." ing April 7, 1863. place on the pension-roll, subject to the pro

JOHN W. HUGHES. Mr. VAN WINKLE. Since this bill was visions and limitations of the pension laws, the Mr: VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen. reported by the Committee on Pensions, the name of George W. Locker, late a private in lady has married ; and so I desire to offer a company G, fifteenth lowa volunteer infantry,

ate proceed to the consideration of House bill

No. 825. substitute for the bill giving the pension to the commencing June 7, 1862. child. I move to strike out all after the enact The Committee on Pensions reported the

The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, ing clause, and to insert: bill with an amendment, to insert after the word

as in Committee of the whole, proceeded to

consider the bill (H. R. No. 826) granting & Thatthe Secretary of the Interior is hereby author"infantry,'' in line seven, the words and to

pension to John W. Hughes. By the bill the ized and directed to place on the pension-roll, sub pay him a pension at the rate of eight dollars ject to the provisions and limitations of the pension

Secretary of the Interior is direoted to place laws, tbe name of Rebecca Jane Kinsel, the only

Mr. VAN WINKLE. We withdraw that

on the pension-roll, subject to the provisions child under sixteen years of age of Erastus Kinsel,

and limitations of the pension laws, the name lato a private in company A, one hundred and amendment. twenty-fifth regiment Pennsylvania volunteers, and The bill was reported to the Senate without

of John W. Hughes, late a private in company to pay her a pension at the rato of eight dollars per

I, nineteenth lowa volunteers, commencing amendment, ordered monih, commencing April 7, 1863, and to continue

a third reading, read

February 21, 1863. until sho attains the age of sixteen years. the third time, and passed,

The Committee on Pensions reported the Mr. CONKLING. I should like to inquire

ANNIE VAUGHN.

bill with an amendment, to insert after the what is the object and effect of this substitute ? Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen

word “volunteers,'' in line seven, the words Mr. VAN WINKLE. The woman has

ate proceed to the consideration of House bill "and to pay him a pension at the rate of married again, and the child succeeds to the No. 824.

dollars per month." pension. The bill originally gave the pension The motion was agreed to; and the Senate,

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move to fill the to the widow, but now the widow's name is

as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to blank in the amendment with " fifteen." It left out and the name of the child inserted. consider the bill (H. R. No. 824) granting a

is an accidental omission. It does not increase, but on the contrary | pension to Annie Vaughn. It proposes to The amendment to the amendment was diminishes the amount, direct the Secretary of the Interior to place on

agreed to. The amendment was agreed to.

the pension-roll, subject to the provisions and The amendment, as amended, was adopted. The bill was reported to the Senate as limitations of the pension laws, the name of

The bill was reported to the Senate as amended, and the amendment was concurred Annie Vaughn, widow of Daniel Vaughn, late amended, and the amendment was concurred in, and ordered to be engrossed, and the bill to a private in company A, fifty-eighth Pennsyle in, and ordered to be engrossed, and the bill be read a third time. It was read the third vania volunteers, commencing December 25, to be read a third time. It was read the third time, and passed; and its title was amended 1863.

time, and passed. so as to read, “ A bili granting a pension to The Committee on Pensions reported the

MICII AEL MELLON. Rebecca Jane Kinsel."

bill with an amendment, to insert after the Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sea.

de arendment. Dat was reported to the Senate without ha

her, ordered to a third reading, read of vertise

, and passed. I ACUAN TES EICK WILLIAMSON. PAS TINKLE. I move that the Senposted to the consideration of House bill

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Charles L. Williamson, late a cap. bi polka de l'ited States Vary, on the pensionthe rate of thirty dollars per month, to se drom and after the passage of this wa to continue during her widowhood, ! L stesia to be paid out of the naval pen b e laminee on Pensions reported the li bi au waendment to insert after the word C

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ELIZABETH BARKER. LILT WISKLE. I move that the Sen. and to be consideration of Senate bill

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ate proceed to the consideration of House bill amendment, ordered to be engrossed for a month, to commence on the 2d of November, No. 826.

third reading, read the third time, and passed. 1862, and continue during her widowhood. The motion was agreed to; and the Senate,

CARRIE E BURDETT.

The bill was reported to the Senate without as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

amendment, ordered to be engrossed for a consider the bill (H. R. No. 826) granting a

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen.

third reading, read the third time, and passed. pension to Michael Mellon. It directs the ate proceed to the consideration of Senate bill No. 238.

SYLVESTER NUGUNT. Secretary of the Interior to place on the pension-roll, subject to the provisions and limita The motion was agreed toʻ; and the Senate,

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I now move that the tions of the pension laws, the name of Michael as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to Senate proceed to the consideration of Senate consider the bill (S. No. 238) granting a pen.

bill No. 456. Mellon, late of company H, sixty-second Illinois volunteers, commencing May 13, 1863.

sion to Carrie E. Burdett. It proposes to The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S. The Committee on Pensions reported the

direct the Secretary of the Interior to place | No. 456) for the relief of Sylvester Nugent was bill with an amendment in line seven, after the the name of Carrie E. Burdett, widow of James read a second time, and considered as in Com. word " volunteers,'' to insert "and to pay F. Burdett, late an acting assistant surgeon in

mittee of the Whole. It directs the Secretary him a pension at the rate of eight dollars per

the military service, on the pension-roll, at the of the Interior to place on the pension-roll the

rate of seventeen dollars per month, to com: name of Sylvester Nugent, late a private in Mr. VAN WINKLE. We withdraw that mence on the 6th of August, 1866, and to con company F, eleventh regiment Massachusetts amendment. tinue during her widowhood.

volunteers, and to allow and pay him a pension The bill was reported to the Senate without The bill was reported to the Senate without at the rate of eight dollars per month, from amendment, ordered to a third reading, read amendment, ordered to be engrossed for a the 19th of October, 1862, the date of his disthe third time, and passed.

third reading, read the third time, and passed. ) charge, until the 14th of July, 1865, on which ANN WILSON ACTING ASSISTANT SURGEON'S PENSIONS.

date his present pension commenced.

The bill was reported to the Senate without Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen Mr. VAN WINKLE. I now ask the Sen. || amendment, ordered to be engrossed for a third ate proceed to the consideration of House bill ate to proceed to the consideration of Senate reading, read the third time, and passed. No. 827. bill No. 201, with a view of postponing it in.

ELIZABETH J. MILLER, The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, definitely. as in Committee of the whole, proceeded to The motion was agreed to; and the Senate,

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I now move that the consider the bill (H. R. No. 827) granting a as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

Senate proceed to the consideration of Senate pension to Ann Wilson. The Secretary of the consider the bill (S. No. 201) to amend an

bill No. 457. Interior is directed by the bill to place on the act entitled "An act to amend the several acts

The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S. pension-roll, subject to the provisions and lim hertofore passed to provide for the enrolling No. 457) granting a pension to Elizabeth J. itations of the pension laws, the name of Ann and calling out the national forces, and for

Miller, widow of General John Miller, was Wilson, widow of Michael Wilson, late of com other purposes,'' approved March 3, 1865. By || read the second time, and considered as in pany F. seventy-first New York volunteers, the provisions of the bill the widows, minor

Committee of the Whole. The bill directs the commencing December 20, 1865.

children, or the dependents of acting assistant Secretary of the Interior to place upon the The Committee on Pensions reported the surgeons dying while performing, or from any pension-roll, subject to the provisions and bill with an amendment, to insert after the wound received or disease contracted while limitations of the pension laws, the name of word "volunteers," in line seven, the words performing that duty, are to be entitled to the Elizabeth J. Miller, widow of General John "and to pay her a pension at the rate of eight same benefits of the pension laws as if the de Miller, of Kentucky, and to allow and pay her dollars per month." ceased had actually been mustered into the

a pension at the rate of thirty dollars per Mr. VAN WINKLE. The committee with service as assistant surgeons; and any appli- | month, to commence from the 30th of August, draw that amendment.

cation and depositions heretofore filed in be 1862, and to continue during her widowhood. The bill was reported to the Senate without balf of any widow, minor child, or dependent

The bill was reported to the Senate without amendment, ordered to a third reading, read of any contract surgeon dying from any wound amendment, ordered to be engrossed for a the third time, and passed. received or disease contracted while perform

third reading, read the third time, and passed. ing duty, is to be received and regarded by the

ELIZABETH STEEPLETON.
MRS. SUSAN TEN EYCK WILLIAMSON.
Commissioner of Pensions as if this amend-

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen. Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen ment were enacted and in full force at the

ate proceed to the consideration of Senate bill ate proceed to the consideration of House bill time of filing of the evidence.

No. 494.
No. 829.
Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the bill

The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S. The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, be indefinitely postponed. as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

No. 494) granting a pension to Elizabeth SteeThe motion was agreed to.

pleton, widow of Harrison W. Steepleton, de. consider the bill (H. R. No. 839) granting a

CHILDREN OF LA FAYETTE CAMERON. ceased, was read a second time and considered as pension to Mrs. Susan Ten Eyck Williamson. It directs the Secretary of the Interior to place

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I now move that the

in Committee of the Whole. It directs the Sec.

retary of the Interior to place upon the penthe name of Mrs. Susan len Eyck Williamson, Senate proceed to the consideration of Senate widow of Charles L. Williamson, late a capbill No. 175.

sion-roll, subject to the provisions and limitatain in the United States Navy, on the pension

The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S.

tions of the pension laws, the name of Elizabeth roll, at the rate of thirty dollars per month, to No. 175) for the relief of Joseph McGhee Camn: || Steepleton, widow of Harrison W.Steepleton, cominence from and after the passage of this eron and Mary Jane Cameron, children of

late a private in company E, sixth regiment bill , and to continue during her widowhood, La Fayette Cameron, deceased, was considered

Indiana legion, and allow and pay her a pen. the pension to be paid out of the naval pen. by the Senate as in Committee of the Whole.

sion at the rate of eight dollars per month, to sion fund.

The Secretary of the Interior is directed by the commence on the oth of July, 1863, and to The Committee on Pensions reported the bill to place the names of Joseph McGhee

continue during her widowhood. bill with an amendment, to insert after the word Cameron and Mary Jane Cameron, residents

The bill was reported to the Senate without "roll,'' in line six, the words - and to pay her of the District of Columbia, children under

amendment, ordered to be engrossed for a a pension." sixteen years of age, of La Fayette Cameron,

third reading, read the third time, and passed. Mr. VAN WINKLE. We withdraw that deceased, on the pension-roll, subject to the amendient.

provisions and limitations of the pension Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the SenThe bill was reported to the Senate without laws, and to pay them a pension at the rate of

ate proceed to the consideration of Senate bill amendment , ordered to a third reading, read | eight dollars per month, and to each the

addi No. 495. the third time, and passed.

tional sum of two dollars per month from the The motion was agreed to ; and the bill (S. 17th of December, 1862, until they severally | No. 495) for the relief of Henry Reens was attain the age of sixteen years.

read the second time, and considered as in Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen. The bill was reported to the Senate without Committee of the Whole. It proposes to direct ale proceed to the consideration of Senate bill | amendment, ordered to be engrossed for a third the Secretary of the Interior to allow and pay

to Henry Reens, late a private in company I, No. 434) for the relief of Elizabeth Barker, The motion was agreed to ; and the bill (s. reading, read the third time, and passed.

HENRIETTA NOBLES.

thirtieth regiment Massachusetts volunteers, widow of Alexander Barker, deceased, was Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen. | 3d of June, 1865, the date of his discharge from

now on the pension-roll, his pension from the read the second time, and considered as in ate proceed to the consideration of Senate bill

the service, until the 16th of March, 1867, on Committee of the Whole. It directs the Sec No. 232. retary of the Interior to allow and pay to

which day his present pension commenced.

The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, Elizabeth Barker, widow of Alexander Barker,

The bill was reported to the Senate without as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

amendment, ordered to be engrossed for & hale na private in company F, twenty-second consider the bill (S. No. 232) granting a pep. regiment Massachusetts volunteers, a pension

sion to Henrietta Nobles. It proposes to direct third reading, read the third time, and passed at the rate of eight dollars per month, from the 13th of July, 1862, the date of the death

the Secretary of the Interior to place the name

of Henrietta Nobles, widow of Captain Daniel Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen. of her husband, until the 7th of October, 1867,

G. Nobles, of the fourth regiment of Tennes ate proceed to the consideration of Senate bili on which date her present pension commenced. see infantry, upon the pension-roll, and to pay

No. 496. The bill was reported to the Senate without li her a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per The motion was agreed to ; and the bill (S.

HENRY REENS.

ELIZABETH BARKER,

No. 434.

RILEY II. SMITII.

The best dollars per month, in lieu of the

ar dollars per month now received partii, subject to the provisions and era of the pasion laws, the name of

banned for a third reading, read the

TINKLE. I move that the

even for a third reading, read the

WILLIA Y M, WOOTEN. UTANTINKLE. I move that the Sen ) keed to the consideration of Sensle

bir

1 Its nation was agreed to ; and the bill 8 Su 12 granting i pension to the children of 17.90 V. Kooten, deceased, was read the des

and time and considered as in Committee su i the Whole

. It provides for placing on the pri agen-roll, subject to the provisions and lim dir so of the pension laws, the names of to inje

. Hooten, Susan M. T. Wooten. Jegge lan sza, and Rosalia M. Wooten, children of o creen years of age of William M. a: han deceased, late a private in the Daviese spor

company of horse guards, Kentucky be La pho or their legally appointed guard du! 27 ezardians are to receive a pension at fur | 3* i foorteen dollars per month. to com** on the Iluh day of August, 1864. and 2

guage until they severally attain the age ti mais pas reported to the Senate, ordered Tu chetuseed for a third reading, read the beli 1923, and passed.

SALLI GRIFFIN.

CATHARINE WANDS.

LUCINDA R. JOHNSON.

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11 LTAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen: 1 ked to ibe consideration of the bill S.

practing a pension to Mrs. Sally GrifFai bus been reported adversely. JE DALea was agreed to.

1. FAN WINKLE. I move the indefinite cu
tent of the bill.
Irfon was agreed to.

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HANSAH COOR .
FAN WINKLE. I move to take up

re we bill No. 545,

stage was agreed to; and the bill (S. + Paing a pension to Hannah Cook le second time, and considered as in by

cf the Whole. It proposes to direct Seart of the Interior to place on the

4. 6. sebject to the provisions and limit : kad te petision laws, the name of Han-.. Hidow of Lyman N. Cook, deceased, kicau ber a pension at the rate of $22 50 Po nih

, to commence from the 20 day of

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No. 496) granting a pension to Riley H. Smith time, and considered as in Committee of the ond time, and considered as in Committee of was read the second time, and considered as Whole. It is a direction to the Secretary of the Whole. It is a direction to the Secretary in Committee of the Whole. The Secretary | the Interior to place on the pension-roll, sub of the Interior to place on the pension-roli, of the Interior is directed by the bill to place | ject to the provisions and limitations of the subject to the provisions and limitations of the upon the pension-roll, subject to the provis- pension laws, the name of Margaret Whitt, pension laws, the names of Rehma Brown, the ions and limitations of the pension laws, the widow of Martin Whitt, late a private in com widow, and Nancy J., Alvey F., Sarah C., and name of Riley H. Smith, late a private in com pany B, fourth regiment Kentucky volunteers, Henry, children under sixteen years of age of pany D, third regiment West Virginia cavalry and to allow and pay her a pension at the rate Henry Brown, late a private in company K, volunteers, and allow and pay him a pension of eight dollars per month for herself during || tenth regiment Tennessee cavalry volunteers, at the rate of fifteen dollars per month, from widowhood, and two dollars per month for the and to pay her a pension at the rate of eight the 6th of June, 1866, to continue during his child of Martin Whitt until it shall attain the dollars per month during widowhood, and two natural life.

age of sixteen years, commencing September | dollars per month for each of the children, The bill was reported to the Senate without 19, 1863.

until they shall attain the age of sixteen years, amendment, ordered to be engrossed for a The bill was reported to the Senate, ordered commencing January 31, 1864. third reading, read the third time, and passed. to be engrossed for a third reading, read the The bill was reported to the Senate, ordered third time, and passed.

to be engrossed for a third reading, read the Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen

third time, and passed. ate proceed to the consideration of Senate bill Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move to take up

JOHN P. FETTY.
No. 497.
for consideration Senate bill No. 500.

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move now to take
The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S. The motion was agreed to; and the bill up for consideration Senate bill No. 518.
No. 497) for the relief of Catharine Wands (S. No. 500) granting a pension to Lucinda R. The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S.
was read the second time, and considered as in

Johnson was read the second time, and con No. 518) granting a pension to the widow and Committee of the Whole. It directs the Sec sidered as in Committee of the Whole. It child of John P. Fetty was read the second time, retary of the Interior to allow and pay to Cath proposes to direct the Secretary of the Inte and considered as in Committee of the Whole. arine Wands, mother of John Wands, late a rior to place upon the pension-roll, subject to The Secretary of the Interior, under its proprivate in company I, seventh regiment New the provisions and limitations of the pension || visions, is to place on the pension-roll, subject York heavy artillery volunteers, now on the laws, the name of Lucinda R. Johnson, widow to the provisions and limitations of the pension pension-roll

, her pension from the 3d of June, of Doctor Bluford Johnson, of Hlinois, late a laws, the names of Fannie Fetty, the widow, 1864, the date of her son's death, until the contract surgeon in the military service of the land Ethel May Fetty, child under sixteen years 22d of January, 1868, on which date her pres

United States, and to pay ber a pension at the of age, of John P. Fetty, late a private in coment pension commenced.

rate of seventeen dollars per month, to com pany I, fourteenth regiment West Virginia The bill was reported to the Senate without mence March 7, 1865, and to continue during | infantry volunteers, and to pay her a pension amendment, ordered to be engrossed for a her widowhood.

at the rate of eight dollars per month for her. third reading, read the third time, and passed. The bill was reported to the Senate, ordered self during widowhood, and two dollars per ANNA M. HOWARD.

to be engrossed for a third reading, read the month for the child until she sball attain the

third time, and passed. Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen

age of sixteen years, commencing October 31, HARRIET W. POND.

1864. ate proceed to the consideration of Senate bill No. 498.

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that we pro

The bill was reported to the Senate, ordered The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S. ceed to the consideration of Senate bill No.

to be engrossed for a third reading, read the

third time, and passed. 501. No. 498) granting a pension to Anna M. Howard was read the second time, and considered The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S.

EMMA M. MOORE. as in Committee of the Whole. It authorizes No. 501) granting à pension to Harriet W. Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move to take up the Secretary of the Interior to place upon the Pond was read the second time, and considered

for consideration Senate bill No. 519. pension-roll, subject to the provisions and limitas in Committee of the Whole. It is a direc

The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S. ations of the pension laws, the name of Anna

tion to the Secretary of the Interior to place No. 519) granting a pension to Mrs. Emma M. Howard, mother of George W. Howard, on the pension-roll the name of Harriet W.

M. Moore was read the second time, and con: late a private in company C, eleventh regiment Pond, wife of Pond, formerly Harriet

sidered as in Committee of the Whole. By New Jersey volunteers, and allow and pay her W. Siinson, and to allow and pay to her as in

its terms the Secretary of the Interior is to a pension at the rate of eight dollars per month her own right, and not subject to the claim or

place upon the pension-roll, subject to the from the 12th of February, 1864, to continue

control of her husband, a pension at the rate provisions and limitations of the pension laws, during her widowhood.

of seventeen dollars per month, to commence the name of Mrs. Emma M. Moore, widow of The bill was reported to the Senate without

on the 21st day of August, 1864, and to con Edwin W. Moore, and to pay her a pension at amendment, ordered to be engrossed for a tinue during her natural life.

the rate of thirty dollars per month, from the third reading, read the third time, and passed.

Mr. VAN WINKLE. There are some peculiarities about this bill, which, as it is an

5th day of October, 1865, during her widowMESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE.

hood. original Senate bill, I think it proper to bring Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move to amend A message from the House of Representa to the notice of the Senate. tives, by Mr. McPherson, its Clerk, announced Mr. POMEROY. Let it go ; I understand

the bill by striking out “thirty dollars," in that the House had passed the bill (S. No. 450) | all about it.

the seventh line, and inserting "twenty-five

dollars." relative to filing reports of railroad companies, Mr. VAN WINKLE. If no explanation is with an amendment, in which the concurrence

The amendment was agreed to. desired, very well. of the Senate was requested.

The bill was reported to the Senate, ordered

Mr. VAN WINKLE. This, Mr. President, The message also announced that the House to be engrossed for a third reading, read the

is also a peculiar case; but

as the Senator from had passed a bill (H. R. No. 1035) authorizing third time, and passed.

Kansas says he knows all about it, I shall not the Manufacturers' National Bank of New

explain it unless an explanation is asked for

JULIA WHISTLER. York to change its location; and a bill (H. R.

by some Senator.

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the SenNo. 1282) authorizing certain banks named

The bill was reported to the Senate as therein to change their names, in which it ate proceed to the consideration of Senate bill

amended, and the amendment was concurred
No. 516.
requested the concurrence of the Senate.

in. The bill was ordered to be engrossed for
The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S.
REPRESENTATION OF ARKANSAS-VETO.
No. 516) granting a pension to Julia Whistler

a third reading, and it was read the third time,

and passed. The message further announced that the was read the second time, and considered as in

MARTIIA STOUT. President of the United States having returned Committee of the Whole. It proposes to place with his objections the bill (H. R. No. 1039) on the pension-roll, subject to the provisions

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move to take up to admit the State of Arkansas to representaand limitations of the pension laws, the name

next for consideration Senate bill No. 520. tion in Congress, to the House of Representa of Julia Whistler, widow of William Whistler,

The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S. tives, in which House it originated, the House late a colonel in the United States Army, at

No. 520) granting a pension to Martha Stout had, in conformity with the Constitution, prothe rate of thirty dollars per month, to com

was read the second time, and considered as in ceeded to reconsider the bill, and having passed mence December 3, 1863, and to continue

Committee of the Whole. The Secretary of the same by a two-thirds vote, the objections during her widowhood.

the Interior is to place on the pension-roll, subof the President to the contrary notwithstand The

bill was reported to the Senate, ordered ject to the provisions and limitations of the ing, transmitted it, with the President's objec to be engrossed for a third reading, read the pension laws, the name of Martha Stout, widow tiorrs, to the Senate. third time, and passed.

of Tinson Stout, late a private in the Daviess MARTIN WHITT.

HENRY BROWN.

county company of home guards, Kentucky Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move now to pro

militia, and to pay her a pension at the rate

of eight dollars per month, to commence on ate proceed to the consideration of Senate bill ceed to the consideration of Senate bill No.

the lith day of August, 1864, and to continue No. 499. 517.

during her widowhood. The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S. No. The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S. The bill was reported to the Senate, ordered 499) granting a pension to the widow and child

No. 517) granting a pension to the widow and of Martin Whitt, deceased, was read the second children of Henry Brown, was read the sec

to be engrossed for a third reading, read the
third time, and passed.

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JANE M'HCRRAY.
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McMurray was i alte second time, and considered as in

u the Whole. It provides for rest to Jane McMurray, of Carlisle, se menia, widow of Ezekiel McMurray, and the war of 1812, a pension at the

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