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just taken, and also move that the notion to that the motion to reconsider be laid on the what she had done for them. She now makes applireconsider be laid on the table. table.

cation for n pension, back pay, and bounty. Asto the Mr. DONNELLY. On that motion I call The latter motion was agreed to.

back pay and bounty, though she seems in justice for the yeas and nays.

entitled to whatever was due these two young men,

still that question properly belongs to the Committee Mr. SPALDING. I move that the House

MISS ANN E. IIAMILTON.

on Military Affairs to decide; but as to the pension now take its recess.

Mr. MILLER, from the Committee on your committee are of opinion that, under the cirInvalid Pensions, reported a bill (II. R. No.

cumstances disclosed, the said Miss Ann E. Hamilton INTERNAL TAX BILL.

ought to be allowed a pension at the rate of eight The SPEAKER. Before putting the ques

1383) granting a pension to Miss Ann E. Ham dollars per month, during her natural life, to com

ilton, of Alleghany City, Pennsylvania, aunt mence on the 27th of June, 1862, and therefore reconn. tion on the motion of the gentleman froin Ohio, and adopted mother of James E. McKillip

mend the passage of the accompanying bill, and as to [Mr. Spalding,] the Chair will state that prob. and Charles B. McKillip, deceased, late sol

the application for back pay and bounty, your com

mittco ask to bo discharged from tho further considably the tax bill will, during the session of this diers in the Union Army; which was read a eration thereof, and request that so much of her evening, be returned from the Senate with first and second time.

application as relates thereto be referred to the Com. amendments. Although the business for this

mittee on Military Affairs.

The bill authorizes and directs the Secretary All of which is respectfully submitted. evening has been limited to the consideration of the Interior to place on the pension-roll the

GEORGE F. MILLER, of reports from the Committee on Invalid name of Miss Ann E. Hamilton, aunt and

In behalf of the Committee. Pensions, it would expedite business if the adopted mother of James E. McKillip, late

CAPTAIN JAMES DONALDSON. Chair should be authorized to order the print a private in company F, sixty-first regiment ing of those amendments when received and

Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, Pennsylvania volunteers, who was wounded in their reference to the Committee of Ways and the battle at Hair Oaks, Virginia, May 31, 1862, Captain James Donaldson for pension as cap

also reported back adversely the petition of Means. If there be no objection, that order and died of his wounds in Richmond, June will be considered as made,

tain, or to be allowed to retire on same allor30, 1862; and Charles B. McKillip, late a cor. There was no objection.

ance as those in the Military Asylum ; and the poral in company G, sixty.second regiment Tbe motion of Mr. SPALDING was agreed to;

same was laid upon the table. Pennsylvania volunteers, who was killed in and the House (at half past four o'clock p. m.) battle at Gaines's Hill, Virginia, June 27, 1862,

JASPER EVELAND. took a recess till half past seven o'clock p. the pension to be at the rate of eight dollars Mr. MILLER, from the same committee,

per month during her natural life, to com also reported back adversely the petition of EVENING SESSION. mence June 27, 1862.

Jasper Eveland, of company E, seventh regi. The House reassembled at half past seven

Mr. MAYNARD. This is a rather unusual ment Illinois volunteers ; and the same was o'clock p. m., and was called to order by the case, and I should like to have some explana. || laid on the table. Speaker, who announced as the only business tion of it.

MRS. ELIZABETH LANE. in order reports from the Committee on Invalid

Mr. MILLER. The mother of these two

Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, Pensions,

young men died when one was a little over one SARAII BRIGGS-THOMAS MASON.

year old and the other was three years old. On also reported a bill (H. R. No. 1884) granting

her death-bed she requested her sister to take a pension to Mrs. Elizabeth Lane, of Boston, Mr. MILLER. Mr. Speaker, a few days ago

charge of these children. The father lived Massachusetts, mother of John Lane, deceased, I moved that the Committee on Invalid Pen

but a year afterward. The sister, a milliner late private in company A, twelfth regiment sions be discharged from the further consider

in Alleghany, took charge of these children Massachusetts volunteers; which was read a ation of the application of Sarah Briggs for a and raised them up. Both went into the Ariny

first and second time. pension, and that the same be referred to the and both fell in battle.

The bill directs the Secretary of the Interior Committee on Revolutionary Pensions and of

Mr. MAYNARD. That is enough.

to place upon the pension-roll, subject to the the War of 1812. I find that in submitting that motion I made a mistake. The papers

The bill was ordered to be engrossed and provisions and limitations of the pension laws, read a tbird time; and being engrossed, it was

the name of Mrs. Elizabeth Lane, mother of from the consideration of which our committee accordingly read the third time, and passed.

John Lane, deceased, late private in company should have been discharged were those of

Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote

A, twelfth regiment Massachusetts volunteers, Thomas Mason. I move that the Committee by which ihe bill was passed ; and also moved

killed in action August 30, 1862, at the second on Revolutionary Pensions and of the War of 1812 bc discharged from the further consider

that the motion to reconsider be laid on the battle of Bull Run, Virginia, and that she shall table.

be paid a pension of eight dollars a month ation of the application of Sarah Briggs, and

The latter motion was agreed to.

during her widowhood, commencing the 30th that the same be recommitted to the Commit

Mr. MILLER. I ask that the report of the

of August, 1862. tee on Invalid Pensions.

The bill was ordered to be engrossed and The motion was agreed to. Committee on Invalid Pensions upon the bill

read a third time; and being engrossed, it was Mr. MILLER. I also move that the Com just passed be printed in the Globe, as the case

accordingly read the third time, and passed. mittee on Invalid Pensions be discharged from The SPEAKER. If there be no objection, by which the bill was passed; and also mored

Mr. MILLER moved 10 reconsider the vote the further consideration of the case of Thomas

it will be so ordered. Mason, and that the same be referred to the

There was no objection.

that the motion to reconsider be laid on the Committee on Revolutionary Pensions and

table.

The report is as follows: of the War of 1812.

The latter motion was agreed to.
The Committee on Invalid Pensions, to whom was
The motion was agreed to.
referred the application of Miss Ann E, Hamilton,

MRS. CURISTIANA DICKEY,
SARAII E. BALL.

of Allogbany city, Pennsylvania, for a pension, beg
lenve to report:

Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, Mr. MILLER, from the Committee on In That from the evidence laid before your committce

also reported back House bill No. 563, grant, valid Pensions, reported a bill (II. R. No. it appears that in the year 1838 tlie sister of the

applicant, to wit, Mrs. Emina McKillip, who was ing a pension to Mrs. Christiana Dickey; and 13821) granting a pension to Sarah E. Ball,

intermarried with Samuel McKillip, a resident in moved that it be laid upon the table, as the widow of James Ball, deceased, late a fireman Indianapolis, in the State of Indiana, died, leaving Commissioner of Pensions proposed to allow on the steamer Vidette, connected with the two small children, nained respectively James E. and Charles P. McKillip; the forner of which was

the pension. Burnside expedition; wbich was read a first

born in December, 1835, and the latter in August, The motion was agreed to. and second time.

1837. That their father, Samuel McKillip, died in The bill authorizes and directs the Secretary March, 1839, leaving snid orplian children in des

MRS. ROSALINDA M'CABE. titute circumstances. That their aunt, tlie said Miss of the Interior to place on the pension-roll, Ann E. Hamilton, then took said children to her

Ur. MILLER, from the same committee, subject to the provisions and limitations of the home, and though dependent upon her own indus also reported a bill (II. R. No. 1385) granting pension laws, the name of Sarah E. Ball, of try, (having to make her living by her needle,) fod, clothed, and educated them, giving them tho samo

a pension to Rosalinda McCabe, widow of Pouglıkeepsie, New York, widow of James

parental care and attention as if she bad been their Barney McCabe, deceased, late private tenta Ball, deceased, who was a fireman on the natural mother, they being in like manner attached regiment New York cavalry volunteers; which steamer Vedette, belonging to the Government to her, and after being raised and educated, and

was read a first and second time. of the United States, and connected with the industry raiding in support of tacir said aunt, the The bill directs the Secretary of the InteBuruside expedition, and who died of disease rebellion broke out, known as the war of 1861, and rior to place on the pension-roll, subject to contracted in the service, leaviug a widow and

both tho young men, being patriotic, enlisted in the two children under sixteen years of age ; Union Army in defense of their country.

the provisions and Jimitations of the pension

Said

Charles P. McKillip was enrolled and mustered into Elnora, born June 26, 1853, and George D.,

laws, the name of Rosalinda McCabe, widow service July 31, 1861, as corporal in company G, of Barney McCabe, tenth regiment New York born January 3, 1855. She is to be paid a

sixty-second regiment Pennsylvania volunteers, to pension of eight dollars per month during her

cavalry volunteers, who died 14th July, 1963

, illi, Virginin, June 27, 1862; and Saba James de mes leaving surviving said widow, who has not widowhood, to commence May 9, 1862, and at Kilip was enrolled August 1, 1861, and inustered into her death or marriage the pension is to be service October 31, 1861, in company F, sixty-first

remarried, and issue three children under sixpaid to such of the children of James Ball, regiment Pennsylvania volunteers, to serve threo

teen years of age, namely, William, born 0cyears, and was wounded May 31, 1862, in battle at deceased, as may then be under the age of

tober 20, 1859, Charles Edwin, born January Fair Oaks, Virginia, taken prisoner by the rebels sixteen years. and died of wounds in Richmond, June 30, 1862.

29, 1861; and Emily Jane, born May 14, 1883; Tie bill was ordered to be engrossed and Thus the two brothers both lost their lives battling

and that there be paid during her widowhood in defense of the Union. Neither of them were marread a third time; and being engrossed, it was ried or left issue. Their kind aunt and adopted

a pension at the rate of eight dollars a month, accordingly read the third time, and passed. mother who had rcared them from their infancy was

to commence the 14th of July, 1863, and also Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote deprived in her advanced age of these young men,

be paid under the provisions of the act of Cor on wborn her affections centered, and of that support by which the bill was passed; and also moved which they were then rendering her in return for

gress relative to pensions approved July 2; 1861, a further sum of two dollars

per

month

1868.

THE CONGRESSIONAL GLOBE.

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for each of said children until they shall to place on the pension-roll, subject to the pro veteran in company A, second regiment of respectively arrive at the age of sixteen years. visions and linitations of the pension laws, Ohio cavalry volunteers, who was killed in

The bill was ordered to be engrossed for a the name of the applicant, and that she be action at Five Forks, Virginia, April 1, 1865,
third reading; and being engrossed, it was paid during her widowhood a pension at the to be paid a pension of eight dollars a month,
accordingly read the third time, and passed. rate of thirty dollars per month, to commence to comience on the 1st of April, 1865, and to

Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote on and after the 4th of December, 1868. continue during his natural life.
by which the bill was passed ; and also moved The bill was ordered to be engrossed and The bill was ordered to be engrossed and
that the motion to reconsider be laid on the read a third time; and being engrossed, it was read a third time; and being engrossed, it was
table.

accordingly read the third time, and passed. accordingly read the third time, and passed. The latter motion was agreed to.

Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote HINMAN L. HALL.

by which the bill was passed; and also moved by which the bill was passed ; and also moved

that the motion to reconsider be laid on the that the motion to reconsider be laid on the Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, table.

table.
also reported a bill (H. R. No. 1386) granting The latter motion was agreed to.

The latter motion was agreed to.
a pension to Hinman L. Hall; which was read
a first and second time.

MICHAEL REILLY.

IIUGO EICHHOLTZ. The bill directs the Secretary of the Interior Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, to place upon the pension-roll, subject to the reported a bill (H. R. No. 1390) granting á also reported a bill (H. R. No. 1393) granting provisions and limitations of the pension laws, | pension to Michael Reilly ; which was read a a pension to Hugo Eichholtz, which was read The name of Hinman L. Hall, late private com first and second time.

a first and second time. pany D, ninety-seventh regiment New York The bill authorizes and directs the Secretary The question was upon ordering the bill to volanteer infantry, commencing July 17, 1862, of the Interior to place on the pension-roll, be engrossed and read a third time.

The bill was ordered to be engrossed and subject to the provisions and limitations of the The bill, which was read, directs the Secreread a third time: and being engrossed, it was pension laws, the name of the applicant, late tary of the Interior to place on the pensionaccordingly read the third time, and passed. a private in company A, thirteenth regiment | roll, subject to the provisions and limitations

Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote Massachusetts volunteer infantry, commencing of the pension laws, the name of Hugo Eichby which the bill was passed; and also moved June 9, 1865.

holtz, late a sergeant in company L, fifteenth that the motion to reconsider be laid on the The bill was ordered to be engrossed and New York heavy artillery, and pay him a pentable.

read a third time; and being engrossed, it was sion from August 22, 1865, to April 23, 1866. The latter motion was agreed to.

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

Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote read a third time; and being engrossed, it was ELIZABETIL G. IIIBBEN.

by which the bill was passed; and also moved accordingly read the third time, and passed. Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, that the motion to reconsider be laid on the

Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote reported a bill (H. R. No. 1387) granting a table.

by which the bill was passed ; and also moved pension to Elizabeth G. Hibben, widow of

The latter motion was agreed to.

that the motion to reconsider be laid on the Rev. Samuel Hibben, deceased, late chaplain

table. of the fourth cavalry regiment Illinois volun

JANE M'NAUGHTON.

The latter motion was agreed to. teers; which was read a first and second time. Mr. MILLER, from the Committee on In

ZADOCK T. NEWMAN. The bill directs the Secretary of the Interior valid Pensions, reported a bill (H. R. No. 1391) to place upon the pension-roll, subject to the granting a pension to Jane McNaughton; which Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, provisions and limitations of the pension laws, was read a first and second time.

reported back, with an amendment, a bill (H. the name of the applicant, widow of Rev. It directs the Secretary of the Interior to R. No. 991) for the relief of Zadock T. NewSamuel Hibben, who was appointed chaplain | place on the pension-roll, subject to the prowith the rank of captain, and who died of dis visions and limitations of the pension laws, The bill, which was read, directs the Secreease contracted in the service, leaving surviv the name of the applicant, widow of Peter tary of the Interior to place on the pensioning said widow and one child, a son, of the || McNaughton, late contract surgeon, and pay roll, subject to the provisions and limitations name of John G. Hibben, born April 19, 1861; her a pension as the widow of a contract sur of the pension laws, the name of Zadock T. and that she be paid during her widowhood a geon, commencing June 13, 1864.

Newman, at the rate of eight dollars per month pension of twenty dollars per nionth, to com The bill was ordered to be engrossed and from the 2d of January, 1861, and to continue mence the 10th of June, 1862; and in the read a third time; and being engrossed, it was during his natural life. event of her marriage or death the pension to accordingly read the third time, and passed.

The amendment was to reduce the pension be paid to said child if then under sixteen years Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote from eight dollars per month to four dollars

by which the bill was passed; and also moved The bill was ordered to be engrossed and that the motion to reconsider be laid on the

The amendment was agreed to. read a third time; and being engrossed, it was table.

The bill, as amended, was ordered to be accordingly read the third time, and passed. The latter motion was agreed to.

engrossed and read a third time; and being Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote

ANN WILLIAMS.

engrossed, it was accordingly read the third by which the bill was passed ; and also moved

time, and passed. that the motion to reconsider be laid on the

Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote table.

reported back a bill (S. No. 851) granting a by which the bill was passed ; and also moved The latter motion was agreed to. pension to Ann Williains.

that the motion to reconsider be laid on the The bill directs the Secretary of the Interior table. KATE IIIGGINS.

to place on the pension-roll, subject to the The latter motion was agreed to. Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, provisions and limitations of the pension laws, reported a bill (H. R. No. 1388) granting a the name of the applicant, widow of John pension to Kate Higgins; which was read a tirst Williams, late of company E, third regiment Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, and second tiine.

Wisconsin cavalry, commencing May 26, 1864. also reported a bill (H. R. No. 1394) granting The bill directs the Secretary of the Interior The bill was ordered to be read a third time; a pension to Daniel Sheets; which was read a to place on the pension-roll, subject to the and it was accordingly read the third time, and first and second time. provisions and limitations of the pension laws, | passed.

The question was upon ordering the bill to the name of the applicant, widow of John Hig Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote be engrossed and read a third time. gins, late private in company F, twenty-eighth | by which the bill was passed ; and also moved The bill, which was read, directs the Secre. regiment Kentucky volunteers, commencing that the motion to reconsider be laid on the tary of the Interior to place on the pension. November 11, 1865. table.

roll, subject to the provisions and limitations The bill was ordered to be engrossed and The latter motion was agreed to.

of the pension laws, the name of Daniel Sheets, read a third time; and being engrossed, it was

late a captain in the seventeenth regiment of accordingly read the third time, and passed.

Ohio volunteers, cominencing September 12, Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote

Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, 1863. by which the bill was passed; and also moved

also reported a bill (H. R. No. 1392) granting The bill was ordered to be engrossed and that the motion to reconsider be laid on the

a pension to Chauncey D. Rose, father of read a third time; and being engrossed, it was table.

Alvin G. Rose, late a sergeant veteran of com accordingly read the third time, and passed.
The latter motion was agreed to.
pany A, second regiment of Ohio cavalry vol-

Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote
unteers, who was killed in action at Five | by which the bill was passed ; and also moved
ELIZA DONNELLY.
Forks, Virginia, April 1, 1865; which was read

that the motion to reconsider be laid on the Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, a first and second time.

table.
reported a bill (H. R. No. 1389) granting a The question was upon ordering the bill to The latter motion was agreed to.
pension to Eliza Donnelly, mother of Dudley be engrossed and read a third time.
Donnelly, deceased, late colonel of the twenty The bill, which was read, directs the Secre-

ESTHER C. C. VAN GILDER.
eighth regiment infantry, New York State vol tary of the Interior to place on the pension. Mr. MILLER, from the same committee,
unteers; which was read a first and second roll, subject to the provisions and limitations also reported a bill (H. R. No. 1395) granting
time.

of the pension laws, the name of Chauncey D. a pension to Esther C. C. Van Gilder, widow The bill directs the Secretary of the Interior | Ross, father of Alvin G. Ross, late a sergeant of Charles F. Van Gilder, deceased, late a

of age.

per month.

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DANIEL SHEETS.

CHAUNCEY D. ROSE.

MRS. MARTIA STOUT.

STEPIEN T. CARVER.

JOHN SHEETS.

private in company M, first regiment Vermont York heavy artillery, and pay him a pension reading; and it was accordingly read the third heavy artillery volunteers; which was read a from August 22, 1865, to December 31, 1865. time, and passed. first and second time.

The bill was ordered to be engrossed and Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote The question was upon ordering the bill to read a third time; and being engrossed, it was by which the bill was passed; and also moved be engrossed and read a third time.

accordingly read the third time, and passed. that the motion to reconsider be laid on the The bill, which was read, directs the Secre Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote table. tary of the Interior to place on the pension- | by which the bill was passed; and also moved roll, subject to the limitations and provisions that the motion to reconsider be laid on the of the pension laws, the name of Esther C. C.

Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, table. Van Gilder, widow of Charles F. Van Gilder, The latter motion was agreed to.

also reported back the bill (S. No. 520) grantlate a private in company M, first regiment

ing a pension to Martha Stout, with the recCUILDREN OF WILLIAM M. WOOTEN.

ommendation that it do pass. Vermont heavy artillery volunteers, who died May 6, 1864, leaving surviving said widow and

Mr. MILLER, from the Committee on Invalid

The bill was read. issue by her three children, namely: Charles Pensions, reported back, with an amendment,

The Secretary of the Interior is to place on Adelbert, born November 25, 1857; Martha the bill (S. No. 521) granting a pension to the

the pension-roll, subject to the provisions and Rosell, born June 8, 1861; and Hosea Rosell children of William M. Wooten, deceased.

limitations of the pension laws, the name of Van Gilder, born February 21, 1805, and pay

The bill provides for placing on the pension.

Martha Stout, widow of Tinson Stout, late a to her during her widowhood a pension of roll, subject to the provisions and limitations private in the Daviess county company of eight dollars per month, commencing May 6, of the pension laws, the names of Alfred C.

home guards, Kentucky militia, and to pay 1864; and also, under the provisions of the Wooten, Susan M. T. Wooten, Jesse Wooten,

her a pension at the rate of eight dollars per act of Congress of July 25, 1866, a further sum and Rosalia M. Wooten, children under sixteen) month, to commence on the 11th day of August

, of two dollars per month for each of the chil years of age of William M. Wooten, deceased,

1864, and to continue during her widowhood. dren, until they shall respectively arrive at the late a private in the Daviess county company

The bill was ordered to a third reading; and age of sixteen years. of home guards, Kentucky militia, who, or their

it was accordingly read the third time, and The bill was then ordered to be engrossed and legally-appointed guardian or guardians, are to

passed. read a third time; and being engrossed, it was receive a pension at the rate of fourteen dollars

Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote accordingly read the third time, and passed. per month, to commence on the 11th day of

by which the bill was passed; and also moved Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote August, 1864, and to continue until they sever

that the motion to reconsider be laid on the

table. by which the bill was passed; and also moved

ally attain the age of sixteen years. that the motion to reconsider be laid on the

The amendment of the committee was to

The latter motion was agreed to. table. strike out the words " at the rate of fourteen

OBADIAU T. PLUM. The latter motion was agreed to. dollars per month."

Mr. MILLER, from the same committee

, The amendment was agreed to.

also reported back Senate bill No. 382, grant

The bill, as amended, was ordered to a third ing an increase of pension to Obadiah T. Plum, Mr. MILLER, from the Committee on reading; and was accordingly read the third with an amendment. Invalid Pensions, reported a bili (H. R. No. time, and passed.

The bill was read. 1396) granting a pension to Stephen T. Carver; Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote The Secretary of the Interior is directed by which was read a first and second time.

by which the bill was passed; and also moved the bill to increase the pension of Obadiah T. The bill authorizes and directs the Secretary that the motion to reconsider be laid on the Plum, late a private in company F, twentyof the Interior to place upon the pension-roll, table.

second regiment Iowa infantry volunteers, from subject to the provisions and limitations of the

The latter motion was agreed to.

eight dollars to twenty-five dollars per month pension laws, the name of Stephen T. Carver,

from and after the passage of this act and to late a private in company D, forty-ninth New

continue during his natural life. York volunteers, and pay him a pension, sub Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, The amendment of the committee was to ject to the report from an examining surgeon, also reported back Senate bill No. 547, granting | strike out all after the word "continue," and the pension to commence February 5, 1863. a pension to John Sheets, with an amendment.

insert in lieu thereof while he remains blind;" The bill was ordered to be engrossed and The bill was read. It proposes to direct the so it will read, “to continue while he remains read a third time; and being engrossed, it was Secretary of the Interior to place on the pen blind." accordingly read the third time, and passed. sion-roll, subject to the provisions and limita The amendment was agreed to.

Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote tions of the pension laws, the name of John The bill, as amended, was ordered to a third by which the bill was passed; and also moved Sheets, late a private in company F, twelfth | reading; and it was accordingly read the third that the motion to reconsider be laid on the regiment West Virginia volunteers, and to pay time, and passed. table.

him a pension at the rate of fifteen dollars per Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote The latter motion was agreed to.

month, to commence on the 14th day of March, by which the bill was passed ; and also moved

1863. PRESCOTT G. JIOWLAND.

that the motion to reconsider be laid on the

The amendment of the committee was to table. Mr. MILLER, from the Committee on

strike out the words "at the rate of fifteen Invalid Pensions, reported a bill (H. R. No.

The latter motion was agreed to. dollars per month.” 1397) granting a pension to Prescott G. HowThe amnendment was agreed

LOUISA FITCH. land; which was read a first and second time.

The bill, as amended, was ordered to a third

Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, The bill authorizes and directs the Secretary | reading; and it was accordingly read the third

also reported back Senate bill No. 359, grantof the Interior to place upon the pension-roll, ) time, and passed.

ing a pension to Louisa Fitch, widow of E. P. subject to the provisions and limitations of the

Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote

Fitch, deceased, with the recommendation that pension laws, the name of Prescott G. Howland, late a corporal in Company D, twelfth

by which the bill was passed; and also moved
that the motion to reconsider be laid on the

The bill was read. It directs the Secretary regiinent, New Hampshire volunteer infantry, table.

of the Interior to place the name of Louisa the pension to commence October 13, 1862.

The latter motion was agreed to.

Fitch, widow of E. P. Fitch, late a captain The bill was ordered to be engrossed and

and assistant quartermaster United States rol: read a third time; and being engrossed, it was

unteers, on the pension-roll

, and to pay her at accordingly read the third time, and passed.

Mr. MILLER, from the same committee,

the rate of twenty dollars per month, to comMr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote also reported back Senate bill No. 518, grant

mence from the 31st of May, 1864, and to con. by which the bill was passed ; and also moved

ing a pension to the widow and child of John tinue during her widowhood. that the motion to reconsider be laid on the P. Fetty, with an amendment.

The bill was ordered to be read a third time; table. The latter motion was agreed to.

The bill was read. Tlie Secretary of the

and it was accordingly read the third time, and Interior, under its provisions, is to place on the

passed. pension-roll, subject to the provisions and lim.

Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote Mr. MILLER, from the Committee on Initations of the pension laws, the names of

by which the bill was passed; and also moved valid Pensions, reported back adversely the Fannie Fetty, the widow, and Ethel May Fetty,

to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. petition of Susan Thompson, for a pension; child under sixteen years of age, of John P.

The latter motion was agreed to. which was laid on the talle. Fetty, late a private in company I, fourteenth

ANN KELLY. regiment West Virginia infantry volunteers, and

Mr. MILLER, from the same committee, to pay her a pension at the rate of eight dollars Mr. MILLER, from the Committee on In.

reported back a bill (S. No. 291) granting a per month for herself during widowhood, and valid Pensions, reported a bill (H. R. No. two dollars per month for the child until she

pension to Ann Kelly, widow of Bernard Kelly,

with a recommendation that it do pass. 1398) grantiug & pension to Martin Burke; shall attain the age of sixteen years, commenc

The bill directs the Secretary of the Interior which was read a first and second time.

ing October 31, 1864. It authorizes and directs the Secretary of the

to place on the pension-roll, the name of the The amendment of the committee was to , strike out pay .

applicant, widow of Bernard Kelly, late a private

in company I, thirteenth New York heavy artillaws, the name of Martin Burke, late a ser October 31, 1864."

month, to commence on the 13th of May, 1864, geant in company K, fifteenth regiment New

The bill, as amended, was ordered to a third

and to continue during her widowhood.

it do pass.

JOIN P. FETTY.

SUSAN THOMPSON.

MARTIN BURKE.

to the provisions and limitations of the pension Sion, and insert in lieu

thereof?"commenting tergo popunteers, at the rate of eight doelbareng

EDWARD HAMEL.

that the motion to reconsidera
nel said on the reported adversely upon House bio moitis

; per month for en els child of Patrick Raftery,

The bill was ordered to be read a third time; the accounts up to that time are settled. We The bill, which was read, directs the Secreand it was accordingly read the third timne, and only propose to pay him a proper compensa- tary of the Interior to place on the pensionpassed.

tion for the duties he has performed. The roll, subject to the provisions and limitations Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote committee of which the gentleman from Ten of the pension laws, at the rate of eight dollars by which the bill was passed; and also moved nessee [Mr. MAYNARD) is a member has a per month, the name of William I. Cotty, late that the motion to reconsider be laid on the clerk who will receive for the remainder of a member of the twenty-first Missouri infantry table.

this session the same compensation we pro- | volunteers, commencing June 30, 1862. The latter motion was agreed to.

pose for our clerk; and surely he has no more The bill was ordered to be engrossed and work to do than our clerk has.

read a third time; and being engrossed, it was Mr. MILLER, from the same committee,

Mr. MAYNARD. I have notified the gen accordingly read the third time, and passed. reported back a bill (S. No. 381) granting a

tleman that I shall feel it incumbent upon me Mr. BENJAMIN moved to reconsider the pension to Edward Hamel, minor child of

to resist this proposition. I trust he will not vote by which the bill was passed; and also Edward Hamel, deceased, with a recommenda

press it at this time, for we want this evening moved to lay the motion to reconsider on the tion that it do pass.

session for the benefit of the widows and chil. table. The bill authorizes and directs the Secretary

dren of soldiers who are the proper objects The latter motion was agreed to.
of the Iuterior to place on the pension-roll the

of our legislation.
name of the applicant, only surviving child of
Mr. BENJAMIN. I suggest to my colleague

DIARIA RAFTERY.
on the committee [Mr. MILLER] to withdraw Mr. BENJAMIN, from the same committee,
eighth regiment Kansas volunteers, who died in the resolutider the epy well; I will withdraw

also reported back, with a recommendation the service of the United States and in the

that the same do pass, Senate bill, No. 292, line of duty, and to pay to him or his legally.

it for the present; but I will offer it at another granting a pension to Maria Raftery.
appointed guardian or guardians a pension of
time.

The question was upon ordering the bill to eight dollars per month from the 11th day of

HANNAH HINDMAN.

be read a third time. October, 1861, the date of the death of his Mr. BENJAMIN, from the Committee on

The bill, which was read, directs the Secretary father, until he has attained his sixteenth year.

of the Interior to place the name of Maria RafInvalid Pensions, reported adversely upon the The bill was ordered to be read a third time; petition of Hannah Hindman, for a pension ; | in company H, thirty-third regiment Massachu

tery, widow of Patrick Raftery, late a corporal and it was accordingly read the third time, and and the same was laid on the table, passed.

setts volunteers, on the pension-roll, at the rate Mr. MILLER moved to reconsider the vote

GENERAL WARD H. BURNETT.

of eight dollars per month durivg her widowwas passed ; and also moved

committee, hood, June 2, dollars table. for the relief of General Ward H. Burnett;

under the age of sixteen years, commencing The latter motion was agreed to. and the same was laid on the table.

June 25, 1866, and to continue until they shall

respectively attain the age of sixteen years. MARY A. DAVIS.

WILLIAM B. EDWARDS.

The bill was then read the third time, and ,

Mr. BENJAMIN, from the same committee, reported adversely on the bill (H. .. No.598 reported a bill

(H. R. No. 1399) granting an passeBENJAMIN moved to reconsider the granting a pension to Mary A. Davis, widow increased pension to William B. Edwards;

vote by which the bill was passed ; and also of William P. Davis, a private in the eightwhich was read a first and second time.

inoved that the motion to reconsider be laid on eenth regiment of Indiana volunteers in the The question was upon ordering the bill to

the table. war of 1861 ; and the same was laid on the be engrossed and read a third time.

The latter motion was agreed to.
table.

The bill, which was read, directs the Secre-
PAY OF A CLERK OF A COMMITTEE.
tary of the Interior to place on the pension.

ANNA M. HOWARD.
Mr. MILLER. I am instructed by the Com-

roll, subject to the provisions and limitations Mr. BENJAMIN, from the Committee on mittee on Invalid Pensions to report back the

of the pension laws, the name of William B. Invalid Pensions, reported back without amendfollowing resolution ; on which I demand the

Edwards, who was granted a pension of eight ment a bill (S. No. 498) granting a pension to previous question:

dollars a month by an act approved April 20, Anna M. Howard. Resolved, That the Clerk of the House of Repre

1854, and to pay him a pension at the rate of The bill directs the Secretary of the Interior sentatives be, and he is hereby, authorized and

fifteen dollars per month in lieu of the pen to place on the pension-roll, subject to the prodirected to pay to the clerk of the Committee on In sion he is now receiving, the increase to com visions and limitations of the pension laws, the valid Pensions, a sum of money which shall make his compensation equal to that of the clerk of the Commence June 6, 1866.

name of Anna M. Howard, mother of Geogre W. mittee of Claims, to commence July 1, 1868.

The bill was ordered to be engrossed and || Howard, late a private in company C, eleventh Mr. MAYNARD. I must object to that.

read a third time ; and being engrossed, it was regiment New Jersey volunteers, and allow and Mr. MILLER, This is for the present Con

accordingly read the third time, and passed. pay her a pension at the rate of eight dollars gress. The reason why we only say from July

Mr. BÈNJAMIN moved to reconsider the

per month, from February 12, 1864, to continue i is his account is settled up to that time, and

vote by which the bill was passed; and also during her widowhood. we could not back.

moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on The bill was ordered to a third reading, and Mr. MAYNARD. The understanding was the table.

was accordingly read the third time, and passed. we should act on pension bills only.

The latter motion was agreed to.

Mr. BENJAMIN moved to reconsider the The SPEAKER. The Journal reads "to

vote by which the bill was passed ; and also receive reports

from the Committee on Invalid Pensions."

Mr. BENJAMIN, from the same commit

moved that the motion to reconsider be laid on tee, also reported a bill (H. R. No. 1400)

the table.
Mr. MAYNARD. Whatever the Journal granting a pension to Jonathan H. Perry ;

The latter motion was agreed to.
may say the understanding was manifestly that
which was read a first and second time.

FRANCES T. RICHARDSON.
only pension bills were to be acted upon.

The question was upon ordering the bill to
The SPEAKER. The gentleman from Penn-
be engrossed and read a third time.

Mr. BENJAMIN, from the Committee on Insylvania [Mr. MILLER) is the author of the

The bill, which was read, directs the Sec

valid Pensions, reported back, without amendresolution, and probably remembers its lanretary of the Interior to place on the pension

ment, a bill (H. R. No. 1337) granting an inguage better than the Chair does. lir. MAYNARD. I am not making a point of the pension laws, at the rate of eight dol

crease of pension to Frances T. Richardson, roll, subject to the provisions and limitations

widow of the late Major General Israel B. of order, but I am appealing to the gentlemen

Richardson.
lars a month, the name of Jonathan H. Perry,
of the committee not to bring this subject up father of Anthony H. Perry, late of company

The bill directs the Secretary of the Interior
which does not relate to the passage of pen;
sion bills. We had this matter up before, and
I, third regiment New Jersey volunteer infantry,

to place on the pension-roll the name of Francommencing August 15, 1865.

ces T. Richardson, widow of the late Major it underwent some discussion. If it is to be

The bill was ordered to be engrossed and

General Israel B. Richardson, for pension at pressed I should feel it incumbent upon me to read a third time; and being engrossed, it was

the rate of fifty dollars per month from No. oppose the resolution in the shape in which it accordingly read the third time, and passed.

vember 3, 1802, when General Richardson now is.

Mr. BENJAMIN moved to reconsider the

died from wounds received in the battle of Mr. MILLER. I will merely state that this

vote by which the bill was passed; and also Autietam, the pension to be continued during clerk's compensation is entirely inadequate. moved that the motion to reconsider be laid

her widowhood, and if that should terminate, We have had before us some seven hundred on the table.

then to be paid to Israel Philip Richardson, This resolution will give him $1,500 a The latter motion was agreed to.

sole surviving child of General Richardson, year, just what the clerk of the Committee of

until he shall become sixteen years old. The Claims and the clerk of the Committee of

WILLIAM I. COTTY.

second section provides for the discontinuance Private Land Claims receive. When this case Mr. BENJAMIN, from the same committee, l of the pension beretofore allowed to Frances was up before the objection of the gentleman also reported back, with a recommendation | T. Richardson under general law; and the sum was that he did not want any more perpetual that it do pass, House bill No. 1295, granting so received by her is to be deducted from the oflices. We do not require this office to be per a pension to William I. Cotty, late of the pension granted by this bill, which pension is petual; but upon consulting the Clerk of the twenty-first Missouri infantry volunteers. to be subject to the provisions of the general House (Mr. MCPHERSON) we find that we can The question was upon ordering the bill to pension law. not go back beyond the time named, because be engrossed and read a third time.

The bill was ordered to be engrossed and

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MARY A. DAVIS.

CATIIARINE SKINNER.

read a third time ; and being engrossed, it was Tennessee, at the rate of eight dollars per that the motion to reconsider be laid on the
accordingly read the third time, and passed. month to commence August 6, 1863, and to table.
Mr. BENJAMIN moved to reconsider the continue during her widowhood.

The latter motion was agreed to. vote by which the bill was passed; and also The bill, as amended, was ordered to be

WILLIAM SMITH. moved that the motion to reconsider be laid engrossed and read a third time; and being Mr. BEATTY, from the same committee, on the table.

engrossed, it was accordingly read the third The latter motion was agreed to. time, and passed.

reported a bill (H. R. No. 1404) granting á Mr. NUNN moved to reconsider the vote

pension to William Smith;

which was read a INTERNAL TAX BILL.

first and second time. by which the bill was passed ; and also moved A message from the Senate, by Mr. Mcthat the motion to reconsider be laid on the

The bill directs the Secretary of the Interior DOXALD, its Chief Clerk, announced that the table.

to place on the pension-roll, subject to the Senate had passed a bill of the following title, The latter motion was agreed to.

provisions and limitations of the pension laws, with amendments, in which the concurrence

the name of the applicant, late à corporal in of the House was requested:

JOIN LA DIARSII.

company H of the tenth United States infantry. An act (H. R. No. 1284) to change and

Mr. BEATTY, from the same committee, The bill was ordered to be engrossed and more effectually secure the collection of inter reported a bill (H. R. No. 1401) granting a read a third time; and being engrossed, it was nal tax on distilled spirits and tobacco, and to pension to John La Marsh; which was read a accordingly read the third time, and passed. amend the tax on banks. first and second time.

Mr. BEATTY moved to reconsider the vote
The SPEAKER. By order of the House, The bill was read at length. It directs the by which the bill was passed ; and also mored
this bill with the amendments of the Senate Secretary of the Interior to place on the pen- | that the motion to reconsider be laid on the
will be referred to the Committee of Ways | sion-roll, subject to the provisions and limita. || table.
and Means, and ordered to be printed.

tions of the pension laws, the name of John The latter motion was agreed to.
La Marsh, late private in company F, third

ELIZABETH LAMAR.
regiment Vermont volunteer infantry, com-
Mr. WASHBURN, of Indiana. I desire to mencing August 4, 1864.

Mr. BEATTY, from the same committee, ask that in the case of the bill granting a pen The bill was ordered to be engrossed and reported a bill (H, R. No. 1405) granting & sion to Mary A. Davis, instead of the adverse read a third time; and being engrossed, it was

pension to Elizabeth Lamar; which was read report being, accepted and the papers being accordingly read the third time, and passed.

a first and second time. laid on the table, the bill be taken up for action Mr. BEATTY moved to reconsider the vote

It directs the Secretary of the Interior to now, in order that I may make a few remarks | by which the bill was passed ; and also moved place on the pension-roll, subject to the provison the subject. that the motion to reconsider be laid on the

ions and limitations of the pension laws, the Mr. MULLINS. I shall object to that. table.

name of the applicant, mother of James CurMr. MILLER. I will merely say to the gen The latter motion was agreed to.

tis Lamar, who was killed while fighting with an tleman that the unanimous binion of the

organization of Union men in Kentucky, and committee was that this case was not one upon

pay her a pension of eight dollars per month, which they would be justified in reporting

Mr. BEATTY, from the same committee, || commencing September 20, 1862. favorably.

also reported a bill (H. R. No. 1402) granting The bill was ordered to be engrossed and read Mr. WASHBURN, of Indiana. The House,

a pension to Catharine Skinner ; which was a third time; and being engrossed, it was acI think, will not object to my making a few read a first and second time.

cordingly read the third time, and passed. remarks on this bill when I state that the case

The bill directs the Secretary of the Interior Mr. BEATTY moved to reconsider the vote occurred in my own regiment, and that I know

to place upon the pension-roll, subject to the by which the bill was passed ; and also mored more about it than any committee can know.

provisions and limitations of the pension laws, that the motion to reconsider be laid on the The SPEAKER. The gentleman can dis

The name of Catharine Skinner, widow of table,

Charles P. Skinner, late private company C, cuss the bill if the Committee on Invalid Pen

The latter motion was agreed to.
sions will grant him the time. This evening the rate of eight dollars per month, commencing
second regiment Pennsylvania volunteers, at

JOSEPH A. FRY.
was set apart for business of that committee.
Mr. WASHBURN, of Indiana. This is a
December 27, 1861.

Mr. BEATTY, from the same committee,
The bill was ordered to be engrossed and

reported back a bill (H. R. No. 1263) grantinga pension case.

pension to Joseph A. Fry with a recommend. Mr. PERHAM. If there is anything in the read a third time; and being engrossed, it was case meritorious the committee will be glad to

ation that it do pass. accordingly read the third time, and passed.

Mr. BEATTY moved to reconsider the vote It directs the Secretary of the Interior to hear it and to report favorably if the facts show that we can do so. From the papers before the

by which the bill was passed; and also moved place on the pension-roll, subject to the pro

that the motion to reconsider be laid on the visions and limitations of the pension laws, the committee we did not feel authorized to report table.

name of the applicant, a private soldier enlisted on it favorably. The gentleman from Indiana

The latter motion was agreed to. can come before the committee, and if he can

in company F, seventeenth regiment Ohio vol. convince us, well and good.

MRS. MARY J. TRUMAN.

unteer infantry.

The bill was ordered to be engrossed and The bill was recommitted to the committee Mr. BEATTY, from the same committee, read a third time; and being engrossed, it yas with leave to report at any time after the also reported back House bill No. 886 for the

accordingly read the third time, and passed. morning hour.

relief of Mrs. Mary J. Truman, with the rec Mr. BEATTY moved to reconsider the vote

ommendation that it do pass. BARBARA STOUT, OF TENNESSEE.

by which the bill was passed ; and also mosed

The bill directs the Secretary of the Interior Mr. NUNN, from the same committee,

that the motion to reconsider be laid on the to place upon the pension-roll, subject to the

table. reported back House bill No. 1332 for the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, The latter motion was agreed to. relief of Barbara Stout, of Tennessee, with the

the name of Mrs. Mary J. Truman, widow of recommendation that it do pass.

James Truman, late private company B, twelfth The bill, which was read, directs the Sec

regiment West Virginia volunteer infantry. Mr. BEATTY, from the same committee, retary of the Interior to place on the pension The bill was ordered to be engrossed and reported adversely on the following petitions ; roll, subject to the provisions and limitations read a third time; and being engrossed, it was and the same were laid on the table: of the pension laws, the name of Barbara accordingly read the third time, and passed. The petition of Frances Evans, for a pension ; Stont, of Tennessee, widow of John P. Stout, Mr. BEATTY moved to reconsider the vote The petition of William D. 'Halsey, for 3 at the rate of eight dollars per month, to com by which the bill was passed ; and also moved pension ; mence on the 1st of October, 1864, and to con that the motion to reconsider be laid on the The petition of John A. Hudson, an invalid tinue during her widowhood. table.

soldier, for a pension ; and The bill, as amended, was ordered to be The latter motion was agreed to.

The petition of Nancy A. Hammond, widow engrossed and read a third time; and being

IIELEN L. WOOLF.

of George W. Hammond, of company Il seventh engrossed, it was accordingly read the third

Mr. BEATTY, from the same committee, re

Ohio, for a pension. time, and passed. Mr. NUNN moved to reconsider the vote | ported a bill (H. R. No. 1403) granting a pen.

sion to Helen L. Woolf; which was read a first by which the bill was passed; and also moved

Mr. BEATTY, from the same committee, and second time. that the motion to reconsider be laid on the

reported back a bill (S. No. 342) granting a table.

The bill directs the Secretary of tbe Interior pension to Thomas Stewart with a recomThe latter motion was agreed to. to place on the pension-roll, subject to the mendation that it do

pass. provisions and limitations of the pension laws, The bill directs the Secretary of the Interior NANCY COOK, OF TENNESSEE. the name of the applicant, widow of John

to place on the pension-roll the name of the Mr. NUNN, from the same committee, also Woolf, late a private in company K, one hun || applicant at the rate of eight dollars per month, reported back House bill No. 1831 for the dred and eleventh regiment New York infantry,

to commence from the passage of this act aud relief of Nancy Cook, of Tennessee ; which commencing March 23, 1865.

to continue during his natural life. wbich was read a first and second time.

The bill was ordered to be engrossed and

The bill was ordered to be read a third time; The bill directs the Secretary of the Interior read a third time; and being engrossed, it was

and it was accordingly read the third time, and to place upon the pension-roll, subject to the accordingly read the third time, and passed.

passed. provisions and limitations of the pension laws, Mr. BEATTY moved to reconsider the vote

Mr. BEATTY moved to reconsider the vote The name of Nancy Cook, of Johnson county, by which the bill was passed ; and also moved || by which the bill was passed ; and also mored

ADVERSE REPORTS.

THOMAS STEWART.

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