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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 minor children of Myron Wilklow, "and minor children," and in line eight, curred in. The amendments were ordered to late a member of company B, forty-seventh after the word "infantry," to insert the words 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 time. The bill was read the third time, and The Committee on Pensions reported the eight dollars per month;' so that the bill will passed. The title of the bill was amended so bill with amendments. The amendments were, read: 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 children of Charles Gouler."

low,''. and also to strike out the word “minor' hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pen. SUSAN V. BERG. and insert "Almira, Emma, and Mary Wilk.

sion-rol), subject to the provisions and limitations

of the pension laws, the name of Elizabeth KaneMr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen.

low;" in line seven, after the word " child- day, the widow of Henry Kaneday, Jate a private ate proceed to the consideration of House bill

ren," to insert “under sixteen years of age;": in company I, fifteenth regiment Iowa infantry, and No. 665. and in line nine, after the word “ volunteers,

to pay her a pension at the rate of eight dollars per

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

Tbe amendments were agreed to. as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

of fourteen dollars per montb;" so that the consider the bill (H. R. No. 665) granting a bill will read:

The bill was reported to the Senate as

amended, and the amendments were concurred pension to Susan V. Berg. It directs the Sec

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is bereby, authorized and directed to place on the pen

in. The amendments were ordered to be enretary of the Interior to place on the pension- sion-roll, subject to the provisions and limitations grossed, and the bill to be read a third time. roll, subject to the provisions and limitations of tho 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,
children under sixteen years of age, of Myron Wilk-

CHARLES W. WILCOX.
Berg, widow of Charles Berg, who was killed

low, late a member of company B, forty-seventh in the employ of the quartermasters' depart- Ohio volunteers, and to pay her a pension of four

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Setment, in Kansas, on or about the 12th day of teen dollars per month, commencing June 2, 1865. ate proceed to the consideration of House bill November, 1864, at the rate of eight dollars The amendments were agreed to.

No. 672.

The bill was reported to the Senate as The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, The Committee on Pensions reported the amended, and the amendments were concurred as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to bill with an amendment, to insert in line nine in. The amendments were ordered to be en: consider the bill (H. R. No. 672) granting a 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 draw that amendment.

title was amended so as to read, “A bill the House of Representatives, directed the The bill was reported to the Senate without || granting a pension to the widow and children | Secretary of the Interior to place on the penamendment, ordered to a third reading, read of Myron Wilklow."

sion-roll, subject to the provisions and limitathe third time, and passed.

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

widow and minor children of Charles W. Wil. HENRY H. IIUNTER. Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen

cox, late of company B, ninety-seventh Minois 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 The motion was agreed to; and the Senate,

as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to consider the bill (H. R. No. 670) granting a

name of " Martha J. Wilcox," and also to

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 of the Interior to place on the pension-roll,

E. Wilcox;" in line seven, after the word

" children,'' to insert under sixteen years of the pension-roll, subject to the provisions and subject to the provisions and limitations of

age;' and in line nine, after the word " vollimitations of the pension laws, the name of the 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 ber a pension

at the rate of sixteen dollars per iponth ;'' 80 Kentucky, who was wounded while serving private in company G, twenty-ninth regiment that the bill will read: with the first regiment of Kentucky volunteer of Ohio

volunteer infantry, commencing March

That the Secretary of the Interior bo, and he is cavalry, commencing October 7, 1861. 26, 1865.

hereby, authorized and directed to place op 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.

Wilcox, the widow, and James W., Clarinda I., Ira out the word "and,' and in line eight, after | in line six to insert the name “Kezia Hol- 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

her a pepsion at the rate of sixteen dollars per lars per month.' after the word "children,” to insert the words

month, commencing March 16, 1863. . The amendment was agreed to. “under sixteen years of age;' and in line nine,

The amendments were agreed to. The bill was reported to the Senate as after the word "infantry," to insert the words amended, and the amendment was concurred "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

in, and ordered to be engrossed, and the bill to engrossed and the bill read a third time. The read:

be read a third time. It was read the third bill was read the third time, and passed.

That the Secretary of the Interior be, and he is hereby, authorized and directed to place on the pen

time and passed, and its title was amended so ELIZABETII BUTLER.

sion-roll, subject to the provisions and limitations as to read, "A bill granting a pension to the Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen

of tho pension laws, the names of Kezia Holman, the widow and children of Charles W. Wilcox."

widow, and the three children under sixteen years ate proceed to the consideration of House bill of age, of Andrew Holman, late a private in company

THOMAS CONNOLLY. No. 668.

G, twenty-ninth regiment of Ohio volunteer infantry, The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, and to pay her a pension at the rate of fourteen dola

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Senas in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

lars per month, commencing. March 26, 1865. ate proceed to the consideration of House bill consider the bill (H. R. No. 668) granting a

The amendments were agreed to.

No. 676. pension to Elizabeth Butler, widow of Cyrus

The bill was reported to the Senate as The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, Butler. It directs the Secretary of the Inte

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

in. The amendments were ordered to be en: rior to place on the pension-roll, subject to

consider the bill (H. R. No. 676) granting a the provisions and limitations of the pension grossed, and the bill to be read a third time. pension to Thomas Connolly. The Secretary laws, the name of Elizabeth Butler, widow of It was read the third time, and passed.

of the Interior is directed by the bill to place Cyrus Butler, late a special agent in the pro

HENRY KANEDAY.

on the pension-roll, subject to the provisions vost marshal's office in the nineteenth Penn

and limitations of the pension laws, the name

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen. sylvania district, and pay her as the widow of

of Tbomas Connolly, late a member of comate proceed to the consideration of House bill a private, commencing October 31, 1864.

pany A, sixty-ninth New York volunteers. No. 671. The bill was reported to the Senate, ordered

The Committee on Pensions reported the bill to a third reading, read the third time, and

The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, with an amendment to insert at the end of the

as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to passed.

bill the following:
consider the bill (H. R. No. 671) granting a
MYRON WILKLOW.
pension to the widow of Henry Kaneday. The

And to pay him a pension at the rate of fifteen

dollars per month, commencing on the 30th day of Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen. bill directs the Secretary of the Interior to June, 1865. ate proceed to the consideration of House bill place on the pension-roll, subject to the pro- The amendment was agreed to. No. 669.

visions and limitations of the pension laws, the The bill was reported to the Senate as The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, names of the widow and minor children of amended, and the amendment was concurred as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to Henry Kaneday, late a private in company I, in, and ordered to be engrossed, and the bill to consider the bill (H. R. No. 669) granting a fifteenth regiment Iowa infantry, commencing be read a third time. It was read the third pension to the widow and minor children of || May 5, 1862.

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JAMES HEATHERLY.

United States infantry, commencing September as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen. || 10, 1866.

consider the bill (H. R. No. 771) granting a 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 as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

limitations of the pension laws, the name of

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 Heatherly. The bill directs the Secretary of the

up for consideration House bill No. 675. 1862. Interior to place on the pension-roll, subject

The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, The Committee on Pensions reported the bill to the provisions and limitations of the pen.

as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to with an amendment, to insert after the word sion laws, the names of the minor children of

consider the bill (H. R. No. 675) granting a “Missouri,” in line six, the words "and 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 December 19, 1866.

The Committee on Pensions reported the bill 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 bill with amendments. The amendments were,

line six to insert the name of "Elizabeth | amended, and the amendment was concurred in line six to insert the names of “ Joseph,

Rice,'' and also to strike out the words. " minor | in, and ordered to be engrossed, and the bill

children's and insert the words “ William T. Sarah, Loami, Francis, and James Heatherly;!

to be read a third time. It was read the third 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 to insert the words “and to pay her a pension

ROBERT M'CRORY. children? to insert the words “under

of ten dollars per month ;' so that the bill sixteen years of age ;' in line nine, after the

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Senwill read : word - volunteers" to insert “and to pay

ate proceed to the consideration of House bill 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,
the widow, and William T. S. Rice, the child under

consider the bill (H. R. No. 772) granting a “January 24, 1865, and to continue until they

, of L. Rice, a severally attain the age of sixteen years ;'' so member of company B, ninety-tirst regimen baten | pension to Robert McCrory. The bill makes that the bill will read: sylvania volunteers, and to pay her a pension of ten

it the duty of the Secretary of the Interior to 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 lawg, 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 Heatherly, 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, 1863, and third time, and passed. The title of the bill

bill with an amendment, to insert in line seven to continuo 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 fifteen dollars month."

per
The amendments were agreed to.
Cornelius L. Rice.

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

amendment; and I will state, in explanation

CAPTAIN WILLIAM M'KEAN. amended, and the amendments were concurred

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 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 Representasion to John H. Finlay. It directs the Secre. eyes in the military service of the United | tives, by Mr. McPherson, its Clerk, announced tary of the Interior to place on the pension Statės, to be paid under the restrictions and

that the Speaker of the House had signed the roll, subject to the provisions and limitations 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: nois cavalry, commencing October 6, 1864. the third time, and passed.

A bill (H. R. No. 538) to extend the boundThe 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 Su

No. 769. him a pension at the rate of eight dollars per

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 of the bill the words "until June 6, 1866, and pension to David Howe. The Secretary of | for other purposes," approved March 25, 1864; 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 cermonth."

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, commencing 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 distime, 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- ize the Secretary of War to place at the disNo. 667. draw 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 a amendment, ordered to a third reading, read

WILLIAM H. M'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

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

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pension to William H. McDonald. It directs

ZEPHANIAU 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 limitations of the pension laws, the name of Senate proceed to the consideration of House

dollars per month.' bill No. 776.

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

draw that amendment. tieth regiment New York volunteers, com

The motion was agreed to ; and the Senate, 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 Zephaniah Knapp,of Luzerne county,

the third time, and passed. bill with an amendment, to insert after the Pennsylvania. The bill requires the Secre.

JOUN S. PHELPS. 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 Senaniah Knapp on the pension-roll, at the rate teen dollars per month.”

ate proceed to the consideration of House bill of eight dollars per month, to be computed | No. 678. The amendment was agreed to.

from the 1st of January, 1867, and to continue 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 pensionMr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sendraw 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

II AMPTON 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 tó || 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. directs the Secretary of the Interior to place and insert "child under sixteen years of age ; The Committee on Pensions reported the

on the pension-roll, subject to the provisions in line eight to insert the word "second" bill with an amendment, to insert in line seven, 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 hier 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 per month.'

unteers, commencing September 13, 1865. month for herself during widowhood, and iwo 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 pen

sion-roll, subject to the provisions and linitations ERASTUS KINSEL. The amendment was agreed to.

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 Caleb S. Phelps, child under sixteon

years of ago 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 rate of fifteen dollars per month for herself during The motion was agreed to ; and the Senate, time, and passed.

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

child until he shall attain tho age of sixteen years, consider the bill (H. R. No. 775) granting a

GEORGE W. LOCKER.

commercing 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 cousider 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

ate proceed to the consideration of House bill lady has married ; and so I desire to offer a company G, fifteenth Iowa volunteer infantry, No. 825. substitute for the bill giving the pension to the commencing June 7, 1862.

The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, child. I move to strike out all after the enact. The Committee on Pensions reported the as in Committee of the whole, proceeded to ing clause, and to insert:

bill with an amendment, to insert after the word consider the bill (H. R. No. 825) 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 || Secretary of the Interior is direoted to place ject to the provisions and limitations of the pension laws, the name of Rebecca Jano 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.

of John W. Hughes, late a private in company twenty-fifth regiment Pennsylvania volunteers, and The bill was reported to the Senate without to pay her a pension at the rate of eight dolla:s per

I, nineteenth lowa volunteers, commencing amendment, ordered to a third reading, read monih, commencing April 7, 1863, and to continue until she attains the age of sixteen years. the third time, and passed.

February 21, 1863.

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 1 is an accidental omission.

blank in the amendment with "fifteen." It left out and the name of the child insertéd. consider the bill (H. R. No. 824) granting a 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 annended, 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 Pennsyl. 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. time, and passed; and its title was amended 1863.

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

MICIIAEL MELLON. Rebecca Jane Kinsel."

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

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ELIZABETH J. MIL.LER.

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,

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 Secretary of the Interior to place on the pen

No. 238. sion-roll, subject to the provisions and limita- The motion was agreed to'; 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 Mellon, late of company H, sixty-second Illiconsider the bill (S. No. 238) granting a pen

bill No. 456. nois 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 É. Burdett, widow of James read a second time, and considered as in Comword “ 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 month."

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 amnendment. 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 inThe motion was agreed to ; and the Senate, | definitely. as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded to

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I now move that the The motion was agreed to ; and the Senate,

h 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 half 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. MRS. SUSAN TEN EYCK WILLIAMSON. ing duty, is to be received and regarded by the

ELIZABETH STEEPLETON.
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 House bill

ate proceed to the consideration of Senate bill time of filing of the evidence. No. 829.

No. 494.
Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the bill
The motion was agreed to; and the Senate, || be indefinitely postponed.

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

No. 494) granting a pension to Elizabeth Steeconsider the bill (H. R. No. 839) granting a

pleton, widow of Harrison W. Steepleton, de. pension to Mrs. Susan Ten Eyck Williamson.

CHILDREN OF LA FAYETTE CAMERON, ceased, was read a second time and considered as 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. the name of Mrs. Susan Ten Eyck Williamson, || Senate proceed to the consideration of Senate

retary of the Interior to place upon the penwidow of Charles L. Williamson, late a cap. bill 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 Carn- || 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 9th 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, I third reading, read the third time, and passed. Mr. VAN WINKLE. We withdraw that | deceased, on the pension-roll, subject to the amendment.

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 ameudigent, 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. ELIZABETH BARKER.

17th of December, 1862, until they severally || No. 495) for the relief of Henry Reens was Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Senattahe bill gates reported to the Senate without Committee of the Whole. It proposes to direct

the of sixteen years.

read time, and ate proceed to the consideration of Senate bill

amendment, ordered to be engrossed for a third the Secretary of the Interior to allow and pay No. 434.

reading, read the third time, and passed. to Henry Reens, late a private in company I, The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S.

HENRIETTA NOBLES.

thirtieth regiment Massachusetts volunteers, No. 434) for the relief of Elizabeth Barker, widow of Alexander Barker, deceased, was Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen

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

3d of June, 1865, the date of his discharge from

the service, until the 16th of March, 1867, on Committee of the Whole. It directs the Sec- No. 232.

which day his present pension commenced. retary of the Interior to allow and pay to The motion was agreed to; and the Senate,

The bill was reported to the Senate without Elizabeth Barker, widow of Alexander Barker, as in Committee of the Whole, proceeded

amendment, ordered to be engrossed for a late a 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 Secretary of the Interior to place the name the 18th of July, 1862, the date of the death 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 her a pension at the rate of twenty dollars per The motion was agreed to; and the bill (S.

HENRY REENS.

RILEY II. SMITII.

LUCINDA R. JOHNSON.

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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-roll

, 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 ension 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 CATHARINE WANDS. third time, and passed.

to be engrossed for a third reading, read the

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

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

age of sixteen years, commencing October 31, Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen.

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 (8. ceed to the consideration of Senate bill No.

to be engrossed for a third reading, read the

third time, and passed. No. 498) granting a pension to Anna M. How

501. ard 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 å 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 limit

as 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 conlate 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. Stinson, 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 widow

hood. MESSAGE FROM THE HOUSE.

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.

the bill by striking out “thirty dollars," in tives, by Mr. McPHERSON, its Clerk, announced Mr. POMEROY. Let it go ; I understand the seventh line, and inserting "twenty-five that the House had passed the bill (S. No. 450) || all about it.

dollars." relative to filing reports of railroad companies, Mr. VAN WINKLE. If no explanation is The amendment was agreed to. with an amendment, in which the concurrence 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 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. a third reading, and it was read the third time, REPRESENTATION OF ARKANSAS---VETO. No. 516) granting a pension to Julia Whistler

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

MARTIA STOUT.
President of the United States having returned
Committee of the Whole. It proposes to place

Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move to take up with his objections the bill (H. R. No. 1039) on the pension-roll, subject to the provisions 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 Representaof 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

Committee of the Whole. The Secretary of mence December 3, 1863, and to continue

the Interior is to place on the pension-roll, subthe same by a two-thirds vote, the objections during her widowhood. of 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 tions, to the Senate. third time, and passed.

of Tinson Stout, late a private in the Daviess

county company of home guards, Kentucky MARTIN WHITT.

HENRY BROWN.

militia, and to pay her a pension at the rate Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move that the Sen- Mr. VAN WINKLE. I move now to pro- 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 11th 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 to be engrossed for a third reading, read the of Martin Whitt, deceased, was read the second children of Henry Brown, was read the sec. third time, aud passed.

JULIA WHISTLER.

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