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West Virginia-Continued.
bill granting lands to the State of, to aid in

the construction of railroads.............286 joint resolution donating certain property

of the United States to boards of education of certain townships of Taylor county:

...580 joint resolution (H. R. No. 120) to extend

to the counties of Berkeley and Jefferson, in, the provisions of an act approved July 4, 1864, to restrict the jurisdiction of the Court of Claims and to provide for the payment of certain demands for quartermaster's stores and subsistence supplies furnished to the Army of the United

States.......... 2182, 3166, 3195, 3206, 3298 bill (S. No. 230) to reimburse the State of,

for moneys expended for the United States in enrolling, equipping, and paying, military forces to aid in suppressing the rebellion.........

..2377, 2597, 3240 joint resolution (S. No. 90) to suspend tem

porarily the collection of the direct tax in The State of..........

.2634, 4248 West, William A., bill for the relief of..... 1147 joint resolution authorizing the Secretary of

the Interior to settle the accounts of, as marshal of the Territory of Nebraska,

8197 Whaley, Kellian V., a Representative from

West Virginia....... ..353, 694, 811,

1247, 1390, 1399, 1402, 1406, 1477, 1479, 1480, 1505, 1506, 1943, 1970, 2038, 2185,

2246, 2285, 2393, 2471, 2858, 3164, 8548 resolutions by.

..811, 2859 remarks on the French Industrial Exposition.........

1402, 1403 remarks on reconstruction.... 1479, 1480 remarks on the legislative, &c., appropriation bill........

1505, 1506 remarks on the resolution for the relief of Mrs. Martha McCook

1943 remarks on the Northern Pacific railroad bill.............

2185 { remarks on the case of Rousseau and Grinnell............

.8819, 3820 personal explanations of ..1970, 2008 Wheeler, William H., bill (H. R. No. 695) for

the relief of..........8329, 3907, 3910, 3933 Whitall, Major John A., bill for the relief of

the legal representatives of, late paymaster in the United States Army, on account of

loss of stolen vouchers.... 2282, 3329 Whittlesey, Henry M., bill (S. No. 46) for the relief of.......

....3907 Wiard, Norman, bill (H. R. No. 818) for the relief of............

4285 remarks on the, by~ Mr. Bingham

4285 Mr. Garfield

4286 Mr. Higby

4286 Mr. Schenck.

.4285, 4286 yeas and nays on the.

...4286 Wickliffe, Robert C., of Louisiana, credentials of, presented

....130 Willcox, Altazera L., bill (H. R. No. 264)

granting a pension to... .772, 1949, 1970 Willett, Elizabeth, bill for the relief of....1240 Willey, Martha J., bill (H. R. No. 494) for the

relief of....... .1812, 1995, 2688, 2727 Williams, Gurdon 0.-see Military; Rail

road. Williams, Thomas, a Representative from Penn

sylvania ... 10, 137, 138, 350, 422, 460, 507,

546, 626, 645, 784, 185, 786,787, 788, 789, 790, 791, 792, 793, 794, 795, 796, 797, 1196, 1197, 1367, 1368, 1548, 1587, 1615, 1704, 1706, 1905, 1926, 2032, 2107, 2247, 2414, 2546, 2571, 2815, 2850, 2857, 2860, 2861, 2862, 2945, 3089, 3115, 3474, 3502, 3521, 3642, 3643, 3644, 3780, 3814,

3891, 3915, 4056, 4149, 4150, 4158, 4303 resolutions by ... 10, 137, 138, 350, 460, 2571 remarks on reconstruction.

.784, 785, 786, 787, 788, 789, 790, 791,

792, 793, 794, 795, 796, 797, 798 remarks on the tax bill.

.2791 remarks on the tariff bill... .3642, 3643 Temarks on the bill to incorporate the Wash1 ington Land and Building Company...4158

Wilson, James F., à Representative from Wilson, James F., a Representative from

.5,7, 19, 20, 23, Iowa-Continued.
33, 49, 57, 60, 61, 62, 69, 72, 81, 84, 85, remarks on the Iowa and Missouri State Line
86, 87, 135, 147, 148, 149, 150, 173, 174, railroad.......

.2157, 2158 175, 193, 194, 239, 253, 277, 278, 279, 302, remarks on the bill relating to bridges over 310, 311, 351, 469, 470, 627, 645,646, 688, the Mississippi

.2374 692,694, 695, 714, 719, 725, 750, 777, 888, remarks on reconstruction...... .2411, 2412, 855, 886, 899, 919, 920, 947, 1033, 1034, 2413, 2505, 2512, 2513, 2947, 2948, 2949 1036, 1099, 1115, 1116, 1117, 1118, 1119, remarks on the tax bill...... .2475, 2476, 1120, 1160, 1161, 1162, 1197, 1198, 1238,

2477, 2519, 2660, 2679, 2686, 2757, 1259, 1260, 1261, 1262, 1271, 1272, 1290,

2787, 2793, 2812, 2830, 2842, 2848 1293, 1295, 1296, 1338, 1339, 1342, 1366, remarks on the Cleveland and Mahoning 1367, 1368, 1387, 1426, 1436, 1450, 1458, railroad bill....

...2924 1461, 1467, 1468, 1496, 1499, 1502, 1503, remarks on the bill to secure the safe-keeping 1507, 1548, 1549, 1550, 1658, 1676, 1578, of the public money

2993 1581, 1583, 1608, 1611, 1614, 1615, 1616, remarks on the resolution in behalf of Peter 1657, 1658, 1659, 1695, 1721, 1724, 1725, Hayes and others..........3054, 3089, 3090 1744, 1791, 1796, 1820, 1828, 1854, 1855, remarks on the management of Indian af: 1857, 1860, 1870, 1875, 1876, 1902, 1903, fairs

.3062, 3063 1904, 1968, 1969, 2027, 2121, 2147, 2156, remarks on the bill for the relief of John 2157, 2158, 2159, 2184, 2187, 2202, 2282, Gordon........

..... 3203, 3204 2285, 2372, 2374, 2376, 2387, 2410, 2411, remarks on exempting the St. Albans bank 2412, 2413, 2429, 2480, 2431, 2434, 2475, from taxation.....

......3239 2476, 2477, 2480, 2497, 2498, 2505, 2509, remarks on the bill (H. R. No. 361) to re2512, 2513, 2515, 2517, 2519, 2573, 2575, organize the Army ........3275, 3276 2597, 2599, 2634, 2655, 2657, 2660, 2675, remarks on the resolution relating to the sale 2677, 2679, 2680, 2757, 2758, 2787, 2790, of gold by the Treasury Department, 3301, 2791, 2793, 2812, 2815, 2825, 2829, 2830,

3302 2838, 2839, 2840, 2842, 2843, 2848, 2859, remarks on the bill for the relief of Iowa 2865, 2878, 2903, 2921, 2924, 2933, 2946, volunteers.....

..3415, 3416 2947, 2948, 2949, 2993, 2994, 3053, 3054, remarks on the Union Pacific railroad, east3059, 3062, 3063, 3085, 3089, 3090, 3142, ern division........

...3421, 3423 3204, 3205, 3207, 3239, 3240, 3270, 3276, remarks on the tariff bill...3496, 3497, 3515, 3301, 3302, 3326, 3330, 3357, 3404, 3415,

3516, 3544, 3632, 3656, 3658, 3719, 3720 3416, 3421, 3422, 3423, 3439, 3440, 3496, remarks on the explanatory bill relating to 3497, 3498, 3514, 3515, 3516, 3517, 3518, the Union Pacific railroad, eastern divis8519, 3539, 3540, 3541, 3543, 3544, 3561, ion .......

3586, 3587, 3588 3567, 3585, 3586, 3587, 3588, 3589, 3653, remarks on the bill to quiet land titles in 3655, 3656, 3658, 3660, 3661, 3682, 8719, California........

.3655 3720, 3722, 3723, 3724, 3725, 3743, 8766, remarks on the miscellaneous appropriation 3767, 3770, 3794, 3797, 3801, 3819, 3820, bill......

.....3797, 4287 8843, 3844, 3848, 3851, 8862, 3853, 3854, remarks on the resolution relating to the pay 8876, 3908, 3909, 3910, 3911, 3948, 3981, of John L. Thomas.......

.3844 4019, 4020, 4022, 4046, 4047, 4051, 4059, remarks on the assault case of Rousseau and 4062, 4063, 4092, 4093, 4094, 4095, 4096, Grinnell, 3819, 3820, 3851, 3852, 3853, 3854 4102, 4108, 4110, 4111, 4112, 4148, 4149, remarks on the bill for the relief of Daniel 4151, 4156, 4157, 4158, 4160, 4161, 4182, Winslow ....

4094 4183, 4193, 4201, 4203, 4204, 4249, 4250, remarks on the bill relating to the United 4252, 4253, 4258, 4262, 4264, 4265, 4274, States district courts in California and 4277, 4278, 4279, 4280, 4281, 4287, 4308 Louisiana.

4094 resolutions by.......

.5, remarks on the bill to protect the reve23, 61, 69, 84, 3276, 3682, 3843

..411, 412 remarks on the joint resolution (H. R. No. Wilson, Phebe, deceased, bill for the relief of 9) to amend the Constitution, 84, 85, 86, 87 the children of

2928 remarks on the personal explanation of Mr. Wilson, Sarah E., bill (S. No. 252) granting a

Washburne, of Illinois...............147, 148 pension to..... .1950, 1952, 1996, 2007 remarks on the statute of limitations. .....150 Wilson, Stephen F., a Representative from remarks on suffrage in the District of Colum Pennsylvania

.....1024, bia................ 173, 174, 175, 239, 278

1200, 1303, 1334, 1337, 1728, remarks on the bill for the relief of Char.

1979, 2032, 3474, 3589, 3595 lotte Bence........

193 remarks on regulating trade with British remarks on the bill for the relief of Abelard North America.

.1337, 1338 Guthrie.

....750 Wilson, Thomas F., bill (S. No. 146) for the remarks on the bill relative to the sale of relief of.

.1553, 1579, 2078, 2130 postage stamps, &c., on credit... ....838 Wilson, Virginia S., joint resolution for the remarks on the civil rights bill..... 1160, 1161 relief of.

.3203 remarks on the Army appropriation bill, 1197 | Winans, Joanna, bill (H. R. No. 493) for the remarks on the bill to facilitate communica relief of

.1994, 2688, 2733, 2928 tion among the States............. 1259, 1549 Windom, William, a Representative from Minremarks on the bill to fix the number of the nesota.

.34, 49, 101, 103, 104, judges of the Supreme Court. ...........1259 115, 508, 546, 617, 645, 919, 1036, 1127, remarks on the bill to restrict the expense 1128, 1129, 1157, 1158, 1159, 1160, 1272,

of collecting soldiers' claims.... 1260, 1261 1349, 1375, 1386, 1494, 1502, 1535, 1573, remarks on regulating trade with British 1615, 1682, 1683, 1700, 1701, 1702, 1703, North America......

...1339, 1342 1725, 1728, 2008, 2050, 2156, 2201, 2205, remarks on the telegraph to the West In 2214, 2282, 2377, 2507, 2678, 2726, 2772, dies

2859, 3011, 3024, 3053, 3089, 3094, 3095, remarks on the deficiency bill. ..1583

3096, 3166, 3167, 3168, 3169, 3170, 3171, remarks on the personal explanation of Mr. 3172, 8173, 3174, 3175, 3357, 3358, 3360 Brooks.....

.1615, 1616 3378, 3770, 4059, 4110, 4156, 4190, 4191 remarks on the bill (H. R. No. 281) to amend resolutions by.. .34, 508, 1703, 2772, 3011

the postal laws...... .....1657, 1658 remarks on the joint resolution relating to remarks on the bill for the punishment of destitute Indians.......

.103 crimes.....

.. 1724 remarks on the deficiency bill............ 1127, remarks on the bill to create the grade of

1128, 1125 brigadier general commandant in the remarks on the civil rights bill Marive corps...... ...... 1744

1158, 1159, 1160 remarks on granting lands to Oregon for a remarks on subjecting certain lands in Kanmilitary road..... 1870 sas to the laws thereof...

1701, 1702 remarks on the bill to reimburse Missouri for remarks on the Northern Pacific railroad moneys advanced for war purposes., 1902 bill................................................







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Wright, Edwin R. V., a Representative from New Jersey .....49, 58, 60, 83, 87, 205, 458,

459, 460, 512, 535, 538, 950, 1062, 1066, 1192, 1193, 1194, 1263, 1576, 1587, 1615, 1662, 1725, 1726, 1746, 1903, 1904, 1905, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1921, 1952, 2027, 2050, 2148, 2157, 2239, 2240, 2241, 2344, 2347, 2348, 2350, 2351, 2353, 2367, 2368, 2369, 2542, 2546, 2601, 2002, 2605, 2606, 2607, 2634, 2729, 2744, 2745, 2756, 2757, 2758, 2792, 2793, 2794, 2822, 2879, 2905, 2906, 2908, 2925, 2926, 2945, 2966, 3006, 3022, 3148, 3198, 3200, 3741, 3800, 3802, 3822, 3823, 3845, 3886, 3891, 3909, 4061, 4062, 4063, 4100, 4102, 4112, 4113, 4157, 4160, 4190, 4191, 4200, 4201, 4204, 4250, 4258,

4266, 4269, 4271, 4272, 4274, 4277, 4278 resolutions by.. .. 49, 460, 2744, 4277 remarks on the joint resolution (H. R. No. 9)

to amend the Constitution ...... .87 remarks on the basis of representation, 458,

459, 460 remarks on the Military Academy appropriation bill......

1192 remarks on the Army appropriation bill,

1193, 1194 remarks on the bill donating lands to Wis

consin for a ship.canal....... .1726 remarks on the bill to reimburse the State

of Missouri for moneys advanced for war purposes

1903, 1904 remarks on the Northern Pacific railroad bill..........

.2239, 2240 remarks on the bill (H. R. No. 361) to reor

ganize the Army.. .2347, 2348, 2351 remarks on the tax bill... ... 2607, 2729, 2792 remarks on reconstruction. [A report of these remarks was not fur

nished by Mr. Wright.] remarks on deficiency bill for 1866, 4100, 4102 Wyman, David, bill for the relief of........3793

Windom, William, a Representative from Min

nesota--Continued. remarks on reconstruction .......... .3166,

3167, 3168, 3169, 8170, 3171, 3172 remarks on the Indian appropriation bill, 3358 remarks on the resolution for the relief of certain Indians ...

...4190 remarks on the bill for the relief of Martha Estill.......

..... 4190 Miofield, Charles H., a Representative from New York.......

.....5, 171, 283, 287, 1034, 1193, 1308, 1343, 1344, 1349, 1468, 1699, 1727, 1856, 1874,

2374, 3149, 3237, 3238, 3244, 3639, 4277 resolutions by...

.171, 3238 remarks on regulating trade with British North America...

1343 remarks on the fortification bill..... 1349 Wingate, William P., joint resolution (S. No.

123) in relation to the settlement of the accounts of, collector at the port of Bangor, Maine.......

4017, 4158, 4160 remarks on the, byMír. Rice, of Maine....

... 4160 Winslow, Daniel, bill (S. No. 149) for the relief of .........

.2634, 4094, 4113 remarks on the, by

Mr. Wilson, of Iowa... ..........4094 Winslow, Katharine F., bill (S. No. 327) grant

ing a pension to........ .2876, 3353 Wisconsin, joint resolution construing and giv

ing effect to the joint resolution for the relief of the State of, approved July 1, 1864

........3682 Witt, Sarah, bill (H, R. No. 133) for the relief of........

196, 615 Witter, Jerusha, bill (S. No. 276) for the relief of....

.2130, 2148, 3353 Woodbridge, Frederick E., a Representative from Vermont....

.14, 63, 136, 202, 233, 324, 690, 691, 1067, 1087, 1088, 1188, 1195, 1196, 1267, 1290, 1332, 1367, 1396, 1397, 1816, 1817, 1820, 1862, 1922, 1979, 2008, 2032, 2047, 2048, 2126, 2127, 2128, 2129, 2130, 2149, 2183, 2186, 2191, 2299, 2353, 2378, 2481, 2519, 2576, 2577, 2604, 2608, 2686, 2687, 2793, 2839, 2865, 2876, 2877, 2932, 2933, 2934, 2950, 2951, 2952, 2974, 2977, 2978, 2979, 3166, 3239, 3272, 3360, 3361, 3397, 3398, 3630, 3631, 3635, 3717, 3718, 3719, 3793, 3844,

3909, 3910, 3944, 4050, 4060, 4148, 4149 resolutions by.......... .14, 1067, 3397 remarks on the death of Senator Collamer, 63 remarks on suffrage in the District of Columbia......

..202 remarks on transferring Berkeley and Jef

ferson counties to the State of West Virginia .....

..691 remarks on the joint resolution (H. R. No.

63) to amend the Constitution........ 1088 remarks on the Army appropriation bill, 1195,

1196 remarks on the French Industrial Exposition ..........

1396, 1397 remarks on the New York contested-election case......

......1816, 1817 remarks on the death of Senator Foot...1922 remarks on the bill (H. R. No. 361) to reor. ganize the Army.....

... 2048, 2126, 2127, 2129, 2149, 3272 remarks on the Northern Pacific railroad bill..........

............2185 remarks on the tax bill....... 2576, 2577, 2687 remarks on the bill relating to the pay of the

Army ............2950, 2951, 2952, 2974, 2979 remarks on exempting the St. Albans bank from taxation......

.3239 remarks on the compensation of employés of the House.....

....3398 remarks on the tariff bill. ......... 3630, 3031 remarks on the bill for the relief of William Joslin ......

.4149 Woodward, Elizabeth, and George Chorpen

ning, joint resolution (H. R. No. 123) for

the relief of. ... 2246, 3052, 3449, 3465, 3473 Wright, Brigadier General George, United

States Army, bill (H. R. No. 578) for the relief of the representatives of the late.....*..

......2571, 4148

Yeas and pays-Continued. on the resolution in relation to increasing - the compensation to Government employés...

......214 on the resolution relating to suffrage in the District of Columbia......

.233 on resolution relating to the test oath... 234 on the resolution authorizing the committee

on reconstruction to send for persons and papers......

.... 255 on laying on the table the homestead bill..277 on the bill relating to United States district courts in Maine........

....... 277 on the bill extending suffrage in the District of Columbia .......

.....310, 311 on the resolutions approving the course of

the President........ ........351, 481 on the resolution prohibiting the use of the

Hall of the House for any purpose but the business of Congress........

481, 482 on the basis of representation..... .493,

494, 508, 538 on the resolution inviting the Representatives

elect from Arkansas to occupy seats in the Hall of the House.....

.......507 on instructing the Committee of Claims to

reject claims for damages by the Army or

Navy in the rebel States... ......511 on the bill to further regulate the registering of vessels.........

.584 on the bill to amend the act of indemnity,

approved March 3, 1863. .......645 on the bill enlarging the powers of the Freedmen's Bureau......

.......688 on transferring Berkeley and Jefferson coun

ties to the State of West Virginia....... 698 on the bill granting homesteads to actual set

tlers in the southern States............... 718 on granting lands to Wisconsin for a ship

canal........ ............... 718, 748, 1727 on the payment of expenses incurred by the

committee on reconstruction......... 720 on the naval appropriation bill...775, 776,-777 on allowing a clerk to the Committee on Mines and Mining.....

.......811 on admitting James M. Johnson, of Arkan

sas, to the floor of the House............. 81.3 on the Michigan contested-election case, 8.15 on the bill relative to the sale of postage

stamps, &c., on credit........... ..831 on the Pennsylvania contested-election case (Koontz vs. Coffroth)..

.....930 on the resolutions relating to reconstruction,

920, 921, 950, 966, 1032 on motions to adjourn....... ..944, 945,

946, 947, 948, 949, 1375, 1468, 1614,

1687, 215, 2161, 2246, 3948, 8949, 4022 on calls of the House....

.945, 1860 on excusing members from voting........940,

947, 948 on the Indiana contested-election case... 1005 on the resolution relating to clerks for committees....

1032 on the joint resolution (H. R. No. 63) to

amend the Constitution........... 1035, 1095 on providing for the expenses attending the French Industrial Exposition..... 1035,

1406, 3305 on guarantying Mexican bonds....

.... 1188 on receiving a communication from the Gov.

ernor of North Carolina.......... 1190 on the Army appropriation bill............ 1199

the Military Academy appropriation bill....

.... 1207 on establishing a uniform system of sewer

age in the city of Washington. ...... 1208 on the bill to incorporate the Great Falls

Ice Company of Washington.. 1240 on the bill to restrict the expense of collecting soldiers' claims........

.1262 on the civil rights bill........ 1296, 1367, 1861 on the purchase of the portrait of Joshua R. Giddings...

... 1331 on the taxation of United States notes, &c........

. 1332 on regulating trade with British North Amer:

ica..... on suspending the rules......

1346, 1970, 2286, 3241, 3302, 3399, 4264 on printing the testimony relating to recon.

struction ......

Yates, Susan, bill for the relief of............ 136
Yeas and nays-
on the resolution appointing officers of the

.............5 on the resolution appointing a committee on

reconstruction...... on the resolution in relation to the public debt..........

.10 on the resolution granting the use of the

Hall of the House to the Freedmen's Aid

Commission for a public meeting.;..14, 15 on the resolution granting the privileges of

the floor of the House to contestants for seats...

.......22 on the reception of the credentials of members from Tennessee.....

.33 on allowing the privileges of the floor to

claimants to seats from Tennessee. on the joint resolution concerning the Veteran Reserve corps..

43 on the resolution in relation to adjourning over the holidays........

58 on the resolution in relation to punishment of treason.....

... 60 on the resolution relating to the national

Bureau of Education........................60 on the resolution relating to representation in the rebel States......

..61, 62 on the resolution to abolish class rule in the

reconstruction of the rebel States........ 69 on the resolution in relation to the impro

priety of Federal interference with the elective franchise........

..70 on the resolution in relation to the enforcement of the test oath............

.71 on the resolution in relation to resumption of specie payments .........

.... 75 on the resolution instructing the Committee of Elections.... ......

.81 on the bill to facilitate communication among

the States... ...........83, 1549, 1550 on the joint resolution relating to destitute Indians.......

..104 on the resolution relating to the military occupation of rebel States.........

187 on reconstruction......... or an appeal from the decision of the Chair ....






...... 1368


Yeas and nays-Continued.

on personal explanation of Mr. Smith, 1423 on the loan bill, 1467, 1468, 1496, 1500, 1614 on resolutions relating to the final adjournment of Congress.......

.1495, 3025, 3912, 3913, 3985, 4017, 4156 on the legislative, &c., appropriation bill,

1523, 3742 on the bill relating to the habeas corpus, &c ............

.... 1530 on the consular and diplomatic appropriation bill

1548 on the bill to reimburse Pennsylvania for

moneys advanced for war purposes... 1608 on the general bankrupt bill... .1699,

1700, 1873, 1874 on subjecting lands in Kansas to its laws, 1703 on the bill for the relief of J. B. Rittenhouse......

.1767 on the New York contested-election case,

1819, 1820 on the temporary increase of duties on imports...

1856 on the bill donating lands to agricultural colleges

.1899 on the joint resolution for the relief of des.

titute people in the District of Columbia.....

.1921 on the joint resolution for the relief of Mrs. Martha McCook..

1944, 1945 on the resolution relating to bills vetoed by the President.........

.1969 on the resolution relating to the eight-hour

system in the District of Columbia ... 1969 on the bill to reorganize and establish the Army ....

.1974, 1977, 2001, 2007, 2030, 2031, 2043, 2046,

2073, 2075, 2126, 2345, 2352, 3684 on the bill for the organization of the Pension Office......

...2025, 2026, 2029 on the bill for the relief of Ishmael Day...2068 on holding an evening session......2118, 2119 on extending the time for completing certain railroads.....

.2156 on the Northern Pacific railroad bill... 2159,

2160, 2246 on the Freedmen's Bureau appropriation bill........

2310, 2318 on the ship-canalaround Niagara falls...2330 on the bill for the relief of Philos B. Tyler........

...2344 on the bill to admit Colorado into the Union.......

..... 2372, 2373, 2374 on the joint resolution relative to the Emperor of Russia.........

..2384 on the bill to revive the grade of general in the Army.........

.3393 on the resolution relating to suffrage..... 2429 'on the resolution discharging the joint com

mittee on reconstruction.......... 2430 on a motion to postpone the special order.......

2458 on a motion to adjourn over........ 2546 on appointing a committee of investigation on the riot at Memphis.....

.2572 on the resolution approving the President's

veto of the Freedmen's Bureau bill... 2572 on the resolution relating to repealing the

tax on notes of State banks............. 2573 on the resolution censuring Mr. Chanler, 2575 on the bill to restore the late rebel States to their political rights.....

.2599 on the bill for the relief of Delia A. Jacobs.........

.2624 on a uniform coinage between the United

States and foreign countries............ 2654 on the resolution relating to levying contri

butions on the seceding States to defray the extraordinary expenses incurred in protecting loyal eitizens within their limits.....


Yeas and nays--Continued.

Yeas and nays-Continued. on the resolution that Congress has no right on the tariff bill.........3722, 3723, 3724, 3725

to fix the qualification of electors in the on printing the minority report of the comseveral States......

.2724, 2725 mittee on reconstruction.... ......3767 on the resolution relating to a committee to on the bill relating to bridges over the Misinvestigate the action of the Freedmen's sissippi..........

.3770, 3817 Bureau and its officers........... 2725 on the miscellaneous appropriation bill, 3802, on the bill relating to the appointment of

4258, 4260, 4280, 4281, 4288 officers of the Executive Mansion......27-26 on the compensation for slaves employed in on the bill authorizing an additional Assist the military service........

3845 ant Secretary of the Navy....... 2741, 2742 on the bill to continue the Freedmen's on the general bankrupt bill... .......2743 Bureau.....

......3850 on the bill to continue the Freedmen's on the assault case of Messrs. Rousseau

Bureau .........2808, 2809, 2877, 2878, 3562 and Grinnell..... ....3891, 3892, 4017 on the bill to equalize bounties to soldiers on the bill relating to judges of the Supreme and sailors......

2827 Court on the resolution relating to the pension on the bill to protect the revenue........3912, laws....... 2858

4112, 4199, 4267 on the tax bill...

.2863, on the resolutions relating to the charges 2864, 2865, 3447, 3448, 8636 made by Provost Marshal General Fry on the Cleveland and Mahoning railroad against Roscoe Conkling....... ...3948 bill...

.2925 on the joint resolution (H. R. No. 83) declaron the bill for a line of railroads from Wash ing the State of Tennessee again entitled to

ington to the Northwest ........ 2928 representation in Congress. .3948, on the preamble and resolution relating to

3949, 3975, 3976, 3980, 4056 public honors to traitors........... 2945 on the bill to restore the rebel States to their on the bill relating to the pay of the Army political rights......

..........3981 of the United States......

....2979 on the resolution relating to the release of on the bill relating to a naval depot at League Fenian prisoners

4047 Island ........

.3024 on the bill granting the right of way to ditch on the bill to establish a Bureau of Educa and canal owners over public lands.....4054 tion ..........

3051, 3269, 3270 on the motion to admit members from Ten. on the resolution relating to the Fenians, nessee........

... 4056 3085, 3086 on the southern branch of the Union Pacific on the resolution in relation to Jefferson railroad.............

..4061 Davis......

..3089 on the bill to regulate elections for Senators on the bill to incorporate the District of in Congress..

........4063 Columbia Canal and Sewerage Company, on the bill to punish crimes in relation to

3122, 3907, 3908, 3934 the public securities and currency.....4096 on the joint resolution (H. R. No. 127) to on the motion to refer the credentials of the

amend the Constitution................ 3149 members-elect from Tennessee to the Comon the bill to pay patent examiners for mittee of Elections

..4104 duties performed by them..... ..3164 on the bill relating to steamboat navigation on the bill to establish branch mints in from Chesapeake bay to Lake Ontario, 4148

Oregon and Idaho......... ........ 3166 on the bill relating to confiscated lands in on the resolution relating to the salary of the the rebel States......

...... 4150 Chief Clerk of the House.......... .3238 on the bill relating to the national curon the resolution relating to an export duty rency..

.........4154 on cotton .......

.3240, 3241 on the resolution relating to the payment of on the bill for an increase of pensions...3297 duties on iron by the Alabama and Florida on the bill to reorganize the Treasury Railroad Company

.4159 Department...

on the motion to print the reports of the on printing reports of committee on recon committee on the Memphis riots....... 4159 struction .....

.3326 on the bill to incorporate the General Hoson the Northern Kansas railroad and tele pital of the District of Columbia....... 4161 graph bill......

.3327 on the Atlantic and Pacific railroad bill... 4183 on the bill for the relief of Dr. Edward on the bill to preserve the neutral relations Jarvis.........

.3374 of the United States...... ......... 4197 on the resolutions relating to compensation on the bill to remove certain cases from the of employés of the House ........3397, 3398 State courts................

.4203, 4204 on the bill for the relief of Iowa volun on the bill to fix the compensation of certain teers...... 3416 collectors of customs...

.4249 on the Union Pacific railroad bill......... .3424 on the air-line railroad from Washington to on the bill to prevent smuggling... .3443 New York ....

.4250, 4263 on the bill to quiet land titles in Califor on a motion in relation to the report on the nia....... .3461, 3655 Memphis riots

.4264 on the St. Paul and Lake Superior railroad on the resolution relating to the admission bill.........

.....3465 of David T. Patterson to a seat in the Senon pensions to the soldiers of the war of ate.

....4273 1812 ...

............. 3492 on the admission of the State of Nebraska on appointing an assistant stenographer to into the Union

.4275, 4276 the House committees.....


on the bill to preserve evidence of marriage on the bill for the relief of Ellen Sander in the District.....

.4283 son........

..3540 on the bill for relief of Norman Wiard....4286 on adjournment over the 4th of July....3570 | York, Elizabeth, bill (H. R. No. 443) granting on the explanatory bill relating to the Union a pension to..

.1724, 1949, 1970 Pacific railroad, eastern division....... 3589 || Youly, Charles, bill (H. R. No. 218) for the on the bill granting pensions to the soldiers relief of.....

.......617, 1949, 1970 and sailors of the war of 1812...3628, 3629 Young, Captain John J., bill for the relief on the resolution relating to rations issued of...

.........3197 to persons not belonging to the Army... 3681 Young, Munroe, bill for the relief of.......2233

.... 3325


deliveries of materials after the 1st of May, 1861, under their contract with the United ion they may be entitled to under the provisuary 1, 1857; provided that in the opinion of ions of their supplemental contract dated Jan

39Th Cong. Ist SESS. --No. 121.

petent to decide, and although the Committee a lawful claim upon the United States for an of the Freedmen's Bureau, who will expend it of Claims may be somewhat more competent increase of price under their contract.

for the benefit of the colored people only. in that respect, I venture to say they would Mr. WRIGHT. I would ask the gentleman Mr. INGERSOLL. I cannot yield for that rather have it referred to the law officers of the from Illinois (Mr. WASHBURNE] if a supple amendment. It is unnecessary. Government. mental contract was made.

Mr. SHANKLIN. Will the gentleman from Mr. SPALDING. Being a member of the Mr. WASHBURNE, of Illinois. Yes, sir. Illinois yield to me? Coinmittee on Appropriations, I desire to say Mr. WRIGHT. And is not the United States Mr. INGERSOLL. For what purpose ? in addition to what has fallen from the chair. bound by that contract?

Mr. SHANKLIN. I desire to discuss the man of the comiittee, [Mr. STEVENS,] that Mr. WASHBURNE, of Illinois. Certainly. merits of this proposition. my friend from Illinois (Mr. WASHBURNE) is | But the point I make against this joint resolu

Mr. INGERSOLL. So far as I personally mistaken in regard to this joint resolution. tion is that you are taking from the House the am concerned, I should be glad to afford the The subject matter of this resolution is not a authority to adjust this matter and putting it | gentleman the opportunity to make a speech; proper subject of investigation for the Commit into the hands of the Secretary of the Treasury. but I must be governed by the will of the House. tee of Claims. It is simply a legal, a judicial I therefore move that this joint resolution If the House desires to hear the gentleman, it question, and the Committee on Appropria || be referred to the Committee of Claims, and will refuse to sustain the demand for the pretions did not themselves seek to solve it. If it upon that motion I call the previous question. vious question. should be referred to any committee of this The previous question was seconded, and the On seconding the demand for the previous body, it would properly go to the Committee main question ordered, which was upon the question, there were-ayes 44, noes 27; no on the Judiciary. But the resolution simply motion to refer the joint resolution to the Com quorum voting. directs that the Secretary of the Treasury shall, mittee of Claims.

The SPEAKER, under the rule, ordered under the legal advice of the Attorney General On agreeing to the motion, there were-ayes tellers ; and appointed Messrs. INGERSOLL and of the United States, give a construction and 46, noes 16; no quorum voting.

SHANKLIN. interpretation to the contract entered into with The SPEAKER, under the rule, ordered The House divided; and the tellers reported—. these parties.

tellers; and appointed Mr. PIKE, and Mr. Wash ayes 60, noes 36. Mr WASHBURNE, of Illinois. I desire to BURNE of Illinois.

So the previous question was seconded. know how this joint resolution comes before The House divided ; and the tellers reported The main question was ordered; and under the House. ayes sixty, noes not counted.

the operation thereof the joint resolution was Mr. SPALDING. It was sent to us by the So the motion was agreed to.

ordered to a third reading, and read the third Senate.

Mr. WASHBURNE, of Illinois, moved to time. Mr. WASHBURNE, of Illinois. I under reconsider the vote by which the joint resolu The question being on the passage of the bill, stand that.

tion was referred to the Committee of Claims; Mr. INGERSOLL demanded the previous Mr. SPALDING. And the House sent it to and also moved that the motion to reconsider question. the Committee on Appropriations. I suppose be laid on the table.

The previous question was seconded and the the gentleman understands that also.

The latter motion was agreed to.

main question ordered. Mr. WASHBURNE, of Illinois. Yes, I

Mr. ROGERS. I demand the yeas and nays. anderstand that; but have the Committee on Appropriations been called upon for reports

The next business on the Speaker's table was

The yeas and nays were ordered.

The question was taken; and it was decided this morning? Senate bill no 156, entitled "An act making an

in the affirmative--yeas 101, nays 21, not votThe SPEAKER. They have not. additional grant of land to the State of Min

ing 61; as follows: Mr. WASHBURNE, of Illinois. Then how nesota, in alternate sections, to aid in the con

YEAS - Mesers. Alley, Allison, Delos R. Ashley, did this resolution come to be reported by them?

struction of a railroad in said State;" which James M. Ashley. Baker, Baldwin, Banks, BarThe SPEAKER. They are authorized to

was read a first and second time, and referred ker, Baxter, Bearnan, Benjamin, Bidwell, Bingham, to the Committee on Public Lands.

Blaine, Boutwell, Brandegce, Broomall, Buckland, report at any time.

Chanler, Reader W. Clarke, Sidney Clarke, Cobb, Mr. WASHBURNE, of Illinois. I take it Mr. WASHBURNE, of Illinois, moved to Cook, Darling, Davis, Dawes, Delano, Deming, Dixon,

Driggs, Eckley, Eggleston, Eliot, Farquhar, Ferry, that even the Committee on Appropriations | reconsider the vote by which the bill was referred; and also moved that the motion to

Gartield, Grinnell, flule, Hayes, Henderson, Higby, cannot report such a bill as this except for

Ilill, Holmes, IIooper, lotchkiss, Asahel W. Hubreference to a proper committee. reconsider be laid on the table.

bard, Chester D. Hubbard, James R. Hubbell, HulThe SPEAKER. When the House pro

burd, Ingersoll, Kelley, Kelso, Ketcham, Latlin, The latter motion was agreed to.

Latham, William Lawrence, Longyear, Lynch, Marceeded to consider and debate the measure the


vin, McClurg. McKee, McRuer, Mercur, Miller, Morrule was waived.

The last business on the Speaker's table was

rill, Morris, Moulton, Myers, O'Neill,' Orth, Paine,

Patterson, Perham, Phelps, Pike, Plants, Prico, RayMr. WASHBURNE, of Illinois. The Com

Senate bill No. 259, entitled “ An act to author mond, John H. Rice, Rollins, Schenck, Scofield, mittee on Appropriations have no jurisdiction || ize the Secretary of War to settle the claims | Smith, Spalding, Stevens, Thayer, Francis Thomas, over such subjects as this. of the State of Kansas for services of the militia

Warner, Elihu B. Washburne, llenry D. Washburn, Mr. SPALDING. The House referred it to

called out by the Governor of that State upon William B. Washburn, Welker, Whaley, Williams, that committee for consideration. the requisition of Major General Curtis, the

James F. Wilson, Windom, and Woodbridge-101. Mr. WASHBURNE, of Illinois. I know commander of the United States forces in that

NAYS-Messrs. Ancona, Bergen, Coffroth, Dawson,

Denison, Eldridge, Finck, Glossbrenner, Goodyear, that; but the House frequently sends bills to

State;' which was read a first and second time, Harris, Edwin N. Hubbell, Marshall, Niblack, Nichcommittees that do not properly have jurisdic- || and referred to the Committee on Military

olson, Ritter, Rogers, Shanklin, Taber, Thornton, tion of them. I know that the Committee on

Trimble, and Wright-21.

NOT VOTING-Messrs. Ames, Anderson, Blow, Commerce, when subjects are sent to them that

Mr. WASHBURNE, of Illinois, moved to Boyer, Bromwell, Bundy, Conkling, Cullom, Culver, do not properly come within their jurisdiction, reconsider the vote by which the bill was re

Defrees, Dodge, Donnelly, Dumont, Farnsworth, report them back to the House, ask to be dis; || ferred; and also moved that the motion to

Grider, Griswold, Aaron Harding, Abner C. Harding,

Hart, Hogan, Demas Hubbard, Jolin H. Hubbard, charged from their further consideration, and reconsider be laid on the table.

James Humphrey, James M. Humphrey, Jenckes, move their reference to the committees which

The latter motion was agreed to.

Johnson, Jones, Julian, Kasson, Kerr, Kuykendall,

George V. Lawrence, Le Blond, Loan, Marston, are properly charged with their consideration.


McCullough, McIndoe, Moorhead, Newell, Noell, It was but yesterday that the Committee on

Pomeroy, Radford, Samuel J. Randall, William H. Appropriations reported a bill in regard to cer The SPEAKER. The next business in Randall, Alexander H. Rice, Ross, Rousseau, Sawtain claims of the State of Missouri, of which order is a joint resolution (S. No. 49) for the

yer, Shellabarger, Sitgreaves, Sloan, Starr, Stilwell,

Strouse, Taylor, John L. Thomas, Robert T. Van they certainly had no jurisdiction, and which temporary relief of destitute people in the Horn, Ward, Wentworth, Stephen F. Wilson, and certainly should have been referred to the Com District of Columbia. This resolution was made Winfield-61. mittee of Claims. I think, notwithstanding a special order for to-day after the morning So the joint resolution was passed. what the gentleman from Ohio [Mr. SPALDING) hour. The question is on ordering the reso During the call of the roll, has said, that the Committee of Claims is the lution to be read the third time.

Mr. COBB stated that Mr. MCINDOE was proper committee to examine and consider Mr. INGERSOLL. The other day, when this detained from the House by serious illness. this subject.

measure was before the House, I had read a Mr. DARLING stated that Mr. J. HUMPHREY And now I desire to call the attention of this statement of A. C. Richards, superintendent had been called home on account of sickness House to the language of this joint resolution, of police, setting forth the necessity for this in his family. so that they may judge whether more informa- | appropriation. I now call for the previous The result was announced as above stated. tion is not needed by them before they confer question.

Mr. INGERSOLL moved to reconsider the this

power upon the Secretary of the Treasury: Mr. ROGERS. Will not the gentleman yield || vote by which the joint resolution was passed; What does this joint resolution provide? It to allow me to offer an amendment?

and also moved that the motion to reconsider authorizes the Secretary of the Treasury to

Mr. INGERSOLL. I will hear what the

be laid upon the table. cause the accounts of Beals & Dixon, for amendment is.

The latter motion was agreed to.
Mr. ROGERS. I desire to propose an amend-

ment providing that this money shall be appro-

At the suggestion of the SPEAKER, by States, to be adjusted and paid,

and to allow priated without distinction of race or color.

Mr. INGERSOLL. That is already provided | unanimous consent, the evening session was disfor. We have no class legislation on our side. || pensed with. Mr. ROGERS. I propose further to provide

MESSAGE FROM THE SENATE. that this money shall be expended by the au A message was received from the Senate, by

to them such additional prices

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that it had concurred in the amendments of was a member of the Legislature of Vermont, men were created free and equal ; and yet subthe House to Senate bill No. 31, to reimburse and for three years Speaker of the House of ordinated his acts and theories to the Constithe State of Missouri for moneys expended for Representatives. From 1836 to 1812 he was tution of the land. Constitutional liberty was the United States in enrolling, equipping, and prosecuting attorney for the county of Rutland. his watchword, and when by force of law all provisioning militia forces to aid in suppress- | He was a member of the constitutional con men became absolutely free he was the earing the rebellion ; and Senate bill No. 199, to vention which established the Senate as a coör. nest and fearless advocate of those measures establish the collection district of Port Huron, || dinate branch of the Legislature of Vermont, designed to protect the freedman in all his the collection district of Michigan, and to in which body he actively coöperated with his civil rights. extend the collection district of Puget Sound. late colleague, Judge Collamer. From 18-13 But, sir, when the first gun was fired at Fort

Also, that it had passed the following bills, to 1847 he was a member of this body, and Sumter, and the cry “To arms!" echoed from in which he was directed to ask the concur declined a third election. In 1850 he was peak to peak of the mountains of his native State, rence of the House:

elected Senator of the United States, and occu then the nobleness, the patriotism, the geneAn act (S. No. 255) to remit and refund cer pied the position until the day of his death. rosity of Solomon Foot shone forth like a star. tain duties;

Such is a brief recital of the public and Calmly and serenely he met the issue, and everyAn act (S. No. 243) to extend the time for official positions occupied by Senator Foor, where infused into the people his own heroic the reversion to the United States of the lands | embracing a period of nearly a third of a cen and enthusiastic nature. And when at times granted by Congress to aid in the construction tury. Born of highly respectable but com during the progress of the rebellion the clouds of a railroad from Amboy, by Hillsdale and || paratively poor parents, he was by force of seemed to lower about us, his faith in God and Lansing, to some point on or near Traverse circumstances thrown upon his own resources, liberty never faltered. He trusted in the right. bay, in the State of Michigan, and for the and early in life acquired independent habits He met and performed every obligation of completion of said road ; and

of thought and action. Without any of the duty without fear and without reproach. The An act (S. No. 122) for the relief of John adventitious surroundings of wealth or station highest and proudest encomium which a public T. Jones, an Ottawa Indian, for depredations or patronage, without any of that extreme

man can ever receive is justly his. Popular committed by white persons upon his property | brilliancy of genius which now and then start at home beyond description; elevated by the in Kansas.

les and dazzles the world, he looked upon people to almost every office within their gift; Also, that it had passed bills of the House life as a great reality and upon success as the beloved, honored, and trusted, he always and of the following titles : reward of labor. He was rather solid than

everywhere proved himself an honest man--the An act (H. R. No. 150) for the relief of showy. He lacked genius, but possessed tal noblest work of God. Almon W. Babbitt, late secretary of Utah ; ent and judgment. His qualities did not shine He loved his native State. To him there was and

forth like the greater lights in the heavens, no air so pure as that which swept about her An act (H. R. No. 471) to provide that the but there was in them a proportion and har mountains; no water so sweet as that which "Soldier's Individual Memorial'' shall be car mony which gave a moral grandeur to the man. bubbled from her crystal springs; no grass so ried through the mails at the usual rate of Hence Senator Foot was what we call a self

green as that which clothed her valleys; and printed matter.

made man. I do not attribute to him any par. he now lies beneath the shadow of her hills, And also, that it had adopted the following || ticular credit for that. The term “self-made where the wind sings his requiem and the solemn resolution:

is a much-abused one. There is no royal old pines stand as sentinels over his dust. Resolved, That the Secretary of the Senate be road to greatness. Every man who comes to During the long and bloody rebellion, when directed to inform the House of Representatives that the Senate, having listened to eulogies on the char

be a power reaches it through personal effort. suffering and death entered almost every houseacter and public services of Hon. Solomon Foot, a

The scholar is self-made, and becomes a scholar hold, no wounded soldier, no weeping sister, Senator from the State of Verinont, lately deceased, through patient and exhausting labor and reflec no heart-broken wife or mother ever called out of respect to his memory have voted to adjourn, tion. The professional man is self-made, and upon Senator Foor in vain. Their wants were DEATH OF SENATOR FOOT.

so is the merchant and the artisan. That Sen his wants. Their suffering was his suffering. The SPEAKER laid before the House the ator Foot succeeded where a weak will would

In sunshine and in rain, in sickness and in have failed is doubtless true, and hence the health, by tender and sympathizing counsel, message from the Senate concerning the death of Senator Foot.

greater honor to the man. As a lawyer, Mr. and by active and efficient effort, he labored

Foot was not learned. As a statesman, he for their relief; and we may truthfully say for Mr. WOODBRIDGE. Mr. Speaker, but a never seized upon new theories or ventured him, “When the eye saw me then it blessed me. few weeks ago the distinguished Senator whom upon untried paths. As a political economist, When the ear heard me it gave witness to me, we now mourn arose from his seat in the Sen he never originated new ideas or developed for I delivered the poor that cried, the fatherate and pronounced a most eloquent and im old ones with extraordinary power; and yet, less, and him that had none to help him. The pressive eulogy upon his colleague, who had without question, he was one of the safest blessing of him that was ready to perish came been gathered to his fathers in the fullness of statesmen and most judicious legislators of upon me, and I caused the widow's heart to his years, crowned with private worth and pub- | the age.

sing for joy. lic honor. And now, before the cypress leaf He did not resemble the mountain, toweris wilted, or the first gushing tear is dried, we

Mr. Speaker, it is a glorious thing to live in ing to the skies, barren and useless from its

this world. When its Creator launched it forth are called, in the providence of God, to a fresher height, but rather the lesser eminence, whose in the perfection of its beauty, the morning grief for him who so freely mingled his tears summit is covered with the forest, and whose

stars sang together for joy. It was made for with ours at the death of Judge Collamer, whom | slopes wave with the yellow grain. He did not

man, the last exercise of creative power, for none knew but to honor and love.

resemble the terrific shower which destroys by At that time Mr. Foot was apparently in per

man made in the image God, into whose nosits violence, so much as the gentle rain which

trils he breathed the breath of life. It is noble fect health. His constitution was unimpaired the earth drinks and then dresses herself in

to live for the development of the soul. It is by any exposure or excess, and his splendid and new life and beauty, almost unrivaled physical development gave

beautiful to appreciate and enjoy all the works

God granted Mr. Foot one of the greatest of God, and all the endearing relations with promise of many years of vigorous and active of earthly blessings, a loving, praying, pious which we are surrounded. It is glorious life, for he possessed-

mother, who early instilled into his mind prin"A combination and a form, indeed, ciples of reverence toward God, obedience to

“To have

Attentive and believing faculties;
Where every god did seem to set his seal, authority, and love of truth; and through a
To give the world assurance of a man.”

To go abroad rejoicing in the joy long public life the great leading characteristic Of beautiful and well-created things: In speaking of the life and character of Mr. of his mind, and perhaps the highest power of

To love the voice of waters and tho sheen

Of silver fountains leaping to the sea; Foot, I shall simply attempt to do justice. his character, was his devotion to truth; that To thrill with the rich melody of birds Unqualified praise of the dead is never either high ethical truth which is grounded in the Living their life of music; to be glad in good taste or truthful. Human character is moral being and the fitness of things, lying

In the gay sunshine, reverent in the stormi never perfect; at best it is only good in parts. back of and deeper than refinements or pop

To see a beauty in the stirring leaf;

To find calm thoughts beneath the whispering tree; Mr. Foor was born in Cornwall, in the State ularities, reaching down to the inner nature To see and hear and breathe the evidence of Vermont, in 1802. He graduated at Mid and elevating the moral forces.

Of God's deep wisdom in the natural world." dlebury College with distinguished honor in “ His word was as good as his bond." No But more beautiful than life is the death of 1826, and the same year became principal of social or political combination or influence; no the Christian. the seminary at Castleton. He was tutor in sycophantic flatterer ; no dastardly and cun Mr. Foot from the commencement of his the University of Vermont in 1827; and again, ning insinuator; no expectation of reward or sickness seemed to feel that he would die, and from 1828 to 1831, principal o? Castleton Sem place or power ever slook the truthfulness when the final summons came he was ready. inary, and by his earnest efforts and marked of Solomon Foor.

His last thought was for his country, and his executive ability gave such an impulse and Among innumerable false, unmoved,

last desire to look out upon the beautiful suncharacter to the institution that it ranked for Unshaken, unscduced, unterrified,

light and this noble edifice, where he hadlabored many years among the first of the classical

His loyalty ho kept, his love, his zeal; schools of Vermont. In the midst of his faith

Norninber nor example with him wrought

so long and where he believed the futiere safety

Togwerve from truth or change his constant mind, of the Republic rested; and then, as if fully satful and arduous labors as a teacher he devoted Though single."

isfied, with eyes full of celestial rad ance, he the time usually given to recreation and the Senator Foot was a patriotic man.

exclaimed, “I see it! I see it! The gates are refined pleasures of social life to the study of “He loved his land because it was his own

wide open! Beautiful! Beautiful!' and the the law, and in 1831 was admitted to the bar And scorned to give aught other reason why." plastic form was stilled; the casket wa broken, in Rutland, and immediately commenced the He cherished the principles of the Declara and Solomon Foot entered upon eternal rest. practice of his profession. For five years he tion of Independence. He believed that all Mr. Speaker, the life of a good man like that


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