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munds, Ferry of Michigan, Flanagan, Gilbert, Harlan. Hitchcock, Lewis, Logan, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Osborn, Pomeroy, Pool, Pratt, Ramsey, Rice, Scott, Spencer, Sumner, Wilson, Windom, Wright-30.

Nays—Messrs. Bayard, Blair, Casserlv, Cooper, Davis of West Virginia, Goldthwaite, Hamilton of Maryland, Hill, Johnston, Kelly, Norwood, Saulsbury, Sprague, Stevenson, Tipton, Trumbull, Vickers—VI.

Mr. Edmunds moved to amend the first section by inserting after the word "the," and before the word "Congress," the word "Thirty Sixth," and by striking outthe words "withdraw from and;" so that that proviso would read:

First, members of the Thirty-Sixth Congress of the United States who aided the rebellion.

Mr. Hill moved to amend the amendment by striking out the words "Thirty-Sixth;" so as to read:

Members of the Congress of the United States who aided the rebellion.

Which was rejected.

The amendment was then rejected—yeas 23, nays 24:

Yeas—Messrs. Ames, Boreman, Buckingham, Clayton.Corbett, Edmunds, Ferry of Michigan, Flanagan, Gilbert, Harlan, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Osborn,Pomeroy, Pratt, Ramsey, Rice, Scott, Spencer, Sumner, Wilson, Windom, Wright—23.

Nays—Messrs. Alcorn, Bayard, Blair, Caldwell, Casserly, Cooper, Davis of West Virginia. Ferry of Connecticut, Goldthwaite, Hamilton of Maryland, Hill, Hitchcock, Johnston, Kellogg, Kelly, Lewis, Norwood, Saulsbury, Sprague, Stevenson, Tipton, Trumbull, Vickers, West—24.

Mr. Edmunds moved to amend by making it read "members of the Thirty-Sixth and Thirty-Seventh Congress of the United States who aided the rebellion."

Mr. Hill moved to amend the amendment by striking out ""Thirty-Sixth and ThirtySeventh;" so as to read, "all members of the Congress of the United States who aided the rebellion;" which was rejected.

The amendment was then adopted—yeas 22, nays 21:

Yeas — Messrs. Ames, Boreman, Buckingham, Caldwell, Clayton, Corbett, Edmunds, Ferry of Michigan, Flanagan, Gilbert, Harlan, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Pomeroy, Pratt, Ramsey, Scott, Spencer, Sumner, Wilson, Windom, Wright—22.

Nays—Messrs. Alcorn, Bayard, Blair, Casserly, Cooper, Davis of West Virginia, Ferry of Connecticut, Goldthwaite, Hamilton of Maryland, Hill, Johnston, Kellogg, Kelly, Norwood, Rice, Saulsbury, Sprague, Stevenson, Tipton, Vickers, West—21.

Upon the passage of the House amnesty bill as amended by the addition of the amended civil rights bill the vote was—yeas 32, nays 22:

Yeas—Messrs. Ames, Buckingham, Caldwell, Clayton, Conkling, Corbett, Cragin, Edmunds, Fenton, Ferry of Michigan, Flanagan, Gilbert, Harlan, Hitchcock, Howe, Kellogg, Lewis, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Osborn, Pomeroy, Pool, Pratt, Ramsey, Rice, Spencer, Sprague, Stewart, Sumner, West, Wilson, Windom—32.

Nays—Messrs. Alcorn, Bayard. Blair, Boreman, Casserly, Cooper, Davis of West Virginia, Ferry of Connecticut, Goldthwaite, Hamilton of Maryland, Hamilton of Texas, Hill, Johnston, Kelly, Logan, Norwood, Saulsbury, Stevenson, Tipton, Trumbull, Vickers, Wright—22.

Two thirds not having voted in the affirmative, the bill was rejected.

Proceedings on another Amnesty Bill.

In House.

1871, April 10—Mr. Hale moved to suspend the rules and pass a disability bill containing the following exceptions:

First. Members of the Congress of the United States who withdrew therefrom and aided the rebellion.

Second. Officers of the Army or Navy of the United States who, being above the age of twenty-one years, left said Army or Navy and aided the rebellion.

Third. Members of State conventions which adopted pretended ordinances of secession who voted for the adoption of such ordinances.

Which was agreed to—yeas 134, nays 45:

Yeas—Messrs. Acker, Adams, Archer, Arthur, Averill, Banks, Barry, Beck, Bell, Bird, A. Blair, Braxton, Bright, G. M. Brooks, Buckley, Burchard, Caldwell, Campbell, Comingo, Cook, Cox, Crebs, Crossland,Davis, Dawes,De Large, Domain,Dox,Du Bose, Duke, Barnes. Edwards, Eldridge, Ely, Farnsworth, Farweli, Finkelnburg, C. Foster, H. I). Foster, Frye, Garfield, Garrett, Golladay, Griffith, Hale, Hambleton, Hand ley, Hanks, Harper, G. B. Harris, J. T. Harris, Hawley, Hay, Hays, Hereford, Hibbard, Hill, Hoiman, Hooper, Kelley, Kendall, Kerr, Ketcham, King, Lamison, Lamport, Leach, Lewis, Lynch, Manson, Marshall, McClelland, McCormiek, McGrew, McHenry, Mclntyre, McKee, McKinney, McNeely, Merrick. B. F. Meyers, Moore, Morey, Nib lack, H. W. Parker, I. C. Parker, Peck, Pendleton, Perce, E. Perry, Piatt, Poland, Potter, Randall, E. Y.Rice, J. M. Rice, W. R. Roberts, Robinson, Rogers, Roosevelt, Scofield, Sheldon, Sherwood, Shober, Slater, Slocum. Sloss, Snyder, Sprague, Stevens, Stevenson, Storm, Stoughton, Sutherland, Swann, Sypher,'Terry, Thomas, Turner, Twichell, Van Trump, Vaughan, Voorhees, Waddell, Wakeman, Walls, Wells, Whiteley, Whitthornc, Williams, of New York, J. T. Wilson, Winchester,Wood, Young—134.

Nays—Messrs. Ambler, Barber, Beatty, Buffinton, Coburn, Conger, Cotton, Creely, Dunnell, Elliott, Havens, G. W. Hazelton. J. W. Hazelton, Hoar, Lansing, Lowe, Maynard, McCrary, McJunkin, Mercur, Merriam, Monroe, Orr, Packard, Packer, Palmer, Porter, Prindle, E. H.Roberts, Rusk, Sawyer, Seeley, Shanks, Shellabaiger, J. A. Smith, St-. John, Taffe, W. Townsend, Tyner, Walden, Waldron, Wallace, Wheeler, Williams of Indiana, J. M. Wilson—45.

In Senate.

1871, December 11—Reported to the Senate without amendment.

December 20—Mr. Morton, in Committee of the Whole, moved to add to the bill the following, as finally modified by him:

And provided further, That this act shall not be construed to relate back to or validate the election or appointment of any person to the position of Senator or Representative in Congress, or to any office, civil or military, under the United States.

Same day, Mr. Sumner moved to add at the end of the bill substantially the same bill as he offered to the preceding bill. The first and last two sections were as follows:

Sec. 1. That no citizen of the United States shall, by reason of race, color, or previous condition of servitude, be excepted or excluded from the full and equalenjoyment of any accommodation, advantage, facility, or privilege furnished by inn-keepers; by common-carriers, whether on land or water; by licensed owners, managers, or lessees of theaters or other places of public amusement; by trustees, commissioners, superintendents, teachers, and other officers of common schools and other public institutions of learning, the same being supported by moneys derived from general taxation or authorized bylaw; by trustees and officers of church organizations, cemetery associations, and benevolent institutions incorporated by national or State authority. But churches, schools, cemeteries, and institutions of learning established exclusively for white or colored persons, and maintained respectively by the contributions of such persons, shall remain according to the terms of the original establishment.

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Sec. 5. That every law, statute, ordinance, regulation, or custom inconsistent with this act, or making any discriminations against any person on account of color, by the use of the word "white," is hereby repealed and annulled.

Sec. G. That it shall be the duty of the judges of the several courts upon which jurisdiction is hereby conferred to give this act in charge to the grand jury of their respective courts at the commencement of each term thereof.

December 21—Mr. Morton's amendment was disagreed to—yeas 28, nays 29.

Mr. Sumner's motion wasdisagreed to—yeas 29, nays 30:

Yeas—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Brownlow, Buckingham, Caldwell, Carpenter, Clayton, Conkling, Corbett, Edmunds, Ferry of Michigan, Flanagan, Frelinghuysen, Hamlin, Kellogg, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye, Patterson, Pomeroy, Pratt, Ramsey, Rice, Sherman, Spencer, Sumner, West, Wilson, Windom—29.

Nays—Messrs. Alcorn, Bayard, Blair, Boreman, Casserly, Cooper, Davis of Kentucky, Davis of West Virginia, Fenton, Ferry of Connecticut, Hamilton of Maryland, Hill, Hitchcock, Johnston, Kelly,Lewis, Logan, Morrill of Maine, Norwood, Pool, Robertson, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Schurz, Scott, Stevenson, Stewart, Thurman, Tipton, Trumbull—30.

Mr. Edmunds moved to make the first clause of exceptions read as follows:

First. Members of any Congress of the United States after the Thirty-Fifth who aided the rebellion.

Which was disagreed to—yeas 27, nays 31:

Yeas—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Brownlow, Buckingham, Caldwell, Carpenter, Clayton, Conkling, Corbett, Edmunds, Ferry of Michigan, Flanagan, Frelinghuysen, Hamlin, Howe, Morrill of Vermont. Morton, Nye, Pomeroy, Pool, Pratt. Ramsey, Scott, Spencer, Sumner, Wilson, Windom—27.

Nays—Messrs. Alcorn, Bayard, Blair, Casserly, Cooper, Davis of Kentucky, Davis of West Virginia, Fenton, Ferry of Connecticut, Hamilton of Maryland, Hill, Hitchcock, Johnston, Kellogg, Kelly, Lewis, Logan, Morrill of Maine, Norwood, Robertson, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Schurz, Sherman, Stevenson, Stewart, Thurman, Tipton, Trumbull, Vickers, West—31.

Mr. Pratt moved to add the following to the first section:

Provided, That the removal of such disabilities shall not have the effect of giving the persons relieved the status in court or elsewhere of loyal persons in asserting any claim against the United States which they do not now possess, either for money claimed to be due, or for appropriation of or injury to property belonging to them.

Which was disagreed to—yeas 25, nays 34:Yeas—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Brownlow, Buckingham, Caldwell, Carpenter, Clayton, Conkling, Edmunds, Ferry of Michigan, Frelinghuysen, Hamlin, Howe, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye, Patterson, Pomeroy, Pool, Pratt, Ramsey, Sherman, Sumner, Wilson, Windom—25.

Nays—Messrs. Alcorn, Bayard, Blair, Casserly, Cooper, Corbett, Davis of Kentucky. Davis of West Virginia, Fenton, Ferry of Connecticut, Flanagan, Hamilton of Maryland, Hill, Hitchcock, Johnston, Kellogg, Kelly, Lewis, Logan, Morrill of Maine, Norwood, Rice, Robertson, Saulsbury, Sawyer, S-hurz, Scott, Stevenson, Stewart, Thurman, Tipton, Trumbull, Vickers, West—34.

Mr. Wilson moved to make the exceptions read as follows:

First. All persons who, being members of the Thirty-Sixth and Thirty-Seventh Congresses of the United States, withdrew from their seats and aided the rebellion.

Second. All persons who having held the office of judge of the Supreme Court of the United States or head of one of the Executive Departments of the Government of the United States in the year 1860 or 1861, shall have engaged in rebellion against the same.

Which was disagreed to—yeas 4, (Messrs. Brownlow, Edmunds, Flanagan, and Wilson,) nays 55.

Mr. Morton moved to add the following proviso:

Provided, That this act shall not be construed to relate back to or validate the election or appointment of any person to the position of Senator or Representative in Congress, or to any office, civil or military, under the United States, which person was at the date of such election or appointment ineligible to the office or position to which he may have been so elected or appointed.

Which was agreed to—yeas 29, nays 26:

Yeas—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Brownlow, Buckingham, Caldwell, Carpenter, Clayton, Conkling, Corbett, Edmunds, Ferry of Michigan, Flanagan, Frelinghuysen, Howe, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye, Patterson, Pomeroy, Pool, Pratt. Ramsey, Rice, Scott, Spencer, Sumner, Wilson, Windom—29.

Nays—Messrs. Alcorn, Bayard, Blair, Casserly, Cooper, Davis of Kentucky,*Davis of West Virginia, Fenton, tferry of Connecticut, Hamilton of Maryland, Hill, Hitchcock, Johnston, Kelly, Lewis, Logan, Norwood, Robertson, Saulsbury, Schurz, Sherman, Stevenson, Stewart, Tipton, Trumbull, West—26.

Mr. Morton moved to add the following to the clause prescribing the oath to be taken:

And that he is not, and has not been within twelve months from the date of the passage of this act, a member of any association commonly known as the Ku Klux Klan.

Which was disagreed to—yeas 27, nays 28:

Yeas—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Brownlow, Buckingham, Caldwell, Carpenter, Clayton, Conkling, Corbett, Edmunds, Ferry of Michigan, Flanagan, Frelinghuysen, Howe, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye, Pomeroy, Pool, Pratt, Rice, Scott, Sherman, Spencer, Sumner, Wilson, Windom—27.

Nays—Messrs. Alcorn, Bayard, Blair, Casserly, Cooper, Davis of Kentucky, Davis of West Virginia, Fenton, Hamilton of Maryland, Hill, Hitchcock, Johnston, Kellogg, Kelly, Lewis, Logan, Norwood, Robertson, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Schurz, Stevenson, Stewart, Thurman, Tipton, Trumbull, Viekers, West-28.

Mr. Conkling offered a proviso to the first section, slightly modifying that of Mr. Pratt, above; which was disagreed to—yeas 21, nays 32.

Mr. Pratt moved to add to the oath section the following:

Take and subscribe an oath or affirmation to support the Constitution of the United States, and to bear true faith and allegiance to the same, and that he has never been engaged or concerned in person or as aider and abettor in inflicting any outrage upon person, life, or property in what is commonly called a Ku Klux raid.

Which was disagreed to—yeas 27, nays 29:

Yeas—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Brownlow, Buckingham, Caldwell, Carpenter, Clayton, Conkling, Corbett, Edmunds, Ferry of Michigan, Flanagan, Frelinghuysen, Howe, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye, Patterson, Pomeroy, Pool, Pratt, Scott, Sherman, Spencer, Sumner, Wilson, Windom—27.

Nays—Messrs. Alcorn, Bayard, Blair. Casserly, Cooper, Davis of Kentucky, Davis of West Virginia, Fenton, Hamilton of Maryland, Hill, Hitchcock, Johnston, Kellogg, Kelly, Lewis, Logan, Morrill of Maine, Norwood, Robertson, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Schurz, Stevenson, Stewart, Thurman, Tipton, Trumbull, Vickers, West—29.

The bill was reported to the Senate with the amendment adopted above, on motion of Mr. Morton.

And it was concurred in—yeas 29, nays 26.

Mr. Sumner then renewed in the Senate his amendment rejected in Committee of the Whole, as above.

1872, February 6—Pending the House bill No. 380 and Mr. Sumner's amendment,

Mr. Robertson moved to lay it on the table with a view to take up House bill No. 1050, which excepted only the two following classes:

First. Members of the Congress of the United States who withdrew therefrom and aided the rebellion. Second. Officers of the Army or Navy of the United States who, being above the age of twenty-one years, left said Army or Navy and aided the rebellion.

Which was disagreed to—yeas 20, nays 33: Yeas—Messrs. Blair, Davis of West Virginia, Fenton, Ferry of Connecticut, Goldthwaite, Hill, Hitchcock, Johnston, Kelly, Logan, Norwood, Robertson, Schurz, Scott, Stevenson, Stockton, Thurman, Tipton, Trumbull, Vickers—20.

Nays—Messrs. Ames, Anthony,Boreman, Brownlow, Caldwell, Cameron, Carpenter, Chandler, Clayton, Cole, Corbett. Cragin, Edmunds, Ferry of Michigan, Flanagan, Frelinghuysen, Gilbert, Hamilton of Texas, Hamlin, Harlan, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye, Osborn,Pomeroy, Pool, Sherman, Spencer, Sumner, West, Wilson, Windom, Wright—33.

February 7—Mr. Carpenter moved to amend the amendment by substituting for it the following:

Whoever, being a corporation or natural person, and owner, or in charge of any public inn, or of any place of public amusement or entertainment for which a license from any legal authority is required j or of any line of stage-coaches, railroad, or other means of public carriage of passengers or freight; or of any cemetery or other benevolent institutions; or any public school supported, in whole or in part, at public expense or by endowment for public use, shall make any distinction as to admission or accommodation therein of any citizen of the United States, because of race, color, or previous condition of servitude, shall, on conviction thereof, be

fined not less than $500 nor more than $5,000 for each offense; and the person or corporation so offending shall be liable to the citizens thereby injured in damages to be recovered in an action of debt.

Sec. —. That the offenses under this act, and actions to recover damages, may be prosecuted before any territorial, district, or circuit court of the United States having juristion of crimes at the place where the offense was charged to have been committed.

Which was disagreed to—yeas 17, nays 34:

YeasMessrs. Anthony, Carpenter, Chandler, Cole, Conkling, Corbett, Fenton, Ferry of Michigan, Frelinghuysen, Hamilton-of Texas, Hamlin, Hitchcock. Morrill of Maine, Pool, Ramsey, Scott, Wright-17.

Nays—Messrs. Ames, Blair, Boreman, Brownlow, Cameron, Clayton, Davis of West Virginia, Edmunds, Ferry of Connecticut, Goldthwaite, Harlan, Hill, Johnston, Kelly, Logan, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Norioood, Osborn, Pomeroy, Rice, Robertson, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Sherman, Spencer, Sprague, Stevenson, Stockton, Sumner, Trumbull, Vickers, West, Wilson—34.

February 8—Mr. Carpenter moved to strike out the fifth section and substitute the following for it; which was agreed to without a division:

That every discrimination against any person on account of color, by the use of the word "white" in any law, statute, ordinance, orregulation, is hereby repealed and annulled.

Mr. Sherman , moved to strike out the section as amended above j which was disagreed to—yeas 25, nays 34:

Yeas—Messrs. Blair, Boreman, Brownlow, Cole, Corbett, Davis of West Virginia, Flanagan, Frelinghuysen, Goldthioaite, Hill, Hitchcock, Johnston, Kelly, Norwood, Nye, Pool, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Scott, Sherman. Stevenson, Stockton, Thurman, Tipton, Vickers—25.

Nays—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Caldwell, Cameron, Carpenter, Chandler, Clayton, Conkling, Cragin, Fenton, Ferry of Connecticut, Ferry of Michigan, Gilbert, Hamilton of Texas, Hamlin, Harlan, Kellogg, Logan, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Patterson, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Schurz, Spencer, Sumner, Trumbull, West, Wilson, Windom, Wright—34.

Mr. Frelinghuysen moved to strike from the first section the words "of church organizations" and the word "churches;" which was agreed to—yeas 29, nays 24:

Yeas — Messrs. Anthony, Boreman, Caldwell, Cameron, Carpenter, Cole, Conkling, Corbett, Cragin, Fenton, Ferry of Michigan, Flanagan, Frelinghuysen, Goldthioaite, Hamilton of Texas, Hamlin, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Patterson, Pool, Scott, Sherman, Sprague, Tipton, Vickers, Wilson, Windom, Wright—29.

Nays—Messrs. Ames, Blair, Clayton, Davis of West Virginia, Gilbert, Hill, Hitchcock, Johnston, Kelly, Logan, Norwood, Osborn, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Schurz, Spencer, Stevenson, Stockton, Sumner, Thurman, Trumbull, West—24.

February 9—Mr. Cole moved to amend the amendmentby striking out the fifth section and inserting the following words:

That every discrimination against citizens of the United States on account of color, by the use of the word "white" in any law, statute, ordinance, or regulation, is hereby repealed and annulled.

[The only change was to strike the word "person" from the section and substitute the words "citizens of the United States."

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The intention stated was to exclude Asiatics from the operation of the naturalization laws.] The vote was—yeas 15, nays 34:

Yeas—Messrs. Borem-m, Caldwell, Cole, Corbett, Cragin, Flanagan, Frelinghuysen, Gilbert, Morton, Nye, Scott, Sherman, Spencer, West, Wilson—15.

Nays—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Blair, Brownlow, Carpenter, Clayton, Davis of West Virginia, Fen ton, Ferry of Connecticut, Goldthwaite, Hamlin, Hill, Hitchcock, Johnston, Kelly, Logan, Morrill of Verment, Norwood, Osborn, Patterson, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Schurz, Stevenson, Stockton, Sumner, Tlmrman, Tipton, Trumbull, Vickers, Wright—34.

Mr. Cole offered a proviso to that section, as follows:

Provided, That this section shall not be construed to alter or affect the laws of the United States concerning naturalization.

Which was disagreed to—yeas 15, nays 34:

Yeas—Messrs. Boreman, Brownlow, Cole, Corbett, Flanagan, Frelinghuysen, Gilbert, Nye, Osborn, Pool, Scott, Sherman, Spencer, Viclcers, West-15.

Nays—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Blair, Carpenter, Davis of West Virginia, Fenton, Ferry of Connecticut, Ferry of Michigan, Goldthwaite, Hamilton of Texas, Hamlin, Harlan. Hill, Hitchcock. Johnston, Kelly, Logan, Morrill of Maine. Morrill of Vermont, Norwood, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Saulshury% Sawyer, Schurz, Stevenson, Stockton, Sumner, Thurman, Tipton, Trumbull, Windom, Wright—34.

Mr. Corbett moved to add this proviso to the fifth section:

Provided, That this section shall not be held to authorize the naturalization of Chinese.

Which was disagreed to—yeas 13, nays 32:

Yeas—Messrs. Boreman, Caldwell, Clayton, Cole, Corbett. Flanagan, Gilbert, Nye, Osborn, Pool, Scott, Vickers, West—13.

Nays—Messrs. Ames. Anthony, Blair, Brownlow, Carpenter, Davis of West Virginia, Fenton, Ferry of Connecticut, Ferry of Michigan, Goldthwaite, Hamilton of Texas. Hamlin, Harlan, Hill. Hitchcock, Johnston, Logan, Morrill of Vermont. Morton, Norloood, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson,' Saulsbury, Sawyer, Schurz, Stevenson, Stockton, Sumner, Thurman, Trumbull, Wilson—32.

The amendment of Mr. Sumner was then agreed to—yeas 29, nays 28:

Yeas—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Brownlow, Cameron, Chandler, Clayton, Conkling, Cragin, Fenton, Ferry of Michigan, Frelinghuysen, Gilbert, Hamlin, Harlan, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Osborn, Patterson, Pomeroy. Ramsey, Rice, Sherman, Spencer, Sumner, West, Wilson, Windom, Wright, and the Vice President—29.

Nays—Messrs. Blair, Boreman, Carpenter, Cole, Corbett, Davis of West Virginia. Ferry of Connecticut, Goldthwaite, Hamilton of Texas,Hill, Hitchcock, Johnston, Kelly, Logan, Morrill of Maine, Norwood, Pool, Robertson, Saulsbury, Sawyer, Schurz, Scott, Stevenson, Stockton, Thurman, Tipton, Trumbull, Vickers—28.

Mr. Morton moved to add the following to the classes excepted from amnesty:

Fourth. All persons who have been or shall be members of what is known as the Ku KIux Klan, or any organization existing or which may exist for like objects and purposes.

Which was agreed to—yeas 34, nays 16:

Yeas—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Boreman, Brownlow, Caldwell, Cameron, Carpenter, Chandler, Clayton, Cole, Conkling, Corbett, Ferry of Michigan, Flanagan, Frelinghuysen, Gilbert. Hamilton of Texas, Hamlin, Harlan, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Osborn, Patterson, Pomeroy, Pool, Ramsey, Robertson, Sawyer, Spencer, Sumner, West, Wilson, Windom, Wright—34.

Nays Messrs. Blair, Davis of West Virginia, Goldthwaite, Hill, Johnston, Kelly, Morrill of Maine,

Norwood, Saulsbury, Schurz, Stevenson, Stockton, Thurman, Tipton, Trumbull, Vickers—16.

The bill, as amended, was then rejected— yeas 33, nays 19; (two thirds being required to pass it:)

Yeas—Messrs. Ames, Anthony, Brownlow, Caldwell, Cameron, Clayton, Conkling, Cragin, Fenton, Ferry of Michigan, Flanagan. Frelinghuysen, Gilbert, Hamilton of Texas, Hamlin, Harlan, Kellogg, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Osborn, Patterson* Pomeroy, Pool, Ramsey, Rice, Robertson, Sawyer, Sherman, Spencer, Sumner, West, Wilson, Windom—33.

Nays—Messrs. Blair, Boreman, Davis of West Virginia, Goldthwaite, Hill, Johnston, Kelly, Logan, Morrill of Maine. Norwood, Saulsbury, Scott/ Stevenson, Stockton, Thurman, Tipton, Trumbull, Vickers, Wright—19.

Other Amnesty Bills.

In House.

1871, March 14—Pending a bill for the removal of all legal and political disabilities imposed by the third section of the fourteenth amendment,

Mr. Poland moved to add the following:

Provided, That this act shall not apply to or in any way affect or remove the disability of any person included in either of the following classes:

First. Members of,the Congress of the United States who withdrew therefrom and aided the rebellion.

Second. Officers of the Army or Navy of the United States, above the age of twentyone years, who left said Army or Navy and aided the rebellion.

Third. Members of State conventions which adopted pretended ordinances of secession who voted for the adoption of such ordinances.

Which was agreed to—yeas 123, nays 59.

The negative vote consisted of the following members: Adams, Arthur, Averill, Biggs, B. F. Butler,Coburn,Creely, Crossland, Davis, Dawes, De Large, Dickey, Duell, Eldredge, Elliott, Farwell, C. Foster, Getz, Golladay, Handlei/, Hanks, Harmer, Havens, Hawley, J. W. Hazelton, Hereford, Hoar, Kelley, Kendall, Lansing, McGrew, McJunkin, Merriam, Merrick, Morphis, Orr, I. C. Parker, Perce, Porter, Price, Rainey, Read, J. M. Rice, Ritchie, E. H. Roberts, Robinson, Sessions, Shanks, Shellabarger, Sloss, Stevenson, Stoughton, Swann, Taffe, Van Trump, Voorhees, Wallace, Walls, Wheeler.

On passing the bill, as amended, the vote was—yeas 120, nays 82; and it was lost, two thirds not having voted in the affirmative:

Yeas — Messrs. Acker, Adams, Archer, Arthur, Beck, Bigby, Biggs, Bingham, Bird, J. G. Blair, Braxton, Bright, J. Brooks, Buckley, B\ircha,Yd,Oaldwell, Campbell, Carroll, Comlngo, Cook, Cox, Crehs, Critcher, Crossland, Davis, De Large, Dox, Du Bone, Duke, Eldredge. Ely, Farnsworth, Farwell, Finkelnbuig, Forker, H. D. Foster, Frye. Garrett, Getz, Golladay, Griffith, Haldeman, Hale, Halsey, Hambleton, Handley, Hanks, Harper, Q. E. Harris, J. T. Harris, Hay, Hereford, Hill, Holman, Kendall, Kerr, King, Kinsella, Lamison, Leach, Lewis, Manson, Marshall, McClelland, McCormick, McGrew, McHenry, Mclntyre, McKinney, Merrick, B. F. Meyers, Mitchell, Moore, Morey, Morgan, Morphis, Niblack, Perce, E. Ferry, Piatt, Poland, Potter, Price, Randall, Read, E. Y. Rice, J. M. Rice, Ritchie, W. R. Roberts, Robinson, J. Rogers, Roosevelt, Sheldon, Shober, Shoemaker, Slater, Slooum, Sloss, W. C. Smith, R. M. Speer, T. J. Speer, Stevens, Storm, Suthe* land.

Swann, Sypher, Terry, Thomas, Tuthill, Vaughan, Voorhees, Waddell, Wakeman, Warren, Wells, Whiteley, Whitthorne, Williams of New York, Wood, Young -120.

Nays—Messrs. Ambler, Averill, Barber, Beatty, A. Blair, G. M. Brooks, Buffinton, Burdett, B. F. Butler, R. R. Butler, Coburn. Conger, Cotton, Creely, Dawes, Dickey, Donnan, Duell, Dunnell, Eames, Elliott, C. Foster, Garfield, Harmer, Havens, Hawley,G. W. Hazelton, J. W. Hnzelton, Hoar, Hooper, Kelley, Ketcham, Killinger, Lansing, Lowe, Lynch, Maynard, McCrary, McJunkin, Merriain, Monroe, L. Myers, Orr, Packard, Packer, Palmer, I. C. Parker, Peck, Pendleton, Peters, Porter, Prindle, Rainey, E. H. Roberts, Rusk, Sawyer, Scofield, Seeley, Sessions, Shanks, Shellabarger, H, B. Smith, J. A. Smith,Sprague. Stevenson, Stoughton, Stowell, St. John, Taffe, W. Townsend, Twichell, Tyner, Upson, Walden, Waldron, Wallace, Walls, Wheeler, Willard, Williams of Indiana, J. M. Wilson, J. T. Wilson—82.

1872, January 15—Mr. Acker moved to suspend the rules and pass the following bill:

Whereas the President of the United States in his late annual message thinks "it may well be considered whether it is not now time that the disabilities imposed by the fourteenth amendment should beremoved;" and whereas in arepublic of freemen perfect equalityof rights ought to exist between the citizens thereof, to the end that peace and good will may prevail throughout its borders: Therefore,

Beit enacted, &c, (two thirds of each House concurring therein,) That from and after the passage of this act all legal and political disabilities imposed by any article or section of the Constitution of the United States, or its laws, the same be, and are hereby, removed, and a general amnesty is hereby granted to any and all political offenders in any section of the United States who shall obey the Constitution of the United States, and the laws passed in pursuance therewith.

Which was not agreed to—yeas 106, nays 93, (two thirds being required:)

Yeas—Messrs. Acker, Adams, Archer, Arthur, Barnum, Barry, Beck, Bell, Biggs, Bird, A. Blair, Braxton, Bright, J. Brooks, Buckley, Caldwell, Carroll, Comingo, Conner, Cox, Crebs, Critcher, Crossland, Davis, Donnan, Box, Du Bose, Duke,Eldredge, Ely, Farnsworth, Farwell, Finkelnburg. Forker, W. JD. Foster, Garrett, Getz, Golladay, Griffith, Haldeman, Hambleton, Hancock, Hundley, Hanks, Harper, Gr. B. Harris, J. T. Harris, Hay, Hereford, Herndon, Hibbard, Holman, Kerr, King, Kinsella, Lamison, Leach, Lewis, Manson, Marshall, McClelland, McCormick, McHenry, Mclntyre, McKee, McNeely, Merrick, B. F. Meyers, Mitchell, Morey, Morgan, Niblack, H. W. Parker, Potter, Price, Randall, Read, E. Y. Rice, J. M. Rice, Ritchie, W. R. Roberts, Roosevelt, Sheldon, Sherwood, Slater, Slocum,, Sloss, R. M. Speer, T. J. Speer, Stevens, Storm, Sutherland, Swann, Terry, Turner, Tuthill, Van Trump, Vaughan, Voorhees, Waddell, Warren, Wells, Whitthorne, Williams, of New York, Winchester, Wood—106.

Nays—Messrs. Ambler, Ames, Averill, Barber, Beatty, Bingham, G. M. Brooks, Buffinton, Burchard, Burdett, R. R. Butler, W.T. Clark, Coburn, Conger, Cotton, Dawes, Dickey, Duel], Dunnell, Eames, C. Foster, Frye, Garfield, Hale, Halsey, Havens, Hawley, G. W. Hazelton, J. W. Hazelton, Hill, Hoar, Hooper, Houghton, Kelley, Ketcham, Killinger, Lamport, Lansing, Lowe, Lynch, Maynard, McCrary, McGrew, McJunkin, Mercur, Merriam,Monroe,L. My ers,Negley,Orr,Packard,Packer, Palmer, I. C. Parker, Peck, Pendleton, Peters, Poland, Porter, Rainey, E. H. Roberts, Rusk, Sawyer, Scofield, Seeley, Sessions, Shanks, Shellabarger, Shoemaker, H. B. Smith, J. A. Smith, Snyder, Sprague, Starkweather, Stevenson, Stoughton, Strong, Taffe, Thomas, W. Townsend, Twichell, Tyner, Upson, Wakeman, Walden, Waldron, Wallace, Walls, Wheeler, Willard, Williams of Indiana, J.M. Wilson, and J. T. Wilson—93.

Mr. Dawes moved to suspend the rules, and pass this bill:

A bill to remove political disabilities.

Be it enacted, &c, That from and after the passage of this act, all political disabilities incurred under and by virtue of the third section of the fourteenth amendment of the Constitution be, and the same time are hereby, removed.

Which was not agreed to—yeas 132, nays 70:

Yeas—Messrs. Acker, Adams, Archer, Arthur, Banks, Barry, Beck, Bell, Beveridge, Biggs, Bird, A. Blair, Braxton, Bright, G. M. Brooks, J. Brooks, Buckley, Burdett, Caldwell, Carroll, W. T. Clark, Coghlan, Comingo, Conner, Cox, Crebs, Critcher, Crossland, Darrall, Davis, Dawes, Donnan, Dox, Du Bose, Duke, Edwards, Eldredge, Ely, Farnsworth, Farwell, Finkeinburg, Forker, C. Foster, W. D. Foster, Garfield, Garrett, Getz, Golladay, Ilaldeman, Hale, Halsey, Hambleton, Hancock, Hundley, Hanks, Harper. G. E. Harris, J. T. Harris, Hay, Hereford, Herndon, Hibbard, Hill, Holm'an, Houghton, Kellogg, Kerr, Ketcham, King, Kinsella, Lamison, Leach, Lewis, Manson, Marshall, McClelland^ McCormick, McHenry, Mclntyre, McKee, McNeely, Merrick, B. F. Meyers, Mitchell, Morey, Morgan, Negley, Niblack, H. W. Parker, A. F. Perry, E. Perry, Peters, Potter, Price, Randall, Read, E. Y. Rice, J. M. Rice, Ritchie, W. R. Roberts, J. Rogers, Roosevelt, Sheldon, Sherwood, Shoemaker, Slater. Slocum, Sloss, W. C. Smith, R. M. Speer, T. J. Speer, Stevens,Stevenson, Storm,Sutherland, Swann, Terry, Thomas, Turner, Tuthill, Twichell, Van Trump, Vaughan, Voorhees, Waddell, Wakeman, Warren, Wells, Whitthorne, Williams of New York, Winchester, Wood—132.

Nays—Messrs. Ambler, Barber, Beatty, Bingham, Buffinton, Burchard, B. F. Butler, R. R. Butler, Coburn, Conger, Cotton, Duell, Dunnell, Eames, Frye, Goodrich, Hawley, G. W. Hazelton, J. W. Hazelton, Hooper, Kelley, Killinger, Lamport, Lowe, Lynch, Maynard, McCrary. McGrew, McJunkin, Mercur, Merriam, Monroe, L. Myers, Orr, Packard, Packer, Palmer, Peck, Pendleton, Porter, Prindle, Rainey, E. H. Roberts, Rusk, Sawyer, Seeley, Sessions, Shanks, Shellabarger, II. B. Smith, J. A. Smith, Snapp, Snyder, Sprague, Starkweather, Stoughton, Strong, Taffe, W. Townsend, Tyner, Upson, Walden, Waldron, Wallace, Walls, Wheeler, Willard, Williams of Indiana, J. M. Wilson, J. T. Wilson—70.

February 5—Mr. Randall moved to suspend the rules and pass the following bill; which was agreed to on a division—yeas 93, nays 38; the yeas and nays not having been ordered:

Be it enacted, &c, (two thirds of each House concurring therein,) That the political disabilities imposed by the third section of the fourteenth article of the amendments to the Constitution of the United States are hereby removed from all persons included in the following designated classes to whom disabilities attach by reason of participation and implication in the late rebellion, after having taken an oath to support the Constitution of the United States in connection with, and as part of their oaths of office, to wit: all persons who took such oath as postmasters or clerks of postmasters, as United States marshals and deputy or assistant United States marshals, as judges of probate and judges of other courts of inferior jurisdiction in any State, and the clerks and other officers of such courts, clerks and registers of equity courts, and masters and examiners in chancery, sheriffs and deputy sheriffs, justices of the peace, all municipal officers, including the mayor, aldermen, and other officers of any

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