Referred to Military Committee.
Also, a resolution requesting the President to communicate to this House the report of Maj.- Gen. Bragg, of the bombardment of Pensacola, on the 22d and 23d of October last.
Resolution agreed to.
Mr. Foster, of Ala., introduced a bill for opening ports of entry of the Confederate States, and for other purposes, which was, on motion of Mr. Kenner, of La., referred to Committee on Ways and Means.
Mr. Chilton, of Ala., moved that Mr. Arkins, of Tenn, be placed upon the Committee of Post-Office and Post Roads, in place of Mr. Clark, of Ga., absent from the city.
Mr. Roysyon, of Ark., presented a communication, which, without reading, was referred to the Committee on Commerce.
Mr. Garland, of Ark., introduced a bill entitled an act to establish a Court for the adjudication of all claims against the Confederate States.
Referred to Judiciary Committee.
Mr. Reed, of Ky., offered a resolution that the Clerk of the
ive dollars, as were bone fide held by them prior to the 1st of April last; provided that any person claiming the benefits of this act shall make oath before some officer that he or she is a true and loyal citizen of the Confederate States, was the bone fade holder and owner of the notes proposed to be funded prior to the 1st day of April, 1864, and has been prevented by the causes specified in this act from funding said notes within the time allowed by the said act approved February 17, 1864.
The bill being taken up, Mr. Arkins, of Tenn, moved to amend by striking out the dates named, and inserting the 1st of January, 1865.
Pending the consideration of the subject, Mr. Machen moved that the House adjourn, but withdrew the motion at the request of.
Mr. Dupree, who offered a resolution that during the present emergency the public printer be authorized to have the printing of the House done by private contract.
The resolution was adopted.
The House then adjourned.