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ments; and the Constitution thereof, with the Yens, all the Democrats from Slave States, proper evidence of its adoption by the people of and all the Democrats from Free States, exsaid Republic of Texas, shall be transmitted to the President of the United States, to be laid cept as below; with Messrs. Duncan L. before Congress for its final action, 'on or before Clinch, Milton Brown,

James Dellet, Wilthe 1st day of January, 1846.

loughby Newton, of Va. (who therefrom “Second. Said State, when admitted into the turned Democrat), and Alex. H. Stephens Union, after ceding to the United States all pubi of Ga. (now Democrat), from Slave States. lic edifices, fortifications, barracks, ports, and harbors, pavy and navy-yards, docks, magazines,

Nays, all the Whigs from Free States ; arms, armaments, and all other property and all those from Slave States except as above; means pertaining to the public defense, belong with the following Democrats from Free ing to the said Republic of Texas, shall retain States, viz. : all the public funds, debts, taxes, and dues of every kind which may belong to, or be due

MAINE.-Hannibal Hamlin-1. or owing said republic; and shall also retain

NEW HAMPSHIRE.-John P. Hale, John R. all the vacant and unappropriated lands lying

Reding-2. within its limits, to be applied to the payment

VERMONT.-Paul Dillingham, jr.–1. of the debts and liabilities of said Republic of Texas; and the residue of said lands, after dis

CONNECTICUT.-George S. Catlin-1. charging said debts and liabilities, to be disposed Benton, Levi D. Carpenter. Jeremiah E. Carey,

New-York.. Joseph H. Anderson, Charles S. of as said State may direct; but in no event Amasa Dana, Richard D. Davis, Byram Green, are said debts and liabilities to become a charge Preston King, Smith M. Purdy, George Rathbun, upon the United States. “ Third. New States of convenient size. not

Lemuel Stetson, Horace Wheaton, David L.

Seymour-14. exceeding four in number, in addition to said

Oh10.-Henry St. John--1. State of Texas, and having sufficient population,

MICHIGAN.-James B. Hunt, Robert McClelmay hereafter, by the consent of said State, be

land-2. formed out of the Territory thereof, which shall be entitled to admission under the provisions of

Total Democrats from Free States 23. the Federal Constitution. And such States as may be formed out of that portion of said Terri

So the resolve passed the House, and was tory, lying south of thirty-six degrees thirty sent to the Senate for concurrence. minutes north latitude, commonly known as the In Senate, several attempts to originate Missouri Compromise line, shall be admitted into action in favor of Annexation were made the Union, with or without Slavery, as the people of each State asking admission may desire ; and at this session, but nothing came of them. in such State or States as shall be formed out of Feb. 24th. The joint resolution aforesaid said Territory, north of said Missouri Compro- from the House was taken up for consideramise line, Slavery or involuntary servitude (ex. tion by 30 Yeas to 11 Nays (all Northern cept for crime) shall be prohibited.”

Whigs). On the 27th, Mr. Walker of Wis. Mr. Cave Johnson of Tenn, moved the moved' to add an alternative proposition, previous question, which the House seconded contemplating negotiation as the means of -Yeas i13; Nays 106—and then_the effecting the meditated end. amendment aforesaid was agreed to--Yeas Mr. Foster (Whig) of Tenn. proposed the 118 ; Nays 101.

following: Yeas, 114 Democrats, and Messrs. Milton Brown of Tenn., James Dellet of Ala., and terms and conditions of such admission, it shall

And provided further, That in fixing the Duncan L. Clinch and Alex. H. Stephens be expressly stipulated and declared, that the of Ga. (4), Southern Whigs.

State of Texas, and such other States as may be Nays, all the Whigs present from Free formed out of that portion of the present Territory States, with all from Slave States, but the north latitude, commonly known as the Missouri

of Texas lying south of thirty-six deg. thirty min. four just named ; with the following Demo- Compromise line, shall be admitted into the crats from Free States :

Union with or without Slavery, as the people of

each State, so hereafter asking admission, may MAINE._Robert P. Dunlap, Hannibal Hamlin desire : And provided furthermore, That it shall

be also stipulated and declared, that the public VERMONT.Paul Dillingham, jr.-1.

debt of Texas shall in no event become a charge New-HAMPSHIRE.-John P. Hale-1.

upon the government of the United States." CONNECTICUT.-George S. Catlin-1.

New-YORK.-Joseph H. Anderson, Charles S. The question was first taken on the first Benton, Jeremiah E. Carey, Amasa. Dana, Rich (Slavery) proviso of the foregoing, which ard D. Davis, Byram Green, Preston King, Smith M. Purdy, George Rathbun, Orville

Rob: was defeated, by Yeas and Nays, as folinson, David L. Seymour, Lemuel Stetson-12.

lows: OH10.---Jacob Brinckerhoff, William C. Mc. Causlen, Joseph Morris, Henry St. John-4. YEAS_For the Slavery Proviso:

Michigan.-James B. Hunt, Robert McClel. Messrs. Archer, Va. land-2.

Jarnagin, Tenn.

Barrow, La. Johnson, La. Total Democrats from Free States, 23.

Bayard, Del. Mangum, N. C.
Whigs from Free and Slave

Berrien, Ga. Merrick, Md.
Claytun, Del.

Morehead, Ky.


Crittenden, Ky. Pearce, Md. The House then ordered the whole propo

Foster, Tenn. Phelps, Vt. sition to a third reading forthwith-Yeas Hannegan, Ind. Rives, Va. 120; Nays 97-and passed it by Yeas 120 ;

Huger, s. C. Sevier, Ark.--18. Nays 98.

All Whigs but three (in Italics).

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NAYS— Against the Slavery Proviso:

Choate of Mass. Miller of N. J. Messrs. Allen, Ohio.

Crittenden of Ky.
Francis, R. I

Phelps of Vt.
Ashley, Ark. Haywood, N. C.

Dayton of N. J. Uphim of Vt.
Atchison, Mo. Henderson, Miss.

Woodbridge of Mich.– 11 (all Whigs).
Atherton, N. H. Huntington, Conn. NAYS--Against Mr. Miller's Substitute:
Bagby, Ala Lewis, Ala.
Bates, Mass. McDuffie, S. C.

Messrs. Allen, Ohio. Haywood, N. C.
Benton, Mo. Miller, N. Y.

Ashley, Ark.

Henderson, Miss.
Breese, Ind. Niles, Conn.

Atchison, Mo. Huger, S. C.
Buchanan, Pa. Porter, La.

Atherton, N. H. Jarnagin, Tenn.
Choate, Mass. Seinple, III.

Bagby, Ala. Johnson, La.
Colquitt, Ga.

Lewis, Ala.
Sturgeon, Pa.

Barrow, La.
Dayton, N. J. Tappan, Ohio.

Benton, Mo. McDuffie, S. C.
Dickinson, N.Y. Upham, Vt.

Breese, Ind. Merrick, Md.
Dix, N. Y. Walker, Wis.

Buchanan, Pa. Niles, Conn.
Evans, Me. White, Ind.

Clayton, Del. Pearce, Md.
Fairfield, Me. Woodbridge, Mich.

Colquitt, Ga. Rives, Va.

Dickinson, N.Y.
Woodbury, N. H.—34.

Semple, Ill.
Dix, N. Y.

Sevier, Ark.
The other branch of the amendment was

Fairfield, Me.

Sturgeon, Pa.

Foster, Tenn. voted down. Yeas, 20 (Whigs); Nays, 31

Tappan, Ohio.

Hannegan, Ind. Walker, Wis. (25 Democrats and 6 Whigs).

Woodbury, N. H.—33. Various amendments were proposed and The Walker amendment aforesaid was car. voted down. Among them, Mr. Foster, of ried, by Yeas 27, to Nays 25, as follows: Tenn., moved an express stipulation that Slavery should be tolerated in all States YEASFor Walker's Amendment: formed out of the Territory of Texas, south Messrs. Allen,

Haywood, of the Missouri line of 36° 30'. Rejected


Henderson, Yeas, 16 (Southern Whigs, and Sevier of


Huger, Arkansas) ; Nays, 33.


Johnson, Mr. Miller, of N. J., moved to strike out



McDuffie, all after the enacting clause, and insert :


Merrick, “ That the President of the United States be,


Niles, and he hereby is, authorized and advised to open


Semple, negotiations with Mexico and Texas, for the ad

Dickinson, Sevier,

Dix, justment of boundaries, and the annexation of

Sturgeon, the latter to the United States, on the following



basis, to wit:
“I. The boundary of the annexed territory to

Woodbury–27. be in the desert prairie west of the Nueces, and along the highlands and mountain heights which

NAYS— Against Walker's Amendment : divide the waters of the Mississippi from the Messrs. Archer,

Huntington, waters of the Rio del Norte, and to latitude forty


Jarnagin, two degrees north.


Mangum, “II. The people of Texas, by a legislative act,


Miller, or by any authentic act which shows the will of


Moreliead, the majority, to express their assent to said an


Pearce, nexation.

Clayton, Phelps, “III. A State to be called · the State of Texas,'

Crittenden, Porter, with boundaries fixed by herself, and an extent


Rives, not exceeding the largest State of the Union, be


Simmons, admitted into the Union, by virtue of this act, on


Upham, an equal footing with the original States.


White, “ IV. The remainder of the annexed territory,

Woodbridge-25. to be held and disposed of by the United States as one of their Territories, to be called the

The resolution as thus amended was adoptSouthwest Territory.'

ed (Feb. 27,) by Yeas and Nays as follows: “V. The existence of Slavery to be forever prohibited in the northern and northwestern part YEAS—. For the Proposition as amended : of said Territory, west of the 100th degree of lati

Messrs. Allen, tude west from Greenwich, so as to divide, as

Haywood, equally as may be, the whole of the annexed

Ashley, Henderson,

Atchison, country between slaveholding and non-slave


Atherton, Johnson, holding States. “VI. The assent of Mexico to be obtained by

Bagby, Lewis,

Benton, McDuffie, treaty to such annexation and boundary, or to


Merrick. be dispensed with when the Congress of the United States may deem such assent to be unne

Buchanan, Niles,

Colquitt, Semple,
- VII. Other details of the annexation to be

Dickinson, Sevier,

Sturgeon, adjusted by treaty, so far as the same may come

Fairfield, within the scope of the treaty-making puwer.”


Hannegan, Walker, Rejected by the following vote :

Woodbury-26. YEAS-For Mr. Miller's Substitute : [Yeas All Democrats but three in italics, Messrs. Archer of Va.

Evans of Me.

of whom Messrs. Henderson and Merrick Berrien of Ga. Francis of R. I. have since been Democrats.]

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NAYS— Aguinst the proposed Annexation : South of thirty-six degrees thirty minutes north

latitude, commonly known as the Missouri ComMessrs. Archer,

Huntington, promise line, shall be admitted into the Union

with or without Slavery, as the people of each

State asking admission may desire. And in such

State or States as shall be formed out of said ter-

ritory north of said Missouri Compromise line,

Slavery or involuntary servitude" (except for

crime) shall be prohibited.
Criitenden, Porter,


And be it further resolved, That if the Presi.

dent of the United States shall, in his judgment Francis, White,

and discretion, deem it most advisable, instead Woudbridge-25—[all Whigs).

of proceeding to submit the foregoing resolu

tion to the republic of Texas, as an overture on The joint resolve being thus returned to the part of the United States, for admission, to the House as amended by the Senate, a vote negotiate with that Republic; then, was almost immediately taken on concurring,

Be it resolved, That a State to be formed out and the amendment of the Senate was assent- of the present Republic of Texas, with suitable

extent and boundaries, and with two representaed to—Yeas, 134; Nays, 77. [A strict par- tives in Congress, until the next apportionment ty vote, except that Mr. Dellet of Alabama, of representation, shall be admitted into the (Whig) voted in the majority). So the An- Union by virtue of this act, on an equal footing nexation of Texas was decreed, and in the with the existing States, as soon as the terms and

conditions of such admission, and the cession following terms :

of the remaining Texan territory to the United

States, shall be agreed upon by the Governments JOINT RESOLUTION FOR ANNEXING TEXAS TO of Texas and the United States. THE UNITED STATES.

"And be it further enacted, That the sum of

one hundred thousand dollars be, and the same Resolved, by the Senate and House of Rep. is hereby, appropriated to defray the expenses resentatives of the United States in Congress of missions and negotiations, to agree upon the assembled, That Congress doth consent that the terms of said admission and cession, either by territory properly included within, and rightfully treaty to be submitted to the Senate, or by artibelonging to, the Republic of Texas, may be cles to be submitted to the two Houses of Con. erected into a new State, to be called the State

gress, as the President may direct. of Texas, with a Republican form of government,

" Approved, March 2, 1845." to be adopted by the people of said Republic, by deputies in convention assembled, with the consent of the existing government, in order that the

XI. same may be admitted as one of the States of this Union.

THE WILMOT PROVISO. “SEC. 2. And be it further resolved, That the foregoing consent of Congress is given upon the

Texas having been annexed during the following conditions, and with the following guar- summer of 1845, in pursuance of the foregoanties, to wit:

ing joint resolution of the two Houses of First. Said State to be formed, subject to the Congress, a portion of the United States adjustment by this Government of all questions Army, under Gen. Taylor, was, early in the of boundary that may arise with other Govern. Spring of 1846, moved down to the east ments; and the constitution thereof, with the bank of the Rio Grande del Norte, claimproper evidence of its adoption by the people of led by Texas as her Western boundary, but said Republic of Texas, shall be transmitted to the President of the United States, to be laid be not so regarded by Mexico. A hostile colfore Congress for its final action, on or before the lision ensued, resulting in war between the first day of January, one thousand eight hun. United States and Mexico. dred and forty-six. "Second, Said State, when admitted into the that a considerable sum should be placed by

It was early thereafter deemed advisable Union, after ceding to the United States all public edifices, fortifications, barracks, ports, and Congress at the President's disposal, to neharbors, navy and navy yards, docks, magazines, gotiate an advantageous Treaty of Peace arms, armaments, and all other property, and and Limits with the Mexican government. means pertaining to the public defense, belongi A Message to this effect was submitted by ing to the said Republic of Texas, shall retain all the public funds, debts, taxes, and dues of every President Polk to Congress, August 8th, kind which may belong to, or be due or owing said 1846, and a bill in accordance with its sugRepublic; and shall also retain all the vacant or gestions laid before the House, which prounappropriated lands lying within its limits, to be ceeded to consider the subject in Committee applied to the payment of the debts and liabilities of said Republic of Texas; and the residue of of the Whole. The bill appropriating $30,000 said lands, after discharging said debts and lia- for immediate use in negotiations with Mexibilities, to become a charge upon the United co, and placing $2,000,000 more at the disStates.

Third. New States of convenient size, not posal of the President, to be employed in exceeding four in number, in addition to the said making peace, Mr. David Wilmot, of Pa., State of Texas, and having sufficient population, after consultation with other Northern Demomay hereafter, by the consent of said State, bé crats, offered the following Proviso, in adformed out of the territory thereof, which shall be dition to the first section of the bill : entitled to admission under the provision of the Federal Constitution; and such states as may be Provided, That as an express and fundamentformed out of that portion of said territory lying I al condition to the acquisition of any territory

from the Republic of Mexico by the United States, Mr. R. Brodhead of Penn. moved that this by virtue of any treaty which may be negotiated resolution lie on the table. Carried ; Yeas, between them, and to the use by the Executive of the moneys herein appropriated, neither 105 ; Nays, 93. Slavery nor involuntary servitude shall ever ex- [Yeas—all the members from Slave States, ist in any part of said territory, except for crime, but John W. Houston (Whig), of Delaware, whereof the party shall first be duly convicted." with the following from Free States (all

This proviso was carried in Committee, Democrats but Levin): by the strong vote of eighty-three to sixty

MAINE.-Asa W. H. Clapp, Franklin Clark, Jas. four-only three Members (Democrats) from S. Wiley, Hezekiah Williams-4. the Free States, it was said, opposing it. NEW YORK.-Ausburn Birdsall, David S. Jack[No record is made of individual votes in son, Frederick W. Lord, William B. Maclay-4. Committee of the Whole.] The bill was

PENNSYLVANIA.-Richard Brodbead, Charles then reported to the House, and Mr. Rath- Brown, Lewis C. Levin, Job Mann-4.

OH10.-William Kennon, jr., John K. Miller, bun of N. Y. moved the previous question Thomas Richey, William Sawyer-4. on its engrossment.

INDIANA. Charles W. Cathcart, Thomas J. Mr. Tibbatts of Ky. moved that it do Henley, John Petitt, John L. Robinson, William

W. Wick--5. lie on the table Defeated -- Yeas 79;

ILLINIOS.—Orlando B. Ficklin, John A. Mc[Stephen A. Douglas, John A. McCler- Clernand, William A. Richardson, Robert Smith, nand, John Pettit, and Robert C. Schenck, Thomas J. Turner_5. voting with the South to lay on the table] ; Naysall the Whigs and a large majority Nays 93 ; [Henry Grider and William P. of the Democrats from Free States, with Thomasson of Ky. (Whigs) voting with the John W. Houston aforesaid. North against it]

This vote terminated all direct action in The bill was then engrossed for its third favor of the Wilmot proviso for that Sesreading by Yeas 85, Nays 80 ; and thus sion. passed without further division. A motion to reconsider was laid on the table-Yeas Del., from the Select Committee to which

July 18th.-In Senate, Mr. Clayton of 71 ; Nays 83. So the bill was passed and was referred, on the 12th inst., the bill prosent to the Senate, where Mr. Dixon H. viding a territorial government for Oregon, Lewis of Ala. moved that the Proviso

reported a bill to establish Territorial govabove cited be stricken out; on which de- ernments for Oregon, New Mexico, and Calibate arose, and Mr. John Davis of Mass. fornia, which was read. [It proposed to was speaking when, at noon of August 10th, submit all questions as to the rightful existthe time fixed for adjournment having ar

ence or extent of Slavery in the Territories rived, both Houses adjourned without day.

to the decision of the Supreme Court of the

United States.] [NOTE.—We do not give the Yeas and Nays on the divisions just above, the House having win of Conn. moved to strike out so much

July 24th.-Second reading. Mr. Baldbeen quite thin when they were taken, and some of said bill as relates to California and New Northern Members voting with the South from

Mexico. Rejected; Yeas, 17 (Northern hostility to the whole project of buying either Free Soil men of both parties) ; Nays, 37. peace or territory. Generally, however, the vote

The bill was discussed through several ran much as former divisions would lead one to succeeding days. On the 26th, Mr. Clarke expect. Mr. Stephen A. Douglas, and some of R. I. moved to add to the 6th section : other friends of the original bill, voted against it

Provided, however, That no law, regulation, or at every stage after the Proviso was added.]

act of the provisional government of said Territory

permitting Slavery or involuntary servitude thereThe XXXth Congress assembled Dec. 6, in shall be valid, until the same shall be approved 1847.

by Congress.“ Feb. 28th, 1848, Mr. Putnam of N. York

Rejected; Yeas, 19 [Col. Benton, and moved the following:

18 Northern Freesoilers of both parties] ; “ Whereas, In the settlement of the difficulties Nays, 33. pending between this country and Mexico, terri- Mr. Reverdy Johnson of Md. moved to. tory may be acquired in which Slavery does not amend the bill by insertingnow exist:

And whereas, Congress, in the organization Except only, that in all cases of title to Slaves, of a territorial government, at an early period of the said writs of error or appeals shall be allowed our political history established a principle worthy and decided by the said Supreme Court without of imitation in all future time, forbidding the ex- regard to the value of the matter, property, or istence of Slavery in free territory; Therefore,

title in controversy; and except, also, that a writ " Resolved, That in any territory, that may be of error or appeal shall also be allowed to the Suacquired from Mexico, over which shall be estab- preme Court of the United States from the decision lished territorial governments, Slavery, or involun- of the said Supreme Court created by this act, or tary servitude, except as a punishment for crime, of any judge thereof, or of the district Courts creawhereof the party shall have been duly convicted, ted by this act, or of any judge upon any writ of shall be forever prohibited; and that in any act habeas corpus involving the question of personal or resolution establishing such governments, a freedom.” fundamental provision ought to be inserted to that effect.”

Carried : Yeas, 31 (all sorts); Nays, 19

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(all Southern, but Bright, Dickinson, and YEAS-For Clayton's Compromise : Hannegan).

Messrs. Atchison, Houston, Mr. Baldwin of Conn. moved an additional Atherton, Hunter, section, as follows:


Johnson, Md.

Johnson, La. "SEC. 37. And be it further enacted, That it

Borland, Johnson, Ga. shall be the duty of the attorneys for said Terri


King, tories, respectively, on the complaint of any per


Lewis, son held in involuntary servitude therein, to make


Mangum, application in his behalf in due form of law, to

Calhoun, Mason, the court next thereafter to be holden in said Ter

Clayton, Phelps, ritory, for a writ of habeas corpus, to be directed

Davis, Miss. Rusk, to the person so holding such applicant in service Dickinson, Sebastian, as aforesaid, and to pursue all needful measures in

Douglas, Spruance, his behalf; and if the decision of such court shall


Sturgeon, be adverse to the application, or if, on the return


Turney, of the writ, relief shall be denied to the applicant, Hannegan, Westcott, on the ground that he is a slave held in servitude

Yulee_33. in said Territory, said attorney shall cause an appeal to be taken therefrom, and the record of all NAYS.- Against Clayton's bill : the proceedings in the case to be transmitted to Messrs. Allen,

Felch, the Supreme Court of the United States as speedily


Fitzgerald, as may be, and to give notice thereof to the At

Baldwin, Greene, torney General of the United States, who shall

Hale, prosecute the same before said Court, who shall

Bradbury, Hamlin, proceed to hear and determine the same at the


Metcalf, first term thereof."


Miller, Yoas, 15 (all Northern, except Benton);

Davis, Mass. Niles,

Dayton, Underwood, Nays, 31.


Upham, Mr. Davis of Mass. moved to strike out


Walker-22. section 12, and insert as follows :

So the bill was engrossed, and immedi“ Sec. 12. And be it further enacted, That so ately passed without a division. much of the sixth section of the ordinance of the 13th July, 1787, as is contained in the following words; viz: “There shall be neither Slavery nor involuntary servitude in the said Territory, otherwise than in the punishment of crimes, and was taken up and read twice.

July 28th.-- This bill reached the House, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted," shall be and remain in force in the Territory Committee of the Whole on the State of the

Mr. Linn Boyd of Ky. moved it to a of Oregon."

This was defeated ; Yeas, 21 ; Nays, 33, as Union. follows:

Mr. C. B. Smith of Ind. moved and obYEAS-For the Slavery Prohibition :

tained a call of the House, when all but Messrs. Allen, Ohio.

eighteen Members responded.
Dodge, Wisc.
Atherton, N. H. Felch, Mich.

Mr. A. H. Stephens of Ga. moved that
Baldwin, Conn. Fitzgerald, Mich.

the bill do lie on the table. Yeas and Nays Benton, Mo. Greene, R. I.

rdered, and the motion prevailed : Yeas, Bradbury, Mo. Hale, N. H. Clarke, R. I. Hamlin, Me.

112; Nays, 97. Corwin, Ohio, Miller, N. J.

Yeas all the Free State Whigs, with the
Davis, Mass. Niles, Conn.

following Whigs from Slave States :
Dayton, N. J.
Spruance, Del.

VIRGINIA.-John S. Pendleton-1.
Dix, N. Y. Upham, Vt.
Walker, Wis.-21.

NORTH CAROLINA.-Nathaniel Boydon, Rich

ard S. Donnell-2. NAYS- Against the Slavery Prohibition : GEORGIA.-Alex. H. Stephens-1. Messrs. Atchison, Mo.

KENTUCKY.-Green Adams, Aylett Buckner,
Houston, Texas.

John B. Thompson-3.
Badger, N. C. Hunter, Va.

TENNESSEE.-John H. Crozier-1.
Bell, Tenn.

Johnson, Md.
Berrien, Ga. Johnson, La.
Borland, Ark. Johnson, Ga.

Total, eight Whigs from Slave States.
Breese, III.
King, Ala.

Democrats from Free States :
Bright, Ind. Lewis, Ala.

MAINE.-Asa W. H. Clapp, David Hammons,
Butler, S. C. Mangum, N. C.
Calhoun, S. C. Mason, Va.

Ephraim K. Smart, James S. Wiley-4.

New.HAMPSHIRE.--Charles H. Peasleem.
Clayton, Del. Metcalf, Ky.

VERMONT.-Lucius B. Peck-1.
Davis, Miss. Rusk, Texas,
Dickinson, N. Y. Sebastian, Ark.

RHODE ISLAND.—Benjamin B. Thurston-1.

New York.--William Collins, Timothy Jen-
Douglas, III. Sturgeon, Pa.
Downs, La.

kins, Sidney Lawrence, Frederick W. Lord,
Turney, Tenn.
Foote, Miss. Underwood, Ky.

William B. Maclay, Henry Nicoll, George A.

Hannegan, Ind. Westcott, Fla.

PENNSYLVANIA.- _Wm. Strong, James Thomp-

son, David Wilmot-3. The bill was then engrossed for a third

Oh10.-James J. Faran, George Fries, Samuel reading ; Yeas, 33; Nays, 22; as fol- Lahm Jonathan D. Morris_4.

INDIANA.—Thomas J. Henley-1. lows:

ILLINOIS.–Robert Smith, John Wentworth_2.

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