Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Messrs. Bayard” in chapter 34 of Horace Greeley, The American Conflict: A History of the Great Rebellion in the United States of America, 1860-65: its Causes, Incidents, and Results: Intended to exhibit especially its moral and political phases with the drift and progress of American opinion respecting human slavery from 1776 to the close of the War for the Union. Volume I.:
... by the Senator from Virginia.
He says this proposition would be inopportune.
I say it would be intensely cowardly.
Mr. Johnson's proposition was rejected by the following vote:
Yeas-- Messrs. Bayard , Breckinridge, Bright, Johnson, of Mo., Latham, Pearce, Polk, Powell, and Saulsbury--9.
Nays--Messrs. Baker, Browning, Carlile, Chandler, Clark, Collamer, Cowan, Dixon, Doolittle, Fessenden, Foot...
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