Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Cox” 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.:
When this bill reached the House, it encountered a most strenuous and able opposition from Messrs. Crittenden and Burnett, of Ky., Vallandigham and Pendleton, of Ohio, and Diven, of N. Y.
Mr. Cox , of Ohio, moved (August 2d) that the bill do he on the table; which was negatived: Yeas 57; Nays 71.
Mr. Thaddeus Stevens closed a vigorous speech in its favor with this impressive admonition:
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