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iments to Congress on this question, with a solicitude for the event far beyond what a common occasion could inspire. The House Committee, of course, reported the bill without restriction, and it came up as a special order. January 24, 1820. Mr. Taylor moved its postponement for a week, which was voted down — Yeas 87; Nays 88. It was considered in Committee the next day, Missouri impatiently awaited admission. as also on the 28th, and 30th, and thence debated daily, until the 19th of February, when a bill came down from the Senate to admit the State of Maine into the Union, with a rider, authorizing the people of Missouri to form a State Constitution, etc.--the connection being intended to force the Missouri measure through the House upon the strength of the other proposition. The Maine bill had passed the House weeks before, without serious opposition. Reaching the Senate, it was sent to its Judiciary Committee, which appended to it the provision for organizing Missouri