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ssary, and irritating, it is, in my opinion, unwise. The vote was then taken, and the amendment adopted: Yeas 33; Nays — Breckinridge and Powell, of Ky., Johnson and Polk, of Mo., Kennedy and Pearce, of Md.--6. The bill was then engrossed, read a third time, and passed. 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: If this war is continued long, and is bloody, I do not believe that the free people of the North will stand by and see their sons and brothers and neighbors slaughtered by thousands and tens of thousands by rebels, with arms in their hands, and forbear to call upon their enemies to be our friends, and to help us in subd