25 Nays — all Whigs;
On the final vote in the Senate, the Yeas--for the Proposition as amended — were as follows — the names in italics being those of Whigs:
Messrs. Allen, Ashley, Atchison, Atherton, Bagby, Benton, Breese, Buchanan, Colquitt, Dickinson, Dix, Fairfield, Hannegan, Haywood, Henderson, Huger, Johnson, Lewis, McDuffie, Merrick, Niles, Semple.
Sevier, Sturgeon, Tappan, Walker, Woodbury--27.
The Nays--against the proposed Annexation — were :
Messrs. Archer, Barrow, Bates, Bayard, Berrien, Choate, Clayton, Crittenden, Dayton, Evans, Foster, Francis, huntington, Jarnagin, Mangum, Miller, Morehead, Pearce, Phelps, Porter, Rives, Simmons, Upham, White, Woodbridge--25.
Yeas: From Free States, 13; Slave States, 14.
Nays: From Free States, 12; Slave States, 13. and the proposition being returned to the House, the amendment of the Senate was concurred in by 134 Yeas to 77 Nays — a party vote: so the Annexation of Texas was decreed, in the following terms:
73 1/2 184 1/2 180
Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois 102 181 231 1/2
Simon Cameron, of Pennsylvania. 50 1/2 Withdrawn
Salmon P Chase, of Ohio 49 42 1/2 24 1/2
Edward Bates, of Missouri 48 35 22
William L. Dayton, of New Jersey 14 10 Withdr'n
John McLean, of Ohio 12 8 5
Jacob Collamer, of Vermont 10 Withdrawn
Scattering 6 4 achusetts, also changed a part of the vote of that State from Seward to Lincoln; and Mr. B. Gratz Brown, of Missouri, changed the eighteen votes of that State from Bates to Lincoln.
Others followed, until Mr. Lincoln had 354 out of 466 votes, and was declared duly nominated.
On motion of Mr. Wm. M. Evarts, of New York, seconded bstitution, in his forensic struggle with Hayne.
It had proudly pointed to such men as William Gaston, of North Carolina, Sergeant S. Prentiss, of Mississippi, Edward Bates, of Missouri, George W. Summers, of Virginia, John J. Crittenden, of Kentucky, and James L. Petigru, of South Carolina, as the exponents of its principles, the
W., shot dead in Kansas, 243.
Barker, George P., 166.
Barnwell, R. W., of S. C., a Commissioner to Washington, 411.
Barringer, Daniel M., of N. C., in the Peace Conference, 401.
Barron, Com. S., surrenders at Hatteras, 600.
Barrow, Washington, Commissioner to the Confederacy from Gov. Harris. 482.
Barry, Major, on the battle of Bull Run, 545.
Barry, Mr., of Miss., withdraws from the Dem. Convention at Charleston, 314.
Bartow, Gen., killed at Bull Run, 543; 545.
Bates, Edward, of Mo., 247; in the Chicago Convention, 321; in President Lincoln's Cabinet, 423.
Baton Rouge, La., Arsenal seized at, 412; 490.
Bayard, James A., (father,) 107.
Bayard, James A., (son,) 315; presides at the Seceders' Convention, 317, on Secession, 350; 437; 562.
Beaufort, S. C., captured by Federals, 605.
Beauregard, Gen. G. P. T., 442; demands the surrender of Fort Sumter, 443; proclamation by, 534; commands the Rebels at Bull Run, 539; his official report, 541 to 5