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on; and these, with unanimous Republican delegations from all the New England States, left no clear majority for any party.
On the first ballot for Speaker, Thomas S. Bocock, Dem., of Virginia, received eighty-six votes; John Sherman, Rep., of Ohio, sixty-six; Galusha A. Grow, Rep., of Pennsylvania, forty-three: twenty-two were dand his doings in the Senate.
A second ballot for Speaker was not obtained until the close of the third day's proceedings, when Mr. Sherman received 107 votes; Mr. Bocock 88; Mr. Gilmer 22; and there were 14 scattering.
And still the two Houses continued to debate John Brown and Helper, by way of discouraging Slavery agitation, peremptorily declined; and Mr. William Pennington--ex-Governor of New Jersey, and now, for the first time, a member of the House — was presented in his stead.
Mr. Bocock was also withdrawn, and the entire pro-Slavery strength concentrated, so far as possible, on Mr. Wm. N. H. Smith, American, of N. C. The next (fortieth) ballot
Birney, James G., candidate for President, 167.
Black Jack, Kansas, battle of, 244.
Black, Jeremiah S., his opinion of Secession, 371-2; appointed Secretary of State, 411.
Blair, Col. Frank P., 490; has an interview with Gen. Price, 491; his strictures on Gen. Scott, 543-9; 555; offers a resolve to expel John B. Clark, 562.
Blair, Montgomery, in Lincoln's Cabinet, 428.
Blakey, Geo. D., in Chicago Convention, 321.
Blue Mills Landing, Mo., Union defeat at, 587.
S., of Va., 304-5.
Bolivar Hights, captured by the Federals, 620.
Booneville, Mo., Rebels defeated at, 574.
Booth, Sherman M.. case of, at Milwaukee, 215.
Border Ruffians, one of their resolutions, 235; further resolves.
236; 237; 238; numerous outrages by, 242 to 245; their manner of voting, 249; are taught piety by John Brown, 286; allusion to, 490.
Boreman, Arthur J., chairman of the Wheeling Convention, 518.
Borland, Solon, of Ark., 226; he seizes Fort Smith, 4