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as many Democrats from Free States voted for as against the final passage of the Nebraska bill. Only nine VIRGINIA.--John S. Millson--1. North Carolina.--Richard C. Puryear, Sion H. Rogers--2. Tennessee.--Robert M. Bugg, William Cullom, Emerson Etheridge, Nathaniel G. Taylor--4. Louisiana.--Theodore G. Hunt--1. Missouri.--Thomas H. Benton--1. Other Southern States.--None. Total--9. members from Slave States opposed it, of whom but two Messrs. Millson, of Virginia, and Benton, of Missouri. had been regarded as Democrats; and of these Col. Benton was not so regarded thereafter. Of the Whigs who so voted, but two Messrs. Puryear, of North Carolina, and Etheridge, of Tennessee. were returned to the next House. The bill had thus passed the House in form as an original measure of that body, although it was in essence the amended Senate bill. Being sent May 24th. to the Senate as such, an attempt tempt to amend it was voted down, and the bill ordered to be engrossed, by
rt time before the election, to hold a Union meeting at Paris, Tenn., resulted in the death of two Union men — shot by the Disunionists; and a notice that Hon. Emerson Etheridge would speak at Trenton, Tenn., elicited the following correspondence: Trenton, Tenn., April 16, 1861. To J. D. C. Atkins and R. G. Payne: EtheridEtheridge speaks here on Friday. Be here to answer him Friday or next day. The following is the answer to the above: Memphis, April 16, 1861. To Messrs.------: I can't find Atkins. Can't come at that time. If Etheridge speaks for the South, we have no reply. If against it, our only answer to him and his backers must be coEtheridge speaks for the South, we have no reply. If against it, our only answer to him and his backers must be cold steel and bullets. R. G. Payne. Union papers were not allowed to circulate. Measures were taken, in some parts of West Tennessee, in defiance of the Constitution and laws, which allow folded tickets, to have the ballots numbered in such manner as to mark and expose the Union voters. A Disunion paper, The Nashville Gazette, in
States first named were fully represented; while Andrew Johnson was present from Tennessee, making 44 in all. Western Virginia had chosen three members at the regular State election in April, while another had been elected by a light vote, either then or subsequently, from the district lying along the Potomac, above and below Harper's Ferry. Of Representatives, 157 in all answered to their names at the first call. Galusha A. Grow [Republican], of Pennsylvania, was chosen Speaker, and Emerson Etheridge [Bell-Everett], of Tennessee, Clerk of the House. John W. Forney [Douglas], of Pennsylvania, was soon afterward elected Clerk of the Senate. President Lincoln's Message was transmitted to both Houses on the following day. It was largely devoted to a recital of occurrences already narrated. It did not distinctly avow that the Government had ever purposed the evacuation of Fort Sumter, but set forth the material facts as follows: On the 5th of March (the present incumbent's first
Encomium, the, wrecked, with slaves, 176. English, William H., of Ind., proviso to tho Nebraska bill, 233; 250; a Peace proposition, 374. enterprise, the, driven into Bermuda, 176. Eppes, Mr., of Fla., at Charleston Convention, 314. Etheridge, Emerson, is threatened with cold steel and bullets, if he speaks for the Union, 484; chosen Clerk of the House, 555. Eustis, captured, with Mason and Slidell, 606. Evans, Robt. J., letter to, from John Adams, 51. Evarts, Jeremiah, onrk of destruction there, 476. Pawnee, U. S. Ship, arrives at Norfolk Navy Yard, 475; two of her officers made prisoners, 476. Payne, Henry B., of Ohio, his resolves in the Charleston Convention. 310; 312; 318. Payne, R. G., threatens Mr. Etheridge, 484. Pearce, Gen., reenforces Gov. Jackson, 575. Pegram, Col. John, defeated at Rich Mountain, 522-3; is captured, with 600 men, 523. Pennington, Wm., Speaker, 305; 306; 372. Pensacola, Fla., seizure of Federal property at, 412;