ion with this measure.
He drew a ludicrous picture of a big negro follow, fantastically arrayed, being presented as Minister from Hayti.
Mr. Sumner rejoined; and Mr. Davis's substitute, providing for consular relations only with the republics aforesaid, was voted down-Yeas 8; Nays 31--and then the bill passed: Yeas 32; Nays 7.
On reaching the House, it was referred to its Committee on Fereign Affairs; which Committee was discharged
June 2. from its further consideration, on motion of Mr. Gooch, of Mass., who ably and temperately advocated its passage.
Mr. Cox, of Olio, replied, à la Davis; and, after further debate by Messrs. Fessenden, of Maine, Eliot, of Mass., McKnight and Kelley, of Pa., and Maynard, of Tenn., in favor, and Messrs. Diddle, of Pa., and Crittenden, of Ky., in opposition, it was passed — Yeas 86; Nays 37--and, being signed
June 5. by the President, became the law of the land.
Previous to the triumph of Emancipation in the Federal District, there was no
ept as a punishment for crime, whereof the party shall have been duly convicted, shall exist within the United States, or any place subject to their jurisdiction.
Sec. 2. Congress shall have power to enforce this article by appropriate legislation.
The House now concurred with the Senate, by the following vote:
Yeas--[Democrats in Italics.]
Maine--Blaine, Perham, Pike, Rice.
New Hampshire--Patterson, Rollins.
Massachusetts — Alley, Ames, Baldwin, Boutwell, Dawes, Eliot, Gooch, Hooper, Rice, W. D. Washburn.
Rhode Island--Dixon, Jenckes.
Connecticut--Brandagee, Deming, English, J. H. Hubbard.
Vermont--Baxter, Morrill, Woodbridge.
New York — A. W. Clark, Freeman Clark, Davis, Frank, Ganson, Griswold, Herrick, Hotchkiss, Hulburd, Kellogg, Little-john, Marvin, Miller, Morris, Nelson, Odell, Pomeroy, Radford, Steele, Van Valkenburg.
Pennsylvania--Baily, Broomall, Coffroth, Hale, Kelley, McAllister, Moorhead, A. Myers, L. Myers, C.