t day sustained, eulogized, and propagated!
When Ohio was made a State, in 1803, the residue of the North-West Territory became Indiana Territory, with William Henry Harrison — since President of the United States--as Governor.
Its earlier settlements were mainly on the banks of the Ohio and of its northern tributaries, and werom a Select Committee in favor of granting their request.
But Congress never took this report into consideration.
At the next session, a fresh letter from Governor Harrison, inclosing resolves of the Legislative Council and House of Representatives in favor of suspending temporarily the inhibition of Slavery, was received, and rtitioners; but Congress never acted upon the subject.
At the next session, the matter was brought before the Senate, on the apparently unanimous prayer of Governor Harrison and his Legislature for permission temporarily to employ slaves; but there was now, for the first time, a remonstrance of citizens of the Territory against t
that the bill be laid on the table; which was beaten: Yeas 47; Nays 66.
The amendment of the Judiciary Committee was then agreed to; the bill, as amended, ordered to be read a third time, and passed, as follows:
Yeas--Messrs. Aldrich, Alley, Arnold, Ashley, Babbitt, Baxter, Beaman, Bingham, Francis P. Blair, Samuel S. Blair, Blake, Buffinton, Chamberlain, Clark, Colfax, Frederick A. Conkling, Covode, Duell, Edwards, Eliot, Fenton, Fessenden, Franchot, Frank, Granger, Gurley, Hanchett, Harrison, Hutchins, Julian, Kelley, Francis W. Kellogg, William Kellogg, Lansing, Loomis, Lovejoy, McKean. Mitchell, Justin S. Morrill, Olin, Pot-ter, Alex. H. Rice, Edward H. Rollins, Sedgwick, Sheffield, Shellabarger, Sherman, Sloan, Spaulding, Stevens, Benj. F. Thomas, Train, Van Horne, Verree, Wallace, Charles W. Walton, E. P. Walton, Wheeler, Albert S. White, and Windom--60.
Nays--Messrs. Allen, Ancona, Joseph Baily, George H. Browne, Burnett, Calvert, Cox, Cravens, Crisfield, Crittenden, Di
Harrisburg, Pa., fugitive-slave arrests at, 216.
Harrisburg, Texas, burnt by Santa Anna, 150.
Harris, Gov. Isham G., of Tenn., 349; his answer to the President's requisition, 459; 483; 612.
Harris, Gen., (Rebel,) 574; 576; 589.
Harrison, Wa. Henry, 52-3; 154; 515.
Hartford Convention, the, 85.
Hatteras, bombardment of the forts at, 599; their capture, 600; 627.
Hawes, Richard, of Ky., allusion to, 509; succeeds Johnson, as Provisional Governor, 617.
Hawkins, Capt.,causing his defeat in the Baltimore Convention of 1844, 69: supports the Tariff of 1828, 91: supplants Calhoun as Vice-President in 1832. 93; allusion to, 130; makes an offer to Mexico for Texas, 149; his reply to Gen. Hunt, 151; is beaten by Gen. Harrison, 154: 156 ; 159: his reply to Wm. H. Hammet, 161 162; 163; 165 ; letter to Waterbury and others, 190); nominated for President by the Free-Soilers, 191; to Minister Van Ness, 269; 426.
Vandever, Mr., of Iowa, offers a resolution, 568.