After debate between Messrs. Yancey and Orr, the vote was taken, and the amendment was rejected by the following vote:
Ayes--Messrs Clark, Haynes, Oldham. Semmes, and Yancey--5.
Nays--Messrs. Baker, Burnett, Clay, Davis, Henry, Hill, Hunter, Lewis Maxwell, Orr, Phelan, Preston, Sparrow and Wigfall--14
The vote was then taken on the original bill, with the following result:
Ayes--Messrs Clark, Lewis, and Yancey--3.
Nays--Messrs. Baker, Burnett. Clay Davis, Rhines, Henry, Hill Hunter, Maxwell, Orr, Phelan, Preston, Semmes, Sparrow, and Wigfall--15.
So the bill was negatived.
Then, on motion, the Senate adjourned.
House of Representatives.--The House met at 11 o'clock, and was opened with prayer by Rev. Mr. Nolley.
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