and considered, the question being, should the bill pass notwithstanding the objection of the President.
After debate, the bill was passed over the veto of the President by the following vote:
Yeas.--Messrs. Brown, Caperton, Graham, Henry, Hunter, Johnson of Georgia, Johnson of Missouri, Orr, Semmes, Vest, Wigfall--11.
Nays.--Messrs. Barnwell, Maxwell, Oldham, Simms and Watson--5.
House bill to provide for the payment of arrears now due to the army and navy was reported back fro authorizes the issue of $80,000,000 in addition to the amount now authorized by law, if so much shall be found necessary for the payment of said arrears.
The bill was passed by the following vote:
Yeas.--Messrs Caperton, Graham, Henry, Hunter, Maxwell, Simms, Walker, Watson and Wigfall--9.
Nays.--Messrs. Barnwell, Johnson of Missouri, Orr, Semmes and Vest--5.
Mr. Barnwell, of South Carolina, entered a motion to reconsider the bill.
House of Representatives.Evening sess