On this proposition, the votes were — Yeas 114; Nays 108--several Northern Democrats and some Southern Whigs voting with all the Northern Whigs in the minority.
The members from the Free States, twenty-eight in all (all Democrats but Proffit, a Tylerized Whig), who voted for this resolve, were as follows:
Maine.--Virgil D. Parris, Albert Smith.--New Hampshire.--Charles G. Atherton, Edmund Burke, Ira A. Eastman, Tristram Shaw.--New York.--Nehemiah II.
Earle, John Fine, Nathaniel Jones, Gouverneur Kemble, James de la Montanya, John H. Prentiss, Theron R. Strong. Pennsylvania.--John Davis, Joseph Fornance, James Gerry, George McCullough, David Petriken, William S. Ramsay. Ohio.--D. P. Leadbetter, William Medill, Isaac Parrish, George Sweeney, Jonathan Taylor, John B. Weller. Indiana.--John Davis, George H. Proffit.--Illinois.--John Reynolds.
In a little more than ten years after this, Congress prohibited the Slave-Trade in the District; and, within twenty-two years
n service. J. B. Glenn, Rice Gilleain, John W. Gilleain, R. Gilleam, Charles Gilleain, Van Gilleain, James E. Gills, Samuel Gregory,
Died in service. Isham Gilliam, James Gillespie, Buck Gallagher, Silas Gregory,
Died in service. William Gregory,
Died in service. William Hubbard,
Died in service. P. Hubbard, I. S. Harris, W. H. Harris, Tom Harvey,
Died in service. R. Harvey,
Died in service. John Irving,
Died in service. Elijah Irving, Henry Jones,
Died in service. Nat. Jones, R. M. Johnson, James Martin, R. Martin, R. P. Meadows, James Meadows, R. C. Moore, A. E. Moore, Woodson Martin, P. Martin, R. McCann, J. E. Osborne, R. D. Price, W. M. Pigg, Henry Read,
Died in service. Samuel Saunders, Woodson Shorter, Joel Shepherd, Si Shepherd,
Died in service. W. R. Taylor, H. Thackston,
Died in service. Ro. Venable, A. B. Venable, Paul Venable, J. A. Walthal, John A. Walthall,
Died in service. Frederick Woodson, E. L. Womolk, L. Young,
Died in service.