tion to reject was defeated by a vote to receive the petition — Yeas 35, Nays 10, as follows:
Yeas: Messrs. Benton, Brown, Buchanan, Clay, Clayton, Crittenden, Davis, Ewing of Illinois, Ewing of Ohio, Goldsborough, Grundy, Hendricks, Hill, Hubbard, Kent, King of Alabama, King of Georgia, Knight, Linn, McKean, Morris, Naudain, Niles, Prentiss, Robbins, Robinson, Ruggles, Shepley, Southard, Swift, Tallmadge, Tipton, Tomlinson, Wall, Webster, Wright.
Nays: Messrs. Black, Calhoun, Cuthbert, Leigh, Moore, Nicholas, Porter, Preston, Walker, White.
In the House,
February 5, 1836. Mr. Henry L. Pinckney, of South Carolina, submitted the following resolve:
Resolved, That all the memorials which have been offered, or may hereafter be presented to this House, praying for the abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia, and also the resolutions offered by an honorable member from Maine (Mr. Jarvis), with the amendment thereto, proposed by an honorable member from Virginia (Mr.
orth, Kansas, outrages at, 239; 335.
Leavitt, Judge, in case of Margaret Garner, 219.
Lecompton, Kansas, Convention at, 240.
Lecompton Constitution, the, submitted to a vote of the people, 249-50; finally rejected, 250.
Lee, Col. (Union,) at Ball's Bluff, 623.
Lee, Gen. Robert E., brings reenforcements against old Brown at Harper's Ferry, 293; takes command( of Rebel forces in Virginia, 518, commands in West Virginia, 525-6.
Leeman, Wm. H., killed at Harper's Ferry, 292.
Leigh, Benj. Watkins, Comm'r to S. C., 100; 110.
Lesesne, Mr., of S. C., favors cooperation, 333.
Letcher, John, his politics, etc., 225: his peculiar position as Governor of Virginia, 340; hastes to join the traitors, 342; calls his Legislature together, 348; his letters to L. P. Clover, of Ill., 397; considers New England past forgiveness, 438; his answer to the President's requisition, 459; 465; proclaims the adoption of the Confederate Constitution, 516; proclamation calling out the mil