y way qualified for and entitled to admission, she was remanded into territorial vassalage by the very men who had been so eager to admit her, two years before, when her population and every other element of strength and stability were considerably less.
She was thus denied a voice in the election for President in 1860.
At the next session of Congress, however, her application was renewed; and on the same day
January 21, 1861. that Messrs. Jefferson Davis, Clement C. Clay, Fitzpatrick, Mallory, and others, abandoned their seats and the Capitol to take part in the Southern Rebellion, a bill admitting her as a Free State under the Wyandot Constitution was called up by Gov. Seward, and passed the Senate: Yeas 36; Nays 16. One week later, on motion of Mr. Grow, of Pennsylvania, it was taken up in the House, out of regular order, by 119 to 42, and passed.
And thus, on the very threshold of our great struggle — no serious effort having been made by the slaveholders to colonize or co
k, Green, Gwin, Hammond, Hemphill, Hunter, Iverson, Johnson, of Ark., Johnson, of Tenn., Kennedy, Lano (Oregon), Latham, Mallory, Mason, Nicholson, Pearce, Polk, Powell, Pugh, Rice, Sebastian, Slidell, Thomson, of N. J., Toombs, Wigfall, and Yulee--of Georgia, C. C. Clay and Fitzpatrick, of Alabama, Brown and Davis, of Mississippi, Benjamin and Slidell, of Louisiana, Mallory and Yulee, of Florida, Hemphill and Wigfall, of Texas, Crittenden and Powell, of Kentucky, A. Johnson and Nicholson, of -26.
Nays--Messrs. Benjamin, Bright, Brown, Chesnut, Clay, Davis, Fitzpatrick, Green, Hammond, Hunter, Iverson, Lane, Mallory, Mason, Nicholson, Pearce, Powell, Rice, Saulsbury, Sebastian, Slidell, Wigfall, and Yulee--23.
[All from Slave States t the time of their admission.
This was also adopted, as follows: Yeas 33--same as on the first resolve, less Brown, Mallory, and Pugh; Nays 12--Bingham, Chandler, Dixon, Foot, Foster, Hale, Pugh, Simmons, Ten Eyck, Trumbull, Wade, and Wilson.
his House, it is no part of the duty of the soldiers of the United States to capture and return fugitive slaves.
After a strenuous effort to rule this out of order, as precluded by the resolve before quoted, a vote was taken on a motion of Mr. Mallory, of Ky., that it do he on the table; which was negatived: Yeas 66; Nays 81. Mr. Lovejoy's resolve was then adopted: Yeas 92; Nays 55; [the Yeas all Republicans; Nays, all the Democrat and Border-State conservatives, with Messrs. Sheffield, of -Messrs. Allen, Ancona, Joseph Baily, George H. Browne, Burnett, Calvert, Cox, Cravens, Crisfield, Crittenden, Diven, Dunlap, Dunn, English, Fouke, Grider, Haight, Hale, Harding, Holman, Horton, Jackson, Johnson, Law, May, McClernand, McPherson, Mallory, Menzies, Morris, Noble, Norton, Odell, Pendleton, Porter, Reid, Robinson, James S. Rollins, Sheil, Smith, John B. Steele, Stratton, Francis Thomas, Vallandigham, Voorhees, Wadsworth, Webster, and Wickliffe--48.
The bill, thus amended, being
of 1799, 84; 110; 264-5; letter to Hamilton, 357; 497.
Madisonian, The, letter from Gilmer to, 156.
Magoffin, Beriah, of Ky., elected Governor, 333; his Union Address, 340; his answer to the Presidents requisition, etc., 460; his Message, 492-3; 493; 494; 496; 509; 609; his letter to the President, 610; the reply, 611; Message, 611, 612; Zollicoffer to, 613.
Magrath, Judge, of S. C., 336; 345.
Magruder, J. B., 506; 529; 531.
Maine, admission of into the Union, 79-80; 326.
Mallory, Stephen R., of Fla., 429.
Marcy, Gov., of N. Y., 122; extract from his Message, 124; 186; 222; 273.
Markle, Capt., (Union,) killed at Belmont, 597.
Marmaduke, Col., routed at Booneville, Mo., 574.
Marshall, Chief Justice, 106; 109; 110; 252.
Marshall, Humphrey, of Ky., 539; 614
Marston, Col. Gilman, at Bull Run, 525.
Martin, Luther, 44; 107.
Maryland, 36; first Abolition Society in, 107; 142; withdraws from the Douglas Convention, 318; 849; population in 1860, 351;