the House — was presented in his stead.
Mr. Bocock was also withdrawn, and the entire pro-Slavery strength concentrated, so far as possible, on Mr. Wm. N. H. Smith, American, of N. C. The next (fortieth) ballot gave Pennington 115; Smith 113; John G. Davis, anti-Lecompton Dem., of Ind., 2; and there were 4 scattering: necessary to a choice 118.
Finally, on the forty-fourth ballot,
February 1, 1860. Mr. Smith's name having been withdrawn, the vote was declared: for Pennington 117; John A. McClernand, Dem., 85; John A. Gilmer, Amer., 16; and there were 15 scattering.
Mr. Henry Winter Davis, of Md., who had hitherto voted with the Americans, now cast his vote for Pennington, and elected him — he having the exact number necessary to a choice.
John W. Forney, anti-Lecompton Dem., was soon after elected Clerk by a close vote.
The majority in the Senate was not merely Democratic of tile Lecompton or extreme pro-Slavery caste; it was especially hostile to Senator Douglas, and determ
t for not more than six years, was now called up and passed: Yeas 123; Nays 7.
Most of the Nays were opposed not to the bill, but to the precipitancy of its passage.
The Senate concurred, a few days thereafter, and the bill became a law.
Mr. McClernand (Dem.), of Ill., moved, and the House, by 121 to 5, voted, that
Whereas, a portion of the people of the United States, in violation of their Constitutional obligations, have taken up arms against the National Government, and are now strd Windom--60.
Nays--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.
McClarty, Mr., of Ky., 492.
McClellan, Gen. Geo.
B., 496; his Address to the West Virginians, 520; 521; 522; Laurel Hill, Cheat Mountain, 523; 524; 528; 593; 615; takes command at Washington, etc., 619; extract from his report, etc., 620-21; 624; 626-7; All quiet on the Potomac, 628; his interdict of the Hutchinsons, etc., 629-630.
McClellan, U. S. cutter, betrayed to Rebels, 413.
McClelland, Robert, of Mich., 189.
McClurken, Major, wounded at Belmont, 697.
McClernand, John A., of Ills., 189; 195; 306; 562-3; 597.
McCrillis, Mr., of Me., delegate to Chicago, 321.
McCurdy, Edward, speech at Charleston, 408.
McCulloch, Gen. Ben., 413; 575; defeated at Dug Springs, Mo., 577; commands at Wilson's Creek, 578; 581; his proclamation, 582; is joined by Price at Neosho, 589.
McGowan, Mr., of S. C., in Convention, 334-5.
McDowell, Gen., 533; his General Order No. 4, 534-5; moves on Centerville, 539; his plan of battle, 540; report of our losses, 54