alics being those of Whigs:
Messrs. Allen, Ashley, Atchison, Atherton, Bagby, Benton, Breese, Buchanan, Colquitt, Dickinson, Dix, Fairfield, Hannegan, Haywood, Henderson, Huger, Johnson, Lewis, McDuffie, Merrick, Niles, Semple.
Sevier, Sturgeon, Tappan, Walker, Woodbury--27.
The Nays--against the proposed Annexation — were :
Messrs. Archer, Barrow, Bates, Bayard, Berrien, Choate, Clayton, Crittenden, Dayton, Evans, Foster, Francis, huntington, Jarnagin, Mangum, Miller, Morehead, Pearce, Phelps, Porter, Rives, Simmons, Upham, White, Woodbridge--25.
Yeas: From Free States, 13; Slave States, 14.
Nays: From Free States, 12; Slave States, 13. and the proposition being returned to the House, the amendment of the Senate was concurred in by 134 Yeas to 77 Nays — a party vote: so the Annexation of Texas was decreed, in the following terms:
Resolved, by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States in Congress assembled, That Congress doth consent that the t
emphill, 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--36.
Nays--Messrs. Binghaht, of Indiana, Gwin and Latham, of California, Lane, of Oregon--in all, seven from Free States; with Messrs. Kennedy and Pearce, of Maryland, Hunter and Mason, of Virginia, Bragg and Clingman, of North Carolina, Chesnut and Hammond, of South Carolinamin, 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 but Bright, Lane, and Rice.the last of the series, was likewise adopted, as follows: Yeas 36; Nays 6: Yeas as in the first instance, except that Messrs. Pearce and Thompson did not vote, their places being filled by Messrs. Ten Eyck and Thomson; while the Nays were Messrs. Cha
The vote was now taken on this substitute, which was adopted, as follows:
Yeas.--Messrs. Anthony, Baker, Bingham, Cameron, Chandler, Clark, Collamer, Dixon, Doolittle, Durkee, Fessenden, Foot, Foster, Grimes, Hale, Harlan, King, Seward, Simmons, Sumner, Ten Eyck, Trumbull, Wade, Wilkinson, and Wilson-25 [all Republicans].
Nays.--Messrs. Bayard, Bigler, Bragg, Bright, Clingman, Crittenden, Fitch, Green, Gwin, Hunter, Johnson, of Tennessee, Kennedy, Lane, of Oregon, Mason, Nicholson, Pearce, Polk, Powell, Pugh, Rice, Saulsbury, and Sebastian-23 [all Democrats, but two Bell-Conservatives, in italics].
Messrs. Iverson, of Georgia, Benjamin and Slidell, of Louisiana, Hemphill and Wigfall, of Texas, and R. W. Johnson, of Arkansas--who had voted just before against taking up the Kansas bill-had now absented themselves or sat silent, and allowed Mr. Clark's resolves to supplant Mr. Crittenden's, which were thus defeated.
They doubtless did this in obedience to a resolve, preconc
ge on the assumption that slaves had been engaged on the Rebel side in the battle of Bull Run. Mr. Pearce, of Md., earnestly opposed it, saying:
It will inflame suspicions which have had much to d adopted: Yeas 33; Nays — Breckinridge and Powell, of Ky., Johnson and Polk, of Mo., Kennedy and Pearce, of Md.--6.
The bill was then engrossed, read a third time, and passed.
When this bill reach and Wilson--24.
Nays--Messrs. Breckinridge, Bright, Carlile, Cowan, Johnson, of Mo., Latham, Pearce, Polk, Powell, Rice, and Saulsbury--11.
Mr. Clark, of New Hampshire, submitted
July 25, 1 by the following vote:
Yeas--Messrs. Bayard, Breckinridge, Bright, Johnson, of Mo., Latham, Pearce, Polk, Powell, and Saulsbury--9.
Nays--Messrs. Baker, Browning, Carlile, Chandler, Clark, Col being moved afresh, was again adopted: Yeas 37;
Nays--Messrs. Breckinridge, Bright,Kennedy, Pearce, and Powell--5.
So the amendment was once more agreed to, and the bill passed.
The bill b
., (Rebel,) victor at Scarytown, 524; marches to reinforce Price at Lexington, 587.
Patriot and Union, The, on President's call, 457.
Paulding, Com. Hiram, captures Walker, 276; takes command at Norfolk Navy Yard, 475; his work of destruction there, 476.
Pawnee, U. S. Ship, arrives at Norfolk Navy Yard, 475; two of her officers made prisoners, 476.
Payne, Henry B., of Ohio, his resolves in the Charleston Convention. 310; 312; 318.
Payne, R. G., threatens Mr. Etheridge, 484.
Pearce, Gen., reenforces Gov. Jackson, 575.
Pegram, Col. John, defeated at Rich Mountain, 522-3; is captured, with 600 men, 523.
Pennington, Wm., Speaker, 305; 306; 372.
Pensacola, Fla., seizure of Federal property at, 412; Bragg in command; schooner Judah burnt, 601-2; the Rebels attack Santa Rosa Island; they evacuate the post, 602.
Pennsylvania, slave population in 1790; troops furnished during the Revolution; emancipation, 36; Legislature favors the Missouri Restriction, 77; 108; Re