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 but Bright, Lane, and Rice.]
5. Resolved, That, if experience should at any time prove t which was granted.
Messrs. Bayard and Whiteley--Senator and Representative in Congress from Delaware--now retired from the Convention and joined the seceders Mr. Saulsbury the other Senator, gave his reasons for not retiring at this time, and the Convention adjourned for the night.
Next morning, May 1st, Mr. Henry L. Benning p.
When it was concluded, Mr. Russell, of Virginia, Mr. Lander, of North Carolina, Mr. Ewing, of Tennessee, Mr. Johnson, of Maryland, Mr. Smith, of California, Mr. Saulsbury, of Delaware, Mr. Caldwell, of Kentucky, and Mr. Clark of Missouri, announced the withdrawal of the whole, or of a part, of the delegations from their respecti
The Southern States, thus banded together, will be able to resist any force in the world.
We do not expect war; but we will be prepared for it; and we are not a feeble race of Mexicans either.
Messrs. Crittenden, of Kentucky, and Saulsbury, of Delaware, both spoke pleadingly for conciliation and the Union, but to deaf ears.
A caucus of Southern members was held on Saturday evening, December 8th; but it only served to develop more clearly the broad line of demarkation between t 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 ta
rpont to fill the existing vacancies.
Messrs. Bayard and Saulsbury, of Del., strenuously resisted their admission — the formted down: Yeas--Messrs. Bayard, Bright, Polk, Powell, and Saulsbury; Nays 35: And Messrs. Carlile and Willey were then sworn nnedy, Latham, McDougall, Morrill, Nesmith, Polk, Powell, Saulsbury, Sherman, Ten Eyck, and Willey--24.
Mr. Sherman, of Onson, of Mo., Kennedy, Latham, Nesmith, Polk, Powell, and Saulsbury--9.
Nays--Messrs. Anthony, Bingham, Browning, Carlile,Ind., Lane, of Kansas, Latham, Morrill, Nesmith, Pomeroy, Saulsbury, Sherman, Ten Eyck, Wade, Wilkinson, Willey, and Wilson-3 Johnson, of Mo., Latham, Pearce, Polk, Powell, Rice, and Saulsbury--11.
Mr. Clark, of New Hampshire, submitted
July 2right, Johnson, of Mo., Latham, Pearce, Polk, Powell, and Saulsbury--9.
Nays--Messrs. Baker, Browning, Carlile, Chandler,
Nays--Messrs. Breckinridge, Kennedy, Polk, Powell, and Saulsbury--5.
This bill was, the same day, reconsidered, and th
t Wilson's Creek, 579.
Samuels , Mr., of Iowa, his resolves in the Dem. Convention, 310; 312.
Sanders, Geo. N., of Ky., joins the Rebels, 342.
Sandusky, Ohio, fugitive-slave case at, 218.
Sanford, Gen. Chas.
W., his testimony as to Patterson's movements, etc., 536 to 538.
San Jacinto, battle of, 150.
San Jacinto, the, takes Mason and Slidell, 666.
Santa Fe, expedition from Texas to, 151.
Santa Rosa Island, map of, 601; the Rebel attack on the Zouaves there, 602.
Saulsbury, Mr., of Del., declines to withdraw from the Charleston Convention, 315; pleads for conciliation in the Senate, 373.
Savannah, the privateer, captured by the brig Perry, 598; disposal of her crew, etc., 599.
Scarytown, Va., Federals repulsed at, 524.
Schenck, Gen. Robert C., of Ohio, 189; advances to Vienna, 533-4.
Schoepf, Gen., defeats the Rebels at Wild-Cat, 616; his retreat from fancied foes, 617.
Schofield, Major, Adjutant to Gen. Lyon, 579.
Scott, Mr. delegate from