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t, would lay the foundation for large claims hereafter by the States for reimbursement on account of clothing furnished by them to their respective troops. --Troops from some other States were similarly situated with those from Kentucky. Messrs. Simms, Burnett, and Wigfall spoke in favor of the bill; Mr. Phelan, of Miss. against it. After a long discussion, the question was put upon passing the bill over the veto of the President, and the bill was lost, two-thirds of the Senators present not voting in the affirmative. The following is the vote: Ayes--Messrs. Brown, Burnett, Clarks, Haynes, Bill, Johnson, of Mo., Maxwell, Simms, Sparrow, and Wigfall--10. Nose--Messrs. Caperton, Dortch, Henry, Hunter, Johnson, of Ga., Orr, Phelan, and Semmes--9. Mr. Burnett gave notice of a motion to reconsider the vote. On motion of Mr. Semmes, of La, the House joint resolution for the appointment of a joint committee of both houses of Congress to prepare an address to