Nays--Messrs. Brown, Burnett, Clark, Davis, Dortch, Henry, Hill, Hunter, Lewis, Oldham, Pholan, Preston, Sparrow, and Semmes--14.
When Mr. Mitchell's name was called, he asked to be excused from voting, as he had paired off withfirmative, viz:
Yeas--Messrs. Burnett, Clay, Clark, Davis, Dortch, Haynes, henry, Hill, Hunter, Lewis, Orr, Phelan, Sparrow, and Semmee--14.
Nays--Messrs. Baker, Brown, Maxwell, Mitchell, Oldham, Peyton, Preston, Wigfall, and Yancey--9.
terests, by regulations to be made by him for that purpose.
After some discussion of the proposed amendment,
Mr. Sparrow, of La., moved that it be paid upon the table.
Agreed to — yeas 17, nays 3.
On motion of Mr. Hill, of Ga., the fhe question being put, it was decided in the negative, viz:
Yeas--Messrs. Baker, Clark, Clay, Davis, Lewis, Peyton, Sparrow, and Yancey--S.
Nays--Messrs. Brown, Burnett, Dortch, Haynes, Henry, Hill, Hunter, Maxwell, Mitchell, Orr, Phelan,