8, 1861. Mr. Benjamin Stanton, of Ohio; adopted: Yeas 133; Nays 65: and the Senate concurred: Yeas 24; Nays 12.
This closed the efforts in Congress to disarm the sternly purposed Rebellion, by yielding without bloodshed a substantial triumph to the Rebels.
At this session, after the withdrawal of Southern members in such numbers as to give the Republicans a large majority in the House and a practical control of the Senate, three separate acts were passed, organizing the Territories of Colorado, Nevada, and Dakotah respectively — the three together covering a very large proportion of all the remaining territory of the United States.
All these acts were silent with regard to Slavery; leaving whatever rights had accrued to the South under the Constitution, as interpreted and affirmed by the Supreme Court in the Dred Scott decision, not merely unimpaired, but unassailed and unquestioned, by any Federal legislation or action.
The passage of these acts in this form was certainly inte
e, Thomas, biographer of Benj. Lundy. 115.
early, Col., (Rebel,) at Bull Run, 543.
East Tennessee, Decla W.,on Unionism in Arkansas, 515.
Gardner, Lieut. Col., killed at Bull Run, 542.
Garner, Margaret, the crstown, Md., John Brown at, 288.
Haggerty, Lieut. Col., killed at Bull Run, 545.
Halderman, Dr. J. A., 3on, Judge, on the Cotton-Gin, 65.
Johnson, Lieut.-Col., killed at Bull Run, 543.
Johnson, Reverdy, on J. 264; 306 to 309; allusion to, 381.
Scott, Lieut.-Col., defeated by Atchison, 587.
Scott, Rev. Orange, 1 Spectator, 478; allusion to, 509.
Stuart, Lieut.-Col., (Rebel,) at Bull Run, 543-4.
Stuart, Gen. J. E. ., Border Ruffian resolves at, 239.
Wentz, Lieut.-Col., killed at Belmont, 597.
Wesley, John, 32; 70; 25 letter from T. A. Andrews to, 367.
White, Lieut.-Col., at Carnifex Ferry, 525.
White, Major frank J., 5., 525.
Wisconsin, 215; 300; 301.
Wistar, Lieut.-Col., at Ball's Bluff, 623.
Witherspoon, Rev. T. S., 1