ted debate, mainly by Southern senators, Mr. Calhoun's motion to reject was defeated by a vote to receive the petition — Yeas 35, Nays 10, as follows:
Yeas: Messrs. Benton, Brown, Buchanan, Clay, Clayton, Crittenden, Davis, Ewing of Illinois, Ewing of Ohio, Goldsborough, Grundy, Hendricks, Hill, Hubbard, Kent, King of Alabama, King of Georgia, Knight, Linn, McKean, Morris, Naudain, Niles, Prentiss, Robbins, Robinson, Ruggles, Shepley, Southard, Swift, Tallmadge, Tipton, Tomlinson, Wall, Webster, Wright.
Nays: Messrs. Black, Calhoun, Cuthbert, Leigh, Moore, Nicholas, Porter, Preston, Walker, White.
In the House,
February 5, 1836. Mr. Henry L. Pinckney, of South Carolina, submitted the following resolve:
Resolved, That all the memorials which have been offered, or may hereafter be presented to this House, praying for the abolition of Slavery in the District of Columbia, and also the resolutions offered by an honorable member from Maine (Mr. Jarvis), with the amendment th
Xii. Texas and her Annexation.
T. W. Gilmer
J. Q. Adams
the nve Power had made sacrifices to wrest Texas from Mexico — with what intent?
Mr. Webster, in his speech at Niblo's Garden, March 15, 1837, thus cautiously, but with at originally selected by Gen. Harrison--peremptorily resigned their places, Mr. Webster alone excepted, who retained the position of Secretary of State until May, 1e New England Senators; but one voting in favor of the measure; and, indeed, Mr. Webster has been bold enough, in a public speech recently delivered in New York to mverwhelming.
This language, coming from so distinguished an individual as Mr. Webster, so familiar with the feelings of the North, and entertaining so high a respentirely disregard the efforts of the fanatics, and the efforts of such men as Webster.
and others who countenance such dangerous doctrines.
The Northern States