l of like purport; which was read twice and referred
Dec. 22. to the Committee aforesaid.
Mr. Morrill, of Maine, duly reported
Fob. 13. from said Committee Gen. Wilson's bill; which provided fan, of Iowa, Wilkinson, of Minn., Sumner, of Mass., Fessenden, of Maine, Browning, of Ill., and Morrill, of Maine, and further opposed by Messrs. Wright (Union), of Ind., Willey, of West Va. (who wisFoot. Foster, Grimes, Hale, Harlan, Harris, Howard, Howe, King, Lane, of Ind., Lane, of Kansas, Morrill, Pomeroy, Sherman.
Sumner, Ten Eyck, Trumbull, Wade, Wilkinson, Wilmot, and Wilson, of Mass.--d as an emancipationist.
Messrs. Sherman, of Ohio, Doolittle, of Wise., Browning, of Ill., and Morrill, of Maine, also advocated the measure; and it passed
Apr. 2.--Yeas 32 (including Davis, of Ks. Trumbull, of 111., Wilson and Sumner, of Mass., Howard, of Mich., Wade and Sherman, of Ohio, Morrill and Fessenden, of Maine, Clark and Hale, of N. H., and nearly all the more decided Republicans.
This measure had been first submitted
Jan. 11. 1864. to the Senate by Mr. Henderson of Mo., and adopted
April 8. in that branch by the strong vote of 38 to 6; as follows:
Yeas--[Democrats in Italics.]
New Hampshire--Clark, Hale.
Rhode Island--Anthony, Sprague.
New York — Harris, Morgan.
New Jersey--Ten Eyck.
Massachusetts — Alley, Ames, Baldwin, Boutwell, Dawes, Eliot, Gooch, Hooper, Rice, W. D. Washburn.
Rhode Island--Dixon, Jenckes.
Connecticut--Brandagee, Deming, English, J. H. Hubbard.
Vermont--Baxter, Morrill, Woodbridge.
New York — A. W. Clark, Freeman Clark, Davis, Frank, Ganson, Griswold, Herrick, Hotchkiss, Hulburd, Kellogg, Little-john, Marvin, Miller, Morris, Nelson, Odell, Pomeroy, Radford, Steele, Van Valkenburg.