on the principles of justice and right, in this, a judicial question, he could not change, he must, if needs be, fall into that grave.
The storm may one day be succeeded by the calm of reason, but whether so or not, he must follow the dictates of conscience and the light of law.
The question was then taken on the resolution of expulsion, (introduced by Mr. Wilkinson, of Minnesota,) by yeas and nays, and it was adopted — yeas 32, nays 14--just the requisite two-thirds vote, as follows:
Yeas--Messrs Anthony, Browning, Chandler, Clark, Collamer, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, Fessenden, Foot, Foster, Grimes, Hale, Harlan, Henderson, Howard, Howe, Johnson, King, Lane of Indiana, McDougall, Morrill, Pomeroy, Sherman, Simmons, Sumner, Trumbull, Wade, Wilkinson, Wilmot, Wilson of Massachusetts, and Wilson, of Missouri--32.
Nays--Messrs. Bayard, Carlile, Harris Kennedy, Latham, Nesmith, Pearce, Powell, Rice, Saulsbury, Ten Eyck, Thompson, and Willey--14.
The Senate adjourned.