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Doc. 130.-the peace proposition. The following is the Peace Proposition, offered by Mr. Cox, of Ohio, in the House of Representatives, on the 29th of July, 1861: Mr. Cox. I ask leave to offer the following resolution: whereas, it is the part of rational beings to terminate their differences by rational methods, and
, of Massachusetts, Franklin Pierce, of New Hampshire, Millard Fillmore, of New York, Reverdy Johnson, of Maryland, Martin Van Buren, of New York, Thomas Ewing, of Ohio, and James Guthrie, of Kentucky, who shall request from the so-called Confederate States the appointment of a similar commission, and who shall meet and confer on move to suspend the rules to enable me to introduce it.
The reading of the resolution was resumed and completed.
Mr. Potter. I wish to ask the gentleman from Ohio if he is willing to insert, among the proposed commissioners, the name of James Buchanan?
Mr. Cox. No, sir; not at all. I call for the yeas and nay