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2 Toombs was afterwards said to have voted no, but the Congressional Globe does not record a negative. Later (June 24), when the subject came up incidentally, Hunter denied the jurisdiction of the Senate, maintaining against the precedent that the assault was only cognizable in the courts. (Congressional Globe, App. p. 656, 667.) Pearce maintained the conclusions of the report and at the same time apologized for Brook, “s act. (Globe, App. p. 665.) Mason contemplated a motion to rescind the Senate's resolution, but did not carry out his purpose. Seward's ” ‘Life,’ vol. II. p. 279.
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