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opeka, and formed a Free-State Constitution, under which they asked admission into the Union as a State. The XXXIVth Congress assembled at Washington, December 3d, 1855, no party having a majority in the House. Several weeks were consumed in fruitless ballotings for Speaker, until, finally, a majority voted — Yeas 113, Nays 104--that a plurality should suffice to elect after three more ballots. Under this rule, Nathaniel P. Banks, Jr., of Massachusetts, received 103 votes to 100 for William Aiken, of South Carolina, and 11 scattering. It was thereupon resolved — Yeas 155, Nays 40--that Mr. Banks had been duly elected Speaker. The House, on the 19th of March, resolved — Yeas 101, Nays 93--to send a Special Committee to Kansas, to inquire into the anarchy by this time prevailing there. That Committee was composed of Messrs. William A. Howard, of Michigan, John Sherman, of Ohio, and Mordecai Oliver, of Missouri, who immediately proceeded to Kansas, and there spent several weeks i<
n the Missouri Restriction, 80; becomes President in 1797, 88; his Treaty with the Indians in 1798, 102. Adams, John Quincy, his firm stand in behalf of the Georgia Indians, 103; attempts to purchase Texas, 149; unites in an anti-Annexation Address, 159; allusion to, 248; 250; favors the Panama Congress, 267-8; 357. Adams, Samuel, 42. Adrain, Garnet B., of N. J., Resolution, 374. Agriculture, 19; 20-21; statistics of by 8th U. S. Census, 22; value of implements of, by do., 28. Aiken, William, (Gov.) of S. C., 241. Aiken, U. S. Cutter, surrendered to the South Carolinas, 410; reappears as the Petrel, 599. Alabama, 123; Legislature of favors Annexation, 157; the Union party triumph in, 211; Legislative instructions to her delegates to the Demoeratic National Convention, 312-13; statement and withdrawal of the delegation, 313-14; secession meeting in, 330; her Commissioner at the South Carolina Convention, 344; Governor of, sends a dispatch to the Convention, 345; se