A message was received from the President, returning, without his approval, a bill to provide for the payment of arrears now due to the army and navy, and stating his objections thereto.
The question being shall the bill pass notwithstanding the objections of the President, it was decided in the affirmative by the following vote:
Those who voted in the affirmative were--
Messrs. Anderson, Baldwin, Baylor, Blandford, Branch, H. W: Bruce, Christian, Clark, Clopton, Cluskey, Darden, Dupre, Elliott, Farrow, Gaither, Gholson, Goode, Gray, Hanly, Hartridge, Herbert, Johnson, Keeble, Machen, Marshall, McCallum, McMullin, Perkins, Pugh, Read, Rogers, Russell, Simpson, J. M. Smith, Triplett, Turner, Villere, Wickham and Witherspoon--39.
Those who voted in the negative were--
Messrs. Barksdale, Batson, Bradley, E. M. Bruce, Carroll, Colyar, Conrad, Conrow, De Jarnette, Dickinson, Ewing, Hatcher, Holliday, Lyon, Menees, Mills, Sexton and Wilkes--18.