diers in said service."
The proviso was laid on the table by the following vote:
Ayes.--Messrs. Akin, Atkins, Baldwin, Barksdale, Batson, Baylor, Bell, Blandford, Branch, E. M. Bruce, Burnett, Carroll, Chilton, Clark, Clopton, Cluskey, Colyar, Conrow, Dickinson, Dupre, Elliott, Ewing, Farrow, Gaither, Garland, Gholson, Gray, Hatcher, Hilton, Holder, Johnston, Keeble, Lester, Lyon, Machen, Marshall, Menees, Miller, Moore, Norton, Read, Russell, Sexton, Shewmake, Simpson, Snead, Tripletsuch employment, at valuations to be fixed under the first section of an act to regulate impressments, passed March 26, 1863, which places the valuation under the control of vicinage boards.
The amendment was adopted — ayes, 43; noes, 22.
Mr. Colyar, of Tennessee, moved to strike out the condition of the clause, which restricts the impressment to one out of every five male slaves of those employed in agricultural or mechanical pursuits, so that not more than one out every five male slaves