The House then resumed consideration of the impressment bill, and passed it by the following vote:
Yeas.--Messrs. Batson, Baylor, Bradley, Branch, E. M. Bruce, Burnett, Carroll, Chambers, Chrisman, Clark, Cluskey, Comad, DeJarnette, Dickinson, Dupie, Elliott, Ewing, Funsten, Gholson, Gray, Hartridge, Hatcher, Holliday, Johnston, Keeble, Machen, McMullin, Miles, Miller, Moore, Read, Russell, Sexton, Triplett, Villere and Wilkes,--36.
Nays.--Messrs. Anderson, Blandford, Clopton, Colyar, Conrow, Darden, Farrow, Gaither, Goode, Hanly, Marshall, Pugh, Simpson, J. M. Smith, Snead, Staples, Witherspoon and Mr. Speaker--18.
Mr. McMullin moved to amend the title by substituting the following:--"A bill to violate the Constitution of the Confederate States."
The Chair thought the amendment made in good faith, and ruled it out of order.
Mr. McMullin then moved to amend the title by adding the words "to give dissatisfaction to the farming community," which was also rul