ttee, reported it with amendments establishing Territorial Governments also for New Mexico and California.
An original feature of this bill was a proposition embodied therein that all questions concebill or bills providing a territorial government for each of the Territories of New Mexico and California, and excluding Slavery therefrom.
This passed by Yeas 108, including every Whig, and all bavery, of course took good care not to report as instructed above.
The Territorial bill for California, foreshadowed and commended by Mr. Root's resolve, was reported by Caleb B. Smith, of Indiana,hed throughout her entire area, should continue in force in said Territories of New Mexico and California.
The Senate's amendment, as amended, was then agreed to: Yeas 110; Nays 103.
And thus the bi House — at all events, with no provision for the organization or government of New Mexico and California.
And thus ended the Administration of Mr. Polk, along with the XXXth Congress.
last named by one increased to nearly 6,000. California and Oregon still adhered to Democracy of theit numbered twenty-four. Indiana, Minnesota, California, and Oregon, were still represented by Democpoorer middle class, who, having migrated to California, and spent some time in the Northern States,ota, Bright, of Indiana, Gwin and Latham, of California, Lane, of Oregon--in all, seven from Free St said Committee from all the Free States but California, Oregon, and Massachusetts--States entitled h of the fifteen Slave States, with those of California and Oregon. Mr. Avery, in introducing it, ve, ; Wisconsin, 5; Iowa, 4; Minnesota, 2 1/2; California, 4--198.
The question was next taken on Missouri. 5; Tennessee, 11; Kentucky, 9 1/2; California, 4; Oregon, 3--138.
Hereupon, Mr. L. P. see, Mr. Johnson, of Maryland, Mr. Smith, of California, Mr. Saulsbury, of Delaware, Mr. Caldwell, oates--Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Connecticut, California, and Oregon--the leaders of the Democracy in
l vote of the coalesced anti-Republican parties were defeated by about 4,500 majority.
And, although this was not ascertained that night, nor yet the fact that California and Oregon had gone with the other free States, yet there were 169 Lincoln Electors chosen (out of 303) outside of these three States; with, these, Mr. Lincoln is 172,161 160,215 2,404 4,913
Michigan 88,480 65,057 805 405
Wisconsin 86,110 65,021 888 161
Minnesota 22,069 11,920 748 62
Iowa 70,409 55,111 1,048 1,748
California 39,173 38,516 34,334 6,817
Oregon 5,270 3,951 5,006 183
Total Free States 1,831,180 1,128,049 279,211 130,151
States. Lincoln. Douglon the appointed day--December 17th. Gen. D. F. Jamison, its temporary Chairman, on being called to preside, paraded the wrongs of the South in the admission of California, organization and settlement of Kansas, etc., etc., and trusted that the door is now closed forever against any further connection
Early in 1860, an eminent