Confederate and State Governments, participated in by Messrs. Burnett, of Ky., Yancey, of Ala., and Hunter, of Va., the question was put on agreeing to the imendmentYeas--Messrs. Baker, Clay, Haynes, Maxwell, Mitchell, Orr, Peyton, Wigfall, and Yancey--9.
Nays--Messrs. Brown, Burnett, Clark, Davis, Dortch, Henry, Hill, Hunte-Messrs. Baker, Brown, Maxwell, Mitchell, Oldham, Peyton, Preston, Wigfall, and Yancey--9.
Mr. Orr. of S. C., moved to amend the bill so as to except from exemptozen.
If everybody is to be exempted we might as well disband the army.
Mr. Yancey, of Ala., moved to amend so as to exempt one editor for each paper.
Yeas--Messrs. Baker, Clark, Clay, Davis, Lewis, Peyton, Sparrow, and Yancey--S.
Nays--Messrs. Brown, Burnett, Dortch, Haynes, Henry, Hill, Hunter, Maxl, Mitchell, Orr, Phelan, Preston, Semmes, and Wigfall--14.
On motion of Mr. Yancey, the clause exempting all foremen, pressmen, and journeymen printers employed