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eement; which prevailed — Yeas 78, Nays 66. And so the bill failed for that session. A bill, organizing so much of the Territory of Missouri as was not included within the borders of the proposed State of that name, to be known as the Territory of Arkansas, was considered at this session, and Mr. Taylor, of New York, moved the application thereto of the restriction aforesaid. So much of it as required that all slaves born within the Territory after the passage of this act should be free atle is intended to apply to a State.--Benton's Abridgment. N. Y., 1858., vol. VI., p. 341. of Virginia. But this admission, however generally made, did not gain a single Southern vote for the policy of Restriction when the bill to organize Arkansas Territory was under consideration; where — on Mr. Walker, of North Carolina, in opposing that policy, gravely, and without the least suspicion of irony, observed: Let it not be forgotten that we are legislating in a free country, and for a free peopl
y him it was betrayed to President Jackson, who, very probably, had already heard it from Houston himself. I learned from him, wrote Mayo, that he was organizing an expedition against Texas; to afford a cloak to which, he had assumed the Indian costume, habits, and associations, by settling among them in the neighborhood of Texas. That nothing was more easy to accomplish than the conquest and possession of that extensive and fertile country, by the cooperation of the Indians in the Arkansas Territory, and recruits among the citizens of the United States. That, in his view, it would hardly be necessary to strike a blow to wrest Texas from Mexico. That it was ample for the establishment and maintenance of a separate and independent government from the United States. That the expedition would be got ready with all possible dispatch. That the demonstration would and must be made in about twelve months from that time. That tile event of success opened the most unbounded prospects o
8. Arista, Gen., defeated at Palo Alto, 187. Arkansas, legislative enslavement of free negroes in, 73; withdraws from the Democratic National Convention, 315; 341; secession of, and vote thereon, 348; population in 1860, 351; progress of secession in; Convention votes not to secede, 486; Ordinance of secession passed; the nature of her tenure to her soil; action of the conservatives, 487; seizure of Fort Smith, 488; testimony of Gen. Gantt in regard to Union sentiment in, 515. Arkansas Territory, organization of, 75; 108. Armstrong, Commander, orders the surrender of the Pensacola forts, 412. Atchison, David R., his advice to the Border Ruffians, 237; surrounds Lawrence with an army of Missourians, 243; 244; 283; defeats a small Union force in Northern Missouri, 587. Atherton, Charles G., of N. H., offers resolutions to reject petitioners for the abolition of slavery in the District of Columbia, 146. Atlantic States, The, proverty of at close of Revolution, 18; obs