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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