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les of war. Mr. Lovejoy, of Illinois, moved to lay the resolutions on the table. Mr. Vallandigham demanded yeas and nays, which were not ordered. Mr. Burnett then demanded a division, when the motion prevailed — ayes 85, noes 15. Mr. Vallandigham remarked, sotto voce, upon the announcement of the negative vote, Mr. Cox, of Ohio, moved as an amendment that Mr. May be notified of the passage of the resolution before any further action be taken upon it. Accepted. Mr. Burnett, of Kentucky, contended that the question involved in the resolution was not one of privilege. The House by a viva voce vote decided that it was. Mr. Dawewas evident from this colloquy that the cause of justice would be best served by delaying the investigation until Mr. May's recovery, and he renewed his motion to lay on the table, calling the previous question on it. The vote being taken by yeas and nays upon the demand of Mr. Burnett, resulted as follows: Yeas 56, nays 82.