onfederacy are engaged in a great struggle for Liberty, and no exigency now exists requiring its suspension."
Mr. Leach asked the yeas and nays, which were ordered, and resulted as follows:
Yeas.--Messrs. Anderson, Bell, Boyce, Branch, Clopton, Colyar, Cruikshank, Darden, Foster, Fuller, Garland, Gilmer, Lamkin, J. M. Leach, J. T. Leach, Lester, Logan, Marshall, Miles, Murray, Orr, Ramsay, J. M. Smith, W. E. Smith, Turner and Wickham--26.
Nays.--Messrs. Akin, Baldwin, Batson, Baylor, Blandford, Bradley, H. W. Bruce, Burnett, Chrisman, Clarke, Cluskey, Conrow, De Jarnette, Dupre, Ewing, Farrow, Gaither, Gholson, Goode, Gray, Hanly, Hatcher, Herbert, Hilton, Holden, Johnston, Keeble, Lyon, Machen, Moore, Norton, Perkins, Read, Russell, Sexton, Shewmake, Simpson, Snead, Staples, Triplett, Villere, Wilkes and Mr. Speaker--43.
So the resolution was lost; and, on motion of Mr. Russell, it was referred to the Committee on the Judiciary.
On motion of Mr. Staples, of V