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Chapter 21: Mr. Davis's first session in Congress. Mr. Davis took his seat as a member of theMr. Davis took his seat as a member of the House of Representatives on Monday, December 8, 1845. On the 29th of the month he offered two
cial reports as tend to illustrate traits of Mr. Davis's character or his subsequent political actions.
In this speech Mr. Davis exhibited one characteristic that was never modified and often put t ween Texan annexation and Oregon occupation, Mr. Davis indignantly denied the assumption that there ght expect in the event of war with England, Mr. Davis eloquently vindicated the loyalty of Mississ granting appropriations for certain harbors, Mr. Davis insisted on a strict construction of the Con tutional power to make these appropriations, Mr. Davis defined the spirit in which the Constitution s on business matters, and such like duties, Mr. Davis was one of the most quiet members of Congre he war clouds which lowered over the country Mr. Davis, many years after his active life had closed [2 more...]