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President's Positions on 37th House Roll Call Votes


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h37v601PRISONERS OF WAR, THAT JUDGEMENTS MAY BE APPEALED TO THE SUPREME COURT, AND THAT NO SUIT SHALL BE MAINTAINED FOR AR- REST UNLESS BEGUN WITHIN 2 YEARS AFTER ARREST. (P.1354-2) TO AGREE TO THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE ON H. R. 591 (CHR5911Yea vote
C81-12 STAT. 755, APP. 3/3/1863
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h37v544TANT SHALL ACT IN HIS STEAD. (P.1054-3) TO PASS THE SENATE AMENDMENTS TO H. R. 695 (12 STAT. 656, APP. 2/20/1863), A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF A DEPUTY REGISTER IN THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; WHICH AMENDMENTS SHR6951Yea vote
12 STAT. 656, APP. 2/20/1863
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h37v334TO ADOPT THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE ON H. R. 471 (12 STAT. 589, APP. 7/16/1862), A BILL TO CONFISCATE THE PROPERTY OF REBELS TO PAY THE EXPENSES OF THE REBELLION. (P.3267-3)HR4711Yea vote
12 STAT. 589, APP. 7/16/1862
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h37v583TO ADOPT THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE ON H. R. 659 (C73-12 STAT. 709, APP. 3/3/1863), A BILL TO PROVIDE WAYS AND MEANS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE GOVERNMENT; WHICH RE- PORT PROVIDES THAT THE SECRETARY OF THE TREASURY BE AUTHOR- IZED TOHR6591Yea vote
Y, 370064
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h37v288TO AGREE TO THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE ON H. R. 312 (12 STAT. 432, APP. 7/1/1862), A BILL TO PROVIDE INTERNAL REVENUE TO SUPPORT THE GOVERNMENT AND TO PAY THE INTEREST ON THE PUBLIC DEBT. (P.2891-2,3)HR3121Yea vote
12 STAT. 432, APP. 7/1/1862
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h37v41TO AGREE TO THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE ON THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO S. 41, AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE A NATIONAL LOAN AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES; WHICH AMENDMENT PROVIDES FOR A BETTER ORGANIZATION OF THE TREASURY, AND FOR THE HANDLING OF THE S411Yea vote
Signed August 5, 1861
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h37v120TO AGREE TO THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE OF CONFERENCE TO H. R. 240 (12 STAT. 345, APP. 2/25/1862), THE TREASURY NOTE BILL, WHICH REPORT EXCEPTS THE PROCEEDS OF THE SALE OF PUBLIC LANDS FROM BEING PLEDGED FOR PAYMENT OF THE INTEREST ON THE PUBLIHR2401Yea vote
12 STAT. 345, APP. 2/25/1862
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h37v44TO AGREE TO THE REPORT OF THE COMMITTEE ON CONFERENCE RECOM- MENDING THAT THE SENATE RECEDE FROM ITS AMENDMENTS TO H. R. 54 (12 STAT. 29), A BILL TO PROVIDE REVENUES FROM IMPORTS, TO PAY INTEREST ON THE PUBLIC DEBT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. (P.4HR541Yea vote
Signed August 6, 1861, C45-12 STAT.
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h37v245TO AMEND S. 184 (12 STAT. 421, APP. 6/5/1862), A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE PRESIDENT OF U. S. TO APPOINT DIPLOMATIC RE- PRESENTATIVES TO THE REPUBLICS OF HAYTI AND LIBERIA RESPEC- TIVELY; WHICH AMENDMENT, OFFERED AS A SUBSTITUTE, PROVIDES THAT THERS1846Nay vote
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h37v53TO AMEND S. 69, A BILL TO INCREASE ARMY PAY, BY ELIMINATING THE SECOND SECTION WHICH LEGALIZES THE PROCLAMATIONS AND ACTS OF THE PRESIDENT IN CALLING OUT THE MILITIA HERETOFORE, AND IN ACCEPTING THE SERVICES OF VOLUNTEERS. (P.448-2)S696Nay vote
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h37v271TO CONCUR IN A SENATE AMENDMENT TO H. R. 374 (12 STAT. 439, APP. 6/19/1862), A BILL TO SECURE FREEDOM TO ALL PERSONS WITHIN THE TERRITORIES OF U. S.; WHICH AMENDMENT PROVIDES THAT THERE SHALL BE NEITHER SLAVERY NOR INVOLUNTARY SERVI- TUDE IN ANHR3741Yea vote
12 STAT. 439, APP. 6/19/1862
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h37v494TO CONCUR IN THE 32ND SENATE AMENDMENT TO H. R. 610 (12 STAT. 642, APP. 2/9/1863), A BILL FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE ARMY FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1864; WHICH AMENDMENT APPROPRIATES $50,000 FOR MEDICAL ATTENDANCE FOR NEGRO REFU- GEES, COMMONLY HR6101Yea vote
12 STAT. 642, APP. 2/9/1863
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h37v510TO CONCUR IN THE 8TH SENATE AMENDMENT TO H. R. 635 (12 STAT. 682, APP. 2/25/1863), A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE LEGISLATIVE, EXECUTIVE, AND JUDICIAL EXPENSES OF THE GOVERN- MENT FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1864; WHICH AMENDMENT PRO- VIHR6351Yea vote
12 STAT. 682, APP. 2/25/1863
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h37v108TO CONCUR IN THE SENAT AMENDMENT TO H. R. 154 (12 STAT. 348, APP. 3/1/1862), A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR SUNDRY CIVIL EXPENSES OF THE GOVERNMENT FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30 1863, AND ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1HR1541Yea vote
12 STAT. 348, APP. 3/1/1862
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h37v359TO CONCUR IN THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO H. R. 110, A BILL EXPLANATORY OF AN ACT TO SUPPRESS INSURRECTION, PUNISH TREASON AND REBELLION, AND SEIZE AND CONFISCATE THE PROPERTY OF REBELS; WHICH AMENDMENT ADDS: ''NOR SHALL ANY PUNISHMENT OR PROCEEDINGHR1101Yea vote
Signed July 17, 1862
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h37v290TO CONCUR IN THE SENATE AMENDMENTS TO H. R. 364 (12 STAT. 489, APP. 7/1/1862), A BILL TO AID IN CONSTRUCTING A RAIL- ROAD AND TELEGRAPH LINE FROM THE MISSOURI RIVER TO THE PACIFIC OCEAN, AND TO SECURE TO THE GOVERNMENT THE USE OF THE SAME. (P.2HR3641Yea vote
12 STAT. 489, APP. 7/1/1862
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h37v445TO PASS A SUBSTITUTE FOR H. R. 659. (P.522-1)HR6596Nay vote
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h37v512TO PASS H. J. RES. 143 (12 STAT. 825, APP. 3/3/1863), A BILL AUTHORIZING THE APPOINTMENT OF A COMMISSIONER TO REVISE AND CODIFY THE NAVAL LAWS OF THE U. S. (P.745-3)HJR1431Yea vote
12 STAT. 825, APP. 3/3/1863
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h37v513TO PASS H. J. RES. 145 (12 STAT. 825, APP. 3/3/1863), A BILL FIXING THE PAY OF THE NAVAL COMMANDANT AT MARE ISLAND, CALIFORNIA. (P.746-3)HJR1451Yea vote
12 STAT. 825, APP. 3/3/1863
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h37v90TO PASS H. J. RES. 32 (12 STAT. 612), DECLARING THE INTENT OF CONGRESS TO IMPOSE A DIRECT TAX, TO SECURE AN ANNUAL RE- VENUE OF NOT LESS THAN $150,000,000, IN ORDER TO PAY THE ORDINARY EXPENSES OF THE GOVERNMENT, THE INTEREST ON NATION- IAL LOAHJR321Yea vote
Signed January 21, 1862, 12 STAT. 612
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h37v143TO PASS H. J. RES. 48. (P.1179-3)HJR481Yea vote
Y, 370042
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h37v507TO PASS H. R. 112, A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR A BOARD OF COMMIS- SIONERS TO REVISE AND CODIFY THE GENERAL STATUTE LAWS OF THE U. S. (P.717-2)HR1121Yea vote
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h37v129TO PASS H. R. 125 (12 STAT. 392, APP. 5/20/1862), A BILL TO SECURE HOMESTEADS TO ACTUAL SETTLERS ON THE PUBLIC DOMAIN, AND TO PROVIDE A BOUNTY FOR SOLDIERS, IN LIEU OF A GRANT OF PUBLIC LANDS. (P.1035-1)HR1251Yea vote
12 STAT. 392, APP. 5/20/1862
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h37v74TO PASS H. R. 176 (12 STAT. 330), A BILL TO INCREASE THE DUTIES ON TEA, COFFEE, AND SUGAR. (P.169-2)HR1761Yea vote
12 STAT. 330, Signed December 24, 1861
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h37v289TO PASS H. R. 187 (12 STAT. 532, APP. 7/11/1862), A BILL TO AUTHORIZE AN ADDITIONAL ISSUE OF UNITED STATES NOTES, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. (P.2903-1,2)HR1871Yea vote
12 STAT. 532, APP. 7/11/1862
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h37v112TO PASS H. R. 269 (12 STAT. 387, APP. 5/15/1862), A BILL TO ESTABLISH AN AGRICULTURAL AND STATISTICAL BUREAU TO BE KNOWN AS THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE. (P.857-3)HR2691Yea vote
Y, 370028
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h37v270TO PASS H. R. 280 (12 STAT. 583, APP. 7/16/1862), A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF MIDSHIPMEN TO THE NAVAL ACADEMY. (P.2742-3)HR2801Yea vote
12 STAT. 583, APP. 7/16/1862
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h37v126TO PASS H. R. 299. (P.955-3)HR2991Yea vote
12 STAT. 354, APP. 3/13/1862
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h37v250TO PASS H. R. 371 (12 STAT. 502, APP. 7/2/1862), THE OATH OF OFFICE BILL, AS AMENDED BY A SUBSTITUTE PROVIDING THAT ANY PERSON APPOINTED OR ELECTED TO OFFICE UNDER THE U. S. GOV- ERNMENT, TAKE AN OATH THAT HE HAD NEVER VOLUNTARILY BORNE ARMS AGHR3711Yea vote
12 STAT. 502, APP. 7/2/1862
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h37v174TO PASS H. R. 404 (12 STAT. 385, APP. 5/14/1862), A BILL TO PROVIDE FOR A DEFICIENCY IN THE APPROPRIATION FOR THE PAY OF THE TWO AND THREE YEAR VOLUNTEERS AND THE OFFICERS AND MEN ACTUALLY EMPLOYED IN THE WESTERN DEPARTMENT. (P.1686-1,2)HR4041Yea vote
12 STAT. 385, APP. 5/14/1862
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h37v20TO PASS H. R. 45, A BILL TO DEFINE AND PUNISH CERTAIN CON- SPIRACIES, NAMELY THE INFRINGMENT BY SOME OF THE FREE STATES OF THE FUGITIVE SLAVE LAW. (P.130-3)HR451Yea vote
Signed July 81, 1861
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h37v241TO PASS H. R. 459 (12 STAT. 411, APP. 6/2/1862), A BILL TO INCREASE REPRESENTATION IN THE 37TH HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES FROM THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA TO 3 REPRESENTATIVES. (P.2432-2)HR4591Yea vote
12 STAT. 411, APP. 6/2/1862
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h37v293TO PASS H. R. 525 (12 STAT. 572, APP. 7/14/1862), A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE ELECTION OF REPRESENTATIVES TO CONGRESS BY SINGLE DISTRICTS, DECLARING THAT EACH DISTRICT IS ENTITLED TO ELECT ONLY ONE REPRESENTATIVE. (P.2910-3, P.2912-2)HR5251Yea vote
12 STAT. 572, APP. 7/14/1862
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h37v339TO PASS H. R. 572. (P.3331-3)HR5721Yea vote
12 STAT. 582, APP. 7/16/1862
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h37v340TO PASS H. R. 573 (12 STAT. 588, APP. 7/16/1862), A BILL TO IMPOSE ADDITIONAL DUTIES ON SUGARS PRODUCED IN THE U. S. (P.3333-1)HR5731Yea vote
12 STAT. 588, APP. 7/16/1862
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h37v363TO PASS H. R. 579. (P.3406-1)HR5791Yea vote
12 STAT. 592, APP. 7/17/1862
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h37v406TO PASS H. R. 582. (P.193-3)HR5821Yea vote
12 STAT. 652, APP. 2/16/1863
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h37v413TO PASS H. R. 634. (P.208-3)HR6341Yea vote
Y, 370061
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h37v515TO PASS H. R. 726 (12 STAT 88 OF PRIV. ACT, APP. 3/3/1863), A BILL GRANTING A PENSION TO FRANCES H. PLUMMER. (P.765-1)HR7261Yea vote
12 STAT 88 OF PRIV. ACT, APP. 3/3/1863
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h37v529TO PASS H. R. 738 (12 STAT. 808, APP. 3/3/1863), A BILL TO PROVIDE TEMPORARY GOVERNMENT FOR THE TERRITORY OF MONTANA, ALONG WITH THE AMENDMENTS THERETO. (P.914-2)HR7381Yea vote
12 STAT. 808, APP. 3/3/1863
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h37v323TO PASS S. 102 (12 STAT. 536, APP. 7/11/1862), A BILL TO AMEND AN ACT ENTITLED ''AN ACT TO DIVIDE THE STATE OF ILLINOIS INTO TWO JUDICIAL DISTRICTS,'' APPROVED FEB. 13, 1855. (P.3185-1,2,3; P.3186-1)S1021Yea vote
12 STAT. 536, APP. 7/11/1862
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h37v164TO PASS S. 108. (P.1648-3)S1081Yea vote
Signed April 16, 1862
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h37v99TO PASS S. 164 (12 STAT. 332), A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE PRE- SIDENT TO APPOINT TWO ADDITIONAL SECRETARIES OF WAR, AT $3000 PER ANNUM EACH, TO PERFORM THE DUTIES AS PRESCRIBED BY THE SECRETARY OF WAR, FOR THE DURATION OF ONE YEAR. (P.427-2)S1641Yea vote
12 STAT. 332, Signed January 21, 1862
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h37v246TO PASS S. 184 (12 STAT. 421, APP. 6/5/1862), A BILL AUTH- ORIZING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF DIPLOMATIC RELATIONS WITH HAYTI AND LIBERIA AND APPOINTING A DIPLOMATIC AGENT TO BE SENT TO EACH OF THEM. (P.2535-2)S1841Yea vote
Y, 370016
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h37v48TO PASS S. 25. (P.431-2)S251Yea vote
Signed August 6, 186, C60-12 STAT. 319
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h37v240TO PASS S. 292 (12 STAT. 422, APP. 6/7/1862), A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE COLLECTION OF DIRECT TAXES IN INSURRECTIONARY DISTRICTS WITHIN THE U.S., AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. (P.2414-2)S2921Yea vote
12 STAT. 422, APP. 6/7/1862
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h37v234TO PASS S. 317 (12 STAT. 72 OF PRIV. ACTS, APP. 5/30/1862), A BILL TO AUTHORIZE THE SECRETARY OF THE NAVY TO HAVE THE STEAM TRANSPORT PLANTER APPRAISED, AND THAT 1/2 THE VALUE BE GIVEN TO ROBERT SMALL AND HIS ASSOCIATES AS A REWARD FOR RESCUINGS3171Yea vote
12 STAT. 72 OF PRIV. ACTS, APP. 5/30/1862
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h37v329TO PASS S. 351. (P.3216-2)S3511Yea vote
12 STAT. 538, APP. 7/12/1862
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h37v621TO PASS S. 359. (P.1537-3)S3591Yea vote
12 762, APP. 3/3/1863
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h37v379TO PASS S. 365 (C6-12 STAT. 633, APP. 12/31/1862), A BILL FOR THE ADMISSION OF THE STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA INTO THE UNION. (P.59-1)S3651Yea vote
C6-12 STAT. 633, APP. 12/31/1862
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h37v554TO PASS S. 486. (P.1113-3)S4861Yea vote
C58-12 STAT. 665, APP. 2/25/1863
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h37v559TO PASS S. 492. (P.1167-3)S4921Yea vote
C71-12 STAT. 701, APP. 3/3/1863
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h37v573TO PASS S. 511. (P.1175-1)S5111Yea vote
12 STAT 731, APP. MAR. 3, 1863
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h37v582TO PASS S. 515. (P.1309-3)S5151Yea vote
12 STAT. 699, APP. 3/2/1863
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h37v630TO PASS S. 577 (12 STAT. 759, APP. 3/3/1863), A BILL PER- TAINING TO THE HANDLING AND MANNER OF DISPOSING OF PRIZE VESSELS CAPTURED. (P.1543-3)S5771Yea vote
12 STAT. 759, APP. 3/3/1863
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h37v149TO PASS S. J. RES. 68 (12 STAT. 617, APP. 4/4/1862), A RE- SOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE PRESIDENT TO ASSIGN THE COMMAND OF TROOPS IN THE SAME FIELD TO OFFICERS OF THE SAME GRADE, WITHOUT REGARD TO SENIORITY. (P.1508-1)SJR681Yea vote
12 STAT. 617, APP. 4/4/1862
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h37v561TO TABLE A MOTION TO RECONSIDER S. 494 (C93-12 STAT. 768, APP. 3/3/1863), A BILL TO GIVE GREATER EFFICIENCY TO THE JUDICIAL SYSTEM OF THE U. S. (P.1208-2)S4941Yea vote
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h37v142TO TABLE H. J. RES. 48. (P.1179-2,3)HJR486Nay vote
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h37v173TO TABLE H. R. 226 (12 STAT. 765, APP. 3/3/1863), A BILL TO AMEND AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A COURT FOR THE INVESTIGATION OF CLAIMS AGAINST THE UNITED STATES. (P.1677-1)HR2266Nay vote
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h37v409TO TABLE H. R. 634, A BILL GIVING AID TO THE STATE OF MISSOURI TO SECURE THE ABOLISHMENT OF SLAVERY IN THAT STATE. (P.208-2)HR6346Nay vote
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h37v411TO TABLE H. R. 634. (P.208-3)HR6346Nay vote
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h37v508TO TABLE H. R. 714, A BILL TO CONSTRUCT A SHIP CANAL BETWEEN THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AND LAKE MICHIGAN AND TO ENLARGE THE ERIE AND OSWEGO CANELS. (P.718-3)HR7146Nay vote
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