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President's Positions on 34th Senate Roll Call Votes


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s34v9TO CONSENT TO THE NOMINATION OF WILSON SHANNON, MADE BY THE PRESIDENT, TO BE GOVERNOR OF KANSAS..19,18561Yea vote
Nominee
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s34v11TO AGREE TO THE RATIFICATION OF THE ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT AND CONVENTION BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE CHOCTAW AND CHICKASAW TRIBES OF INDIANS, MADE AND CONCLUDED IN WASHINGTON, 6/22/1845..21,18561Yea vote
Treaty
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s34v14TO ENGROSS FOR THIRD READING, S. 119, A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF TEN SLOOPS OF WAR.S1191Yea vote
Req 340010
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s34v17TO PASS S. 1 (PASSED OVER VETO, 7/8/1856), (11 STAT. L. 25), A BILL APPROPRIATING $45,000 FOR DEEPENING THE CHANNEL OVER THE ST. CLAIR FLATS, MICHIGAN.S16Nay vote
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s34v18TO PASS S. 2, (PASSED OVER VETO, 7/8/1856, 11 STAT. L. 25), A BILL APPROPRIATING $100,000 FOR DEEPENING THE CHANNEL OF THE ST. MARYS RIVER, MICH.S26Nay vote
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s34v19TO PASS S. 14 (PASS OVER VETO, 7/8/1856, 11 STAT. L. 25), A BILL APPROPRIATING $300,000 FOR REMOVING ONSTRUCTIONS IN THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT THE SOUTHWEST PASS AND PASSE A L' OUTRE.S146Nay vote
Vetoed
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s34v40TO AGREE TO RATIFICATION OF THE ARTICLES OF AGREEMENT MADE AND CONCLUDED AT STOCKBRIDGE, WISCONSIN, 2/5/1856 BETWEEN THE U.S. AND THE STOCKBRIDGE AND MUNSEE TRIBES OF INDIANS..18,18561Yea vote
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s34v44TO PASS H.R. 8.HR81Yea vote
APP. 5/14/1856, 11 STAT. L. 8
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s34v51TO PASS H.R. 121, (APP. 5/9/1856, 11 STAT. L. 7), A BILL TRANSFERRING AND SURRENDERING TO THE STATE OF ILLINOIS ALL THE PORTION OF THE CUMBERLAND ROAD LYING IN THAT STATE. (THE GLOBE READS, TO ORDER THIRD READING.)HR1211Yea vote
APP. 5/9/1856, 11 STAT. L. 7
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s34v81TO PASS S. 14 (PASSED OVER VETO 7/8/1856, 11 STAT. L. 24), A BILL REMOVING OBSTRUCTIONS TO NAVIGATION AT THE MOUTH OF THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER AT THE SOUTHWEST PASS AND PASS A L' OUTRE.S146Nay vote
Vetoed
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s34v83TO PASS S. 356.S3561Yea vote
Req 340022
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s34v85TO PASS S. 2,(PASSED OVER VETO 7/8/1856, 11 STAT. L. 25), A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR DEEPENING THE CHANNEL OVER THE FLATS OF ST. MARYS RIVER IN MICHIGAN.S26Nay vote
Vetoed
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s34v86TO PASS S. 1, (PASSED OVER VETO 7/8/1856, 11 STAT. L. 25), A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR DEEPENING THE CHANNEL OVER THE ST. CLAIR'S FLATS IN MICHIGAN.S16Nay vote
Vetoed
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s34v91TO PASS H.R. 411.HR4111Yea vote
Req 340022
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s34v100TO PASS H.R. 417, (APP. 7/22/1856, 11 STAT. L. 27), A BILL FOR THE CONSTRUCTION OF A ROAD FROM FORT RIDGELEY, MINN., TO THE SOUTH PASS OF THE ROCKIES IN NEBRASKA.HR4171Yea vote
APP. 7/22/1856, 11 STAT. L. 27
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s34v105TO PASS S. 113.S1131Yea vote
Req 340009
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s34v109TO CONSENT TO THE APPOINTMENT OF GARRETT J. PENDERGAST AS CAPT. IN THE NAVY.Y16,18561Yea vote
Nominee
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s34v112TO CONSENT TO THE APPOINTMENT OF JOSEPH B. HULL AS CAPT. IN THE NAVY.Y17,18561Yea vote
Nominee
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s34v113TO CONSENT TO THE PROMOTION AND APPOINTMENT OF JOHN KELLEY, WILLIAM GARDNER, DAVID FARRAGUT, STEPHEN B. WILSON AND 450 OTHERS IN THE NAVY.Y17,18561Yea vote
Nominee
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s34v125TO ADOPT S.J.R. 30, (APP. 8/30/1856, 11 STAT. L. 151), A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CERTAIN NAVAL OFFICERS TO ACCEPT MEDALS FROM CERTAIN FOREIGN GOVERNMENTS.SJR301Yea vote
APP. 8/30/1856, 11 STAT. L. 151
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s34v194TO PASS H.R. 553, (APP. 8/7/1856, 11 STAT. L. 30), A BILL GRANTING PUBLIC LANDS IN ALTERNATE SECTIONS TO THE STATE OF MISSISSIPPI TO AID IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF RAILROADS.HR5531Yea vote
APP. 8/7/1856, 11 STAT. L. 30
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s34v198TO AGREE TO RATIFICATION OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE U.S. AND THE KING OF ''TWO SICILIES,'' CONCLUDED AT NAPLES, 10/1/1855..9,18561Yea vote
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s34v225TO RATIFY THE TREATY BETWEEN THE U.S. AND THE ''TWO SICILIES,'' AS AMENDED..13,18561Yea vote
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s34v226TO AMEND THE RESOLUTION RELATING TO THE RATIFICATION OF THE TREATY WITH ''TWO SICILIES,'' WHICH AMENDMENT RESTORES EFFECTIVENESS OF ARTICLES 21,22,23, AND 24 PREVIOUSLY ELIMINATED..13,18561Yea vote
Req 340015
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s34v227TO AGREE TO RATIFICATION OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE U.S. AND THE ''TWO SICILIES''..13,18561Yea vote
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s34v233TO PASS H.R. 325, (APP. 8/16/1856, 11 STAT. L. 462), A BILL RENEWING AND EXTENDING ISAAC ADAMS' PATENTS ON THE POWER PRINTING PRESS FOR 7 YEARS.HR3251Yea vote
APP. 8/16/1856, 11 STAT. L. 462
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s34v234TO PASS H.R. 12, (APP. 8/16/1856, 11 STAT. L. 51), A BILL APPROPRIATING $200,000 FOR CONTINUING THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE DES MOINES RAPIDS IN THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.HR126Nay vote
Vetoed
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s34v240TO RATIFY THE TREATY WITH THE GRAND DUCHY OF BADEN, RELATING TO THE MUTUAL RETURN OF FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE..15,18561Yea vote
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s34v241TO PASS THE RESOLUTION THAT RATIFYING ON AUG. 15, 1856 THE TREATY FOR THE MUTUAL DELIVERY OF CRIMINALS AND FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE BETWEEN THE U.S. AND AUSTRIA, EXCLUDING ANY CRIME OF A POLITICAL CHARACTER..15,18561Yea vote
Req 340032
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s34v242TO AGREE TO RATIFICATION OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE U.S. AND NICARAGUA..15,18561Yea vote
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s34v251TO CONCUR IN THE HOUSE AMENDMENT TO S. 398, (APP. 8/16/1856, 11 STAT. L. 48), A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE REGULATION OF COMPENSATION PAID TO MEMBERS OF CONGRESS, WHICH AMENDMENT SEEKS TO ELIMINATE THE ENTIRE BILL AFTER THE ENACTING CLAUSE AND TO IS3981Yea vote
APP. 8/16/1856, 11 STAT. L. 48
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s34v256TO PASS S. 53, (PASSED OVER VETO 8/16/1856, 11 STAT. L. 44), A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE PATAPASCO RIVER IN ORDER TO MAKE ACCESSIBLE THE PORT OF BALTIMORE TO U.S. WARSHIPS.S536Nay vote
Vetoed
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s34v264TO CONCUR IN THE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 315, WHICH AMENDMENT PROVIDES FOR THE EXAMINATION AND SETTLEMENT OF THE CLAIMS OF RAMSEY AND CORMICK BECAUSE OF ABROGATION OF THEIR CONTRACT TO CARRY MAIL FROM VERA CRUZ TO ACAPULCO AND SAN FRANCISCO.HR3151Yea vote
APP. 8/18/1856, 11 STAT. L. 94
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s34v265TO PASS H.R. 12,(PASSED OVER VETO 8/16/1856,11 STAT. L. 51) A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF DES MOINES RAPIDS IN THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER.HR126Nay vote
Vetoed
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s34v267TO PASS S. 53, (PASSED OVER VETO 8/16/1856 11 STAT. L. 44), A BILL PROVIDING FOR THE IMPROVEMENT OF NAVIGATION ON THE PATAPSCO RIVER IN ORDER TO RENDER THE PORT OF BALTIMORE ACCESSIBLE TO U.S. WARSHIPS.S536Nay vote
Vetoed
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s34v268TO AGREE TO AMENDMENT TO S. 427, A BILL MAKING ADDITIONAL APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE SUPPORT OF THE ARMY FOR 1857, WHICH AMENDMENT WOULD ELIMINATE THE PROVISION OF THE ACT EXTENDING TO WIDOWS AND ORPHANS OF MEMBERS OF THE ARMY THE SAME PENSIONS ALLS4271Yea vote
Signed August 30,1856
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s34v270TO INSIST ON SENATE'S AMENDMENT TO H.R. 202, WHICH AMENDMENT WOULD ELIMINATE THE APPROPRIATION OF $182,765.55 FOR MEMBERS OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.HR2021Yea vote
APP. 8/18/1856, 11 STAT. L. 102
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s34v280TO PASS H.R. 316,(APP. 8/18/1856, 11 STAT. L. 101), A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE TRANPORTATION OF THE U.S. MAIL BY OCEAN STEAMERS AND OTHERWISE, IN 1857.HR3161Yea vote
APP. 8/18/1856, 11 STAT. L. 101
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s34v290TO ADOPT THE RESOLUTION EXTENDING THE TIME FOR THE EXCHANGE OF RATIFICATIONS OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE U.S. AND THE GRAND DUCHY OF BADEN, WHATEVER TIME THE SAME CAN BE EFFECTED BETWEEN THE TWO COUNTRIES..21,18561Yea vote
Treaty
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s34v293TO PASS H.R. 578,HR5781Yea vote
Req 340050
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s34v296TO ADHERE TO SENATE AMENDMENT TO ELIMINATE A HOUSE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 578, WHICH AMENDMENT RELATES TO KANSAS.HR5781Yea vote
Signed August 30,1856
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s34v299TO ADHERE TO THE SENATE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 153, WHICH AMENDMENT ELIMINATES THE HOUSE PROVISION FORBIDDING THE USE OF GOVERNMENT ARMED FORCES TO CARRY OUT THE LEGISLATIVE ACTS OF THE ALLEGED TERRITORIAL GOVERNMENT OF KANSAS.HR1531Yea vote
APP. 8/30/1856, 11 STAT. L. 147
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s34v302TO PASS H.R. 579, (APP. 8/30/1856), A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR THE ARMY FOR 1857.HR5791Yea vote
Req 340050
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s34v325TO PASS S. 493, (APP. 3/3/1857, 11 STAT. L. 187), A BILL EXPEDITING TELEGRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS FOR THE GOVERNMENT USE IN FOREIGN INTERCOURSE.S4931Yea vote
APP. 3/3/1857, 11 STAT. L. 187
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s34v330TO PASS H.R. 757.HR7571Yea vote
APP. 1/27/1857, 11 STAT. L. 155
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s34v334TO AGREE TO AMENDMENT TO H.R. 614 (APP. 3/3/1857, 11 STAT. L. 169), A BILL MAKING APPROPRIATIONS FOR EXPENSES OF THE INDIAN DEPARTMENT AND FOR FULFILLING TREATY OBLIGATIONS WITH CERTAIN TRIBES FOR 1858, BY APPROPRIATING $264,000 FOR RESTORING AHR6141Yea vote
Req 340029
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s34v353TO PASS S. 576, (APP. 3/3/1857, 11 STAT. L. 200), A BILL GRANTING LAND TO THE TERRITORY OF MINNESOTA TO CONSTRUCT CERTAIN RAILROADS.S5761Yea vote
APP. 3/3/1857, 11 STAT. L. 200
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s34v356TO AGREE TO RATIFICATION OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE U.S. AND THE NETHERLANDS FOR THE MUTUAL DELIVERY OF CRIMINALS AND FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE, SIGNED AT HAGUE, 5/27/1856..16,18571Yea vote
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s34v361TO TABLE CONSIDERATION OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE U.S. AND GREAT BRITAIN RELATIVE TO CENTRAL AMERICA, SIGNED AT LONDON 10/17/1856..19,18576Nay vote
Req 340067
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s34v362TO POSTPONE INDEFINITLY, THE TREATY BETWEEN THE U.S. AND GREAT BRITAIN RELATIVE TO CENTRAL AMERICA, SIGNED AT LONDON 10/17/1856..19,18576Nay vote
Req 340067
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s34v365TO TABLE CONSIDERATION OF THE TREATY BETWEEN THE U.S. AND GREAT BRITAIN, RELATIVE TO CENTRAL AMERICA, SIGNED AT LONDON, 10/17/1856..20,18576Nay vote
Req 340067
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s34v383TO PASS H.R. 642.HR6421Yea vote
APP. 2/26/1857, 11 STAT. L. 166
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s34v390TO AMEND THE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 566, (APP. 3/3/1857, 11 STAT. L. 192), A BILL REDUCING THE DUTY ON IMPORTS, BY ELIMINATING THAT PART OF THE AMENDMENT WHICH PROVIDES FOR THE REDUCTION BY ONE-FIFTH THE PRESENT RATES ON CERTAIN ARTICLES.HR5666Nay vote
Req 340051
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s34v391TO CONCUR IN THE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 566, WHICH AMENDMENT PROVIDES THAT ON AND AFTER JULY 1, 1857, THE DUTY ON ARTICLES CONTAINED IN SCHEDULES A AND B BE REDUCED TO 30% AD VALOREM AND THE DUTY ON ARTICLES CONTAINED IN SCHEDULES C,D,E,F,G,AND H BEHR5661Yea vote
Req 340051
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s34v393TO ADOPT THE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 566, WHICH AMENDMENT PROVIDES FOR A REDUCTION OF 25% ON THE RATES OF DUTY IMPOSED BY THE ACT OF 7/30/1856, TO TAKE EFFECT 7/1/1857, INCLUDING ARTICLES IN PUBLIC STORES ON THE LATER DATE.HR5661Yea vote
Req 340051
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s34v394TO RECONSIDER THE VOTE ORDERING EMGROSSMENT OF THE AMENDMENT AND THIRD READING OF H.R. 566, WHICH AMENDMENT MAKES A 25 PER CENT REDUCTION IN THE TARIFF RATES APPROVED 7/30/1856.HR5666Nay vote
Req 340051
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s34v395TO AMEND H.R. 566, BY REDUCING , AFTER JULY 1, 1857, CERTAIN DUTIES BY 20 AND 30%.HR5661Yea vote
Req 340051
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s34v402TO CONCUR IN A SEPARATE VOTE ON THE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 636, WHICH AMENDMENT AUTHORIZES THE POSTMASTER GENERAL TO CONTRACT FOR THE CONVEYANCE OF MAIL FROM CERTAIN POINTS ON THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER TO SAN FRANCISCO FOR A PERIOD OF 6 YEARS.HR6361Yea vote
APP. 3/3/1857, 11 STAT. L. 188
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s34v415TO CONCUR IN THE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 606, WHICH AMENDMENT SEEKS TO INCREASE THE SALARY OF THE JUDGE OF THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF ILLINOIS FROM $2,500 PER YEAR TO $3,500 PER YEAR.HR6061Yea vote
APP. 3/3/1857, 11 STAT. L. 206
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s34v424TO AGREE TO THE CONFERENCE REPORT ON H.R. 566, WHICH RECOMMENDS SUBSTITUTE AMENDMENTS TO THOSE DISAGREED TO BY BOTH HOUSES AND WHICH PLACE CERTAIN ARTICLES ON THE FREE LIST.HR5661Yea vote
APP. 3/3/1857, 11 STAT. L. 192
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