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XXIII. Orders, Letters, Messages, and Votos | XXX. President Johnson's Proclamations and

in the Senate respecting Secretary Stan. | Orders ..........

..................... 82-86

ton....................................................................

Enjoining Obedience to the Constitution and

Request for Mr. Stanton's Resignation, and

the Laws-Extending full Pardon to certain

* Reply-Secretary Stanton's Snbponsion, and

Persons who were engaged in the late Rebel-

Action of the Senate thereon-Action of Gen-

lion-Proclaiming a General Amnesty-Order

eral Grant-Secretary Stanton's Removal, and

respecting the Transaction of Public Business

votes of Senate thereon-Acceptance of Gen-

Correcting an Error in previous Proclama-

eral Thomas-Secretary Stanton's Letter "Re-

tion-Orders respecting Reconstruction. .

linquishing Charge,” and vote on General Scho. I.

1 field's Confirmation.fi

to, XXXI. Mombers of the Cabinet and the 40th

Congress...

.............. 87-88

XXIV, The Articles of Impeachmont and
Answer-Votes in the House, and Judg.

XXXII. Votos on Political Bills and Resolu-

ment of the Senate ...............................4-22

.......................89-92

Vote in House, November 25, 1867—The Final 1 To continue the Bureau for the relief of Freed-

Effort at Impeachment, and Vote of House , men and Refugees, and Total Expenditures

thereon Articles of Impeachment, and Votes

of the Bureau-Thanks to ex-Secretary Stan-

thereon-Vote on the Legality of the Court

ton-Bills respecting the Supreme Court-For

The Answer of President Johnson-The Repli-

the further security of Equal Rights in the

cation of the House-Progress of the Trial , District of Columbia-The Eight-Hour Law.

The Judgment of the Senate.

XXXIII. Political Miscellany................... 92-96

XXV. Correspondence betwoon General Grant 1 11 Votes of State Legislatures on XIVth Amend-

and President Johnson, growing out of

ment--Votes by the People on proposed Con-

Secretary Stanton's Suspension........... 22-38 ;

stitutional Amendments in Michigan, Ohio,

Kangas, and Minnesota-President Johnson's

Telegram to ex-Governor Parsons on Ala-

XXVI. Letters, Papers, Testimony, Politico-

bama's Ratification of XIVth Amendment-

Military Orders, and Report of General

Fimanciat Legislation authorizing the 6's of

Grant...............

........ 33-56

1881, the 5-20's, the 10-40's, the Consolidated

Loan of 1865, Legal Tenders, Sinking Fund,

General Grant's Orders respecting Slaves, is-

and Limiting the amount of Greenbacks."

sued in the Field-Letters on Slavery and

Reconstruction; on being, a Candidate for Po-.

litical Office; on Results of "Peace on any XXXIV. National Platforms of 1852, 1856,

Terms;" on Filling the Armies; on Protecting

Colored Soldiers-His Testimony on the Ex-

1860, and 1864...

......96-104

change of Prisoners--Documents on the Pro-

Democratic'and Whig Platforms of 1862-Res 1

posed Mission to Mexico-On the Baltimore

publican and Democratic Platforms of 1856,

Troubles of 1866-On Martial Law in Texas-

1860, 1864. . .

il: Testimony on Reconstruction Letters on

, i

the Removal of General Sheridan and Sec | XXXV. National Platforms of 1868.........104-112
retary Stanton-His Orders and Telegrams

Ti Republican and Democratic Platforms of 1868,
to Military Commanders in the Unrecon-

with the Letters of Acceptance of Candidates,
structed States-Report as Secretary of War

and sundry Proceedings of the Conventions.

. ad interim, ;;iii "

1XXXVI. Statistical Tables-Elections, Rov-

XXVII. Digest of Orders of Military Com-

enue, Appropriations, &C......................... 112-117

manders, and General Action under the

Election Returns since 1860, and Electoral Col.

Reconstruction Acts.................................. 56-65 lege--Taxation (State and United States) of Na-
Orders of General Schofield in the First Milita tional Banks Internal Revenue Receipts of
tary District-Orders of Generals Sickles and

1867 and 1868-Registration, Disfranchisement,
Canby in the Second Military District-Orders

and Elections in the Rebel States-Revenue
hy of Generals Pope, Meade, and Swayne in thei r

Receipts since 1860, and Annual Expenditures
Third Military District-Orders of Generals

from 1860 to January, 1860-4Expenditures and
Ord, Gillem, and McDowell in the Fourth Mil-

Appropriations for fiscal years ending June 30,
itary District-Orders of Generale Griffin,

1858, June 30, 1806, 1867, and till January 1, 1868,

Sheridan, Mower, Hancock, and Buchanan, in "1. together with Appropriations for the year 1869,

the Fifth Military District."

and Estimates for same.

XXVIII. Abstracts of new Constitutions.... 66-75 | Addenda ..............

..........118-122
Of Maryland and New York, of Alabama, Ar-

Additional Bill respecting Freedmen's Bu-

*:Ikansas, Florida, Louisiana, Georgia, North Car- 1 reau-The Electoral College Bill, and Presi-

olina, South Carolina, Virginia, and Mississippi.

dent Johnson's veto, with the votes on re-pas-

sage-President Johnson's Proclamation on

XXIX. Supplemental Reconstruction Moas.

the Ratification of the XIVth Amendment by"

Florida and North Carolina-General Blair's
bres..... ... ........... ................ 76-81 Letter to Col. Brodhead-Speeches of Mr. Sey-
Act of July 19, 1867-Act of March 11, 1868–

mour and General Blair on accepting their
The Arkansas Bill-The “Omnibus" Bill-

Nominations Secretary Seward's certificate
Votes on all, and on various Propositions made

respecting the ratification of XIVth Amend.

during their pendency.

ment–The Funding Bill.

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PART III.

POLITICAL MANUAL FOR 1868.

XXIII.

ORDERS, LETTERS, MESSAGE AND VOTES IN THE SENATE

RESPECTING SECRETARY STANTON.

Request for Mr. Stanton's Resignation and I &.-PRESIDENT JOHNSON TO GENERAL GRANT. Roply.

EXECUTIVE MANSION, 1.-PRESIDENT JOHNSON TO SECRETARY STANTON.

WASHINGTON, August 12, 1867. EXECUTIVE MANSION, BIR: The honorable Edwin M. Stanton having

WASHINGTON, August 5, 1867. been this day suspended as Secretary of War, you SIR: Public considerations of a high character

are hereby authorized and empowered to act as constrain me to say that your resignation as

Secretary of War ad interim, and will at once Secretary of War will be accepted.

enter upon the discharge of the duties of that

office. Very respectfully,

ANDREW JOHNSON. The Secretary of War has been instructed to To Hon. EDWIN M. STANTON,

transfer to you all records, books, papers, and Secretary of War.

other public property now in his custody and

charge. Very respectfully, yours, 2.-SECRETARY STANTON TO PRESIDENT JOHNSON.

ANDREW JOHNSON.
WAR DEPARTMENT,

To General ULYSSES S. GRANT,
WASHINGTON, August 5, 1867.

Washington, D. C. SIR: Your note of this day has been received, stating that public considerations of a high char 5.-GENERAL GRANT TO SECRETARY STANTON. acter constrain you to say that my resignation HEADQ'RS ARMIES OF THE UNITED STATES, as Secretary of War will be accepted.

WASHINGTON, D. C., August 12, 1867. In reply, I have the honor to say that public ! SIR: Enclosed herewith I have the honor to considerations of a high character, which alone transmit to you a copy of a letter just received have induced me to continue at the head of this from the President of the United States, notifying Department, constrain me not to resign the office me of my assignmentas Acting Secretary of War, of Secretary of War before the next meeting of and directing me to assume those duties at once. Congress. Very respectfully, yours,

In notifying you of my acceptance, I cannot EDWIN M. STANTON. let the opportunity pass without expressing to To the PRESIDENT.

you my appreciation of the zeal, patriotism,

firmness, and ability with which you have ever . Secretary Stanton's Suspension. discharged the duties of Secretary of War. 3.-PRESIDENT JOHNSON TO SECRETARY STANTON. With great respect, your obedient servant,

U.S. GRANT, General.
EXECUTIVE MANSION,
WASHINGTON, August 12, 1867

To Hon. EDWIN M. STANTON,
Sir: By virtue of the power and authority

Secretary of War. vested in me as President by the Constitution and laws of the United States, you are hereby 16.-SECRETARY STANTON TO PRESIDENT JOHNSON. suspended from office as Secretary of War, and

War DEPARTMENT, will cease to exercise any and all functions per

WASHINGTON CITY, August 12, 1867. taining to the same. You will at once trans- ! SIR: Your note of this date has been received, fer to General Ulysses S. Grant, who has this informing me that, by virtue of the power and day been authorized and empowered to act as authority vested in you as President by the ConSecretary of War ad interim, all records, books, stitution and laws of the United States, I am papers, and other public property now in your suspended from office as Secretary of War, and custody and charge.

will cease to exercise any and all functions perVery respectfully, yours,

taining to the same, and also directing me at

ANDREW JOHNSON. once to transfer to General U. S. Grant, who has To Hon. EDWIN M STANTON,

this day been authorized and empowered to act Secretary of War. as Secretary of War ad interim, all records

1 YEAS-Messrs. Anthony, Cameron, Cattell, Chandler, Cole, in my custody and charge.

Conkling, Conness, Corbett, Cragin, Drake, Edmunds, Ferry,
Fessenden, Fowler, Frelinghuysen, Harlan, Howard, Howe,

Morgan, Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Nye, to deny your right, under the Constitution and Patterson of New Hampshire, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Stewart, laws of the United States, without the advice

Sumner, Thayer, Tipton, Trumbull, Wade, Willey, Williams, 1 states, without the wavice Wilson-35.. and consent of the Senate, and without legal Nays-Messrs. Bayard, Buckalew, Davis, Dixon, Doolittle, cause, to suspend me from office as Secretary of Patterson of Tennessee-6. War, or the exercise of any or all functions

Nor Voting-Messrs. Grimes, Guthrie, Henderson, Hen

dricks, Johnson, Norton, Ross, Saulsbury, Sherman, Sprague, pertaining to the same, or without such advice

Van Winkle, Vickers, Yates-13. and consent to compel me to transfer to any [The National Intelligencer stated, in its news person the records, books, papers, and public columns, that Messrs. Henderson and Hendricks property in my custody as Secretary. But inas- I were paired, and that Mr. Ross, though present, much as the General commanding the armies of declined to vote.] the United States has been appointed ad interim, and has notified me that he has accepted the

Action of General Grant. appointment, I have no alternative but to sub

HEADQUARTERS ARMIES UNITED STATES, mit, under protest, to superior force.

WASHINGTON, D. C., January 14, 1868. Very respectfully, yours, EDWIN M. STANTON,

SIR: I have the honor to enclose herewith Secretary of War.

copy of official notice received by me last eveTo the PRESTDENT.

ning of the action of the Senate of the United States in the case of the suspension of Hon. E.

M. Stanton, Secretary of War. According to 7.-SECRETARY STANTON TO GENERAL GRANT. the provisions of section two of “An act rega

WAR DEPARTMENT, lating the tenure of certain civil offices," my WASHINGTON CITY, August 12, 1867. functions as Secretary of War ad interim ceased GENERAL: Your note of this date, accom- from the moment of the receipt of the within panied by a copy of a letter addressed to you, notice. August 12, by the President, appointing you I have the honor to be, very respectfully, Secretary of War ad interim, and informing me your obedient servant, of your acceptance of the appointment, bas been

' U. S. GBANT, General.. received.

His Excellency A. JOHNSON, Under a sense of public duty I am compelled · President of the United States. to deny the President's right, under the Constitution and laws of the United States, to suspend Subsequent Action of President Johnson. me from office as Secretary of War, or to author 1868, February 21-President Johnson sent ize any other person to enter upon the discharge this message to the Senate: of the duties of that office, or to require me to

WASHINGTON, D. C., February 21, 1868. transfer to you or any other person the records,

To the Senate of the United States : books, papers, and other property in my official custody and charge as Secretary of War.

On the 12th day of August, 1867, by virtue But, inasmuch as the President has assumed

of the power and authority vested in the Presi

"dent by the Constitution and laws of the United to suspend me from office as Secretary of War,

States, I suspended Edwin M. Stanton from the and you have notified me of your acceptance of

office of Secretary of War. In further exercise the appointment of Secretary of War ad interim, I have no alternative but to submit, under pro

mil of the power and authority so vested in the

President, I have this day removed Mr. Stanton test, to the superior force of the President.

from the office, and designated the Adjutant You will please accept my acknowledgment

General of the Army as Secretary of War ad of the kind terms in which you have notified

interim. me of your acceptance of the President's ap

Copies of the communications upon this subpointment, and my cordial reciprocation of the

ject, addressed to Mr. Stanton and the Adjutant sentiments expressed. I am, with sincere regard, truly yours,

General, are herewith transmitted for the in

formation of the Senate. ANDREW JOHNSON. EDWIN M. STANTON, Secretary of War.

[For copies of these orders, see the first and General ULYSSES S. GRANT.

second Articles of Impeachment.] Action of the Senate, January 13, 1868.

Further Proceedings in the Senate. January 13–The Senate resumed considera

| February 21–Mr. Edmunds submitted the foltion of the following resolution, reported by the

lowing resolution for consideration :

| Resolved, That, having received and considered Committee on Military Affairs and the Militia, the 10th instant:

the communication of the President stating that

he had removed from office Edwin M. Stanton, Resolved, That having considered the evidence

Secretary of War, the Senate disapprove the and reasons given by the President in his report

action of the President. of the 12th December, 1867, for the suspension The Senate, by unanimous consent, proceeded from the office of Secretary of War of Edwin M. to consider the said resolution. Stanton, the Senate do not concur in such sus- | Mr. Dixon moved to amend the resolution, by pension.

| striking out all after the word “ Resolved," and Which was determined in the affirmative- inserting as follows: That the President be reyeas 35, Days 6, as follow:

I quested to inform the Senate by what authority ho

has removed Edwin M. Stanton from the office of . YEA8--Messrs. Anthony, Cameron, Cattell, Cole, Conk.

ling, Cragin, Drake, Ferry, Harlan, Morrill of Maine, MorSecretary of War.

rill of Vermont, Morton, Patterson of New Hampshire Mr. Drake moved to amend the amendment of Pomeroy, Ramsey, Ross, Sprague, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Mr. Dixon, by inserting a preamble, as follows: Tipton, Trumbull, Van Winkle,' Wade, Willey, Williams,

Wilson, Yates-28. The Senate having received and considered the

Nays-Messrs. Buckalew, Davis, Doolittle, Edmunds,

Hendricks, Patterson of Tennessee-6. States, stating that he had removed Edwin M. Nor VOTING.-Messrs. Bayard, Chandler, Conness, Cor

bett, Dixon, Fessenden. Fowler, Frelinghuysen, Grimes, Stanton from the office of Secretary of War, it is.

Henderson, Howard, Howe, Johnson, McCreery, Morgan, Which was disagreed to.

Norton, Nye, Saulsbury, Sherman, Vicker's—20. The amendment of Mr. Dixon was disagreed

The resolution, as amended, was then agreed to-yeas 4, nays 33, as follow :

to without a division. YEASMessrs. Buckalew, Dixon, Doolittle, Hendricks-4. NAYS-Messrs. Anthony, Cameron, Cattell, Chandler, Conkling, Conness, Corbett, Cragin, Drake, Edmunds, Ferry, Fessenden, Frelinghuysen, Harlan, Henderson, Howard, Howe,

Acceptance of General Lorenzo Thomas. I Morrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Patterson of New

WAR DEPARTMENT,
Hampshire, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Spragne, Stewart, Sumner,
Thayer, Tipton, Trombull, Van Winkle, Willey, Williams,

ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE, Wilson, Yates-33.

WASHINGTON, February 21, 1868. Not 'VOTING-Messrs. Bayard, Cole, Davis, Fowler, Grimes, Johnson, McCreery, Morgan, Morton, Norton, Nye,

His Excellency ANDREW JOHNSON, President of Patterson of Tennessee, Ross, Saulsbury, Sherman, Vickers, the United States. Wade-17. Mr. Chandler moved to amend the resolution

I SIR: I have the honor to report that I have

| delivered the communication addrossed by you of Mr. Edmunds, by adding thereto the words:

to the honorable Edwin M. Stanton, removing as a violation of the rights of the Senate, and

him from the office of Secretary of the War Deunauthorized by law.

partment, and also to acknowledge the receipt Which was disagreed to.

of your letter of this date authorizing and em· Mr. Wilson moved to amend the resolution, by 1.

powering me to act as Secretary of War ad ininserting a preamble, as follows: Whereas the Senate have received and considered the communi

terim. I accept this appointment with gratitude cation of the President of the United States, stat.

for the confidence reposed in me, and will en. ing that he had removed Edwin M. Stanton,

deavor to discharge the duties to the best of my

ability. Secretary of War, and had designated the Adju

I have the honor to be, sir, your obedient sertant General of the Army to act as Secretary of War ad interim; and by striking out all after

vant,

L. THOMAS, Adjutant General. the word “ Resolved," and inserting, as follows: by the Senate of the United States that, under the

Secretary Stanton "Relinquished Charge” of Constitution and laws of the United States, the

the War Department. President has no power to remove the Secretary of War and designate any other officer to per.

| Secretary Stanton remained in possession of form the duties of that office ad interim.

" the War Office till after the vote in the Senate, Mr. Yates moved to amend the amendment of sitting as a court of impeachment, on the 26th Mr. Wilson, by striking out all after the word of

word of May, on which day he addressed this com" Resolved." and inserting, as follows: That the munication to President Johnson: removal of Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of War,

WAR DEPARTMENT, and the appointment of a Secretary of War ad

WASHINGTON City, May 26, 1868. interim, during the session of the Senate, is simple Sir: The resolution of the Senate of the resistance to law and revolutionary in character. | United States, of the 21st of February last, deand that the Senate disapproves of the same, and I claring that the President “has no power to readvises the said Edwin M. Stanton, Secretary of Imove the Secretary of War and designate any War, not to surrender the office to any person other officer to perform the duties of that office whomsoever.

ad interim," having this day failed to be supWhich was disagreed to.

ported by two-thirds of the Senators present

and voting on the articles of impeachment preof Mr. Wilson, by striking out all after the word

ferred against you by the House of Representa"Whereas” in the preamble, and inserting the

tives, I have relinquished charge of the War words : The President has informed the Senate

Department, and have left the same, and the that he has removed the Secretary of War, Hon.

books, archives, papers, and property, heretofore E. M. Stanton, and appointed Adjutant General

in any custody as Secretary of War, in care of Thomas to act as Secretary of War ad interim,

Brevet Major General Townsend, the senior therefore be it; and by striking out all after the

Assistant Adjutant General, subject to your di. word “Resolved,” and inserting in lieu thereof

rection.

EDWIN M. STANTON, the words: That we do not concur in the action

Secretary of War. of the President in removing the Secretary of

To the PRESIDENT of the United States. War and appointing the Adjutant General to act as Secretary of Wår ad interim; that we deny. Secretary Stanton's order to Gen. Townsend the right of the President so to act, under the ec- | is as follows: isting laws, without the consent of the Senate.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Which was disagreed to.

WASHINGTON City, May 26, 1868. The amendment of Mr. Wilson to the resolu- GENERAL: You will take charge of the War tion of Mr. Edmunds was then agreed to-yeas Department, and the books and papers, archives 28, naye 6, as follow:

and public property, belonging to the same, sub

ject to the disposal and direction of the Presi-1 of the illegal and unconstitutional acts of the dent.

EDWIN M. STANTON, President of the United States.

Secretary of War. Which was rejected-yeas 19, Days 21, as Brevet Major Gen. E. D. TOWNSEND,

follow : Assistant Adjutant General. YEAS-Messrs. Cameron, Cattell, Cole, Conkling, Conness,

Cragin, Drake, Morrill of Vermont, Patterson of New Hamp

shire, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Stewart, Sumner, Thayer, Tipton, Action of the Senate upon the Nomination of Wade, Williams, Wilson, Yates-19. General Schofield.

NAYS-Messrs. Anthony, Buckalewo, Corbett, Doolittle, Ed

munds, Fowler, Frelinghuysen, Henderson, Hendricks, John1868, May 29–Mr. Edmunds offered the fol son, McCreery, Morgan, Morton, Norton, Patlerson of Ten. lowing preamble and resolution :

nessee, Ross, Sprague, Trumbull, Van Winkle, Vickers,

Willey-21. Whereas, on the 23d of April, 1868, the Presi- Nor VOTING-Messrs. Bayard, Chandler, Davis, Dixon, dent nominated John M. Schofield to be Secretary Ferry, Fessenden, Grimes, Harlan, Howard, Howe, Morrill of War, in place of Edwin M. Stanton, removed: 1 of Maine, Nye, Saulsbury, Sherman-14. and whereas, in the opinion of the Senate, the said

The amendment of Mr. Frelinghuysen was Stanton has not been legally removed from his

then rejected-yeas 15, nays 22, as follow: office, but inasmuch as the said Stanton has relin YEA8-Messrs. Buckalew, Corbett, Doolittle, Fowler, Frequished his place as Secretary of War, for causes

linghuysen, Hendricks, Johnson, McCreery, Norton, Patter.

son of Tennessee, Ross, Sprague, Tipton, Van Winkle, Vickstated in his note to the President: Therefore ers-15. Resolved, That the Senate advise and consent NATS-Anthony, Cameron, Cattell, Cole, Conkling, Con

ness, Cragin, Drake, Edmonds, Morgan, Morton, Patterson to the appointment of John M. Schofield to be

of New Hampshire, Poineroy, Ramsey, Stewart, Sumber, Secretary of War.

Thayer, Wade, Willey, Williams, Wilson, Yates--22.

NOT VOTING-Messrs. Bayard, Chandler, Davis, Dizon, resolution, by striking out all after “Resolved,” |

Ferry, Fessenden, Grimes, Harlan, Henderson, Howard, and inserting That the Senate advise and consentbury, 'Sherman, Trumbull-17.

HuweMorrill of Maine, Morrill of Vermont, Nye, Saulsto the appointment of John M. Schofield to be The resolution offered by Mr. Edmunds was Secretary for the Department of War, in the the

then agreed to-yeas 35, nays 2, as follow: place of Edwin M. Stanton, hereby removed.

1 YEAS-Messrs. Anthony, Buckalev, Cameron, Cattell, Cole Which was debated and withdrawn by him. Conness, Corbett, Doolilile, Drake, Édmunds, Fowler, Fre

Jiughuysen, Harlan, Henderson, Hendricks, Johnson, Morgan,
Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Patterson of New Hampshire,

Patterson of Tennessee, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Ross, Sprague, solved," and inserting That the Senate advise Stewart, Thayer, Tipton, Trumbull, Van Winklé, Vickers, and consent to the appointment of John M. Scho Willey, Williams, Wilson, Yates--35. field to be Secretary for the Department of War, 1

NAYS-Messrs. McCreery, Norton-2.

Nor VOTING—Messrs. Bayard, Chandler, Conkling, Cragin,

e Davis, Dixon, Ferry, Fessenden, Grimes, Howard, Howe, linguished that office.

Morrill of Maine, Nye, Saulsbury, Sherman, Sumner, Wade Mr. Henderson moved to amend the amend

-17. ment of Mr. Frelinghuysen, by striking out the

The preamble was then agreed to-yeas 28, words“ in the place of Edwin M. Stanton, who | nays 13, as follow : has relinquished that office."

Yeas-Messrs. Anthony, Cameron, Cattell, Cole, Conkling,

Conness, Corbett, Cragin, Drake, Edmunds, Frelinghuysen, Which was rejected.

Harlan, Morgan, Morrill of Vermont, Morton, Patterson of

New Hampshire, Pomeroy, Ramsey, Sprague, Stewart, Sumhuysen's amendment, by striking out all after ner, Thayer, Tipton, Wade, Willey, Williams, Wilson, Yates“Resolved," and inserting That the Senate advise

28.

NAYS-Buckalew, Doolittle, Fowler, Henderson, Hendricks, and consent to the appointment of John M. Johnson, McCreery, Norton, Patterson of Tennessee, Rogs, Schofield as Secretary of War, in place of Edwin Trumbull, Van Winkle, Vickers--13. M. Stanton, who has been forced to retire from

Nor VOTING-Messrs. Bayard, Chandler, Davis, Dixon,

Ferry, Fessenden, Grimes, Howard, Howe, Morrill of Maiae, the discharge of the duties of said office by reason Nye, Saulsbury, Sherman-13.

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XXIV.
THE ARTICLES OF IMPEACHMENT AND REPLY,

VOTES IN THE HOUSE, AND JUDGMENT OF THE SENATE.

Proposed Impeachment of President Johnson.* Resolved, That Andrew Johnson, President of

1867, November 25--Mr. Boutwell, from the the United States, be impeached for high crimes Committee on the Judiciary, submitted a report, I and misdemeanors. representing the views of the majority, (Messrs.) Mr. Wilson, for himself and Mr. Woodbridge, Boutwell, Thomas, Williams, Lawrence, and and Mr. Marshall, for himself and Mr. ElChurchill,) and closing with this resolution: dridge, submitted minority reports.

December 7- The resolution above recited was * Continued from page 64 of the Manual of 1867, or page

disagreed to-yeas 57, nays 108, as follow: 190 of the combined Manuals. (No report was made at the Yeas_Messrs. Anderson, Arnell, J. M. Ashley, Boutwell, July session.]

Bromwell, Broomall, Benjamin F. Butler, Churchill, Reader

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