27th Congress > House > Vote 974

Date: 1843-03-03

Result: 75-80

Vote Subject Matter: Foreign and Defense Policy / Foreign Policy Resolutions

Sponsor: ADAMS, John Quincy (W-MA)

Description: TO SUSPEND THE RULES AND REPORT FROM THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN AFFAIRS THE FOLLOWING RESOLUTION; THAT THE INVASION OF THE TERRITORY OF A FOREIGN NATION AT PEACE WITH THE U.S., BY ANY MILITARY OR NAVAL OFFICER OF THE U.S. IS AT ONCE AN AGGRAVATED OFFENCE AGAINST THAT FOREIGN NATION, AGAINST THE CONSTITUTION OF THE PEOPLE OF THE U.S., FOR THE SIGNAL PUNISHMENT OF WHICH FURTHER PROVISION OUGHT TO BE MADE BY LAW.

Original source documents: Congresional Globe vol. 12, p. 400; House Journal vol. 38, p. 576;

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