36th Congress > House > Vote 404

Date: 1861-02-27

Result: 81-113

Vote Subject Matter: Civil Liberties / Domestic Social Policy

Sponsor: CLEMENS, Sherrard (D-VA)

Bill number: HJR64

Description: TO AMEND H.J. RES. 64, BY PROVIDING THAT A JOINT RESOLUTION PROPOSING CERTAIN AMENDMENTS TO THE CONSTITUTION BE SUBMITTED TO A VOTE OF THE PEOPLE. THESE AMENDMENTS WOULD SETTLE ALL QUESTIONS REGARDING SLAVERY BETWEEN THE FREE AND SLAVE STATES AND TERRITORIES AND WOULD ALSO PROVIDE FOR THE ENFORCEMENT OF THE LAWS SUPPRESSING THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE. (P. 1260-3, 1261-1)

Original source documents: Congresional Globe vol. 56, p. 1261; House Journal vol. 57, p. 412;

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