37th Congress > House > Vote 271

Date: 1862-06-17

Result: 73-39

Vote Subject Matter: Civil Liberties / Domestic Social Policy

Sponsor: LOVEJOY, Owen (R-IL)

Bill number: HR374

Description: TO 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 SERVITUDE IN ANY U. S. TERRITORIES, EXCEPT FOR PUNISHMENT OF CRIME. (P.2769-1)

Original source documents: Congresional Globe vol. 60, p. 2769; House Journal vol. 59, p. 877;

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