38th Congress > House > Vote 405

Date: 1864-06-29

Result: 68-48

Vote Subject Matter: Civil Liberties / Domestic Social Policy

Sponsor: STEVENS, Thaddeus (R-PA)

Bill number: HR527

Description: TO CONCUR IN THE 34ST SENATE AMENDMENT TO H.R. 527 (13 STAT 344, 7/2/1864), A BILL TO MAKE APPROPRIATIONS FOR SUNDRY CIVIL EXPENSES OF THE GOVT, AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES, FOR THE YEAR ENDING JUNE 30, 1865; WHICH AMENDMENT PROHIBITS THE EXCLUSION, ON ACCOUNT OF COLOR, OF WITNESSES FROM THE COURTS OF THE U. S. OR IN CIVIL ACTIONS BECAUSE THEY ARE A PARTY TO OR INTERESTED IN THE ISSUE TRIED. (P. 3402-2)

Original source documents: Congresional Globe vol. 67, p. 3402; House Journal vol. 61, p. 949;

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