27th Congress > Senate > Vote 622

Date: 1842-08-20

Result: 37-12

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

Sponsor: BENTON, Thomas Hart (D-MO)

Bill number: S98

Description: TO RETAIN THE EIGHTH ARTICLE OF THE TREATY WITH GREAT BRITIAN. SAID TREATY PROVIDES FOR THE SETTLEMENT AND DEFINITION OF BOUNDARIES BETWEEN THE UNITED STATES AND THE POSSESSIONS OF GREAT BRITIAN IN NORTH AMERICAN, FOR THE FINAL SUPPRESSION OF THE AFRICAN SLAVE TRADE AND FOR THE GIVING UP OF CRIMINALS, FUGITIVES FROM JUSTICE IN CERTAIN CASES.

Original source documents: Senate Executive Journal vol. -1, p. -1; Senate Journal vol. 33, p. 129;

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