27th Congress > Senate > Vote 625

Date: 1842-08-20

Result: 2-37

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

Sponsor: BENTON, Thomas Hart (D-MO)

Bill number: S51

Description: TO ADOPT THE RESOLUTION THAT THE TREATY WITH GREAT BRITIAN AND RELATED DOCUMENTS BE RECOMMITTED TO THE COMMITTEE ON FOREIGN RELATIONS WITH INSTRUCTIONS TO REPORT A RESOLUTION DIRECTING THE PRESIDENT TO TAKE IMMEDIATE POSSESSION OF THE DISPUTED TERRITORY UP TO THE LINE DESIGNATED BY THE KING OF NETHERLANDS, AND TO MAINTAIN THE STATE OF MAINE IN POSSESSION OF THE TERRITORY SOUTH OF THAT LINE.

Original source documents: Senate Executive Journal vol. -1, p. -1; Senate Journal vol. 33, p. 130;

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