27th Congress > Senate > Vote 807

Date: 1843-03-03

Result: 9-32

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

Sponsor: ARCHER, William Segar (W-VA)

Description: TO RETAIN THE FOURTH AND FIFTH ARTICLES OF THE TREATY WITH TEXAS, REGARDING AMITY, COMMERCE AND NAVIGATION. ARTICLE FOUR PROVIDES FOR FREE NAVIGATION FOR BOTH PARTIES ON ALL RIVERS ORIGINATING IN TEXAS AND RUNNING INTO THE MISSISSIPPI RIVER. ARTICLE FIVE RELATES TO DUTY CHARGED ON ANY GOODS EXPORTED FROM EITHER COUNTRY TO FOREIGN COUNTRIES, WITH EXEMPTION OF DUTY ON COTTON.

Original source documents: Senate Executive Journal vol. -1, p. -1; Senate Journal vol. 34, p. 188;

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