29th Congress > Senate > Vote 126

Date: 1846-06-27

Result: 19-24

Vote Subject Matter: Government Management / Budget Special Interest

Sponsor: ALLEN, William (D-OH)

Bill number: HJR6

Description: TO AMEND AN AMENDMENT WHICH PROPOSED TO RECOMMIT, WITH INSTRUCTIONS, TO THE COMMITTEE ON THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA, THE JOINT RESOLUTION H.J. RES. 6, AUTHORIZING THE ERECTION ON THE PUBLIC GROUNDS IN THE CITY OF WASHINGTON, OF A MONUMENT TO GEORGE WASHINGTON; WHICH INSTRUCTIONS WERE TO INQUIRE AND REPORT WHETHER A LARGE SUM OF MONEY HAS NOT HERETOFORE BEEN RAISED BY A COMPANY IN NEW YORK FOR THE SAME PURPOSE, AND WHAT HAS BECOME OF SUCH. THE AMENDMENT TO FURTHER INSTRUCT THE COMMITTEE TO INQUIRE INTO THE EXPEDIENCY OF ERECTING IN THE NAME OF THE NATION A MONUMENT TO THE MEMORY OF WASHINGTON, AND THE PROPER PLACE FOR SAME.

Original source documents: Congresional Globe vol. 16, p. 1038; Senate Journal vol. 37, p. 375;

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