32nd Congress > Senate > Vote 221

Date: 1852-08-30

Result: 30-20

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

Sponsor: GWIN, William McKendree (D-CA)

Bill number: HR240

Description: TO AGREE TO AN AMENDMENT TO H. R. 240, WHICH AMENDMENT DIRECTS THE ACCOUNTING OFFICERS OF THE TREASURY DEPARTMENT TO CREDIT TO NAVAL MEDICAL OFFICERS WHO SERVED WITH THE MARINES IN MEXICO THE SAME ALLOWANCES FOR RATIONS AND FORAGE GIVEN TO ARMY OFFICERS OF SIMILAR RANK, PROVIDED THAT NAVAL MEDICAL OFFICERS AND PURSERS OF LESS THAN 12 YEARS STANDING SHALL RANK WITH LIEUTENANTS AND THOSE OF MORE THAN 12 YEARS STANDING WITH COMMANDERS, BUT THEY SHALL NOT TAKE COMMAND OF NAVAL OFFICERS OF THE LINE OF THE NAVY. (P. 2453-1 2454-1)

Original source documents: Congresional Globe; Senate Journal;

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