Congressional Edition Volume 6783

Congressional Edition Volume 6783

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1915 edition. Excerpt: ...and adding to the resolution the following: "Upon the express condition that the people of Tennessee will maintain and enforce in good faith their existing constitution and laws, excluding those who have been engaged in rebellion against the United States from the exercise of the elective franchise for the respective periods of time therein provided for, and shall also exclude for like periods of time the same persons from eligibility to office." Mr. Stevens moved to amend the amendment by adding as follows: "Which conditions shall be ratified by the legislature of Tennessee, or the people thereof, as the legislature may direct, before this act shall take effect." The question was taken by yeas and nays upon the amendment to the amendment, and it was decided in the affirmative--yeas 8, nays 5, absent or not voting 2; as follows: Yeas--The Chairman, Messrs. Grimes, Williams, Stevens, Washburne, Morrill, Conkling, and Boutwell--8. Nays--Messrs. Harris, Johnson, Grider, Bingham, and Eogers--5. Absent Or Not Voting--Messrs. Howard and Blow. So the amendment to the amendment was agreed to. The question was then taken by yeas and nays upon the amendment as amended, and it was decided in the affirmative--yeas 10, nays 3, absent or not voting 2; as follows: Yeas--The Chairman, Messrs. Grimes, Harris, Williams, Stevens, Washburne, Morrill, Bingham, Conkling, and Boutwell--10. Nays--Messrs. Johnson, Grider, and Rogers--3. Absent Or Not Voting--Messrs. Howard and Blow--2. So the amendment as amended was agreed to. Mr. Conkling moved to further amend the joint resolution by inserting before the part adopted on motion of Mr. Stevens the following: "And the State of Tennessee shall never assume or pay any debt or obligation contracted...show more

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  • Paperback | 256 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 14mm | 463g
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  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236501578
  • 9781236501578