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Cass' Tote Against The Wilmot Proviso In Secret Session

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Tbe njunction of seeresy having been removed, ihe National Intelligencer publislies the pj'oceedings of the Señale on the Treaty with Mexico. By tlie following extract i: will be seen that the ' model doughface,' who, for bis seiviüty, baa since received tbe nomination for tbe Presidency, will let no opportunity ftasa unirnproved to strike a blow at iV edoin,niKJ extend ihe ourse of slavery over the Ameiican continent. Wilmot Proviso Demócrata of Vermom, look at tbe Vote of your canditlate, see in what company be votes aiaiusl the Proviso, and say il" such a traitor to the Nortb deservfis your votes. Secret Prcxweedjngs of the stsnate, Mareh 7, 1848. Ün motioti of Mr. Baldwin to insert al the end of the fifth article tbe Ibllovving words, to wit : Provided, Th at there sliall be neitber slavery nor involuntary serritude in tbc terriio■lüUy ceded, otherwisn tlmn in llie pmiisbtnenl of crimes, whefeof the party sball have been duly convicted.' After the debate, tlie question was suted, " Sball these word? stand Sí a part of the fiftli anide r" And it was determinad in the negative : Yens 15, nay5 33. Those who voted in the affirmative are - Messrs. Atherton, Baldwin, Gl.irke, Clayton, Corvvin, Davis of Mass., Dayton, Dix, Greene, Hale, Miller, Niles, Phelps, Spruance, Upbam. Those who voted in the negative are - Messrs. Allen, Ashley, Atchison, Badder, Pagby, Bell, Benton, Berrien, Braflbury, Bréese, Briglu, Butler, Calhmin, Camieron, Cass, Crittenden, Davis of Miss,, Difkinson, Douglass, Downs, Felcb, Foote, Hanaegan, Hunter, Johnson of Md., Johnson of" La., Johnson of Ga., Lewis, Manguin, Mason, Moore, Pearce, Rusk, Sevier, Siurgeoo, Turney, Underwood, Yulee.