United States Fifteenth Amendment

The Senate

The Senate of the Fortieth Session of Congress

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Session 6602: 1869-02-26 12:00:00

The Senate resumes consideration of S. Res. 8 as amended by the conference committee; the Senate agreed to the committee amendment to S. Res. 8 and the joint resolution is passed; the House sends a message to the Senate notifying the Senate that Speaker signed enrolled joint resolution S. Res. 8

Membership (at session start):

Joseph C. Abbott, Henry B. Anthony, James A. Bayard, Charles R. Buckalew, Simon Cameron, Alexander G. Cattell, Zachariah Chandler, Cornelius Cole, Roscoe Conkling, John Conness, Daniel Corbett, Henry W. Corbett, Aaron H. Cragin, Garrett Davis, James Dixon, James R. Doolittle, Charles D. Drake, George F. Edmunds, Orris S. Ferry, William P. Fessenden, Joseph S. Fowler, Frederick T. Frelinghuysen, James W. Grimes, James Guthrie, James Harlan, John S. Harris, John B. Henderson, Thomas A. Hendricks, Jacob M. Howard, Timothy O. Howe, William P. Kellogg, Thomas C. McCreery, Alexander McDonald, Edwin D. Morgan, Justin S. Morrill, Lot M. Morrill, Oliver P. Morton, Daniel S. Norton, James W. Nye, Thomas W. Osborn, David T. Patterson, James W. Patterson, Samuel C. Pomeroy, John Pool, Alexander Ramsey, Benjamin F. Rice, Thomas J. Robertson, Edmund G. Ross, Willard Saulsbury, Frederick A. Sawyer, John Sherman, George E. Spencer, William Sprague, William M. Stewart, Charles Sumner, John M. Thayer, Thomas W. Tipton, Lyman Trumbull, Peter G. Van Winkle, George Vickers, Benjamin Wade, Willard Warner, Adonijah Welch, William P. Whyte, Waitman T. Willey, George H. Williams, Henry Wilson, Richard Yates (68 total)

Representing 33 delegations:

Alabama Delegation, Arkansas Delegation, California Delegation, Connecticut Delegation, Delaware Delegation, Florida Delegation, Illinois Delegation, Indiana Delegation, Iowa Delegation, Kansas Delegation, Kentucky Delegation, Louisiana Delegation, Maine Delegation, Maryland Delegation, Massachusetts Delegation, Michigan Delegation, Minnesota Delegation, Missouri Delegation, Nebraska Delegation, Nevada Delegation, New Hampshire Delegation, New Jersey Delegation, New York Delegation, North Carolina Delegation, Ohio Delegation, Oregon Delegation, Pennsylvania Delegation, Rhode Island Delegation, South Carolina Delegation, Tennessee Delegation, Vermont Delegation, West Virginia Delegation, Wisconsin Delegation

Imported Documents

Imported Amendments

Exported Documents

  • S. Res. 8 (e867818)
  • Message to the House on the Senate's Agreement to the Conference Committee Report on S. Res. 8 (e867829)
    • Imported by 'Message to the House on the Senate's Agreement to the Conference Committee Report on S. Res. 8' (e867831) in The House of Representatives,
      on Friday, 26 February 1869, at 12:00

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