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of a high misdemeanor as charged in this article T
Mr. McCREERY. Guilty.
The Secretary. Mr. McDonald.
Mr. Mcdonald rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator McDonald, how say
you T Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of a high misdemeanor as charged in this article f
Mr. Mcdonald. Guilty.
The Secretary. Mr. McMillan.
Mr. McMillan rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator McMillan, how say
you t Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of a high misdemeanor as charged in this article f
Mr. McMillan. Not guilty, for want of Jurisdiction.
The Secretary. Mr. Maxey.
Mr. MAXEY rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Maxey, how say you t
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of a high
misdemeanor as charged in this article f
Mr. MAXEY. Guilty.
The Secretary. Mr. Merrimon.
Mr. MERRIMON rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Merrimon, how say
you t Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of
a high misdemeanor as charged in this article f
Mr. MERRIMON. Guilty.
The Secretary. Mr. Mitchell.
Mr. MITCHELL rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Mitchell, how say
you f Is the respondent, WiUiam W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of
a high misdemeanor as charged in this article t
Mr. MITCHELL. GuUty.
The Secretary. Mr. Morrill.
Mr. MORRILL rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Morrill, how say
you t Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of
a high misdemeanor as charged in this article f
Mr. MORRILL. Guilty.
The Secretary. Mr. Morton.
No response.

The Secretary. Mr. Norwood.
Mr. NORWOOD rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Norwood, how say
you t Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of
a high misdemeanor as charged in this article t
Mr. NORWOOD. Guilty.
The Secretary. Mr. Oolesby.
Mr. OGLESBY rose.
The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Oglesby, how say



you f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of
a high misdemeanor as charged in this article T

Mr. OGLESBY. Under the statement made before as applicable to
the first charge and to this alike, *' guilty."

The Secretary. Mr. Paddock.

Mr. PADDOCK rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Paddock, how say you t
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of a high
misdemeanor as charged in this article T

Mr. PADDOCK. Salieving that under a republican form of gov-
ernment like ours the impeachment rules of a monarchical govern-
ment like that of Great Britain should not furnish the Ught by which
the Constitution shall be interpreted, and that such jurisdiction as is
claimed in this case is without warrant of authority in the Constitu-
tion except through such interpretation and for the reasons before
assigned, I vote " not guilty."

The Secretary. Mr. Patterson.

Mr. PATTERSON rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Patterson, how say
you f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of a high misdemeanor as charged in this article f

Mr. PATTERSON. Not guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Randolph.

Mr. RANDOLPH rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Randolph, how say
you f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of a high misdemeanor as charg^ in this article T

Mr. RANDOLPH. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Ransom.

Mr. RANSOM rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Ransom, how say you t
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of a high
misdemeanor as charged in this article f

Mr. RANSOM. Gmlty.

The Secretary. Mr. Robertson.

Mr. ROBERTSON rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tmpore, Mr. Senator Robertson, how say
you t Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of a high misdemeanor as charged in this article 1

Mr. ROBERTSON. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Sargent.

Mr. SARGENT rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Sargent, how say yout
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of a high
misdemeanor as charged in this article t

Mr. SARGENT. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Saulsbury.

Mr. SAULSBURY rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Saulsbury, how say
you t Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of a high misdemeanor as charged in this article f

Mr. SAULSBURY. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Sharon.

No response.

The Secretary. Mr. Sherman.

Mr. SHERMAN rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Sherman, how say you f
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of a high
misdemeanor as charged in this article T

Mr. SHERMAN. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Spencer.

Mr. SPENCER rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Spencer, how say you f
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of a high
misdemeanor as charged in this article T

Mr. SPENCER. For reasons before stated I vote " not guilty."

The Secretary. Mr. Stevenson.

Mr. STEVENSON rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Stevenson, how say
you f Is the respondent, Wuliam W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of a high misdemeanor as chaiged in this article f

Mr. STEVENSON. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Thurman.

Mr. THURMAN rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Thurman, how say
you f Is 'the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of
a high misdemeanor as charged in this article f

Mr. THURMAN. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Wadleigh.

Mr. WADLEIGH rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Wadleigh, how say
you f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of
a high misdemeanor as charged in this article t

Mr. WADLEIGH. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Wallace.

Mr. WALLACE rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Wallace, how say
you t Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guil ty of
a high misdemeanor as charged in this article f

Mr. WALLACE. Guilty.



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The Secrbtart. Mr. West.

Mr. WEST rose.

The PRESIDENT ^ro tempore, Mr. Senator West, how say yon f Is
the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of a high
misdemeanor as chaived in this article t

Mr. WEST. For the reasons already assigned by me in giving my
vote upon the first article, I vote "not guilty."

The Secretary. Mr. Whytb.

Mr. WHYTE rose.

The PRESIDENT yro temvore. Mr. Senator Whytb, how say you f
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of a nigh
misdemeanor as charged by this article T

Mr. WHYTE. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Windom. •

Mr. WINDOM rose.

The PRESIDENTpro tempore, Mr. Senator Windom, how say you f
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of a high
misdemeanor as charged in this article T

Mr. WINDOM. Believing the proceedings in this case to be void
for lack of Jurisdiction, ana without expressing an opinion upon the
evidence, I answer "not guilty."

The Secretary. Mr. Witi-wrs.

Mr. WrrHERS rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore. Mr. Senator Withers, how say youf
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of a high
misdemeanor as charged in this article f

Mr. WITHERS. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Wright.

Mr. WRIGHT rose.



The PRESIDENTpro tempore, Mr. Senator Wright, how say you t
Is the respondent, WlUiam W. Belknap, ffuilty
misdemeanor, as charged in this article 7



' or not guilty of a high



Mr. WRIGHT. For reasons stated in gi;nng my vote under the first
article, which reasons I need not here repeat, I vote ^* not guilty.''

The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The Secretary will read the names
of those voting.

The Secretary read the names as follows :

OinLTY— Messrs. B«vard, Booth, Cameron of PeDDsylvanift, Cookrell, Cooper,
Davis, Dawes, Dennis, Edmands, G^nlon, Hamilton, Harvey, Hitchcock, Kelly,
Keman, Key, McCreery, McDonald, Maxey, Merrimon, MitcheU, MorriJl, Nor-
wood, Oglesby, Randolph, Ransom, Bobortaon, Sarsent, SanUbnry, Shermui, Ste-
venson, Thurman, Wadleigh, Wallace, Whytiv and withers— 3«.

NOT GUILTY— Messrs. Allison, Anthony, Bontwell, Bmoe, Cameron of TVls-
Qonsin, Christianoy, Conkline. Conover, Cragin, Dorsey. Eaton, Ferry, Frelinghuy-
sen, Hamlin, Howe, Intn^ls, Jones of Nevada. Logan, McMillan, Paddock, Patter-
son, Spencer, West, Wind<Mn, and Wright^SS.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore. On this article thirty-six Senators
vote guilty and twenty-five Senators vote not gnilty. Two-thirds of
the members present not sustaining the second article, the respondent
is acquitted on this article. The Secretary will read the next article.

The Secretary read article 3, as follows :
Abticlb in.

That said WiUiAm W. Belknap was Secretary of War of the United States of
America before and daring the month of October, 1870. and continued in office as
such Secretary of War nntil the 3d day of March, 1876; that as Secretary of War
as aforesaid said Belknap had authority, nnder the laws of the United States, to
appoint a person to maintain a trading establishment at Fort Sill, a military post
oi the United States, not in the vicinity of any city or town ; that on the lOth day
of October, 1670, said Belknap, as Secretary of War as aforesaid, did, at the city of
Waahinston, in the District of Colombia, appoint one John S. Evans to mainuiin
said trading establishment at said military post and that said John S. Evans, by
virtue of said appointment, has since, till the ad day of March, 1876, maintained a
trading establisnment at said militanr post, and that said Evans, on the 8th day of
October, 1870, before he was so appointed to maintain said trading establishment
as aforesaid, and in order to procure said appointment and to be continued therein,
agreed with one Caleb P. Marsh that, in consideration that said Belknap woidd
appoint him, the said Evans, to maintain said trading establishment at said mili-
tary post, at the instance and request of said Marsh, he, the said Evans, would pay
to him a large sum of money, quarterly, in advance, from the date of his said ap-
pointment by said Belknap, to wit, $1S,000 during the year immediately fbUowing
the 10th day of October, 1870, and other large sums of money, quarterly, during each
x».^*i - ^u ij T, .-__i^ 1. ,...,^ 1 Belknap to maintain said

tay to said Marsh said sum

>intmeut, until the monUi of

that said Marsh, upon




the receipt of each of said
Yet the said ** "



' each of said payments, paia one-half thereof to him, the said Belknap.
Belknap, well Knowing these facts, and having the power to remove



retary oi war and basely prostituting his tUjgb otnce to his lust for private gain,
did unlawfully and corruptly continue said Evans in said position and permit him
to maintain said establishment at said military post during all of said ^CiJo the



of the public service : whereby the said William W. Belknap was, as Seototary of
War as aforesaid, guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors in office.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore. The Secretary will call the roll of
Senators.

The Secretary. Mr. Alcorn.

No response.

The Secretary. Mr. Allison.

Mr. ALLISON rose.

The PRESIDENT pro temoore, Mr. Senator Allison, how say you t
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, gnilty or not guilty oi high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article?

Mr. ALLISON. For the reasons already assigned, I answer ''not
guilty."



The Secretary. Mr. Anthony.

Mr. ANTHONY rose.

The PRESIDENT pro temvore, Mr. Senator Anthony, how say
youf Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, gnilty or not guilty
of high crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article?

Mr. ANTHONY. For the reason assigned in my previous vote,
that the respondent was not impeachahle, I say ''not guilty.^'

The Secretary. Mr. Barnum.

No response.

The Secretary. Mr. Bayard.

Mr. BAYARD rose.

The PRESIDENTpro tempore. Mr. Senator Bayard, how say youf
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of nigh
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article t

Mr. BAYARD. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Bogy.

No response.

The Secretary. Mr. Booth.

Mr. BOOTH rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Booth, how say you t
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article f

Mr. BOOTH. Guiltv.

The Secretary. Mr. Boutwell.

Mr. BOUTWELL rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Boutwell, how say
you f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of high crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article t

Mr. BOUTWELL. I say " not guilty," for the reasons stated by me
in connection with my vote upon the charges set forth in the first
article.

The Secretary. Mr. Bruce.

Mr. BRUCE rose.

The PRESIDENTpro tempore. Mr. Senator Bruce, how say you f
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged m this article f

Mr. BRUCE. For want of jurisdiction, I answer "not guilty."

The Secretary. Mr. Burnsidb.

No response.

The Secretary. Mr. Cameron, of Pennsylvania.

Mr. CAMERON, of Pennsylvania, rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Cameron, how say
vou f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of
nigh crimes and misdemeanors as charged in tnis article f

Mr. CAMERON, of Pennsylvania. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Cabieron, of Wisconsin.

Mr. CAMERON, of Wisconsin, rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore. Mr. Senator Cameron, how say
YOU f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, ^n^lty or not guilty of
high crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article t

Mr. CAMERON, of Wisconsin. Not ^dlty, for want of Jurisdiction.

The Secretary. Mr. Christlancy.

Mr. CHRISTIANCY rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tev^pore, Mr. Senator Christlancy, how say
you f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of high crimes and misdemeanors as charged in thi& article t

Mr. CHRISTIANCY. For the reasons I have already given in ref-
erence to the first article and for the further reason that neither this
article nor any other article of the impeachment could be held good
under the statute upon a motion in arrest of judgment in any crim-
inal court, omitting, as it does, to charge the intent required by the
statute, and, therefore, no statutory oSense being charged and no
proof of such intent being of anjravaU where it is not charged in the
articles, and there being no article appropriate to an impeachable
offense independent of the statute, I answer "not guilty."

The Secretary. Mr. Clayton.

No response.

The Secretary. Mr. Cockrbll.

Mr. COCKRELL rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Cockrell, how say
you f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, gnilty or not guilty
of high crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article f

Mr. COCKRELL. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Conkong.

Mr.CONKLINGrose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Conklino, how savyou t
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, gnilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article?

Mr. CONKLING. To vote guilty on this impeachment I must on
m^ oath find three things : first, that impeachment will lie against a
private citizen holding no civil office ; second, that the acts charged
are impeachable ; and third, that they are proved. I cannot find the
first of these things, and therefore I must vote " not guilty," in which
vote I consider no quesMon except the first one, — the question of Ju-
risdiction.

The Secretary. Mr. Conover.

Mr. CONOVER rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Conover, how say
you f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, gnilty or not guilty
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Mr. CONOVER. Notgnilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Cooper.

Mr. COOPER rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Cooper, how say you t
la the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of iigh
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article f

Mr. COOPER. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Craoin.

Mr. CRAGIN rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore. Mr. Senator Craoin, how say you f
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article T

Mr. CRAGIN. My Judgment tells me to vote " not ^ilty^" for the
reason that I am of opinion that the Senate has no Jurisdiction to try
or convict said Belknap on any charges whatsoever, because he is not,
and was not at the time of his impeachment by the House of Repre-
sentatives, a civil officer within the meaning of the Constitution of
the United States.

The Secretary. Mr. Davis.

Mr. DAVIS rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Davis, how say you t
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article f

Mr. DAVIS. GuUty.

The Secretary. Mr. Dawes.

Mr. DAWES rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Dawes, how say you f
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in t£is article f

Mr. DAWES. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Dennis.

Mr. DENNIS rose.

The PRESIDENTpro tempore, Mr. Senator Dennis, how say you T
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article t

Mr. DENNIS. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Dorsey.

Mr. DORSEY rose.

The PRESIDENToro tempore, Mr. Senator Dorsey, how say you f
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article t .

Mr. DORSEY. For the reason I assigned in voting on the preced-
ing articles, I repeat the vote "not guilty."

The Secretary. Mr. Eaton.

Mr. EATON rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Eaton, how say you f
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article f

Mr. EATON. Not g[ui]ty. I am governed in this vote by the same
reasons which I gave in announcing my vote on the iirst article.

The Secretary. Mr. Edmunds.

Mr. EDMUNDS rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Edmunds, how say
you T Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of high crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article t

Mr. EDMUNDS. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Ferry.

Mr. FERRY rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Ferry, how say you t
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeauors as charged in thts article f

Mr. FERRY. For a like reason to that given on articles 1 and 2 —
a want of jurisdiction — I vote " not guilty."

The Secretary. Mr. Freunghuysen.

Mr. FREUNGHUYSEN rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Freunghuysen, how
say you f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of high crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article f

Mr. FRELINGHUYSEN. For the reasons I have already given,
"notguUty."

The Secretary. Mr. Goldthwaite.

No response.

The Secretary. Mr. Gordon.

Mr. GORDON rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Gordon, how say yout
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article T

Mr. GORDON. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Hamilton.

Mr." HAMILTON rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tetnpore, Mr. Senator Hamilton, how say
you 1 Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of high crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article f

Mr. HAMILTON. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Hamun.

Mr. HAMLIN rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Hamlin, how say you t
Is the resjiondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and miMlcmeanors as charged in this article f



Mr. HAMLIN. For reasons given upon the first article, " not guilty."

The Secretary. Mr. Harvey.

Mr. HARVEY rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Harvey, how say you t
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article f

Mr. HARVEY. For the reasons stated in connection with my vote
on the first article, I vote on this article " guilty."

The Secretary. Mr. Hitchcock.

Mr. HITCHCOCK rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Hitchcock, how say
vou f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, ^ilty or not guilty of
high crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article f
• Mr. HITCHCOCK. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Howe.

Mr. HOWE rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Howe, how say you t
Is the respondent, Wuliam W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of higtf
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article f

Mr. HOWE. Notffuilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Ingalls.

Mr. INGALLS rose.

The PRESIDENTpro tempore. Mr. Senator Ingalls, how say you f
Is the respondent^ William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article t

Mr. INGALLS. For the same reasons and upon the same grounds
heretofore assigned, I answer ''not guilty."

The Secretary. Mr. Johnston.

No response.

The Secretary. Mr. Jones, of Florida.

No response.

The Secretary. Mr. Jones, of Nevada.

Mr. JONES, of Nevada, rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Jones, how say yout
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article f

Mr. JONES, of Nevada. Not guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Kelly.

Mr. KELLY rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore. Mr. Senator Kelly, how say you T
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article f

Mr. KELLY. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Kernan.

Mr. KERNAN rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Kernan, how say you T
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, ^ilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this articlef

Mr. KERNAN. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Key.

Mr. KEY rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore. Mr. Senator Key, how say you t Is
the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this icicle f

Mr. KEY. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Logan.

Mr. LOGAN rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore. Mr. Senator Logan, how say you f
Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of high
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this articlef

Mr. LOGAN. Mr. President, this proceeding being in direct oppo-
sition to the well-established construction of the Constitution of the
United States for over three-quarters of a century, and believing that
it was never contempla^ed by the framers of our fundamental law
that private citizens should be arraigned and tried before the Senate
of the United States on articles of impeachment in order to follow
old English precedents, but that this was one of the things intended
to be avoided, and for the reasons heretofore given for my vote on
the first article, I vote "not guilty."

The Secretary. Mr. McCeeery.

Mr. McCREERY rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore. Mr. Senator McCrbery, how say
you f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of high crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article f

Mr. McCREERY. GuUty.

The Secretary. Mr. McDonald.

Mr. Mcdonald rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator McDonald, how say
you f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of high crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article T

Mr. Mcdonald. Guuty.

The Secretary. Mr. McMillan.

Mr. McMillan rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator McMillan, how say
you f Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of high crimes and misdemeanors 86 charged m this article f

Mr. McMillan. Not guilty, for want of jurisdiction.

The Secretary. Mr. Maxey.

Mr. MAXEY rose.



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The PRESir^ENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Maxey, how say you t
Is the respondent, William \V. Belknap, guilty or not guilty of nigh
crimes and misdemeanors as charged in this article?

Mr. MAXEY. GuUty.

The Secretary. Mr. Merrimon.

Mr. MERRIMON rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore. Mr. Senator Merrimon, how say
you t Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of high crimes and misdemeanors aa charged in tnis article t

Mr. MERRIMON. Guilty.

The Secretary. Mr. Mitchell.

Mr. MITCHELL rose.

The PRESIDENT pro tempore, Mr. Senator Mitchell, how say
you t Is the respondent, William W. Belknap, guilty or not guilty
of high crimes and misdemeanors as chai'ged in this article t



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