MVB Senate remarks on the Cumberland Road bill, 18 May 1826
THURSDAY, MAY 18, 1826.
The bill from the House for the preservation and repair of Cumberland Road, was read the first time, and on the question shall the bill be read a second time, a long discussion took place, in which Messrs. TAZEWELL, BENTON, HARRISON, SMITH, HENDRICKS, FINDLAY, MACON, KANE, BERRIEN, EATON, ROWAN, HOLMES, NOBLE, VAN BUREN, CHAMBERS, and WHITE, took part.
The question was decided in the affirmative, by yeas and nays, as follows:
The vote was 23-15. MVB voted with the minority.