Censure on the point of us having been had

Previous gag rule application:

Resolved, That the Hon. John Quincy Adams, by an effort to present a petition from slaves, has committed a gross contempt of this House.

Resolved, That the member from Massachusetts, above-named, by creating the impression, and leaving the House under such impression, that said petition was for the abolition of slavery, when he knew it was not, has trifled with the House.

Resolved, That the Hon. John Quincy Adams receive the censure of this House for his conduct referred to in the preceding resolutions.

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