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16th, and finally recommitted to the committee, together with all the amendments that had been proposed.
On the same day (14th), Mr. George T. Davis, of Greenfield, introduced a bill to prevent hostile invasions of other States; the purpose of which was to prevent, by fine and imprisonment, persons who should set on foot any unlawful scheme, military or naval, to invade any State or Territory of the Union.
This was referred to the Committee on Federal Relations, but never was passed.
Jan. 18. In the Senate.—Mr. Cole, of Berkshire, from the Committee on Federal Relations, reported a series of resolutions, the purport of which was, to stand by the Union, and tendering to the President of the United States such aid, in men and money, as he may require.
On motion of Mr. Northend, of Essex, the rules were suspended, and the resolves passed the Senate by a unanimous vote.
On the same day, Mr. Parker, of Worcester, introduced in the House a new militia bill, which was referred to