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arker, of Worcester, moved to reconsider the vote by which the bill was passed. Placed on the orders of the day. Saturday, Feb. 2. In the House.—The motion to reconsider the vote by which the Militia bill was ordered to be engrossed was carried; n, the motion to suspend the rules prevailed; and the bill took its several readings, and was ordered to be engrossed. Feb. 2.—The Senate debated the resolves for the appointment of seven commissioners to proceed to Washington to confer with the Gbe stopped by batteries, seemed to render that route impracticable. A meeting was held in the Governor's room on the 2d of February, and was adjourned to the 6th, at which Major-Generals Sutton, Morse, and Andrews, of the State militia; Colonel Thaycircumstances that may arise hereafter; rail being preferred, if practicable. Immediately after the meeting on the 2d of February, Governor Andrew detailed Colonel Ritchie, of his staff, to visit Washington, to confer confidentially with the Massa
ng upon what he regarded as the delay of the War Department in the employment of colored troops. The decision originally made by Mr. Stanton could not be reversed, as he regarded the letter of Mr. Copeland as a personal insult. On the second day of February, a letter was written by Mr. George Winslow, of Boston, to the Governor, in which he informs him that the pirate Alabama was reported, Jan. 24, two hundred miles east of Hatteras, steering north; while the Vanderbilt sailed Jan. 30, the sk to their regiments, the service would be benefited. It is a great eyesore to me to see so many young officers here on recruiting service, but, in fact, doing nothing of the least use to the country or of advantage to themselves. On the 2d of February, the Adjutant-General wrote a letter to Major-General Wool, commanding the Eastern Department, with headquarters at New York, calling his attention to the matters complained of in the extract given above. The letter sets forth that there wer