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debate on a motion to suspend the rules, which was lost,—yeas 104, nays 65, not two-thirds,—the House adjourned. Tuesday, Feb. 5. In the House.—The Senate resolves for the appointment of commissioners were, on motion of Mr. Davis, of Greenfield,l take effect upon its passage. The resolves to appoint commissioners to attend a convention to be held in Washington, Feb. 5, were approved by the Governor, and were as follows:— Whereas, the Commonwealth of Massachusetts is desirous of a fall be at all times under the control, and subject to the approval or rejection, of the Legislature. On the same day, Feb. 5, the Governor, with the consent of the Council, appointed the following named gentlemen as commissioners:— Hon. John Z order of merit. A very large and respectable meeting of the citizens of Boston was held in Faneuil Hall, on the 5th of February, to indorse the resolutions of Mr. Crittenden, of Kentucky, in favor of a compromise with the South. J. Thomas S
of the United-States Senate. Dr. Bell for many years had charge of the McLean Asylum for the Insane, in Somerville, and was at the head of his profession in that branch of medical science. His figure was tall and commanding; his face was eminently handsome and pleasant. On the 3d of August, 1861, while with his regiment at the front, he was appointed brigade-surgeon by President Lincoln, and was placed on the staff of General Joseph Hooker. About four o'clock, on the wintry morning of February 5, under his canvas shelter at Camp Baker, two miles from Budd's Ferry, on the Potomac, Dr. Bell was taken suddenly ill; and about nine o'clock, on the evening of the 1lth, he passed peacefully away for ever. We shall have occasion to refer again to this distinguished person in the next chapter. April 19.—General John S. Tyler, commanding the Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company, tenders, by vote of the corps, their services for coast defence. The Massachusetts Bible Society offers a
ions of the Fifth Cavalry left Readville Camp, for Washington, on the 5th of May; Major Horace N. Weld, having command of the First, and Major Charles Francis Adams, Jr., of the Second; left Boston, May 6. The Third Battalion, under command of Major Henry P. Bowditch, left Readville, for Washington, on the 8th of May. The regiment was commanded by Colonel Henry S. Russell. The Eleventh Company of Light Artillery, commanded by Captain Edward J. Jones, left Readville Camp for Washington, Feb. 5. The Fourteenth Company of Light Artillery, under command of Captain Joseph W. B. Wright, left Readville Camp for Washington, April 4. The Sixteenth Company of Light Artillery, under command of Captain Henry D. Scott, left Readville Camp for Washington, April 19. These light batteries joined the Army of the Potomac. Four companies of heavy artillery were raised and forwarded to Fortress Monroe, March 7: one commanded by Captain John Pickering, one by Captain Lyman B. Whiton, and