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, and without judge or jury. Mr. Curtis denied the assertion. He denied that this bill was one of coercion. Mr. Burnett asked whether the purpose of Republicans under this bill was to reinforce the forts in seceding States, now held by thed that his purpose was to support the Constitution as it is, until some power was vested in him to do otherwise. Mr. Burnett desired to know if it was the purpose of his party to reinforce the forts and recapture the property taken by seceding country. He denied that the States were out of the Union-- they were still children of the same common country. Mr. Burnett was compelled to agree with the gentlemen from Virginia in regarding the passage of this bill as a foregone conclusionw fit to abuse his power, there was no power to prevent him or to restrain him. After the close of the remarks of Mr. Burnett, Mr. Corwin moved to postpone the further consideration of the bill until Thursday next, at 1 o'clock. This was a