urpose of these resolutions were, in the opinion of your committee, to secure, if possible, through the instrumentality of Maryland, peace to our distracted country, and if failing in that, then a cessation of hostilities on the part of the armies of the Federal and Confederate troops until Congress should express its opinion on the subject.
These purposes being defeated by the movements of Federal troops on Virginia, and an active commencement of hostilities, we have considered our mission as ended; and therefore have not left authorized on the part of the sovereign State of Maryland to present a request which has in advance been repudiated.
The dignity of the State as well as self-respect seemed to demand this of us.
All of which is respectfully submitted.
John B. Brooke,
G. W. Goldsborough,
Gro. H. Morgan,
Without transacting any further business, the House adjourned until to-morrow.
The Senate organized and immediately adjourned.
is given, in which the members from one to four attached to their names indicates the intensity of secession principles.
Among them we find the following bad cases: R. M. Denison, 4; J. W. Dennis, 4; John B. Brown, 4; G. W. Goldsborough, 4; Barnes Compton, 3; H. M. Warfield, 3; T. Parkin Scott, 3; S. Teackle Wallis, 3; W. H. Legg, 3; G. Kilborn, 3.
In the Senate — Franklin Whittaker, 4; Coleman Yellott, 4; Thos. J. McKaig, 3; Teagle Townshend, 3.
Suggestions of arrest — the Altered Compliah H. Gordon and William B. Bernard; Anne Arundel, B. Allen Welch, McCubbin, E. G. Kilbourn, Calvert, James T. Briscoe and Benjamin Parran; Caroline, G. W. Goldsborough; Carroll, Bernard Mills; Cecil, James M. Maxwell and W. Miller; Charles, Barnes Compton, Frederick, Andrew Kessler, Jr., Thomas J. Claggett, N. E. Salmon, and John A. Johnson; Howard, John R. Brown; Kent, Philip F. Raisin; Prince George's, E. Pliny Bryan, Richard Wooten, Ethan A. Jones; Montgomery, Howard Griffith; Queen Anne, W