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Resolved, further, That this resolution be spread upon the Journals of this House. The Committee of Thirty-three. The Committee of Thirty-three will not be called together by Mr. Corwin before Tuesday next. His reason for this delay is said to have been to allow time for the Southern members to consult as to the demands they shall make of the Committee, and also for the Republicans to consult as to what they shall yield.--He also desires the House to act on the application of Mr. Hawkins, of Florida, to be excused from serving. Mr. Boyce, of South Carolina, will also, it is said, make a similar application, and an exciting debate may be expected on these applications to-morrow morning. The House, it is thought, will not excuse either of them, though, of course, they cannot be compelled to attend the meetings of the Committee. All the other members from the Southern States will serve on the Committee. The efforts on the part of the secessionists to get Mr. Houston, of
l one. If Federal coercion be used, the Union is shattered to fragments. The remedy lies in the heart of the people. The South is prepared to do justice. The repeal of the Personal Liberty bills is but of little account — the only remedy is in the hearts of the people. He would resist Federal coercion, and argued against its constitutionality. The debate was continued at great length, and pending a motion to postpone the resolution till Monday, the Senate adjourned. House.--Mr. Hawkins explained at length why he could not serve on the Boteler committee, and in the course of his remarks he bitterly attacked the unfair construction of the committee. He was particularly severe on Winter Davis, who, he said, did not represent the sentiment of his State. He gave fair warning that Mississippi, Alabama, Florida, Georgia and South Carolina would certainly secede, and Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas certainly follow. The selection of the members of the committee tended to disgr