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make a permanent or temporary arrangement in reference to the officers of our Post-Office and Custom-House, and that they shall report thereon. Speech of Judge Magrath. The following is the speech made by Judge Magrath on Wednesday, in reply to Chancellor Dunkin: Mr. Magrath said — If we were now in a condition of pJudge Magrath on Wednesday, in reply to Chancellor Dunkin: Mr. Magrath said — If we were now in a condition of profound peace and about to inaugurate this act of secession of South Carolina, from a brotherhood of States in a condition of good will and good wishes, that resolution would be proper and necessary. But when we are about to consummate this great act without the good will and wishes of many of the States of this Confederacy, it isMr. Magrath said — If we were now in a condition of profound peace and about to inaugurate this act of secession of South Carolina, from a brotherhood of States in a condition of good will and good wishes, that resolution would be proper and necessary. But when we are about to consummate this great act without the good will and wishes of many of the States of this Confederacy, it is important that South Carolina should know if the rights claimed in behalf of this Government were to be exercised. Would it be well to inquire whether she shall defer her rights to be exercised within the limits of her own State?--The President of the United States affirms it to be his right, his constitutional duty, and high obl<
a debate followed on inserting "high" before the word office, and omitting the words " of this State" at the end. Mr. Withers offered a clause that "every officer appointed shall take the following oath." He said it was implied, according to some authorities, that no other oaths shall be taken. The ordinance was adopted unanimously. The Convention is now at its second ballot for three Commissioners to go to Washington. R. W. Barnwell was elected one on the first ballot. A. G. Magrath and J. L. Orr stand the best chances among their competitors for the other two. Hon. Caleb Cushing, of Mass., arrived last night, remained five hours, and departed for Washington. Rumors are various as to his mission here. The Legislature to-day changed the name of the Committee on Federal to "Foreign" Relations. It also appointed a committee to report the design of a State flag. A grand procession of Minute Men took place to-day. It included several thousand Minute Men