York, Doorkeeper; T. H. Stockton, Chaplain, and Wm. S. King, of Minnesota, Postmaster.
Mr. Richardson, of Illinois, offered a resolution that the name of Stirling Morton be substituted for that of Samuel B. Daly, as the delegate from Nebraska Territory.
He said that Mr. Morton had been elected to the position he claimed in OcMr. Morton had been elected to the position he claimed in October last, and received his commission according to law from the Governor.
Six months later, or in April last, the Governor pretended to have discovered an error in the returns, by which Mr. Daly was chosen, and he revoked the commission previously issued to Mr. Morton.
This act of Governor Black, he contended, was a gross Mr. Morton.
This act of Governor Black, he contended, was a gross usurpation of power — a usurpation of the constitutional privileges of this body.
The Governor had no shadow of right to re-open again the canvass of an election he had already legally determined, and to concede such a right was to invest him with a most dangerous power.
Martin F. Conway, of Kansas, contended that the Govern