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The Daily Dispatch: March 18, 1861., [Electronic resource], The African slave trade in the British Parliament. (search)
From the Confederated States. Montgomery, Ala.,March 17. --The Congress, to-day, confirmed the nominations of the District Judges as follows: A. G. McGrath, of S, C,; H. R. Jackson, of Ga.; Wm. Lanier Harris, of Miss.; Thos. J. Semmes, of La.; John Hemphill, of Texas; Jesse J. Finley, of Fla.; McQueen McIntosh, Judge of the Admiralty Courts, of Key West; David Hubbard, of Ala., Commissioner of Indian Affairs; Alexander B. Withall, of Ala., Register of the Treasury; Bolling Baker, of Ga. Auditor in the Treasury. The Congress meets again to-night. The Convention adopted a resolution to adjourn on Wednesday. It passed an ordinance altering the free banking act, which substitutes stocks of Confederate States for United States. The stocks allow issue of two for one. Foreign citizens and corporations not allowed to hold stock. Two members of Congress have been elected to supply resignations. H. C. Jones, of Lanerdas, and Nich. Davis, of Madison, are elected.