terday, day and night session, was read.
The Speaker laid before the House several reports which were referred to appropriate committees.
Mr. Boteler, of Virginia, introduced a resolution requesting the President of the United States, if not incompatible with the public interest, to communicate to the House copies of all correspondence between this Government and the Government of Pennsylvania since the year 1853, in relation to American claims against the Government and citizens of Pennsylvania.
The resolution was agreed to.
Mr. Cox, of Ohio, introduced an amendment to the Senate bill providing a Government for the region of Pike's Peak, under the name of the Territory of Colorado.
The amendment was ordered to be printed.
A number of memorials in favor of the preservation of the Union on a compromise basis were presented.
Mr. Davis, of Massachusetts, called up a bill for the relief of S. H. Wright.
Objection being made, the bill was laid over.