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[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch] the President's Message — its reception-- Mr. Cobb's resignation, "c. Washington, Dec. 4. --The President's Message is thought to be the ablest Mr. Buchanan ever se but it satisfies neither the North or the South--it blows hot and cold — opposes the right of secession, but advocates anything but coercion, Mr. Boteler's committee of one from, each State, to consider the Message, will be packed by Speaker Pennington, and decided Southern sentimave no one to represent it. Its conclusions will be of no value.--The signs apparent are more and more for discussion. New York is alive to the crisis, but the rural districts of the North think it all summery, and refuse to yield an inch. Mr. Cobb's resignation to-morrow will be accompanied by an address opposing the President's views concerning secession. Judge Black, at present Attorney General, will be nominated for the vacancy on the bench of the Supreme Court, caused by the deat
Mr. Boteler said he had specially avoided saying now the committee should be appointed. The Speaker said the rules provided. Mr.--declined voting, because his State had called a Convention. Mr. Houston, of Alabama, said he would do all he could, to accomplish unity and friendship, and would vote. Mr. Davis, of Mississippi, said it was necessary the Message should be referred somewhere, and he favored a select committee. Mr. Moore, of Alabama, declined voting. Mr. Cobb, of Alabama, would vote for the resolution. Mr. Miles, of South Carolina, said his State was out of the Confederacy, excepting a mere form yet to be gone through with, and that his delegation took no interest in the question. Mr. Pugh, of Alabama, said his State was going to follow South Carolina on the 10th of December, and he declined to vote. The result of the vote on the adoption of the first portion of the resolution was — ayes 11 nays 38. The House agreed to Sherma