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ion as a slave State, is advocated by the more conservative Republicans, but will not, in all probability, be adopted. the following resolutions, offered by Mr. Toombs, were voted on, the Republicans all voting in the negative, and the resolutions were defeated under the rule: First.--That the people of the United States of one State against another. For this provision the Republicans were all willing to vote, but in consequence of an amendment engrafted on the proposition by Mr. Toombs, extending the principle to any act against the laws of nations, the Republicans voted against it, and it was lost under the rule. Mr. Toombs submitted anoMr. Toombs submitted another resolution, to the effect that fugitive slaves shall be surrendered under the law of 1850, without being entitled to writ of habeas corpus, or trial by jury, or obstruction of any law by State legislation. Against this Mr. Seward and all his friends voted. No action was taken on the programme of Mr. Douglas. It see
Washington. [special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Washington, Dec. 27, 1860. Seward's proposition about dividing the Territories and admitting them as States immediately, as given in my telegraphic dispatch of yesterday, seems to be yet unkown to the papers. I see they do not mention it this morning. But my informant assures me that he received it from a most reliable source — from Winter Davis, and from two gentlemen more trustworthy than he. I passed Senators Hunter and Toombs yesterday as they were walking down from the Capitol after the session of the Committee of Thirteen. Their faces were clouded and sad. If Seward submitted his proposal, they doubtless considered it as a "Yankee trick," in which no confidence was to be placed. They, and the people of Virginia as well, cannot forget that the Northern presses have declared, in language most positive, that any concessions made now will be "snatched back" the moment our troubles are over. Bailey is in jail