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[341] to carry out the provisions of the sixth section of these resolutions.

In accordance with the last resolution, Messrs. Clements and Collins were appointed a Committee to proceed to Washington and present a petition, which was read by the Secretary, and opened for signers.

During the signing of the petition the band played National and other airs, to the great satisfaction of all present.

On motion it was

Resolved, That Government be requested to administer the oath to our city authorities, and in the event of refusal by them to subscribe to the same, that legal steps be taken to remove them.

On motion the meeting adjourned, and, headed by the band, a large concourse of citizens formed in procession, and marched through the principal streets.

Johannes Watson, President. R. G. Staples, Secretary.

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