That our commissioners at Washington are hereby instructed to use every effort to prevent the adoption of the Crittenden Compromise, or any similar proposition, by the Convention now in session in Washington.Passed,—yeas 112, nays 27; and the Governor was requested to forward a copy to each of the commissioners. After the adjournment of the House, the members retained their seats, and the Clerk read the following communication:— Extract from the Proceedings of the House of Representatives of South Carolina, Jan. 23, 1861.
March 19. In the House.—Mr. Tyler, of Boston, from the Committee on Finance, reported a resolve relating to the equipment of troops for active service in a new draft, reducing the sum from $35,000 to $25,000; which, on motion of Mr. Jewell, of Boston, was referred to the Committee on the Militia, with instructions ‘to inquire and report whether any contracts have been made or liabilities incurred in regard to any of the ’