Washington, Feb. 4.
introduced a resolution inquiring as to the seizure of the Mint, Custom-House, &c., at New Orleans.
, after well timed remarks, withdrew from the Senate; their State having seceded.
sustained the claims of the South
to the elements of a powerful nation.--He read from English journals to prove her independence would be recognized by England
He denounced coercion.
He alluded feelingly to the vacant seats of the Southern
said if war came, the North
would have to take care of the traitors in their midst.
inquired who Hale
replied those alluded to by Mr. Clingman
as intending to fight against the Republicans.
said those men would fight against Republicanism in behalf of the Constitution
's-Rights and should not be called traitors.
The bill organizing Pike
's Peak as the Territory of Colorado
, was passed.
admitted the Commissioners
from the Border States
to the floor.
endeavored, but failed, to introduce a resolution of inquiry as to the seizure of the Mint, &c., at New Orleans.
The Deficiency bill was taken up. The $300,000 for the Chiriqui grant was rejected, and the $135,000 for Wendell
's printing establishment.
Pending the vote on its passage, the House