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Washington, Feb. 4.
--Senate.--Mr. Hale introduced a resolution inquiring as to the seizure of the Mint, Custom-House, &c., at New Orleans.

Messrs. Slidell and Benjamin, after well timed remarks, withdrew from the Senate; their State having seceded.

Mr. Clingman 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 members.

Mr. Hale said if war came, the North would have to take care of the traitors in their midst.

Mr. Lane inquired who Hale meant?

Mr. Hale replied those alluded to by Mr. Clingman as intending to fight against the Republicans.

Mr. Lane said those men would fight against Republicanism in behalf of the Constitution and State's-Rights and should not be called traitors.

The bill organizing Pike's Peak as the Territory of Colorado, was passed.

House.--The House admitted the Commissioners from the Border States to the floor.

Mr. McClernand 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 Adjourned.

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