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The Inauguration Panic--Assistant Secretary of State--Mr. Crittenden, &c.

Washington, March 6.
--Several days anterior to the 4th of March, General Scott and others received telegrams cautioning them against a gunpowder plot at the Capitol on the inauguration day. He caused the Capitol police to make diligent search, but no discoveries were made.

Fred. W. Seward has been confirmed Assistant Secretary of State to his father.

Norman B. Judd, of Ill., (the omnipresent Judd.) has been nominated Minister to Berlin.

It is generally believed Mr. Crittenden, of Ky., will be nominated to-day for the vacant Judgeship of the Supreme Court.

Mr. Chase accepts the Secretaryship of the Treasury.

The Southern Confederation Commissioners have arrived, and will make the object of their mission known to the President on Tuesday next.

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