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.
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.