Montgomery, Ala., March 6.
offered a resolution instructing the Judiciary Committee to inquire into the expediency of prohibiting the importation of slaves into the Southern Confederacy from the United States
, except those owned by persons emigrating for settlement and residence.
The Congress then went into secret session.
The Southern Congress, in Executive session, confirmed the nomination of John H. Reagan
, of Texas
, as Postmaster-General
, in place of Elliott
, of Miss.
, who declined.