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From Washington.

Washington, Dec. 27.
--The House Select Committee has rejected Mr. Rust's proposition for the extension of the Missouri Compromise line to the Pacific. All the Republicans, and Henry Winter Davis, of Maryland, voted against it. Other schemes are pending.

Col. Myers and Capt. Dunnevent, of South Carolina, and Major Wayne, of Georgia, officers U. S. A., have resigned. The South Carolina postmasters are continually sending in their resignations, saying that they are out of the Union.

The address proposing a Convention of the border slave States at Baltimore, meets with general approval of the representatives therefrom, and has received numerous signatures.

The Senate Committee of Thirteen meets again to-morrow. Crittenden is more hopeful of a good result.

The Administration having received a dispatch relative to the movements of Major Anderson, the Cabinet has been in session all day, and is still sitting to-night.

Circulars for a caucus of the members of the following States, to be held to-night, on national affairs, has been issued: Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, Maryland, Virginia, Delaware, Arkansas, Missouri, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Ohio, Indiana, Illinois and Iowa. The members express a belief of their ability to fix upon a plan of preventing the secession of the Cotton States and restore harmony.

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