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Associated Press dispatches. Congressional proceedings. Washington, December 12. --Senate.--Mr. Davis, of Kentucky, offered a resolution, which was referred to the Judiciary Committee, declaring that whereas there is no longer rebellion in the limits of the United States, therefore the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus is restored in every State. The Senate resumed the consideration of the House resolution providing for the appointment of a joint committee of fifteen to inquire into the condition of the States which formed the so- called Confederacy, and report whether they, or any of them, are entitled to be represented in either House of Congress. The resolution was amended and passed — ayes, 33; nays, 11. The Senate then adjourned. House of Representatives.The Speaker submitted a communication from the Governor Virginia, enclosing an act of the General Assembly in favor of the repeal of the act giving the consent of the Legislature of Virginia for formin
From Georgia. New York, December 12. --The steamer Herman Livingston, from Savannah 9th instant, has arrived. Hon. Alexander H. Stephens peremptorily declines the candidacy for the United States Senate. Hon. C. J. Jenkins, recently elected Governor of Georgia, sent a communication to the Legislature on the 8th instant declining the inauguration at present. Nothing is said in the proclamation about the election of Governor. The Savannah Herald contains Provisional Governor Johnson's message to the Legislature, in which he entreats them to bring forward their prejudices and animosities and offer them as a sacrifice on the altar of our common country, that we may once more present the happy spectacle of brothers. The House of Representatives has instructed the Judiciary Committee to report a bill securing to persons of color the right of property, the right to sue and be sued, and to testify in the courts.
Death of General Morris. Baltimore, December 12. --General Morris, commanding at Fort McHenry, died to-day.
Failure of a Banking firm. St. Louis, December 12. --Laude, Jersey & Co., bankers, suspended payment and closed their doors to-day.
New York markets. New York, December 12. --Flour has declined 10@20 per barrel. Wheat dull. Corn firm; sales 80,000 bushels yellow Southern at 90@93 Beef and pork firm. Whisky steady. Cotton dull; sales of 1,400 bales at 47@48 Naval stores quiet. Freights dull. Gold, 144⅞
Baltimore markets. Baltimore, December 12. --Flour very heavy for common; high grades unchanged. Wheat drooping. Corn dull — white, 80; yellow, 77@78 Cloverseed lower — sales at $8.12. Provisions dull. Sugars have a downward tendency. Whisky dull, at $2.3
Memphis market. Memphis, December 12. --The cotton market is depressed: sales at 40@43
From Kentucky. Louisville, December 12. --In the Senate, the joint resolution to proceed to the ratification of the Constitutional Amendment was laid over under the rules.
By Johnson's Independent agency. from Washington. Washington, December 12. --This reconstruction resolution agreed to in the Union caucus last night will probably pass the Senate without long debate. House Committee on the District of Columbia was purposely made up with a majority of men known to favor equal suffrage here. The proposition introduced into the House to charge upon the National Treasury all war expenses of the States meets with opposition in the Treasury Department. Hundreds of millions are involved in the settlement of these claims. The Conservatives claim the result of the caucus of Republican Senators yesterday as a triumph, which will be followed by the admission of the Tennessee delegation. The War Department has taken steps to repair damages to levees on the lower Mississippi river, on the ground that Louisiana and Mississippi are under martial law. General Robert Mitchell, of West Virginia, has been appointed Governor of New Mexico.