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duced a resolution instructing the Committee on Ways and Means to inquire into the expediency of adopting a preamble and resolutions declaring, in substance, that the present incumbent of the Treasury Department should no longer be retained in said Department, but that some other individual of proper ability as a financier, more likely to be successful in administering the affairs of said Department, and more likely to command the public confidence, should be appointed in his place. Mr. Barksdale, of Miss, moved to lay the resolution upon the table. Mr. Foote demanded the ayes and noes, and the House refused to lay on the table — ayes 87, noes 45. Mr. Swan, of Tenn, offered an amendment, declaring that it is the prerogative of the President, by and with the consent of the Senate, to make such appointments as he shall see proper in the several Departments. The resolutions were postponed and ordered to be printed. The House, in Committee of the Whole, (Mr. Sexto