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d he felt bound to say something on the subject. George Wythe had said, in the Virginia Convention, more than half a century ago, that met for the consideration of the Federal Constitution, "that the freedom of the press was one of the greatest bulwarks of liberty, and should not be violated." Mr. Foote denounced the proposition to detail editors as tyrannical, and an attempt to muzzle the press. Abraham Lincoln would not have dared to send in such a proposition to the Federal Congress. As for himself (Mr. Foote), he would never give his consent to any such measure as to put the press under the power of the President. Mr. Marshall, of Kentucky, endeavored to modify the resolution so as to declare that the present limit allowed to exemptions of members of the press is sufficiently narrow, and ought not to be altered; but Mr. Barksdale, of Mississippi, refused to permit the matter to be further discussed, and it was referred to the Military Committee. Adjourned.