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the resolution, to read: "That, in the judgment of the Senate, a reconstruction of the Cabinet would increase the confidence of the country" Senator Sherman objected because this was too broad; that Secretary Chase would resign at once if that was passed. Senator Fessenden then amended it to read: "A partial reconstruction," and upon that the resolution passed, and a committee of seven was formed Afterwards Senators Howard and Harris were added, making it nine. On Thursday Senator Ring informed Mr. Seward of the action of the Senate, and he and Assistant Secretary Seward at once sent to the President their resignations. On Thursday evening the committee of nine waited on the President and laid the matter before him. No result was arrived at but speeches were made by the enemies of Mr. Seward, in which he was denounced in unmeasured terms. The committee retired and left the matter in the hands of the President, believing that it was all right. The committee from th