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perience in such matters, be authorized to execute the contract. Mr. Staples moved as an amendment that the subject be referred to a committee of five. Mr. Wise maintained that any change in the resolution would be out of order. Mr. Clemens, rising to a question of order, said the motion of the gentleman from Middleent of the sound and conservative people throughout the United States that it was the duty of the Government to recognize them as sovereign and independent. Mr. Wise alluded to his struggles ten years ago, at this capital, to secure for the Western men the right of equal representation. White this struggle was going on, he of presenting an ultimatum to the North, to last until the 1st of July, when, if it were refused, let the State go out, and take the Constitution with her. Mr. Wise regretted that his sentiment of fighting in the Union had been the cause of making any in the Northwest willing to submit to the wrongs which they now suffer.--H