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o, that the Finance Committee inquire into the expediency of extending the time wherein may be exchanged for new issue, old issue notes held by citizens or soldiers who are, or until recently have been, prisoners in the hands of the enemy. Mr. Semmes, of Louisiana, offered a resolution, which was agreed to, requesting the President to inform the Senate whether or not the alms-house of the city of Richmond, heretofore occupied as a hospital for sick and wounded officers of the army, has been diverted from such use, and, if so, the reasons therefore, and whether adequate provision has been made for the comfortable accommodation of such officers. Mr. Semmes also offered a resolution, which was agreed to, directing the Judiciary Committee to inquire into the expediency of establishing a Confederate court for that part of Louisiana east of the Mississippi river during the war. The bill to provide supplies for the army and prescribe the mode of impressments, reported back from
Later from Europe. The steamship Asia, from Liverpool on the 13th, brings two days later news from Europe: Captain Semmes received the crew of his new Alabama, the Sea King, on board that vessel off Madeira. The men were shipped in Liverpool. On their joining the Sea King, Semmes made an address, explaining the nature of the duties expected from them by the rebel Government. At the conclusion of his remarks, a row ensued on deck, after which thirty-six men out of one hundred refuseSemmes made an address, explaining the nature of the duties expected from them by the rebel Government. At the conclusion of his remarks, a row ensued on deck, after which thirty-six men out of one hundred refused to go with him, and returned to Liverpool in the Laurel. The London journals publish the correspondence between the British Consul at Bahia, Brazil, and the Governor of the Province on the Florida case. Influenced by the perusal of the official papers, some of the London journals renew their angry protests against the action of the commander of the Wachusett. Others of these papers express the hope that due reparation will be made by the United States Government. La France, of Pari