he leader of his party in the House.
The leader of the opposition was Hon. Caleb Cushing, of Newburyport, formerly member of Congress, and the Attorney-General of the United States under President Pime, for the same purposes, in Charlestown, Lexington, Concord, Waltham, Roxbury, Marblehead, Newburyport, Salem, Groton, Lynn, Worcester, Greenfield, Northampton, Fall River, and Lowell.
By commae for a force of 2,000 men, when in active service.
In the House, same day, Mr. Coffin, of Newburyport, reported the Militia Bill in a new draft.
Same day, the Governor sent a communication to hen, and by what officer, and under what authority.
March 23. In the House.—Mr. Coffin, of Newburyport from the Committee on the Militia, reported that the resolve for the equipment of troops for others, and voting as their judgments dictated.
Same day. In the House.—Colonel Coffin, of Newburyport, introduced a bill to limit the number of privates in infantry and rifle companies to fifty,