ngst negro-worshippers at the North.
Resolved, That the Legislature of Massachusetts be respectfully requested to appropriate the money to the relief of her own suffering, starving, poor thousands.
Resolved, That we can attend to our own affairs without the aid of Massachusetts.
Mr. Speaker,—The foregoing is a true copy of the proceedings of the South Carolina Legislature.
You are respectfully requested to have them read in open session. W. F. Coy Kendall, Assistant Clerk.
March 19. In the House.—Mr. Tyler, of Boston, from the Committee on Finance, reported a resolve relating to the equipment of troops for active service in a new draft, reducing the sum from $35,000 to $25,000; which, on motion of Mr. Jewell, of Boston, was referred to the Committee on the Militia, with instructions to inquire and report whether any contracts have been made or liabilities incurred in regard to any of the matters mentioned in the resolve; and, if so, what and when, and by what officer