--The telegraphic correspondent from Washington
furnishes the following items:
The Territory of New Mexico
, with her hundred thousand inhabitants, is awakening to a sense of her own situation.
With dissolution her allegiance ceases, and she must cling to her nearest and most powerful neighbors for allies.
Owing no allegiance, she becomes independent, and the arbiter of her own future.
That she will attach herself to the republic of the Pacific
, which will include California
, Washington Territory
, is the conviction of her representative men here.
, the able delegate from New Mexico
, takes this view of the case in the event of a break up of the government.
He has already written to the territorial authorities in New Mexico
not to accept any more United States
draft, but to require pay in cash.
The Committee of Thirty-three were in session to-day for several hours, but only discussed in an excited way the propositions before them.
About four o'clock, Hon Reuben Davis
, the Mississippi
member of the Committee
, came into the House
and announced that he was convinced the committee would not do justice to the South
, and therefore desired to be excused from further service upon it. The House
excused him instantly and by an almost unanimous vote.
Another and later account states that the committee are nearer to an agreement than heretofore, and that they will report a practical plan of compromise.
asserts that he will not speak at present, nor make the coercion speech attributed to him. He is in favor of exhausting all peaceable measures for the settlement of existing difficulties.