Newspaper of The New York Herald, January 19, 1861, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated January 19, 1861 Page 1
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THE NEW YORK HE B ALD. ? WHOLE NO. 8898. MORNING EDITION?SATURD AY, JANUARY 19, 1861.-TRJPLE SIIEET. ^ICe"^TWO CE.VTS 101II NATIONAL CRISIS. he Collective Wisdom of the Politicians in Council. /HAT HAVE THEY DONE? ave We Statesmen Among Us ? HE QUESTION LAID BEFORE THE PEOPLE. he Proceeding* of the Committees of Thirteen and Thirty-three. uiious Phase of the Question ill the Senate Committee. 'oombs and Seward and Davis and Wade Yoting on the Same Side. Will these Two Extremes Settle the Trouble? ajority and Minority Con gressional Reports. Interesting' Report of the Ifcw York State Senate, Ac., &c., &c. In the present exciting state of our national affairs, the following important document* will be read with particular interest by the whole \raeri nn people, containing as they do a review of the troubles which are now shaking the land to its centre, as well as a reflex bf the \iew? of parties in our legislative halls. We publish these interesting papers in their regular chronological order:? 1. The Report of the National Senatorial Com mittee of Thirteen. 2. The Report of the National House Committee f Thirty-three, divided thus:? j.\rst The Majority Repot t presented by the Hon. Th03. Cor win. Utoami?Messrs. WenhburtM and Tappan'a Minority Re port. Inird?The Minority Report of Hon. ('has. F. Adams. 3. The Report of the Committee of the New York State Senate. The United States Senate Committee of Thirteen vah compow-'d of tho following Senators:? A'?*im. Politic*. Statm Xjizarufi W. Powell Doni-icrat Kentucky. J'.obertM.T. Hunter.. Democrat Virginia John J. Crittenden l*ni?n Kentucky M ilium H. Seward.... Republican New York. Utobert Toombs Democrat Georgia. ?*epbNi A. Douglas.... Democrat Illinois. fjneob CWkmer Republican Vermont. ?< Hereon Devta Democrat Mis?ia?ppi. lienjannn V. Wiide Republican Ohio (?William Blgler Ihjinocrat Pennsylvania. (Icor) It. Hiec Democrat Minnesota. i'a-iie* R- Itoolittle Republican Wisconsin. Jumta W. Grimes' Republican Iowa. The following members composed the specif House Committee of Thirty-three, to consider questions connected with the perilous condition of the country: - yamet- PiJUiet. SUt'n CeorK'? . Hon*ton l>em'Crat Alabama. ' Albert Roia Democrat Arkanaay. <Trts 6- Ferry Republican Connecticut. Jobn c. Burch Democrat California. ?William 0. Whitley.... Democrat DeHware. Oeorze K Hawkins.... IH?m?crat Florida I'eter r. love Dfjnocrat Georgia. Wm X. Dunn Republican. ... Indiana William Kellogg Republlcau Illinois. hamuel R. Curtis Reaublican. ... Iowa. irancta M. Brlrtow? Southern opp... Kentucky. Miloe Taylor Democrat I/Miisluna. Cbas T" Adams Republican Ma.-->achiis<'ttS. Reuben Davis Democrat MlwtUelppi. Krceman H Mors*' Republican Maine. William A. Howard.... ?Republican Michigan. loba b. rhr.l|>J Democrat Missouri. il Winter lttvln Smthern opp... Maryland. William W indon Republican. Minnesota. *??*-'?? New York. Jersey. . Hampshire. VVarren"wiatow Democrat North Carolina. ?PiortuaCoiwta Republican.... Ohio. 1 an-in* Stout Democrat Oregon. Im. B. Campbell Republican. IVnnsylvania. <:bria'r Roblnaoo Republic in .... Rhode Island. M m W. Bo^ce is-mocrat Snith Carolina. Th<* a' R. NeUon . Southern opp. fenneeace. i j Hamilton Democrat Tc\a. Iiistin Morrill Republican .. Vermont "l)bn P. MilUou Democrat Virginia Cad C.Washburn Republican .. Wisconsin. The Hou. Tin-mas Corwin, of Ohio, noted a? chairman. Messrs. Hawkins, of Florida, and floyce. of South Carolina, refused to act with the ? otnmittee. ... THE SENATE REPORT. William ^ mdon. r.epuoiican . aiinnr Jamea Uumphrey Republican .. New ] f<tbn N I. HrHton..., lU?publica? .... mwj Mason W Tappan Republican .... N. Hai The Journal of Pro*ndlnga of tlir Xi natn Committer of Tlilrtrrn. vm tlie 3Ut of liKomlMr. ISdO, Mr. Po%ell submitted I be follow tog report:? The 1'ommlMeei of Thirteen appointed by or<t<'r of thrt Sewito oo tin 20'li inwt . hive tifMin tbe folluwiug resolution, and dlrcct'd mo to report the attne to tbe Senate:? Retired, 1hat the comml'lne hnve not been ?l?le to agree ?tpon my genernl |rian of ndju?tmeiit, ami r<pm-t ih*' fact t<? ??.fce Feoate, IngrlWr with the Jo'irnul of the comtOtlca. Jmnial <<f the prnrcollrg* of the fpeciil rommittc*1 1 ?i>xl?'r the resolution of the .-enateof (lie I8ih of Dei"em ??er, IflCO, vrliich resolution I* in the following word.-;. ? lit the Sfiuiir of the t'ni*? ? ! S'ute*, Dro II, lHflf), ReaolveA, That an mneli ol the I'realdenl'a Menage a? re Uli * to the pr> eenl '<1 m l ilistra?'ie<1 . .>ni|ltion of til'* Conn try, ?nd the cru'vunr* t'et*"?n the MlnrehoUliiig and tion xlarekoMiiiK *t*?e?. l>e i? .-r. ? .1 in a -p.-,Mai ?'?minilttee ?> thirteen inrmleK; ant that r >l>l < .nn'ilttee he In-trm-teil t li qulre inteUv' pr*arntce?idl;ton of the country, and repair by hill or othirwiae Oidered, Tit;* th" Vk? lYeajdeni appoint the ??ld rom -Til I lee Hi < nun 9V l*B T1i<-Vice l'ievident announced the up pnintmeni of tbt roaimHIi*' iHMter tb? foregoing irtolaiion, tlx follow*.? Mihir* Pn??ll. Hunter, Crittenden, Kewapl, Toomb*. Douglas. * iiIimiii 1*V|?, V .lit", Kigler, Hire, Uooliitle, and *1 lines On inciKAiVi) Mr. lAorlt, th.? he h.- e*r??rd from 'erring i a member of tbe Mill ? ommltfee, It waa iteirrtniiK il In lb'' atlirmaliie. \ Hl'KV DltlKBSP, Seemuiry In the of ili? luHel Stale*, De 21, 180*. oa motion by Mr Vul-v, Hat the Hemic rr m?t<lor th? rate on the mutton to eg. <:u?e y.T. Dr ... from ?e. vlug ?? ? number o' the aperlal .ommltiee appointed under the reoot illni of tbe 18th of I eeetnber. tl tnadPMrninH is the ?fl. rami Ire; an.! Mr. Dnrla thereupon wlUninw kit motion to be aien>a<l from tarYkag on '.'?<? ?*k1 <? nomiite. Ax HI RY WctfRVa, Secretary. ('.?MvirrrK* Rmm, Pec. 21. I*fl0. The romnultea met in ptiraoMco of tbo < all *>( tins eliairman |Tce?Bl?Meeera. Pr-wrM. Hitnter, Crittenden, Tnombr, roi:?la*. t-dlamrr. Wade, Htgler, like, DootUlHt ,md firtni** After an lulormat Cflnvei eiitmn, tin motif tl, tfie committee nljourned to meet on 8ntnr day morninp, a', titi o'clock 0<MwtrntK Poom. Di-C. 22, 1H0O The cotnmlU-'e met, tli<> -anir uii'mtn-ri present an yo? terday- . . , Mr. f >av'ai jitlenoeil On wnVnn by Mr l?A>?, It Wft? gmtn{y*X That t?o prop?k.'i4on (bail ?* r?r-Hi?d a? *d >ptH, jnies* MStained by s majority of each of th* two rlassas of Senstoi ? oi the committee; Senawm 01 the republican party toconstitute one class, and Seuators ot other parties to cotsii tute the other class. In voting upon the various propo.-k.oa>, it vria acpreaj ly understood ?bat each ttember rofc, rved the ri(<lit to offer eu( h amendments and other platm of adjustwont hs be should think better adapted to the subject ilr. Toomiim submitted the following pro|<o?iuonf ? Resolved, That declaratory clauses to tho constitution of tho United Btates, amply securing the following pro position*, be recommended tor adoption:? 1. That the people of the I'niied Slater shall have an equal right to einlgi le 10 nud kettle iu the present or any future ac iiuti?d Te'rfo . i ?, with whatever property they may pjg.css (Including* .n eai, and be securely protected in It/. peaceable enjoyment, until ich Territory ahal! be admitted as h State in the I nion, w itb or without slav en, as ahe m?v determtue, on an equality with all exuding States I'UOPKBTY IN II.WKS. 2 7hat pro/?>ty in ,),iret thrill be entitled to the name protect nm trull, II I ffuifnull'III m Hit I'niteii .State* in nit of it* ilrjHiiiinr I*. erei yiehere. vhieh the temtMmtion eonfer.- thi )??"'> v}-' i it to extend to any other property; provided nothing herein contaitnd shall be coii htm ted to (limit or restrain the riaht now belonging to every fctate to prohibit, abolish, or establish and protect sla ver}' w ithin its limits 8. That i>erson> committing crime* lurninm slave property in one Mate and fleeing to another slmlj !<? delivered up in the Mime manner as persons committing othor crimes, and th.it the laws of the Slate from which such persons flee shall be the teit ot criminality. rrmsiimm or iNsrRKFxriox vry miMi. 4. That Qiiigre** *hall /?" - efiieient hue* /or the punishment qf all jiereou> in any of the State* irAa alui'l in any manner aid and alxi imatiun or Ii-iuireeikin in imif othei'iHate, or c mmitt any other act against the laws of nations, lending to disturb the tranquillity of ihe people or government ol anv other State. ft That fugitive slave" thall be surrendered under the "r., vlsionsri the fugitive slave ait of 1060, without being entitled to either a writ ot habeas coipu* or trial by jury, oi o her similar obsn uctionsof legislation by the states to which t ey msy flee. t> That nei hue shall ever he I hy Cmgres? in relation to the institution hi Aft iuiti *tn9eryinthr State* or Territorieii, or rUe where en Ihe I nitrit Shite*, leith nut the eeinnent of a inetjortty oj ihe SenuUiri* and rt pre*' ntatii < ? ut the *lureholdiny state*. 7. Iha' none of these 1)1 ovisions, nor any other prov isions of the constitution In relation to slavery (except the African slave tradei, shall ever be altered except by the consent ot each and all of the states in v\ bich shivery exists. Tlio Ciiaikman laid before the committee the proposi tions, iati oduccd in the Senate by Mr. Johnson, of Tennes see, and Mr. Crittenden, and referred to the committee, Mr. Diva submitted tho following proposition;? Resolved, That it shall be declared, by amendment of the constitution, that property in *Uu'e*t tniif/11 inetl on gtieh by the local lair ttf i' v of the Stat' - of the Union, nhalt Mand on the mi tie fuotiny in all constitutional ami fethral relet time u?uny othe, ejieeiei- m -perty no ieeoffnimd; and, lt*f Other proper ty. shall not be subject to be divested or impaired by the local law of an;, other State, either in escape theretoorof transit or sojourn of the owner therein; and in no ca<ie wha"'ver s>!iall such propeity be subject to be div ested or impaired by any legislative act ol the tutted Stales, or ol any of the Territo ries thereof. Mr. CRiTmncN submitted the following joint resolution, w liich was considered MR. CRITTI- KIMtK'S JOlKT RrsOITTION. Whereas, serious and hUiiuiiih di ension.- have ni Isen be tweet) the Northern and Southern States concerning tli ? rights and security ol the right* of the slaveholdiug Siates, and es pecially theii rights in the common territory ol the l ulled Stutes; and. whereas, it is eminently desirable and proper lh?t those dissensions, which now threaten the ver* existence of this I nion. should be permanently quieted una settled by constitutional provision*, which shall doequsl jurtlce to all section.1-, and thereby restore to the people that peace and good good will w hlcfi ought to prevail between all the citizens ol the I nited States: therefore. Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the Flitted States of Atnurica, in t'oii!;resa assembled, two ihiid< of botii houses concurring, That the following article- be, and are hereby, proposed and submitted as amendments to the constitution of tfce t'nltcd States, which shall be valid to all intents and purposes a* part of said conrltutlon, vvhui tati fled by convention* of three-fourths of the Several states. SI.AVK AKD riil K Ti ilBITORT. Article 1 In all the territory of the t'nitcd State ; notv held or hereafter acquired, slttmte north oi latitude thirty six de grees and thirty minutes slavery or luvo'untnry t r.i'ud , except as a numsliment for crtee, Is prihititted, while snc-h terrltoiy shall remain under territorial government. In all ththnmry.<Mt\of Mliilfhlt of lot it u, I '?< ; of tl J/.ii, rii'i inherel.y ifiri-Htty, and eluiH 'not I' Utef/end pith III tiiio/i,hut fhiitl h Li.nlerttd a. p.niieitu lut till th< ih)aii, ruts of Ho ferritin iitt , mm ot ihirim) it- loii'in nam.: and when auy Territory, north or saii'li oi aaiil line, within iuch l.i inula ies us t'orgress may fmtrlbe, stiall Con tain the p pubition requisite for a member of (tungiess, a>' cording to the then federal ratio of representation ot ? lio pe i pic of ihe l ulled States, It shall, If it? form of governm'Ut b - rcpnblicsn, be adnilited Into the I'ntoo on an equal fooling with Ihe original States, vvltli or without slavery, as the con stittilioB of such new state may provide. Art. J Congress shall have no power to slmlinh slavery in pla< es under It- exclusive jurifdieiion, and situate ?It hi n the limits of States t'.iut oennlt the holding nf slaves. Art 3. Congress shall have no piwer to a'>oll?h slavery within the lib' lie! of Columbia so long as it exists in tiie u<i joining State's'Ht Virginia and Maryland, or either, n >r with out the consent of the inhabitants, nor without ju-t eoui|>en sal Ion first made to such owners or slaves as do not consent to sueh abolishment. Kor shall CongiOi-s at anytime pro'ilbi Ofliceis tf the federal government or memitersirf Couiresa, \vhose dui'es require them to be in said In^riet, from utlng ing ?'ilh them their slives Mid holding them ss such during the turn their duties may require iheni to remain there, aud afterwards taking them from the ldstriut TIIK TKAASPOBTATION IIK SLAVICS. Article 4. Cooi/rentiel.nll hare no/nttrer topnjtibii or Kiu-lm th tiamjnirkaion ot ahrei/iSM one SUtta tunnothei, ot to n T> < riti try inv Jiiih nlntr- are lot loir Im lit >t'r t til lit hrtilj whrthrr that tuti"*is>i U'tioii tm hu taint, pmt itjuHe Hirers or Jy the/?!. Article ft. Thai,In aJdltion to the provisions of ihe third paisgiii|>h of the around section of the fourth arti cle of tbe constitution ot the I'nlted States, Con C'.-H sball have lower to provide by law, and II shall its dulj s?i to prov ide, that the 1 nited States shall pay I to the owner, who shall apnlv lor it, Ihe full value | of his fugitive slave, in nil rn??, ohm thr V >. -/ml | O* other offi" r irhoo- duly it irni to Oin-I said J Iffitire ten* pien iihil frinn no tklittg I of rtolenei or intimidation, or when, al ter arrest, said fugitive was rescued by for e, and the ovvner thereby prev ented and ob?trucie! In the pursuit of his remedy for the recovery of his lugitive slave, under the said clauie of the constitution and tbe law? made In pursuant' ? thereof. And in all such cases, when the I'niteilStates shall pay for such fugitive, they shall have the right, In their o.v u name, to me the county In which ssld violence. Intimidation I or rescue vva? committed, and to recover from It, with interest j and damages, tbe nmount paid by them for said fugitive I slave. And the said county, alter it has paid said amount to ! the I nited States inav, tor us indemnity, sue and recover ; from tbe w long doers or rescuers, by whom th" owner was ! prevent! d from the recovery ot'hl- fugitive slave, la like man i ner astlie ow ner him-elf might hive sued nud ri ore red Article # No future amendment of the eoiiititutloii I shall all'ect tb< th c prisrding articles, nor tho thlid paraKiaph I of the second st'Ction of the first article of the constitution, ; nor the third panvraph of the sccond seeinn of the fourth article ol said constitution; and no amendmeot shxll b< nmde to the consiltutton which w ill autkorizn or give to Congress ( sny power toabi lisli or Interfere with slavery In any of the State by whose ln? s it Is or may be allowed or permitted. On the question to ngreo to the first article m ttio HtiJ series of the proposed amendments, It was determined in the negative?yeas 6, nays 7. Those who voted in the affirmative arts Messrs. Biflff, Crittenden) Pougln* Hunter, Powell, It ten. Tli' ?e who voted m tho negative are Messrs. Ooilamer, Davis, DoollUlo. ({rime?, Reward, Toomb-*, Wade. On the ()i)efti< n to agree to the second article in the said f cries of the proved amendments, It was determined in ttio negative under the rule?yeas S. nays 5. & Imm who voted in the affirmative are Mereffs. Ri^ler, (Vitteiden, iHivls.Doitgl s. Hunter, Powell, Rice, Toombs. Thr*e who voted in the negative are Messrs. CoUamtr, I onlittle, (irimec, Seward, Wade. On the question to agree to the third orticle in the said series of the pn posed amendment?, It was detei mined in the negative under the rulo? yens 8, tui> s 0. Those who voted in the affirmative are Messrs. Bitter. Crittenden, I'avis, Pouglns. Hun'er, Powell, Rice, Toomlis. Those who voted in the negative are Me-?rs. Collamer, I)< olittle, (.rimes, Seward, Wade. On the question to agree to the fourth article in the said series of the proposed amendments, It wn? determined in the negative unler the rule? yens 8. navs 5. Those who voted in the affirmative are Messrs Rigler, ORtemien, I'avis. I'ouglas. Hunter. Powell, Rice, Ttamtb*. Tlh'Se who voted in the negative aje ile- rs. Ollumer, Poolittle, <1 rimes, Seward, Wade On the question to agree to tlio fifth articlo in the ? lid teneaof the* proposed amendments, It was determine<l In the m giitive under the rule?yeas 8. nays 6. Those who voted in the aftirmatlvn are Messrs. Rigler, Crittenden, I'avis, I Knights, Hunter, I'oweli, Rlee, Toombs Tta'ise who voted in the negative are Messrs. UOIIamcc, P< olittie, <;rim< a, Seward, Wade. On the question to agree to the sixth article In Ihc said series of the proponed aflrv ndmettts, It was determined In the negative under the rulo?yeas 8. tiajb 4 llice who voted in the affirmative are Me?sr?. Rigler, Crittenden. Pavis, llouglai-. Hunter. Powell, ltiee, Toombs. 'I hope who voted Mi the negative are, Me- rs. Col lamer, Poolittle, Seward, Wade. AVlTtlKK KICSOt.1 Tt(W(. Mr CsriTKM'Kx submitted the following joint resolution, whieh wns consiiiered:? And whereas, also, liesldes those ean?e? of distention em bra'-ed in the foregoing smenitments proptsed to the oonstltu Hon el the t nlled Stales, there are others whteh eonte within the jtiriMllrilon Of Congre-ji, and may lie remedied In Its le ^lalailee power; and whereas. It is tlie desire of (!on#iw??. as far as Ms pow er will extend, to remove all just eaii' S lor the popular discontent and initiation which now disturb the povo oi the eotintry and 11 realm the ataliili'y of it* liistltmi.ina; therefore, IHMI.ITT or TflK St IJ1TIVF. St. ?VI I. IW. 1 Resolved, by the Sensiennd House of Itepieneniailveii of the I nlo d Stales of Aioeriea In Congress a-semblivl, That >/,. httr* m>if t? fmr- fm thr i<"n> i v../ t itqltlrr ./urr ??' In I,it* I'll, wit" ' "t th' /''l'? mul *i"> Itil"lnri[ jirnrlnfntu oft/** nil. Hint Inn, *i nit hm * 'r* n milifitimrii #M rnliil n <"1 r m ^ it lit inrnt' fiftl" biilyi" ' ei <g>* Hiifiiwm'tVw.f nf the 1'niinl SI'I*", that ti e Have holding Statts are enisled to the faithful observance and execution ot those laws, and tiiat they ought not to be re iiei.led or o inodlltd or i hanged as to Imimlr their efficiency; and that U?" otiuhi to tie mails for the minlshmeui of those w h> aiiaOLb ' V ri seiir ot the slave cr other filial mean*, to hlndei Frtnefil the due execution of said laws, ?i.i. i.?ws to tm* ? oMTttAKT <*oix **t> rotn. 2 That nit state laws which conflict with the fugitive 81are acts, oranv other < onatitutlnnal acts of <'"nates-, or whl? h In tbeii ope rs ion Impede, hinder or delay the fr* eotirse nnd dtlc exectl' ion of any Of sold nets, nrr null nm! nUtt hu thr I lit 'n Pinf '? t4"'' '*>' thr rrm*ittvti*m nf fhr I 'nitnt Shit*. Tet those Stale laws, void as thev are, have giren eolor to prsctloea and led to eon?e<|ttenees whieh have ofwtrtiete^ the dtie idinlnl" liailou and eirentlon of aets of t 'on?ress, and esneelally the acts for the delivery of fugitive sl?\e-, and hare thereby eon trit,tiled tmmh to the dlseord and rommetlon now prevailing, t'oneress thetefore. In the present pertioua juncture, doea not deem It linnrop' rrespeetf nlly and# anientiy toreeomtnend the tei en I ot tloae laws to the seTeral Stales whieh hare enacted them or Mirh legislative onrreettona or ex|ilanat|nnsAr them s* may jirev. nl their lieing used oi? perverted to stlfch mis ' \Tlat Vh?aet of September 18, IS'A eommonlr called the Fugitive slave law, ought to lie so amended as lo make the fee of the i "intnlsalorer, raenilflsied In the eighth section of the art, e |iial In atumiat, In tha caaea deetded by him, whetlir t his decision be In tavor of or against thenlaltnant And to avoid mls?onslruction, the last rlause of the filth seetion of >ald act, which anlhotlirea the neraon h tiding a * arrant for the arrest it detention of a fugitive ala?e to sum mon to his aid the ;?. < rv>in?.i'w#, and which declares It to be the duty ot all good elilrenatn yalst him in it? rie< utlon, ought .ul. in amet i'ed ns to ?nffti-atv Urait the aut'iority and duly toeaaes In vrM, b I bare shall bf resi "tSuie. Or JaOgT o? icslstoiie* or react*). WFPR1 -f)IOK or Ttir ArRlf.lK ?LA*?' TRAD! 4 That the l*wt for the ?upprt??ioti ol the Afih ae ?l?ve trade, und th?w )>roh:Wi y 1h- iutp?? i r/ */ar*s i"U' th' Unit'it State*, tmglii to &/? ?tu?r* ejf. hitit, and otufhttoh* ih&rotiaUtitxtr\? : /.and all further nifcciiueutu nect'naary to thou- ends ought to l>e promptly m&tle. On the question to agree to tUe first resolution, it wt* determined in the negative under the rale?j e??.-> 8, uuj? Tho?e who vottd ta the affirmative are Messrs,*Hig ler, Crittenden, Davis, Douglas Hunter, Powell, Rice, Toombs. Ttio*e who voted id the negative are Me38r?. Doolittle, Grlmee, Wade On the question to agree to the second resolution ii was determined in the negative under the rale?yeas 7, nays 4 Those who voted in th^ affirmative are Mewrs. Bgler, Crittenden Davis, Douglas, Powell, Rice, Toombs. Tlu?e who voted in the negative are Messrs. Goilumer, Doolittle, Seward Wade On the question to agree to the tlr-d r. >"lutiou it was determined in the atllrinativn?ye tie 13, nay s o. Those who voted in the affirmative are Messrs. Hitler, CoUamer, Crittenden, Davis, Doolittle, Douglas, Ur lines. Hunter, Powell. Rice. Seward, Toombs, Wade. 'the third resolution was unanimously agreed to. On the que?-t?on to ugrco to the fourth resolution, it wa3 determined in the affirmative?veu.- IS, ntys 0 Those who voted in the affirmative are Messrs. Big ler Oollanvr, Crittenii.n, Da\is, lHvl.ltle, Douglas, Grimes, Hunter, Pew ell, hice, Sward, loo ubs, Wade. So the fourth r-notation was unanimously agreed to Mr. Itoolittle subm tted the following resolution, which was con-idcrci ? MR. r>OOt.1TTI.K's AXFNnWKNT. Resolved, Tlmi aaid law? uhould sectue to the alleged fugi tive slate. \> ben he ahull eialDi that he i not a I ughlvo alat e, a jury trial before he sh.ill delivered to the i-Uiiuanl. tin motion b> Mr. Tlx nab?, to amend t!.e s.imo by ad ding theret ' the words ' in the t'tote lrotn which he tied," it was determined in the affirmative?yeas 7, | nn y i- 0. These who voted In the affirmative are Mee.-rs. Bigler, Crittenden, Davis. 1 tonglaifHunter, I'o* > 11, Toombs. Those who \oted in the negative arc Messr*. Gollatuer, D< olittk, Grin ea, s ward, V ate. On motion by Mr C'ritlcniien to further ninend the resolution by adding the following words; ? hut only ia these cases where he shall have been out of the possession of the claimant for more thin two years," it was deter mined in the negative?yens 6, nay* C. Those wh? voted in the allirmative a'" Messrs. Bigler, Crittenden. Davis. Hunter, Powell,Toombs. Thosi who voted iu the negative aro Messrs. Collamer, Ioolittie, Douglas, Grimes, Seward, Wa le. <>n the question to agree to the r solution of Mr. Imo little, as amended by Mr Toombs, it was determined in the negative?yeas 3, nay Those who voted iu the affirmative arc Messrs. Bigler, Crittenden Gr:mos. Tho: e who voted m the negative arc Messrs. Coll in Davis. Poolittle, Douglas, Hunter, Powell, &Aurd. T> ombe, Wade. On motion of Mr. Collamor the committee adjourned to meet at the call of the ch;?im iu. n,/i, .. i,,. CVMMirm Room, Dee. 24, lfWIO LavfuJ at^Mded mH MCn,bers ?" I,re8t>nt' Mr ?rd al.Mrnff,Wmfnrt?ed thi'!'f"R0"" ?h> w.isunavoidably sEr ~ sr sa ? JW-vr m>oiitioxs ok j: in;f wrci w r. iN i flas enlirnittcd tli;> follow iog Jolt;t resolution-? *>im HK-oinioN iTws.M.n-Bi.m avfm.mk-.k to ?,. f!>'j*:'i? <?'{v.'-11'I'p(.f'i?? . ?o? (limit < t i oil, Ho. V, " * -.emMed 11.,o fficnil SUN;-. ? o1 loui th; ul tlic . <r MU k,1'0* "" T' Wt'TOIMf i. ?. dr 11"- ,i,m. SJ'!"rtbi 'rr'Vi0,''?? ??*?&? ?-"" ".invJ/Zy i feir ?nS^.v j :,?,r I Vl?l/n""n' i*"'n' " 11,1 (In- l-'flKl'tlltlon of' 111,. Ul.it.vl i t'nion ( iTun e\i?aJ*7oir??i?'?1 '*'Z1! " fh"" ?"-admitted Int , the j is&^r^vsns: swnc branch of tbp IVi l l i i "f >'u?l hi,;,,* on" i i ^^VtTrv.'rr.v0;^ "lir.,* ?y *???? the ?fw! /ldmf"n1"*1'?hVll\'onu7u i&t B.f'v,'1 p,'^dpt''or ?h?- o*>?ting Territories. ? ""'" 01 *" '"'w Stale* shall he as ncarl* mil "* "fJ be practicable, having due regard to am ,rh HI"1 "antral oapacltTo. and shii'l n'.. b,- I c-.ce, t In cW* n'lTl'I'nJ? H'Ou*und quure ml..--, amount! I laa<)s' Wl,w> lu?y contain leas than tUt Hrr 4 Tl ?uonn'' " 'r<?* *' nvin- ,l*n I.ABO!!. nl'thf. i', ^'||N. ,n , r<1 elB"so" of ????' second nor-tion V",;:;' ?? - ami J, Mom ?Mfh tho fi (tilive tie,), whrther the acta eliarwit be l>(. iVr* i" JV St?Af w t,,r rufHU? w,,? ((?ur?d. tilt lot I iri rlr.22 #?#la ! 11^ .lh?? thinl Mr'lri^ ol tllff fX)T|*t| Ihl.il ?fJ!S 1 f?? ^ Judlrl?1 jow?Tof !!?? CuiU'd Himr* asu.rji','","^ J!1: ,*0."", T'',ril0'?" "'k1 nt" >',!,?? as ?i,lai ly the Slaiea ol m- Inion -T7<, /, It. . *t . T'.,r *'""TI?K ?RiK.H(??. " J* frelet* 1. Staip, Tt-riltoilAl 01 ,r^ ^ ijet, i ,mf0l fu/r, ?*,?> of the Af, int., , i.% ,?w 2li !.lillfd -"liall l*?ve powrrto aeqiilrr irom tiuic to tlmf, di^triolx of rountiy in Afrit* ;iid S<nlh'a mo 'i'" rV"""<'0f ,h'' lr"? .T' n [Jr"PK ?!'?? niuluiK*-. an the w-Teral Hui-? 1 btr^ l nl \ r,'m ".v"1 'r0,n (heir limlto, and frmn tlie (he jSritdtetion of?,he'" '""ies "H l"' uu4ci iheTw I'i*1,1 httw", '"> P"? er to alolUh slavery In Kit 4 r iS! ?! KKT 'i^ iT".' ,">T,,I? T or ( OLt HaM T i.idJtii iKi o'r,',i,!;:j,Ln:!, ,^7 JolnlUK S.ato. of \ l,?|n -t,,ryl""d"nr "her nor wai, ?ti^v?rrrirft th<?7th^? "Si c^S: i'lt*"*??We'doth*^"71 *?;" r"?"">'. or inmtlxm of? (PoT - 5*? t, JIT,,l*v"'o power to prohibit or hinder ' rrin^uVT r""none S*" :? an"!her/or to L I Ji 7w V ' k ? .Ml,m p< rmittrd by Uw to IrThlll r.,ne'1 "*ntportatli,n tx bv land navi fhi l V, 0r vf* ,"'t {hr Afnean Javp trade !!'"?' hr foierer nnj.piwvw.!; ntid II whn'l b<- thf .lutv of l?*"? ,r.Ri.kr '.,lth '**? as shall b<' neer*,? ,rv and elfr, i ?,.n the migration or imnoriation ?f day.- .,r per ? "l,0*1"* s^n toe or labor, into tfTe ( atUd MUie" , rrom'a.iy toriign countrv, j) ,icr or jurii*'iirfiori u h?un .-r. t - THt AlJIt! "*i or l I'f.ITlvk ??.a\y * " . ""'/"JI/II! |? //?<? mihiimi '?/ riiti, n" .,r !or.e anilh?l'I"'n *.k" f"*"1- "*w fuglilve was r. ? urd by rut mi I? of hi rTm"'^ r'"' 7 r"">' i:lid??,] obatriKied ,n thi f nlt. i .KL . ij remrdy for tbe ne.^crj of his fugitive *Ur. i ndtr the said i .a'oe ol the con.tiiliiiloii. nnd th, bma made Stat(< ilmM ^V" r " 'null *'l?-h '??< s, when the lnlted i ! rii i^'l ,ror *"ch ''"t"lvs, they -hall havil I, Wht.h -IH. L "nn ?^ Ili.- 'ouniy inwnliB aald t tolener. Intimidation or reaena w>? .ommiKed and lo m??.r fromlJ. wnb |U^2S2 Tnd ??,? \l H . mi|.v? ior 1?? IndfTnnlty. ?n<* and rpcovrr from irf from ?r " ''' w ho"' own. r prevm? '<?1 rt)fn tdp r6cit\<*ri' (if lii* (iil' in<? Kim<> <** i,l, . ' the owjrrhlmSSf nt(?h,T.v^^der^"e!2ii I wu*.L . M,n of the eonatllatlon .hall affert thl* and nneedlna artiele, nor Hie third paragraph or t'w Mtxj-d section otllr Uisl artiele of (be ron.ti'oiion, rS'r tbH lb rd pariiaratih of the e?.nd *ee?lon of the fourth srtlatr ot sa d eoi.stnutlon; sod no aoieodirien' aball be ni*d> (?tha eon?tltut on uhtfli will aiilhorlr.e or give to i'oi, 'ipa> anv po? er to abolish or loterfer. will, s.av^ In any om1,W?5 b) ? hose law?it l? or may be allow edo, aanetluneil. R?>olt1">H Ml iimittm, ny nn. m wa?I?. Mr. He a ami submitted Hie follou, g rewil'itioiia, wbieb were considered:? Keaolved, That the following article be, and the same is aimiiu ;'"ni|K.'ih siitimitl. d as an am- ti,lm. Bl lo th- r n at I tut Ion ot the I nil.d Mate*, to be ynild to all inteitia TiL'rt KTSTft 21,*, ,,*r, ?f "*1'1 'onsilt?k,.n. wb-n rail. Hm? ? 8 '"'ll t*ree lonrtl,? of the irreral ? amendment shall be mado to the eonstltutlon whleh r !(??*?' .ofc,' "r * S 1 "?? power io abollah in 17 itjr,'. *"hln ?"7 ?"ate, with the dom-stlrlnMituliopathere tlfwa. I1"*"held to labor or gervlc^ by the i a' Th'f7','""f ,va" '' *" """?"'"i" *> (o Ihf njUnni/Mtililrr a im y trial. r.-nl ibr ,'7'r'a,ll">sof theaeve al Siatr* .hall be roapeet IllJi? r?C2,*d 'o review all of Ihrlr l.-gl-latiou alT.-etln? the light of |?>r<.oii* recently rpthlent in other stales, and to re W "r toodif/ all sneh aet? at may rontrarrne the nmvi/iion* purMmlv"*!hereof 0r "" 1 nU< 11 "r any law- made In on the giwvt ion t., n*ree to the nrst rcaoltitkm, U w ?a determined In the alllt mative?yw j| nave '?. I thirtio who voted in the nnirmatlvo n're, 'Mesars. Bieler, ^"i o'id'O, Wyls.KKdittie. Douglas, Uriiaef I Hinder, Powell, Nownrd and Wade. Titimb' Wl'? T?t<H' ia t,ie n*RatiTe are llemira Rice an,| ,ho qW'tioB to agree to the aeeot, I resolol^n. ?>n motion bjr Mr !>>i 01,? to amend the ame, by add n,g I he words, in the Statu from ?l,t. |, ho ib-d It waadetinainwl in the iiflirmative?yea* 7. r*vft fi 1 l,o>e who \oted in the altirmatlrn are, M.-saia Itiglrr Criit' iid.n, liavia, Ifcmglns, Hunter, Powell and nice ' ! 1 hose who vote.] ,n the negative are, M-ear*. Crdl.imer | Dcsilittle, (.rin,es, Reward and Tootnbu. ' ?>u the nueetion to agree to the second re olntion of Mr Swnrd.^am.nde.il.vMf U.ttglas, ,t was dclerm,"d In the i,egatlr< ?-yea* fl nays 7. Thoae who vote<l In the atl.rmatlye nre Mewsr* (Villa I 1,1 ^ "wdiMIe, Douglas, (irimea, ><eward and Wade I ,w|. ? wl'? ""'r1 iu ,h" n'-Knlive rire M.sar? Bigler. CMIendrn, Davis, Hunter, Powell, Kice nud Toombs (m the queation to a(fr" to the third reaolution it wa^ ^ ... .... j?| e?a Thow who vot*d in th* affi-mAtlve are M?spra Bitrler, Collacr.er, CnUendja. DjoUule, iiritu.*, be ward aud Wade. Those vvbo voted in the neeative uro Messrs. Davis, Hunter, 1'owell, Rice and 1ooiut?. (?i motion by Mr TooMn*, the resoluMooc submitted bj* him at the last meeting of the cotnmituv were taken up (or confederation. On the question to agree to the ttret resolution, it was determined w lb# negative, under the rate?yeas 7, nit j 9 6. Those who voted in the affirmative arc Metnr*. Iii^ior, (Yittenden, Pavis, liun'er, Powell, Kice and Toombs. 'ilu'so who voted in the negative are Messrs. Coilaiuer, lViohltle. Grime*, Seward and Wade. On the qneMion to utirte to the aifucxl resolution, it was determined m the negative, under the rule?yeas 7, nays 6. Those who voted in the affirmative are Messrs. liigler, (Jt itteuden, i*avih. HiSilet. Powell, Hue aud Toombs. Those \> ho voted hi the negative are Mesxrs. Oollamer, lloolittle, Primes, !* w ?ru and Wade. (in th' (|uefti?n to agree to the third resolution, it was determined in the negative, under the rule?yeas 7, nays 5. Those who voted in the affirmative are Messrs. Rigler, Crittenden, I >*v is. Hunter, l'owo(l, Rice and Toombs. Those who voted in the negative are Messrs. Collamer,

Dooiittlc. (?riroe?, Seward and Wade, Mr. I x-i a\ .?*. ask .>d <iud obtained lea\e to have the ful lering recorded on the journal:? Id rel'rreiiO' to the resolution* submitted hv Mr. Toofttlm and Mr. Pavis. Mr. !>oi sclas i-aid tint ho declined voting on iiin?? i pn nm redm d 10 form ot constitution il uiiendiiu lit*, bavinssul>nittt?-d in due iorm proposed unu'ud n-.'-nts ivvcrtug all (lie |>oluU in controversy. On motion by Mr. Gkimi. the coir.uaittee adiourued, to meet on Wedne sday morning at ten o clock. C<ot*tinkk Room, Doc. 20, 1800. Committee mot Members all present. The consideration of the resolutions submitted by Mr. Tooml>- on th -Jit instant wa: resumed. On tbr question U> agree to the fourth resolution, (in ne tion bj Mr Csitthni'i \ to amend tho same by strik tu cmt she words, "or oomnltt iu other act again i tbe Uiw.sol nations," in line three, after t'10 word ".State," it was determined iu the negative On the question to agree to the resolution, it was de t- rmined m the negative, under the rul>?yeas 6 nays 4. These who voted in the aftlrmative arc Messrs. Bigler, l is is, Hnutcr. l'owell, Riee, Toombs. Those who voted hi the negative are Messrs. Collimer, 1 oolittle, t<cwjrd, Wade. on the question to agree to the fifth resolution, it was d termined iu the negative, under the rule?yeas 7, r tj s 0. Thtse who voted in the affirmative are Messrs. Bigler, t itteuiUn. Du\ Hunter, l'owell ll.ee, Toombs. Those who voted in the negative ure Messrs. Collamer, I oolittle, Gritnov Seward, Wade. < n the question to aKree to the sixth resolution? On motion of Mr. Hi \ti.k, to amend the s.mio b> add i. g the words, "ond also a Majority of the Senators and r firenntcdives ?/ th t mm tlaieUolUtnti St aba, it was do i 'led in the aUlrmiitive?yra -9, nij s 1. I I'M!? who voted in the allirimttive are Messrs. Digler, t.itbndeu, Davis, DiMlittie, lleuter, l'owell, Rice. S ward. Wade. U>i se who voted in tho negative are Mr. Toombs. Ou the question to agree to tho re nintlan, as ran M 1 y Mr. Hunter, ii was determined iu the negative?yeas fcbj s 6. 11?( who voted in the iiiiinnativc are Messrs. Davis, I luiiler, l'owell,' iiiee, Jo, inlis. Those who voted in tin- negative are Messrs. Collamer, ( ittci>di*i, Doolittie, Crimes, Reward, Wade On the question to agri?: to tho seveuth resolution, it wap i!i t ?riuine I in tin negative uuder the rule?yeas 0, l ays 6. ?iht.se who voted iu tho affirmative lire Messrs. Crit t liden. l'avis, Hurler, l'owell liiee, Tooigbs. Tin-e who vol.iii (lie le'traiive are Messrs. Collamer, 1 oil!i11 e. Orimes, f-eward, Wade. Mr. m k 'iiu subinitit 1 the following resolution, which v. is considere-';? Resolved. That aiidcrtUc fouilh -ectlon of the fourth article ( f the < ow-llt'iti'im Congres" shuuld !???? an ellicieiit law for I " puni?timei)i of alt 1 ? rs-otiH i U -'Hped in the iirin.-d Invasion ol any St?te 1 rein another, by com) Un it Ions of indiviiluiiln, iii.d |iunUhinK all yei - n* in complle.ty therewith, ou trial i n<l conviction in tno siate and district where their acta ot c ra|>lieiljr w ere i auimllt' il, In the federal courts. < n motion, by Mr. Toomus. to amend the same by add jr:': tlx word , ''awl als > all allemj<tt to excite insurrection t uny Ulale tk-. jtoj.l <f any rther 8t<ite," it was do t rmined hi the ailii matno?yeis N, nays 5. ih' " who voted iu the uiliiiiiative arc Messrs. 1: gler, Crittenden, Davis, Douglas, lluuter. l'owell, Rice, 1 ? oir.bs. Tie so who toted in the u< gativoare, Me?-rs. Collamer, I oolutle, <>rim(3.t< want. V .. ne tin motion tij WV. Docot as, to further amend tho reso h t oil by milling the words. ".4ml for the .iuj>)>re.uiin Chit i nri>l.?. (? if ronifiiraciet <>r cinnbiiiaHmu in una State t, h-il!i r<l, vi'h X.kcri' toinrnd , assail moU.'l l.tc (IS iv I, ?...?> inAii'i t'i i!.<. jirvt'rit/ ii inxtU'itioni of any o?A<t >vi L or TerH> j ijthe I niit was det -rmmed iuthe nflirniative. on the question to agree to tho resolution as amended h.v Mr. Tooml<- and Sir. Douglas, Mr. S?tir.tailcalled llir a division of the question, and u ked th. t the voU bo lirst taken on that part of th" re s Jut ion in iginally submitted by him, which request was iinanimousi) areeiled to. And ou the question to agre>> to t':e III si part ol said resolution, it was determne d alllr mative?yeas 0, it iys ?. lie e who V' ted in the t,Urinative are Messrs fJigler, Collamer, CritteiKUn, Datis, Doohtlle, Douglas, (irimes, l'owell, N'ward. These who voted in tbo [it gati\ o are Messrs. Rioe, To< mbs, Wade. On the question to agree to that |>art of tho resolution embraced In tliu amendment of Mr. Toombs, it was de termined in the aflirtnflflve. On the quc-tiou propo-ed to agree to the amendment I rqpom'd b> Mi. Douglas, it wundetermined in tbe nega tivi ? yww ?. nayi 6. Those who votol in the affirmative are, M'?.jrs. Bigler, < littindcu. I onglis Powell, Itice, Toombs. 1ho-.e who voted in the negative uro Hcftril, Collamer, ] avis. I??< litt!<??. tirim? s Seward, Wads. On the question to agrcoto the resolution, as amended bjr .Vr. T<a mb.* it wap determined in tho ncgfcUvO, under tii? rule?yens 7. nays ?>. Ih' se who voted iu the affirmative ure Messr?. Bigler, Crittenden, Davis, Doaglas, l*o*?VWll, Hice, Tooaibs. "Hi'w who voti d in the negative ;ire Messrs. Coiluuer, Toolittle, Crimen, Howard, Wade. fhi motion. by Mr .Davis, tho resolution submitted by li m on tbe 2CtIt u. (ant was takiM up lor consideration. On the question to ngre.- to the resolution it was deter mini d in the uegat ive?\ea- A. nays 6. Thofe who voted in the killrm.it ,ve arc Mem. Ibgler, I avic, Hunter, l'owll, Kice, Toombs. T):om who voted in tbe negative are Men-rs. Collamer, Ciittend< n, lioolittle <;nmr s. Howard. Wade. 1heCiuinm> laid beforo the committee a bill Intro ? need in the henato by Mr. Biglcr, and referred to tho committee. Al-o, a Joint resolution introduced in tbe Senate l>y Mr. I Huh. and referred to tbe committee. (<ii motion, by Mr. fci *.vsn. the committee adjourned to i icct on Fridr>\ morning, at ten o'clock. iiR. OHnrsoKVa rnor<*?mojr. Omvitikk Room, Dec. 28. 18'H) <'wimitt''e met M< tubers all present except Mr. Doo little. Mr CtrittendeB submitted the following proposition ? Article I In a'l of the territory of the I'ntled States situate north of latitude thirty ? i\ degi wi and thirty minutes, except ha' p.irt of New Mexfeo which !?<?? north oi mid line of lati ?tide. ?lavciy or Ir. voluntary -< i vtinde, except a a* punishment fm crime, ia ioievi r prohibited. The Territory Of New Me*l en, ao bog a* li remain* under a temporary or Territorial g> h i unieni. shall retain itf present in n-*pect to |ier~ons lie!<f to i<er?lre or labor uu ter tho laws of said Ter ritory made in piir<uane#> ot the art i>f ConijTcss of ?lie "litli of Roptembor, UttO. being oti* of the cum >>iihiim aits ot itint \eiir, and citMlt-d "An act proporiag lo the Male of Tessa," Ac , "and to eatxbllnh a lenltorhil fovernmcnt lor New Mexico."' During Its contlnuann tbo territorial-j ivernmenl oi New Me* ' o shall have no power M> li nlnlaie eoni'err ing '.r to Interfere with tbe condition or .(.ii ol the persons so held to service or labor In ant way to Impair thoughts of thepaity to wln.iu aw h service or !a I m r inline, nor thall Coii^re-a hav.' any pewsr to legislate uiion 'he Subject. The auld Territory of Nsw Meiloo raav be divided at the ?tlicretloB of l'i ngree*, and, when prepared for It, admitted into the In in aa provided far by tbe aaM act of IbeVtbof Scpo iul>rr. IX#. ruOro^i rioM or m. stolen. Mr. Hitler submitted Uie follow.ng proposition, wlii h was rind and laid on the tabic:? 'Unit amendment* to tbe constitution be aubmltted, em lirio Ins lee following pro)., .dtlons, tu Wit:? First?That ibe Territtm now owned by the United States hall'' divided b) a Use from tail loutnl uu the parallel of Mi degii es :>0n>iiiiile?. Second.?That tbe terrHorv ?outh of xAid line, with the view lo the t -r^vaiion of State?, >la)l be ittvde<t Into four Terrltnilea, of aa ne?r e-pial - ire aa t.'Mf lina may doeni be?t, . en-idering tlie forsaatton ol 'hi eonniry, and haviug due re gard to the coavteaee of the Inh.ibuaula of the Territories now oigani/ed j that the territory noilh i.f said line aiiall Iu like munnrr be divided Into eight 1i?rritorW Tiilrii ?Tb.it when th" inbatiltanta of auoh Territories, or either of them, ahull heoome anftiijently numerous, (longresn I all pro. id': guvi rnments for the fame, snd when t'ae bona ilile liihaliitnnla in any territory ahall bo e.|iial to the then i alio of ropreeentatwn in Cihimss, the fsci to be aacrtained hy acenai * luken undei tie- direction of t'oncrcss, It ahall ?e the duly ol the President Of the I'nlted State*, by pro cl <mation, to snnounci' the admiaalon of auch Btate Into th ' Union. fourth ?That In sll the Territories aoiith of aald line of .'Id ||> vrei'a l b minute*, ii.rVm.Miy mrvilmU, ua it now ?j !<4* in the fnfi? sn 'l Mnurm aittl JHjnm'a /?ee, ?Si?lf hn rai^plll^a nm! /'iitfehrf '?!/ nNthi ttrjntrtwin-', nf t)<" T'rrQnrtnt firfmioi/if Hint in nil tlie fmltmles north of aald line, Iwraisntary ser iluiilr, e?cepl a? a punishment for crime ahall be pmhlbitad. Ht lh -That Congress shall b" denied the power to abolish slaver; in plscea now under ita Juri*di< tlun slluate within tiie llmiia of slaveho ding State*, aa alao within the District oi iVunihlM, so long a* aiavery maj c*lat in eithnr of the Slates nf \ itlitnia or Maryland. Sl*(h That In addliloti to the present provM >n for the ren dition of tugltlves tri m lalior. It shall made the duty of tin'non siaveholiting HlaU-a to provide eflli innt laws for the dellreiy of tugltlves from labor lo tbe persona to whom sucb seivi< e or hit* r mav be due. Seventh? 1 hat neither these proposed amendment* nor the third paragraph of the aontod section ol the first article of ' he constitution, nor the third paragraph of the aeoinid see- ? tb n of the fontih article of tbu constitution, shall bo !table to futon1 amendment. The committee proceeded to consider the proposition submitted by Mr. Crittenden, and on tho question to auree thereto, It wax dct< i mined in tbe negative?yeas 3, nnye II. Ihoee who volod in tbo afllrmalive arc Messrs. Cfit temiin, |)i>ugliis. flsei Who voted in the negative sre Messrs thgler, <V>lIftmer. I'm is. Doolittle, ({rimes, Hunter, Powell, Hice, t-ewaid, Tiainilw, Wnde. fin motion hy Mr. ItotttUDy the propositions submitted hy hini on tbo 24tb uistsnt were Uikcn up for uonsldcra tun l ii tl.c H':c?tiori to ipree lo section 1 article |l| It tT.vi dtteimiaed in tbe negative?yeas S, nnf" 11- I Those wrji'i voted In the affirmative are Mr Crit teii'ten, Douglas. 'fhoeewli.' ut lin ihe negative arc Messrs. Bigler, Colliuner, Dm> ? ixiolitUe, Grime-, Huutor, Powell, Rice, tscward.Tooml j, W ide. Ou the question to agre* to section 2, article 13, it was determined in thenegitive?yea:, 1. nays 10. Those whs vi'led in Hie a^rnatlvt are Mr. Douglas. who voted ra the m>"utive .wo Mo.-?rH. Odlaroer, Davis, Dot l(Vle, Grimes, Hunter, Puyrell, Ktce, 8?w ird, Tocmbs, Wade tin the question to agree to seetion 3, orticle 13, it w is determined in the negative?veast 2, na/s It Those who voted ui tit* tttlu mat to ore Me-sra. Critten den. IVHiplas. Thou who vot>?d in the negative arc Messrs Bigler, Collamer .Davis, roolittle, Grime.", If inter, fVwe 1, Rice Seward, Toombs, *s<1e. On the question to ngreo to section 4, article 13, it was determined in the negative, under the rule?yeta 8, pays 5. those who voted in the affirmative are Me-srs Bigler, Crltti uilen, Davis, Douglas, Humor. Powell, Rice, loombs. Those who voted in the negative are Messrs. Collamer, Iuolitlle, Orlincs, Howard, Wade. on the question to agree id section 6, art it 'e 13, it was deter mined in the negative. Ou the question to agree to section 1. article 14, it was determined in the negative, under the rule?yens tt, nn> ft 6. Those who voted iu the sfllrmative are Mowi Bigler, Ciittenden, Davis, Douglas, Hunter, l'oweM, Rice, roomM. Those who voted in the negative are Motors. Collimer, Doolittle, tii in f-, Seward, Wade. On the question to ngreo to section 2, article 14, it was determined iu the affirmative?yea* 10, nays " Those wbo voted in ihe affirmative are Messrs. IMglor, Collamer, Crittenden, Doolittle, Douglas, t,'runes, Powell, llice, Seward, Wade. Those who voted iu the negative are Messrs. Davis, Hunter, Toombs. On thi quest <?> to agree to se< iion 3, article 14, it was determined iu mt negitive. t>n the question to agroe t<> section 4, orticle 14, it wa* determined iu the negative. On the qui stion to ugree to section &. article 14. On motion by Mr. Tim?mii-, to amend the same by in sorting the word*, "inter Stale slave trade," in line one, after the word "prohibit;" ami also m tho same line, after the word "or," insert the woid "to." tin the question to agree to the proposed amendments, it wa.- determined in the affirmative. On the question to agree to said section 2, urtiele 14, as nmeuiled Iry Mr. Toombs, it was determined iu tho negt live, under tin rttie?yeas 8 nays 5. These who voted hi the affirmative are Messrs. Bigler, Crittendin. Davis, Douglas, Hunter, Powell, Rice, Toombs. Those who voted in tho negative are Messrs. ('ollaraer, Doolittle. Grimes, Seward Wade. tin the question to agree to section six, articlefourte n. it was detcrmli ed in the negative. On the question to agree to se< tion seven, article four Uen, it \va.- determiueii m the negative. 'Ihe vote on sections three, four, six and seven, of Mr. Douglas' propositions, wtrs the same as on tho corros|>ond irg propositions projioscd by Mr. Ci ittendeu. <m u.otioii by Mr. Bioikh, the proposition submits1 by him was taken up lor consideration; and. on ihe question t agree thereto, it was determined in the nei; itivo. Ilf -oi.l mis SI IIMIITI II tiY Ml! KICK. Mr Ru f submitted the following resolution, wliich was Coiish'ered:? Wher< as the Territories of the 1'iiited States, and the ones tii not the adml-iaion ot new Stati c into the fidon have retired most, i! not all, tlieagiiationol thequcsUouof slaver) ; and whereas it is desirable thai that question should be for ever abolished from tie halls of Congress, and that II should ci a--o to be a > ? lit. til elenri nt among tin people therefore, Jlesolvi d. 'I lxt all the territory l> hit north uf Jti degree* to mnnti s should r at once admitted luto the I'riloriasa State. IIUJII an equal foutlug vvllh the original States, ami Is' eallc 1 the "State of Washington:" and that all the territory south ol .'tt'. decrei s :*) uiinnti s should tie al?" aimiited n? a Stato upon an equal tooling wita the original States, anil be call '.t i lie "Siaie of .lefleiaun;'' and In each c??e provision ?lion'd be made tt'at whenever any isirlion of *a'd Mates Miall cm tain, v\ itlilu lilt area cl' nol less than Mlty thousand squat* miles, one hundred awl thirty ihniisaod inlishlia^t*. an^? Han may l>e formed and admit tt d into Ihe l'ni?n, vv itli aue'u botindarks ?* Congress mar pre*ctthe. Ami to carry the pro vision* of this resolution inlo eflTeet, all acts organising Terri torial governments should be repealed, to take eft', et on th<* , and bR> that an appropriation should lie made by Congre-s to def.-sythe expenses of the Conventions to form constitutions for the said States, On moticsi by Mr. Fi.warii, to nmonrt tho samu t>y in sorting the words: 'Vjotrf no much of the T'Critni y ?/ haunts <u> i< contain'd in thi 1 l?nijt It i y o/" II?? It'y tunrtituiifiit,'' tocnioin utter tin* words ''thirty fix thirty," in the- first lijc. 1' whs determined iu the negative?yens 6. nu\g fi. Thoe who voloU In the aQIrtnutive ar" Messrs. Colla mer I* olittlr, Douglas, Crlmi <. Seward, Those wL" voted in Iho ni%'ativfl are Messrs. 4'riti-n den, Davis, Punter, Powell, Woo, Toombs. On the question to agree to tlie n-sohitlwi, it was de termined in thr negative?yeas n, n.iys to Ttuve who voted in the affirmative are M'1 .:*r<. Ritcler. Darts, Hire. Those who voted in the negative aro Messrs Cut In mcr, Crittenden Itonliltlo, Douglas, Criun s, Munter, !??>wil, S*w iir?t, T> ombs. Wade. Mr. IhHiiitTii:. having stated that ho wa-' absent during the proceedings of the committee on the several p1'tpo sit ions which hud been acted upon n In* abs noo, us,-d and obtained leave to hovo hi" v^to recorded upon th saDie and Ids vote was th"reu|>on rreorde.l. mvvioii t<?>mi .- hi Jiini v. Mr Tn submitted the following r solution. whi' h was considered:? Krsnlved, Thai this 'imitn litre 1 ave mil lie<n nlile u> aRre? upon am it' neral plxii of adjunlnynt, mid rrpmt tlml la< 1t" the Senate, loifi-th-r with lb< journal ol the coiuiiiitfi, and a-k tu tie dl<enarged. On the question to agree to the resolute r, tin motion by Mr. Smvahu, toamend the mum by sink [ ing out the words, "and nsk to lie di-i -turned," it was determined in the u (Urinative. Yean 7. nays " Those who voted in the allnmulive are Mi sers. Itigler, Collanii r, Criltendi n, Ikailittlc, Douglas, l.rim and S?w ard. Those who voted in the negative are Mo.srs D.tvis, Hunter, I'owcll. Kiee, Toombs. and Wade. On the question to agree to the rr-elntion as amended by Mr. Sewaid, it wa.-' determined In tie aUlnriative tin motion by Mr. Txonih that the oommtUce adjourn tiv dir. (iti motion by Mr. S'rw.utn to amend the m itioo of Mr. Toombs by striking out the words " une i>i. ' It wa determined in the affirmative?yean 7, nays ? ? Those who voted in the n(Urinative are Me-sra Rigler. Collamer, Crittenden, I'oelittle. Douglas, tintifvi uid Seward. a lliono vim voted in the negative are Messrs Davis. Hunter, I'owell, Iiice Totitnl>s and Wade. tin motion by >Ir. IVn mx* toametvl the motioirof Mr Toonibe, further, by addijg the words, sublect to the call of the ( hairinuu. It wan determined in the affirmative. tin the qnfcetioo to agree to the motion a? amended by Mr. Keward nnn Mr. Ixuglas, It wa-i determined In tho affirmative. ho it wii ordered that the cominittf'1 adj<siiu to tli ? call of the chuiritiHn Aud thi n the conimitto?|*dJonriiod. OlMMITTn! IlOnK, Per. 31. 1M>I Tlio ronitniitoe met iu porsuauee to the rail of the Chairman for the pur|oao of hearing the i<Mirn.iI r"i'l. present?Mesfr . I'owell, Wade, Do'.gli*, Itlglor llico and DoollUIe. Tlie>iurnal w is read and approvod. Hie committee thercnp 'n adjovrned to m ? t :?t the rail of the chairman. L. W. It?WI I.I. Ola i irntu. THE HOUSE REPORTS. Mnjoi-it jr lie port of tl?e lloiase Coitioilt tee of Thirty ?three. Tho aclrct committee to whom waa referreil ?o m'leh of the President's Message ns relates to tb?* present po i lous condition ut the country, luive instructed their ' hair man to report the bills and resolutions adopted by th m with sSMh comments a* bo may deem proper ? tWilR. The terms of tho resolution of refercne wore sm -Ii as to advi e tiie committee of the magnitude ol the sub jects referred to Ibem. and were regarde i as an earn vt appeal for thch prompt ac ion By adverting t > tluit portion of the President ? Message referred to tie in mlitee, it will be se?n that, in bis opinion, tho cau-es ol the present discoatmis are to be found in tin hist -ry of our public, aflalrs. datiac bsek to the year 1W5, compre bending the !? gislative eiuictments of several Stains?liie agitations of the public mind on the subject of sU\ rj? the improper olrculation of papers tending to produce ap prehension of domestic insurrection in tho alaveliolding States, snd the forcible opposition to the |ie ireful etecu lion of the laws of Cougrws for the recovery of fugitive slaves. The matter? here allofed as having given rise to the present disturbed condition of the public mind of tho south, are of a character which could only be Mcertamed by a knowledge of the current history of our pot It is as exhibited in tho new-paper press, in tho grounds as somcil by the various political parlies, aud manlfi'sted by the votes of the people in electing 8tMcandfMer.il officer'. IVS-NDIU'T ITWHTAtKW" l^bliratlors emanating from the news|?i|ier "r nodical )*ess having a tendency to promote dwncstio ibMirreclion in nny of the states, aud clrwlited with that intent, a.*, in tk*/fd^nnvt of iXe ammifre, KijUy criminal, and should tr m> tr*U<d 'f'A* ?ftkememl Sigt't. The right of free discussion, Vhlle it Is regarded as absolutely necessary to the maintenance of free go vernmmt. may be esprrted. in times of great escite ment, to nn Into occasional llcentlowsnoss. The cor recti ve for this evil remains with His State government*, and the committee do not doubt Uiat the desired correc live will be promply applied in all rases when the evil shall have assumed a formidable aspect, while the just and rational freedom of speech tnd of the pre?* will b>} catotull.v preserved. vr* m n-t v.k t.xw. "Jhoente tapnt ofl?n<,b> seme of th? SJsfUw teodtag tty.pposc 01 <? l.barruK' the cfeoeutloa of the act? of Co* grrse for the rcny. r -or fugitives from labor, I .an <**? alleged as a pron n< nt c mplant on the part o." ttmh' States of the I'nloa iu whicta slavery e*:?t,4. Th? omb uutteo bad bun imj<ri#ied v.th Ur belie? that '.bis *** one of tin grievances referred t?> in the Presi l^ut'pt Mi - -ago, to wbicb th< Southern States attached groat >ui jin, ance. Tbt ro; ilvwof po|tu)ff tMeabliM ia SMtktn Slater?the addresses of speaker? *o Southern ruid'ence*? the frequent and earnest rcfcrenco to it -y the e*w*pn per press of tlie South, as *> great aid ilugrant v''Hdt;m cf the constitution, and of the fratwnal relat.on tC the free to the slave States?th'" denuncii^ion of tiiooa law* l y Southern members of Co*?rwa, In both brmche* of tlie national legislature, for r'v Ust three or fouryaars ?have, together, given to 111,1 subject groat and, in th* judgment tf itw commttee, undue importance. Wltlr whatever intent <>r design such sirs may haio been em | actcd, in any State, they cannot We regarded as having" bad any cfleet ,n preventing or ol.struct nig the recapture 01 fugitives (Nil labor. Uu> laws of the t'aitel I Suites for the reeo er> of fugitive slaves are executed ec clusiveh by tbo 1 n.teci fatate- Courts. and CommlMioBara' appointed by them. As n ueeet ary consequence, it fol lows that uiiy State b,w which oilers iiey ohsUcl" to the full anil pcrfcct execution ot the laws ot the i n ted Htitee would be void and of no ell el whatever, and would b*M declared b> the United States Courts and Commissioner*. Sin h law if any there be, are therefore incompetent te do any mischief w hatover to any one conrerued ui the re r?| ture of fugitiv o slave, and at mi -t can be 1 ousidered 111!v an an exhibition of opposition to a law which soma 1 f the State* regard us containing provisionsdangertHi* M the right of tree persons residing within their limits. Wlille, therefore, the committee have not been ablet# perceive that the State laws complained of can really a fleet the rij-h's or interests of Southern people, or State?, yet from an anxious desire to conciliate the teelings, aa well as to protect the interests of our fellow citizens of MieSouth, the committee have respectfully requested a* not sluvciielillng Stales curefullv to revise tlu ir legw* tivo ac4H, ami repeal all law.* \vhi? li come in conflict witfc the constitution of the l ulled Stat's, or with the 1?W? enacted by Congress for the recapture of fugitives tram labor, and" have submitted a resolution b\ the Horn;?. We have seen w ith satita'ac lion that the Coventors or evrrol Slater. within the last week, have brought th? itbjtct to llu notice of their 'C.-pectlve 1 .cglrlatuna, sinii rei onini' tulei' legii-lalifo aution. in accordance wtw llie views ot the committee, and we entertain nodouM tl at tho feeliiiL. as well as the interest.-of all the no? f|i M hol.Um' Stat* - will combine to effect the great object much ?'<?? ired?the restomt ion ol mutual re-poct au? contideuce between all the State-1 ot the I nion. 'Ibe conitnittee de. med it inccinbeiit <>n them, in 00a nedieii with the foregoing mhjei t, to re\ i?e to M'Uif ?? t. 11 tin luw now in '"ice lev the rei overy ot !? gi ivea In 111 labor. Altei the m> si 'meful esaininnHon or tba (-..IdCct, the committee ii'<\ ? triniied an atnen l'.uent Mi tbc'existing Inv?s, which. it believed, will mueA im piove them. inn i aw 1HM. . I ho l.iw of ls.*'0 was suppo*1A contain a provusi?lO wJnih iiofit ivcl> r? <4uire?l a ay <iti/. n, wn? miyiit ?? called on for tin purpose, to 11 id the " 1 ri'ilive. or I lis g"Ot. or tne Marshal ol the I ntied states, in searching for and capturin- such fugitire, whether forcible resi tance were appreheni.ed or no*. This idea, whether II or iU-fomided, has to a cer/ in cut ext. nt In come 111" popular belie! m many ? Lrl ? xu iiv r-'i'' -? . tlk. states, and. in the opinion of the committee. ha? the effect to render tlie law distasteful and oiteusive. 11 is 1 bvions that uch belief would op rate to cripple U? 8 I I>VHH1.H tiiai IIVll " *?' I I - ? . efiicteiicy ol tho law, and. to some oxtcut, pre.entlBI |irom|.t al.ll peacetul execution where that tieuef pr>) vaileit. II in " ? thai thy oivna tJ il ? much c??4./aw?iy >? thr 8"*h TlM si cond section of the bill pre-eutea Hyhe IS lielli vi d, will relieve the biw Iroin ull objection of that kind, and teud materially to its easy aad ;iHo.ty execu tion, thus inipioving its 1 tilcienc> 1 renieiry is mait iug it u.ore ace. ptable to the people among be enforced, and by wh'.s. aid. iu c ise ol forc.ble r? <W ance, it is to be made ell. etuat. Ti.n hkii'hik as *m? iiminiiis rt atsoi'.m i The provisions ol th- lirst section ot the hill. U U tn'in d. will secure the fugitive (if be allege* he te free) ? fair and impartial trial, more certainly ib in the law ?? it now stands 11.0 u. muiittee believe that th.? uacer^ tninty as to tie fa. t of on. arrc-Wd as 1 fugtti.i uu eiven rise to the f. w inst .noes known to us c. .orciwe lesislam e to the law Ibe same . bjechon to the pre?i?t aw hasiinUoubtedly stimulated the |w~- 'ge^i Umes t>\ whiU ar ? carlleil kt! oi.-oiiuM.ib rt\ J> l a n M toe 01 111 ? Sta'e- It. should be borne m hat the objections urged by the Noithera ? re not to a law for the r<K'.\cry ? tu?J Who really owe labor, but they are Ollli.l.d in the bollel tba' the piesent law lliaj I>eriiiit the sei/uie of l*?rsons vl.o aje nee and;^ 1^t.j.**? ? hem to >er\ ttude .-onliary to li. th law and 1 -Jtit ^ Joe IJI'III HI MTI > llll'i" 1 "? ------ w ^ .. ri.niittee tieiicve it lobe unjust to rne free stat.et? :?>s. rt that any considerable of peisons ?? ?'>?? SUtcHHt. op|HS.d lo the reclainatu.il ot |srnons who by In laws ol any St .to, owe labor or s.-i. ice to auoiuer. t any sin li class cxi-ts. it i- tlait known a-< ab'>lits?Uk?te. 11," a-s asserts it- to tl. l? nmse ,t does Ii.nh. r./,o the pur-tuit and r.taplu. ? live slaves. In whatever light Ibe perwn" ?? ' tills cli'^s ninvbercgnided.it is certain th mi 11 .tnb?4 ,re so small. C' input'. .1 with the entire vol tig poiHi^tmi I ( the free suite th .t no danger. an result to the coa - itntKiial 111:1 a rt ol any portion 01 the 1 nioii fr'''" eiriiar opuiio,.... r the,. .U...V* ?f . .nuinendiiiL I ."mto I he g.neral peblic. ll iseer t.Mtily true tl.-tthis<Uha not act with any of th ^1 eat |?.ltli. al l"?'ci oftta .1. y and that its . bi.-l lead. - s and most talent I oratocB t an ,.iioi.,h opp'ied to ib- repi'M^u ^.ly ill tbo late lie-nleutiai eonte,i. and deuoi.ii- ? d ? and theirdcctrines in Intt'r aud on parm terras 7/" ureal mittiAt vVii'A O n-w ?i-r"-l ?'? "" ?>????' "Ji"' " H? t (***?."*, ? '..??/ a** vmOma-fw,! m ? % it '<*?- ?? '?> ?>' ""''tjff hi/A /*? *ta?* th mtmUinin r>l Om X ?th anil n smilliii to Ull-. and -''owing out ,1 i- a belief, w lie h seen. 10 have obtafn-d ver/ ,, ner.lly ill th roulh. ibil the peop.e of the ? ,Uitj holdnn State . ba\ e ?.tci ceded in e!? t mg a^lYeS !?ml, ?iiterl iin a s eie. .li-.gu t" accumulate |x>.il'".il I "wer tn r:.Ui bran. I - ? > "-ngres .mlthro ? < ;.?r~ M.nal a< IS'U. > ml I uWr-a M ry m th? Stai~ t< '"r*U 11 nil iii.w thi- nuipn e w II be accomjdisha? ( t nJ uitu tho ears ot excted multitudes ;rom bo Bsmithsjf ' pcbro, ,'ors. a. I pluc, a b' lore tie ,r eye ?? tl? oflp,r.,-a.i i.nt I .nth* -.Mhern t.i^d It 1M?M tohnv a-g?ini< ?i thi* ??rm <?i ** pui'-iwW >ct Tf?t pu*r \ *.1 v. ,? 11 ii.i uiirD*when it iwt iu coof<f.tiw go o n^muiiie ita ? and .date Ipre* r,! - to M,el, t Presidential - bdou declared ii r-,nli.l to Iluit 1 alince of l-'wer . II whi. b the pt f? t mn nd 1 ndiitai: <><ir |H.liti. al !abr c .'enoim.. tie lawle? , ,nx as.on by ot 011. M .te.u Territory, no mattor under wliat pre text :?? among the graveet of cum - N'd wt.hsUnd n ? th - . haractei of tin-. de?, the commit^ I,.,, bin < deemed the beliff in it, in some portions of U? Simib, si tl?1. nliy imporUBt to demand a totice at tbU tin.e. That nothing 1' ble houH l>o lcfi uaattempted, to order loi ll-.cu th< hi laUi mm .-m- odf, by tho committee, thay hare prepared, *(;<! submit, hi amcudiiu-nt to tins constitution. whei by any imwr in interfjre with Mare ry in the MHtc.-t.i-. fi>' vrr iInuivI lo I'utgraM till triiy ,-ialc hi Ibi l Don b> i'h iuilWMual Stat- acton. -tall (ot.tent to ltn ?*i rt i.-c. Tl??* \ eutiitain .1 confident belief thui '!ii- amendment will he appi<>vod by tin- number of Mnii required by tlio ci>n?titotlon to secure its adoption, if II...- -hull not m euro slavery In tho State* against t'ni po. ibilily of interference by fetleral powei, we am wholly Incapable of comoi\ inn any form of i mtttutiiXkaJ KHMiintie whic h will, or which wiil -latUfy Ibo*;' who de ttiuiid lur'h" r fft'ii itjr for ih ir rijiht III. HKM ITX Ol Till SlJktlRv li?-:'l ??| i*. 11i< committee arc well ar re that the frequent ngta iii.n of the -ubji'i t of slavery, n political contest*, baa ttiX'ti rlf< ill tif muni.- of many , ta foarfiil foreboding of iliann.' n. /.' hn \j njntrHmfd lo the pra^nt tilitpiilitim tf 'flint Wt'-en lh* nirrthtin ami \re*tmi tmd ?,i''hirn anil Ai? ,'/vn xt?mt < f lAt l.ivwtt kiitioDH into ihi rlghtfulne < or polu v of what is property i?!io.| f?v?i| iihi i wki'M conilicteit by tlii'j^'.itf rt aitd di.-i r. i t UiIih! in .Ini tei .|i'r, gtiided by 'hi* Itwj of m moral' ii/'1 (xtlitical phil'* pliy. oool'l scircejr p" Httei.ili with ilan^i : to thi* peace of society, mh i - b i-<l It ""I I power* of Imm !? ,? Aeri.ni' in anil th? i?n?er^ "f ?'?<* -tale* orerjfc# ?:b -1 iv11 \, when | ' |?fl> ? aidiut'd, would bar* if. , ? o.?i., ft truth ?tli r than 0? endawer ptlMto 11 au.,1 Hut -hen 'hit Uhwikt .**> tk* arm* ,t.iitxriwjrnir*" *?* ?*??' '*">/rT"* um dnmrrf t!,. harmony /wlitil to mvchttbt ,/,,r ,ian - ?' Vth' ''?/ "V.- Th? truth ef tha i ? n a. I. * ill ' ? f"1'}" *'",vv" uf* br'?r r,fl'WM u o'ir hintorj m l*-'! Mi-ouri waa admitted aa a alar<* -it4it.' uml "livery wa?. ?? 'be -wina thiie. (iroltibited in a* i|lf. Irnifory ii n? n?rtfc of the parallel ot thirty ?l* dv , .,.. t|iii?!} ii.ii.i te? north latitude. At tliat time no ffrea* w;i- (be *nr it."i a ii that men not at a)! prow to r ?* fit IWln-f.T in the llifbt of real daa p,r, (Utertime'I Rnat four* for the utahllitj af ih' ttoTfrntnent. lh< public mind, howere', be eatoe calm, arid yleldtag to the Ftiggoetkw at tr??? |>atrloltMn. Iiuimony wai? r^ton-d and puWto pr< -|i< i-ity a<h Hwed w th ri*pid *tride?. The ae*t cvt-at which bronirlit tb" Hiibie^t or rlavery Into public oonalie raticm vv.v ib>' anni.vation of T'lui*. 'Ilie l*renid?itt?l ? < lection of i wa* made to turn almoat entirely upraa this Mingle i|ueetion. Th" (treat m^lority of tho people ?f the fre?> States were mmh Ui?i?ati*R?d with the reault( but. witb their \ iewa of duty m oitl2eni uf a Tree rewuk lie, tin y submitted with r"n'ret. but with no dlspneltkia to mak" improper opposition to the will of th<) p<-of>te #l piwFe<l in accordance with all the fnpnw of law. Be tween thin perkxi and that of lft'21. the nubile mitrtl haril not been agitated nor the public peace at all Midaajrereit by dbcuKiion nor federal legislation tonchmgatbe ttiViecb ?>f slavery. run Acqrwmn* <# mcxirvt nawrroRT. The late war with Mexico reeulted In the ar<|uW tion of territory. Iron Uie moment of thii ac^alat I tion, the ipii-at.on of the occupation of th* terriMvy e.-dod bv the treaty of peace with ?la?e or fre? labe?* I again caO^a uito Ktwm jul M?e