Newspaper of The New York Herald, February 28, 1861, Page 1

Newspaper of The New York Herald dated February 28, 1861 Page 1
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pitirB wo IMPORTANT NEWS FROM WASHING fON. Tlie Proceedings ef the Peace ConventloQ. Adoption ef the Modified Hnthrie Plan ?f Adjustment. Hi PMitioi of tke New ftrk CMh I fmeratiie Stteel Committee ef the Senate ob tfae Guthrie Man. Action of the House on the Report of the Committee on the Crisis. Tfeie Report ?f the Committee Partially Adopted. Tbe Conservative Attitude of the Zn coming Administration. 3P5CULATI0MS RESPECTING THE NEW CABINET, ?HE TORS OF ?&. L11COWT8 nAlifiCEJUL, fete, to. THE OUTGOING ADHmiSrEATION. THE PfiACE CONFERENCE. VOOFTJON OF THE MODtKTKD UUTUBMC PLAN Of ADJU8n?i.?<T. WiitHiMiron, Feb. 27,1S<!X. The plan adopted by tie Peace ilocgrees this day at mm ib exactly toe modi.ied plan embraced in my de spatch Uust night. The tirut article is Bubetanti&lly the Franklin proportion relative to tho "Serritonea. The vote on that was nine yeas to eight nays, Virginia and North Carolina ruling yea aad Missouri declining to vote. !%? other articles were adopted by a vote of sixteen to ive. Two copies of the plar. were lcunediately to be en grossed, and tlcly certified to by the officers of the Con vention, and Dr. Puleeton, one of the Secretaries of the Peace Con;;r?38, was instructed to present one to the President of the Senate and the ether to the Speaker of the Houk', which that gentleman proceeded at onoe to ?h>, concluding that duty at two o'clock this afternoon. There Is groat r^oicing in the city over the fact that tlu.v have agTiud to something, but almost everybody outside of the Peaoe C mgres^ ic puzzled) up to the hour of writing, thioe o'clock, to know precisely what tho de tails of tho proposed plan adjustment agreed to are. It is likely they will not know until the Uucald reaches here this evening Wlurt the two Houses cf Ccugreea will do, .n refpouso ta tbt Peace Congress, remains to be seen. David Dudley Field, of Nw York, is held responsible tey tho republicans for allowing the flrst article of tho compromise pn position to pans the Peace Orcigress. It was done in this way. Ttie total number of votes cast was seventeen, four KUioe?>iew York, iiansos, Indujia *x. . Mmrouri?not voting !be vole stood nine yeas to et/ht n.i. h. Had New York voted, the article woakl not have been adopted The reason that state d.d not vote wan in* jg,. ttiM lull Otlogatioii stood on-.i majority t*ain*t tbe article. Mr. Field absented hiun-elf to attend to a case in tho Kovreme Court During biHAbecnre the delegation wan MUied op o to vo>e, and heim; a tie, did 4not vole, hei.oe the article was adopted. The action of "avd Dudley Field took everybody by ?orp-ise ({.> ha.- been one of the mo>t persistent ene mksoI the adj.iatic.unt, and, with Governor Chase, has 1*1 th>) radirul forces. When the Stale of New York wis called to vote on the propositions ? kkh were adopted It was discovered that Mr. ! leld mux fum est rii. delegation s:.od seven acd six, Mr. F??d gtvti.g the casting vote New York wa* coorioqu. ut ty a tie. and her vote viif not counted aga.nst the prvpo rituon. There tv been and st'.U .s nomc hard among Ike radicals They denounce Field tn unmeasured terms. Ue was evidently afraid to meet the responsibility. The change of the Il.inci.- delegation is regarded as vary KignUii ant. They did this after a conference with Uf; President elect TV republicans generally arc indignant. hut ifr. ?;ree k r mvp it win a one horse Coagreoo an t Auythiag they Aal whs of no consequence. K? ?*r?*Klei<t ^ler ? ommonicai' <1 the propoc.tioti to the 'pe&kerof tho House, but t?ai hodv Iw jotyet bo? a officially informed of its content The Peace Congress aujourceil...-.nt f.w some of the ('opimissionurs ca.- that u their cor/orence has bcea productive of no other good, it ha* pooduced the most friendly feelings among them. Annexed is t bo fLAN or ADJUSTMENT ADOPTED BY TUB IE ACE CONORm. -it) J. In all tbe prevent territory of the United states ?orili of tbe parallel i>f thirty ?tx 4egreoo thirty mu ntes M north latitude, involuntary servit i-le, "xcej.t in ;n.nlnh m?ut <*t crime, b prohibited In all the preseut t*>rrl u?'v south ?f that line tue status et persons hel<l to rv ?x.r labor, as it new etietx, siiati not be clianged. Nor ?tut> anj law ne pacse. by ('Mi;rew< or tlie Territorial i> ?is at' re to tiisuer or prevent the taking ?f Sunk per *?.l* (,oin any of tae Htales of this Tnloii to said Turrl tory net to im|iaii the i ivhts arieun from ttaid re>atton. Rm Uw nam" shall be subject htjudicuil cnKnlzunce in the ied'rai cti ts aecoroing to the course of the coramrn W? *lion any Territory, oo th or ?<mth of s*id liur, will suUi tK.uniary a?- Oongi??an may prescribe, shall entikin a p->pnUtioc. equal to that rtHj iired for a lueml > r of C irgnees, it shau, If Its forui of giivtrnmnil be re pubitrAU, be admit lad >nto the Union on aii equal fo<Auig ?Hh the ordinal ktt?s. with or without involuntary servitude, a? tbe countitulion ot such St?te may pro v-me. 1 nr. % Ne territory shall he >a-?|uire?i by tbe United ?xoep. by dts<'4./ery and for uaval ati.t cunmori ia stations, d<|K ts, Ano trnrsit routes, witlmut the oonc ir fnce of a riiyorit) ct i l ih? >e> aton from tbe stales ? tiehaii'a tavol i'lji servn idt, aao a reiyorlty of all tee Senators from <?bioh prrfiihit ih:tt relA lion; 11 r sfiall ternUvj bo acq ur* 1 by 'ren'y.uniea the rotei of a majo'lty of tie* -Vn*?V>rs from each cans of Htater b*r?lnb-fore mentioned be OMt ?? a part ?' ibe two- hir& majority ueceMarv to the ratillcatiou of fm h treai> ^wc. 3 Neithw the constitution, n t any Amendment thereto s'lall tie eonsiruoJ ti give OcOKress power to rsgnlat*, ?bo'.,sb or control, witbui uny M:iUi or Territory of ibe I''l st?te^, tho relation Mtal'lished er reeogntze.f by the lawe ih->reof touching pervoue bonni Ui labor or involnnt-ary ?cr?ice ,n the Dtsteict of Coioaibia, without the consent ?r m .rj 1." fi * hi without the oonse it of the owa* h, or RuikiSg tho owners who do not consent jum. c nnpensa lH?r nor ib' power ts interfere *l'h or protoiblt repre sentstwes and others from nruigmg with U< <oi t> the city < i ^'tsniTiiiton retAllitng an taking >wav, perxous 80 bo IB'' to lal>or or SOIVKe nor the p ?srer to I te-'erewMh or ab??lvsh tnvoiimt..rt service m plAcos a> l.f the i xcluaivu >ui udllcti >0 of the^d -"aU* w , io ihoee Sui es an nrril-irv.'s wtiero tho <arne Is set ibl'.Ktie . or e-KHin sV nor lh" pow?r t.? prohllilt too or tran^port ?? i?u pwrwine hei. to labor or in ?? .ntary service in ai y .suite or ferfttorv of the I Bihid S'ate- Ui anv oUW .-ItU- or Territory th< r<-.if whore it is setaliiisbed or ?conni?ed by law >r iv>ag? a d the rignl, dura* trarsporlation b? a or river, of I'm. bin* (virte^ slior* and Ian (line aud * Un'Kiig In eaie ol d|3lri*e, Us? aot fir, ?a i or raftl' ?hail ?i^at. our shall t'ongrees u?te imwer to *i thor, e any b gtwr ra'e of uxatkni oa pern..ri? oHI to ivhor or serv?cw tha i on iMd. The hrin/n^ ,nn the Uwtr.ct <* C" tmhiaei pertnss held to labor ur serv 0" for 'Ale or pU'iirg tlMnn -n ii?po|M m he aft?rw irds irjesferre'l to o(-her pisoene<>r sale se nierenafwiise i? nr' hi i|t?' l, sod fjx right of transit llir,. Kh triv ?* e ur TerrltO'y 0,'atuit its dlMeOt l? prnli h.|. ?*?' ? t. Thu third parai- h, h ??f t;,# -ouJ seat on of thl f ?Ur'h srl.i-le c' th. ? oti. itlitio* Hi it 1 uot he con Str .'to prevent any ? Hie m?i<. #?v approp-iaie les.SU! on aid through lb* i,?? of tielr iudiowl a..d ffkOea"fiAl olBc<-i?. ir n> <M! no tes dnurrrv of l?igi I V*s from .alior to the r<i>*. , to Wli.mi ?,J1 li ?eryiiM ir (?rtor ?' due '??<?. f> Th? few.' g '? trade >i> ?eh; fr.rover pro bib'led, SAfl It shall ho th. !ut v of ( ? u, ^ ;JWr t? prevent tho in?p iru:i?jn of rl-ve*, ,M;i , or persons V!i 11 servli/> or I '.or, .. ;ri t '? I i t(%| ^utea and Ule Tyrri'orl. s fnm piae.-- hryt r.1 ib* lioni - therw.f. ?'w .fl lh. h*M. thw ? ?? ? "fth ? I n. >?* t'.ae W.tb thtiMCtUMir'iof ti* ih. ut*ri parv pr?i h < ( ihr KPonrtd s*cti? ? f the rt??t titkM or the eon eliluixii unci ue lUi-i. i*? jgraph <??" trie Fectton M Uie fo'i ih artici**f, alikll nnt bo aiwndod of aMI Imiwi with< ut ihectxiitmt of all the ^Uter. t?< 7 Cocjjr. is* e&ail pr?.vxle by Kw that the (>Bttod states iholi |*y to Ota) owner the futt *alne of ntf fugi tive* fr. in tutor, lu all Mwy nbttv ?he rtan-hil or ulAtr ullicer wlos* duty ll ?u t<> vrt't. Much fugitive, wm> pr*v?ou* from mi doing b* vtnt?u< e or iniicnviatiou ir< m mobg or notoim asre mhltfv, or wfc>-n, after ?r r<wl, ?ucb fugitive waf, rescued by lite violent or ftitnnidation, aau lite owoer Utcrrtty prevtntcd ud ob Hiri? ??-<l m the pursuit of bis r*?teilv for the recovery o* cncb fugitive Congress ttholl prsvi <o by law for gocuri*K Ut the citizens of esch Xtote the privileges and immuni ties *f llio Mveral ->UU? THE PEACE PROPOSITIONS IN CONGRESS. WiHiuxtTOj., Feb. 27, 19M. rbe Serate Committee,-composed of tie following Sen* ter??H(trr<. OHt?-nden, Blgler, Reward, Thomson and Trumbull?to whom art- referred the proposition!) |M?] by the (vace Conference, are lu wwuu to-night, prepar ing the bill for the swbtnissko of tbo resolution for ?dop t oo by the |>*iople. T?ve Indication; are that they cannot [?sb by a two-thirde vote. Both extremes if.ll oppose them iti the Senate. They amrj be submitted by Mr. Hlp'.er'a plan The Senate shows a disposition to consider the Peace CfcsirreBs pri?poett>on, but the Louse have not yet done go, being absorbed In ooiapMatilon* of their own. It will b*. observed that one of Mr. AdauR' propositions rouid not command the votes of ono third of the House. THE FORCE BILL8 BEFORE CONGRESS. Washington, Fob. 27,1861. Ur. SlantoWa Force bii: ta tbe special order for to-mor row at one o'clock. Whoever it oetc-t- u;> Mr. John Cochrane has the floor, and Is proparea witfc a strong ar gument agar.:ist its conftltauoruity. Neither it nor Vlr. Bwfham's bill for tbo collection < the reveuno can pat.- Should either p .m: it will surety be vetoed by th? 1'renteDnt. If the republicans wati ta coerce the Sduth, they <cust, there F?ro, call an extra sec tion of Congress. REPORTED SHOOTING OF PE9T. TWIGG?. WasmixmiB, Feb 27, 1861. There s a report -.".float today- thrl the War Depart ment tous intelligence from (ien. HwnrVui to the ?9ect that a o'.fflculty arose between otto of his aids and Oen. rwiggr, in which thi lattrr was sfl'.t. Secretary Ht !t in forma mo that he bC3 received ?o tatcUigonce from (ton Houotou, and that^&e report Is untrue. tht: case or the fugfttvb slay-., an DKBSON. WASicmorojr, Feb. T'} 1861. fie President to-day conunnntcated to the Senate the correspondence fc'tween the United States and Croat Bri tain in regard to tho case of tbe fugitive slave Anderson. I he Senate west Into executive scseion upon this corres pondence, and ordered It to bo -printed. The matter Is regarded as of the highest importance, ord ciay lead to dlliculty betwen the two government^. TIE SEIZURE OP PUBLIC VR0P2RTY IN TEX AH. Wih'xlvc.toi, Feb. 27,1861. Privato and later telegraphic advices from Texas state that the a-ssaal at San Antonio hag been tafcon iiesesston ?f by Texan " troops, a* well u eomo of the military fists In Ncrthern Texas. The eanara, Jtc., at Ifrazos -Santiago and -Brownsville had boon ei'iznd. There ie txrthtuc in tho dospatefco* received cofitlrmatory of the rswt preve nt here to-day M at (ienera! Twiggs had been Bhot by c. sold:er This rumor has caused much solicitude and excitement. Par ial returoc 'how that in Oelvcston, Harris and Auntie ountios the vote for secesmoc n 1K40. ar.d again ;t it J.'K. HE NEGOTIATIONS BETWEEN TUF. PRESI DENT AND T1IE SOUTH CAROLINA ro? MlhaiONEBS. WMDKmM, Feb. 27,1961. The maj ority of the Solect Co amittoe of Fivo?U<tmx toward. ol Michigan, Iwm, of ^ w,j Mm H Reynolds, of New York?made a report tc the through the lart ?ia.jod gentle uan. relative to tbo comt jxiiHience between the rYisidvul and the -*>utb <ii roltna Co miss toners, who had for the objnet of :!*? :r iiimuou 1 tber a demand ou the government for the-<.'?? livery ot Korl Sumter to :h< atithontts-J of that StaU-. Tl.eCn:. m;ttee aay, oonsitforibg ib< position as?uR.><!' y 'hi rresiiiect in his annuel in respect to the ngbt of a Mate to withdraw froui the Union, at^l the to I. lisi i. o of f?<wer on thn part ?f the K?i?d!)v<> to re cognise iho validity of any such attempt, they cannot ' r<v?: '1 the nv.r ion itpelf, as w? il as ilie mau>ier in which :t htm been treated by th? Frxtident,v iwmxif t>o i-iost reainrkable oveutr. o* tae extraordin try t.rce- in wbicb w j live. I'ncier a fuil conviction that lb- re is nat the slightest 'bcoiiragement U? secesmvn, the committee ce.nnot jy r >.ve ur what principle u..) Prestuent has assumed to entertain or bold an commimication ?' U<e character disclosed with tbe representatives of Miuth Carolina, for it hooelh to iho commit use obvious enough that, under the principle a: unce.1 in the an iiuul message, the gnmifuten of th ?mt ?'Ion. acting ?ruior the ^anrtiori of a dnioya] stu regarded it . no outer tight that a? innced .utionaryef r.-ri to -uevert the goveri mem, and be.nx so regarded it would appear to have i.een the plain duty of the FxeouUre to enforce the i?wh una,net any individual, ( t ?wevcr eminent and reHpe-tab'e, known or suspected omrliclty in uuy movement of a treasonable cta f* ter. riie > nominee are not able to imagine any clreum taoces under which the Freoldent woulu haveboen jug tv-l in ??Btetuining diploiuatu intercourse with ftouCi < r. I ma la ber preteut ait.tude to the g"neral gorern metit, SK-ept ujx.n th< assumptHUi that by the action of ?it bor authorities she had succeeded ia establishing U;e i?+k>*?u of an independeni |Ktwcr, owing tto duty what ? ver to tiia government of the (Initod States. TV1 wept* n of such it communication by the l'roal ent. unler such circumstaixK*, aad according it the iiiintj ol an oflicial reply, tDvolvm to some extent re cognition ot tLt assume'! piwltton of Ui .eielliousState. Ihe e me not pr. p ?ed to tuoir s&nct.on i4i any act of tbe Fjn-cutive He|?rti:.ert which lr, eipr^is rms. o' by Implication, may twm to place the respon b'i aiders ainl abettors of w??sesH;oii a any State of the I rnon to any other aipect than that of traitors to the iistltutHin of the l?nit?l Stauw Tbe c miTi(Ue< say they are not able to resUJT the m ? n lue, that in the bt-ginniag of ibo ra-olutijiiary ruove mejitp sga;ast lUe gover meni there were reUt. ns of u extrcawilv tr'end'ly charm u-r between thofe whj coa i mplauvi Ui >a and tln?e whoae duty it wad to sup l!U*ti |l. Tht minority report, mads by ,U?hn 'x>chrane, takes h. ground lru?: by rrferrttce to the public mes ig's o< th. iTe ideut, so far from his having ad initu?l th?' Omn.^K,oners from any -eceded state ? diplomatic irtercourse, he explicitly refused to do so, nnd rigidly guar-ied aunlm-t the presumpt!.m lie never (??celve> them otherwise than as distinguish*! ctl^as, and the only r asc.ii of the question heinp pro??>nted to < ot.gress, ar spfw ari trom the re(n*-t, wae this refusal of the I'resl'tent. and tbe retetet i b of tbe whole q i?stlOO Ui tliat boil}. Thr <i>rres-.ctiden<e shows thtt the Com m^sioners rtate-i, in reference to this attitude of the Ifesldatit. thai *'the> ftlt no special koticttiide as to tbo character m wh .ih the President mignt re< <igniee them " ^*e rep. rt Mi.r that ta the wh.' e course of the pub lished oorr? srv?'teuoe it will he lo possthl* to detect tbe most trilling aoruttioo fion' the svieeut anemclHtiok by ?- I'resbieat in h?mc*(.af?- to Congress, at Its opening, of h?a Iht.ttoi to detenu th? I utcn with the whole ?i???r ol 11* government, and to conserve it* r gbts ?ll ? vigor. The arde&t epirsttonl of an uDcalciilstiiii: zeal have denevneed ns liB.idlty these dlctttee of sonriety Kepulsive impi'la^ o?it> ban d' i ideo t' em, at. i ttKi ungenerous impulses W ( ??In ,a' hoft 11tty have vlstuid upon tlietn the lovectiveti ? aei .m eiouf c< ntrov<irsy Hut ine sober senae of tho public will mevt abi) pr. vad uTer these factitious silmu laiita of factiou aiyl d.Heorj and ultimately will be re COgoiMd aful acknowieiiK<td the piescient which palliated tin f-hrick of diMir ion ?>y tl.e preservation ?! pea/o, wbico preserves irom de.ol?tlon by WMoaling the (mths of blood, and woos (he .ncwon for conclbat.on, <?? in se n??. aiiiustmett, bj the counsels of modera' tlon nnd peace MFAIIH IN CENTRAL A M KMC A AND NFW GRANADA. WA^iisrirow, Feb 27, 18fll. The Ikportmeiii of Mate received despatches this motoiug frnm O-atntl America, daten to tho 29th of laiiunry fia.ster ( imiiry was at Mansgus, assiduously ? ?iigin" d in ?cttimg the dlfncnUiet between the United In1'- at d Nicaragua. Mr. MclMesb. special beaier or deepa*..Ls? fpom our ii.nlf ?r at luignts, hae arrived here, a: d 'his morning debv? r< d bi? d-spaiches to ?h" governnient Mr. .lone#, ur M u'su-r, had air,re t at P igou on the 1st of Janu .ty, etnountering nmet serioim dill-ii!? ,n? on the route. I.e rountrj grtu ra lv was in ? ?hoi'.l4r?t, ndltioti. Ihe revotstl w, and ? tb In. reusing bitterness. en ". rr?ti hoi h'no using his Mini'4tt efforts, but 11Q ?. c eiwiiiiiy, to br tig ibe revohifoni'ts to terms of | em * itir goverr m<' t *or<*es, nin'er Ospin*. b its ob Mii.ei, > ei era sigtia. auvsiitagis >>ve the rebels, as they ill tSiem t;#n M sq era was with bis arm?, about ''?#? ?a*s ma-rij f'cn H gota As eDfagensnt was (hurt* ' ly eipeetfld 1o take pkA e. That battle, tt is believed, will decide the matter, m the victor probably will c ?rry ??cry tiling Uui own way all ever the country. Which ' party ??>'! be euccetsful It is impossible to foresee. Tho . I?vncrfut forces arn more numerous th?n General Mo? qpieia's, but Mn*<|uera Lata cut bettor orticers. Suitor llurUiio luu been appointed C.immwstOBBr on tbe part of New Granada, to mvestigate the damn wliJi (hat republic uiidor the convention of 1U7. Hur tado will probably arrive by the Mat steamer. The President tu.3 made no appointments of ( eiontrs under tt.a convention, neither tuui be la Vie case of Cofta Rioa. The sU-temcnt, therefore, In the New York papera, that two names bad been sent to Uw Senate? is without a shadow of foundation. INTERESTING SCENES AT THE WHIM HOUSE AND WILLARD'S HOTEL. KAKKWW1L INTKKVItW BETWKKN THK r*K8WENT AND TO* COMMON OOtTNCIL OK WA8MJNOTON. Washington, Feb. 27,1861. There was an icterest ng son* at the White Bouse this afterason, tbe occasion being the visit ?f tho Mayor and municipal authorities of this city to President Buchanan, for ?he purpose of tak-xg formal leave ?f him. Tbe visi ters were rexived with much cordiality by the retiring Executive, ?5io seemed deeply irip* ssea by the solemni ty of tbe scene. After a general Introduction to Han President of thoee present, Mayor Borret proceeded to address him as fol ? jOWS :? Air. llMRnwr?Tbo joint resolution adopted by the vote of the Brarea of Aldermen aw! Oommer Council of the city of Wushlsgton, and wh.chl have the honor to pre sent to you, mi fully expresses the respect and regard which Wiey entertain towards you, tint it otly remains forme to say. in behalf of my fellow citizens, asstl In which r cordially share, that in your retirement on Mon day Mt, from tbe highest public station known to a re publican torm of government, yoa win carry to your nn tiveState miiI homo the gratitude of this community for the many sets of social kindness received at your hands, and (ho deev> interest you tin vu ever taken to advance the city's material Interests, theirs and my own best wishes for your health and happiness Mr. ? Buchanan replied us tollows:? Mk. Mayor and <;?3mrincv ok tef Corporatwk?I re ciprocate with all my heart towards yourselves the kind wtohts you have expressed for mo when about to tat * leave ol the city of Washington. But 1 must say a few weeds more. 1 came to this city, a memt>er of tho House ?rf Represent at i vpb, IB 1821. A period of nearly forty years has elapsed since that time, during which, without a King's exception, 1 huve boon trotted with the utmost k ndneps and respect "by the citiiensof Washington. Your fathers treated me it the same manner that you have done. Among all those who are now present I do not re ccgnlso a single individual whom T then knew; but good will toward me ha- descended from father to ron, ana 1 feel the greatest gralltic ?tioii in knowing and believing that 1 am to kindly appreciated by the cltizcou Of Wash ington, as I think 1 deserve to be at least by them. ?INTERVIEW 11KTWKEN THE WASHINGTON 'AUTHORI TIES AMD MR. LINCOLN. After leaving tho Executive mansion, tbe ectire party proceeded to Wlfiard'B Hotel, for the purposecf extend ing a formal welcame to the President elect. After a short delay, they were invited into the main parlor, oc cupied by Mr. trtacoln, when, after tbe expiration of a few minutes, tbo President elect enterod the room, es corted by B. B. I'rench and Lewis Clephane. The former introduced Mr. Lincoln to Mayor Berret, who addressed the President elcct as follows :? Mr. Lincoln?Ab the President elect ender the consti tution of the I ri.ted Stale*, you are MOO to stand in tho august presence of a (treat nation of freessen. and to en ter upon the dmoltarge of the duties of thivhighest public truLt known to our form of government, and imder cir cumstances menacing the peace and permanency of the republis, which have no parallel :n the history ol' our country It is our earnest wish that you may be able, ax we have no doubt you wiil, to perform those duties In such a manner */ shall reilect honor upon your self, restore poaO* and harmony to our sow distracted country, and at last brisf the eld ship of citato into the haibor of nalcty and prosperity, thereby ocnervediy securing Uie f Uudits of a whole world. I avail my?olf of this occaa* n to pay, tliat tbe citizens cf Washington, true to tbe lnr.iiucta of constitutional li%yrty, will ev?r be tound faitt:ul to all the obligations of j.atrlotiBm; and as their cfci- l magistrate, and in aooordanoe with the honored ut,n<" , I bid jou woicome to the seat of govern ment. Mr. IjxcmN replied ar follows ? Mr. M iToK? t thai.k y<?i, <ui<i through you the munici pal author.tup of this city by whom yon are ?eco>n panted for tins welcome .uid as tt Is the (?.?at time in my life since *h?? piesepi pliaf?? of pi'litlcs bar. prefccote.! itself in tbih country, that I have eni'i a'ivthing publicly witbm a rfgiou of eountry where the in stitution of slaver--' exists, I will tike lb is oo -nion to sav, I think very mneli of Die ill foiling that has ?* .stetl and still exists betwvn the people of the section from wh?nc,e <-ame and tke people here, is owug to a misunderstandtng hciwee.i 'ach oili r which ui hRtiMily prevails. ! therefore avail mynelf of this opportunity to assure you, Mr Mayor a id all the gen tlemeu presauti that 1 nave not now, and never have had, any other Ui?.i) as kindly feelings towards you as to tho people of my own section. 1 have not now, and never have had. any dispos.tion to treat you in any it* pec t other wise than as ;ny own neickjora. I ba.-e ?oi now any purpose to withold from you any of the b- nnflts of the cunsiitutioa, under any cirotimstanc?H, that I would not f>-el myseli constrained to withhold from tr.y own neigh bors; and I hrpe. In a v. ord, w hen we shall become bet ter acquainted?and 1 say <t with grout oonti.leno?? we shall like each other the more. Again I thi.nJt you for the kiiidr of tins reception. Tbe Mayor ar.d members of the City Council were then severally introduced to Mr. Lincoln, and soot afterwards withdrew. MK2CEI.LANE0US MATTERS. Wakhchitojc, Feb. 27,1H61. Tin oommorout nioii tks mmuaui wruuc. The Comaiiss'onera from the Southern ctrnf- derary are expected to arrive here before the close of tbo week. They are accredited to the incominf administration, and penning their effort* to negotiate, anthlng wiU be doao calculated to disturb the public peace Boo. Porcbur Miles will probably go to Rum is from the Confederated States. rut: noma tamer's mnsm ?. Rarey s first entertainment Ihis evening Is attended by a brilliant ami 'ubenable audience. Members of the Cabinets of tbe present and Incoming administrations, Foroign Ministers, Senators and representatives are present. The bulldog selected for tbe oocaaioc holds three thousand. It Is full to repletion. A SOLDI** HIICT. One of the soldiers stationed on Capitol Hill killed his sergeant this afternoon by ehootjig Mm througb tbe heart?tbe latter .baying be<sn tbe cause of punish men; to tbe former for nutoonduct m? APracmnm The Senate v j? morn than an boar in ox-xiuiivo sol mo to day oa iae army appointments, but n*t liking tbo manner cf making them, they were -lr.>cletf to be re turned to the {'resident. IMPORTANT PROCEEDINGS IN CONCRESS. TIUHTY-NIITH COIOKKKB. BMOND BEfcfllON. Mlti. Wasiiisoto*, Feb. 27, 1*91. '.?KMoauis on nit rains, Mr. Ciittbitoh, <opp ) of Ky., presented a number of petitions for the preservation t.f the Union. Mesw. T*r*BCTJ,, (rep ) of 111., and Wrisrw, (rep ) of Mass., presented petitions agaicsv. compromise. Mr. Tic* Ere*, (rep.) of N. J., prosented petitions of Citizens of New Jersey for the preservation of ihf l.'nion. asking ajc< ndroonis to tbo constitution to prevent tbe ic cesskiu of any Stat, s, excepting fcmth Carolina, waicb shall be allowed to go as aftin m bo chooses Mr. Btmmw, (rej>.) of Mum., presented petitions of elt; rens of Pennsylvania for tbe repeal of all lasrs for the carrying of tbe siails on Sunday, alas one for tbe repeal of tbo Fugitive Sluve law Mr. Biouut, (opj> ) of Pa., pro^nted petitions in favor of the Critt nden r?*olutions, and others In favor of the border States resolutions. 1H1V AT* HI! IS. Several private bills were passed. nn ciurnamrv adji mmrr. Mr Powmi., (? pp.) of Ky., moved to postpone tho Army bill and take up the Crittenden resolutions. Ho sad he did so beoattso s certain Convention ba<l rm-t ?i> lb is capital, at thr call of Virginia, ind It ?r?i 'jvideut were not to ngrev on anything. He belli ved there W"r < Cvrtaiu republicans in the Cunvntior. wiio tried to pre Vf-nt any .igrcem< nt. lie believed that certain Stales had *ep> Coii>ml?*ionort. to tbe 'Jouvcntion to prev. nt ho,thing being done, and instead of trying to savo enuntiy from ruin, wero sb?o!iitely engaged in prov?ut ins th'Convention doing any thing lte had letters road ?torn the Detroit #v?> frru, which had been written by tbe sswatori from Mich g in to t.ia (iovemor of the -,.ite. Mr Powell sad II wa* evident that ecrtats gentlemen went to the Convention esjx-e allv to prev nt romprs misee He thought they had better not wait for the C ovt ntlon, hut bail better proceed to the W ??ldoratlou of the measures o? h.? oollengue rather than vote money to ra<ee an aimy to b<i used to make war. Mr cvaifntns. (rep.) of Mich,said he would ai *wor the ?snator another day The people of the c jr.try are o?potol to all oempromlssn They wers rtady V? stand by the one*tteitioD as H Us, ud to stand by It ta> Mood ? irt*. till}. The mvtKm was dba^re* d to, yeae IS, nftJB 27. WK VA1 w>t bill. hr Bpiimk made a report from U? Committee of (<-? farei>o* no the Patent bill. Ihe report was agrtud to, anu Uku bill pursed. T1IK TtMIT BILL. Mr. *i**owt, (rep.)o f R. 1., reported fr? m tb? i'"mmlt U* of CoafeiKDCe. un the Tatifl bill, reooma?eu<l>i:g o?n e*rrenoe with lite House amendment striking oat tbe duty ?u to* und coffee. The report was af r?--j to, nod tbo bill stands passed. TOR AUM1 LULL ww token up. Mr. 11auc (rep.) of N. H., offpred an amendment that no tttker of tbr! army, except. tbo Ijeuteiiant General, snail receive pay rr eiuolumout to exoocd $6 000 per an nam. Mr. Powell t iv (I to include the Lieutenant tieneral also. Mr. CKrmowiRN, (opp.) of Ky., opp??ed th? original amtmmeni. am thought it better to l?ave things an they wer?- airunvol by ihoae who wre before us. Mr Haw i-aw be only wished tbe Senator bad been rora ed by such c-'LhKlt rations in regard to the conn 11 lion, cud had not proptwed patching it up by amend ?cuts. Mr. Poena, (rep.) of Penn., said in timet) hke these we should not vote to reduce lit* i alary of any man who sttwri bv tbe ting of tbo country. Mr. f owell's amendment was Wt?ywis, 9; nays, 31. M<?srs. Bright, Gre?n, tluuter, Johiyj n, Johnson of Ark., lane, l.-ubam Powell, Sebastian and Trumbull voting in tb< allii mativo. Mr Hitle's amendment wan disagreed to?yeas, M, nays, iS. After further oonfciderotlon the bit! was passed. TDK AI)J!-*mKKT OF TlIK IkAtV WINVINTIOV The Vict. 1'kkmi-ij.t announced tbet be tutd reoeiwd a commonwation from e* President Tyler, l'rosidont of the Coeventiou recently held in this city, that tbo Omveotion 'bad approved what waH^nciooed, and ashed Oougrees to submit tbe Baste to tbe U-gmlatur-B of the States. The Clkkk r'.ad tlm proposition agreed upon by tbo Convention, wt. ??h is a modeled plan of what was offered toy Mr. Guthrie in the<X>cventi?Ti. Mr. CKm?:.iai morsd that it bo printed and referred to a select ooriror.teo, with instructions to report to mor

row at one o'clock. Agret d to, w uh a special vote on tbo portion in regard to lnslrtictions, as follows:? \rxa? Mes.irs. Acthony. Bayard, Birier, Frags, Bright. Cllnffmas (.Crittenden, Dixon. PoukUui, riteb, F.wier. Gwm, Uuntnr. Jnimsou of Turn., Kennedy, Laae, (.athara, Maoon. lltcboWm, Pearce, Polk, Powell, Kloe, Sebastian, Thomson?M. Nay.-?Momiin. Binjrbam, Clandler, Clark, Cnilamox Deo little, Duikia i-eoer.deo. F?Jt, Green, <irimc?, llal>', Har lan, King, Mcrrl.l Seward Rlmmonn, Sumner, Ten Kyck, IruinbvlT, "Wadu. Wilson-21 Mr. &aiOM/.N, (opp.) of V. C., said, though he wm utterly opposed to the prepositions, still ho was willing to give it the direction itc friends wished, and bo voted uye Mr l^tTHjue, (opp ) of Cal., chUiged bit vote. He said be thought it unuecessary to waste time, but he yielded to tbe Judgment of bm pnlitical ai.sociatoa. Mr Mason, (opp.) of *'a., moved an osecutlve seceion; but thfrayen and noee being called the motiuc, he moved, according to tho rulo of tbe Senate, that the gal leries be cleared. The Pjuktokst directed the gaUertee to be olflared, wbK U was done. Af%a.* an executive erosion the Senato adjournoil. Home ?/ Washwiitoh, Feb. 21. 1H61. THV 7TD1A.N IKWI* ROB* EKY. Mr. Morris, (opp.) of 111., offered a resolutioc that the Seloil Committee on tho Abstracted Bond* b? and aro hereby i&ve?te<1 witu rull power tooxamlno witness*? as to whether Wtllium 11. Russell, or Uy pern* r?r him, bar, directly or indirectly, paid money to any offloor of the Cnited States, or any other parson, to asi,int him in obta.ning contracts or ailowanoen from tho government, or t?> assist him in tho traasactioc of business with th? BStnc. Mr. Bnunrrr, (op?) of Ky., suggested u amendment thut any person charged shall lo so notllied and hmoa ripht to examine w.t?e*M. The procoodings should not be inquisitorial. Mr. Mtuius said there hod been no inqmsition, and he wvuld have no objection to the ameudraout if time could tti allowed for euofc a course as that suggested. The resolution t^s adopted nra tahi:v iotj. Mr. ?htji*as, (rep.) of Ohio, from the Ceuleronoo Com ?_,ttec, reported Uat the ttonato had reoeded from U? ?!au?c 'in tho Tar if bill imposing a U* .* tea and ooTec. ini mtokt or tuk riusis c ijubttiw TliO Houeo then rastunt '1 the COMideraUot of the report ?? the Committee of Tbi :y three. TliO flrift Joint resolution voted on wastii? substitute of Vossrs. Burch and Stout, recommending to the severa States of the Union that they, through their wp<-live I "cislaturss, requestOoojress to call at invention ?>! ai. the Mates, In accordance with tho liftb artii'le of th ? coa c'.itution. fi r tlie purpose of amending the oousutut. >n :r. r>r.h manner an>l with regard to such subject as will more adequately respond to tho wauts and all >rd more Biilticient guarsntees to th? diversified and growing tnte rests of th.- government, and of the peopi3 comp.siuig the While the rid1 was being called Mr. Cartkk, (rep ) of N. V.. said he would vote for the propfition if It ho* e. me Irom a slave Mam. ? Mr btixiWifK, (rv"J of N. Y., >>elloval thut the too #cutioo would rui'tili in ttio abolition ot plav*kiy m Southern Matee. He voted " aye " Mr Maixosy row- ) or Ky., voted ?'ayo" for an en tlrely uttlerciit Var-ou, believing that .he would result in heal.v the wounds of the nation. Mr Marti*, (upp ) of Va., voted " uo, beliuving that tie pending i>rop??iii<?u would retard a voto ou the Crlt tendon proposition. . Mr IWiusH, (opp ) of Ind., said that if there was no better plan to adjust the difficulties, ho would vote lor a National Convention , ,, Mr John Oochra**, (opp ) Y., expressed himself in favor of a Convention froah I rom the people Mr. PioMtvm, (owp ) of 1'a., was opoosed to ultra fanatical abolitionism, and believing the Crittenden prev position was sufl"* nt for the purposes ot peace, voted 1 'pie subatitute was reacted? 74 against W9. Very much ooelusion prevailed throughout the pro oeedinr,"1' 11 was objected that stranger* on the Boor Minded to increase the disorder. The Fhukkr made refloated efforts to restore quiet. The first proposition of the committee was announced, witli tb> pendinp am?n<l?en:s. It was a Joint resolution declaratory of tho duty to recognise all constitutional obturations, and rocommending such uctlon un the part of tho States as will secure these objects, he. Mr Km or*, (rep.) of Ind , moved to lay the pending Drop^t ?n, together with tb? pending amendments, vis: the Orlttmden and Kellogg amni 'ments, on the table. Decidcu In negative. tmv-Mrun. AU?n, Real'. BuOlngton, Caw/, Kiot, v.rni?"h (kx>w ftllgnre. Poller, Hedgwlck, Komea, Waldron! vtanhburn, of w2T^ Windham?14. Naya?176. The i?u? Ft ion was announced to bo on agreeing to tho proposition of Mr. Kellogg, of Illinois, as follows - HrMtlttd. by the F' naU- and Houae of Representatives of the r?lt?i Htatex <.f America -a Coogr?-? ajweml led, tw<^ thirds of ??*ib hounes e. incurring, Thatthe following art'' v . .n<i ar#? hprcbv ind nulwiHitud w i?nifDdii6ntB tothe tSSlWtTon'oPXunl^ KUte., ?h,cb .hall be valid ? all mtt n'?ai'd purp<.'?*? *? partaf mtf ennstltut".Biwhen ratllied by ooaventionc of three fourths of the several Htau ?. At; lie is 13- That in all the terriiorr now helJhy the Tt ited Mates, sttuat" north of UHtude thirty rti degree, and thirty aiiiiiiua, in*oluntaxy nervtiudf, enocptln thepuunh ineta fer ertevo. Is Lroblbltcd while snrh forrliory afiaII n main under a'Ierrlwrlal government. I bat in all tlie erri "<l?y now held so ith of aald line, neither (>mtfr?? nor any TiTritortal lealslatuee (hnll hinder or prevent the emigration t<i raid lerrttory of pereotia bel<1 to service from any rttate of th I nonw h no hit Stotton eiUtsbyrlriae of any law or Z'gr ?t such while It shall remain In a Ter rltV.'i.l condition, and wh?n any Terrliory, nor h or ?intli of said line, within ptin-h loiindKrlee a* i,ongre?? ?,M prcierihe, nhail onuin the populaHon requisite for a c > ml* r of 1 ongrew, according to the th-n leieral ratio of re nrfw-mntion ot the ?j?onle of tne l ol'ed htaU'S, H may, If Its ^orm of gov* rr mew bo reimbllean. be admitted Into the aKn on an <?ual faattbg abb the original Htatas wlU or without the relation of person* held to nervlOD and labor, ai the constitution of six a new Htale " Provide. AhiicLk 14 I t*' nolhinc in the eonstltutioB of the t. nlug KtfcU'j ' r any amendinent thereto, ?h* I be so construed 11 lo aiithotit' asjr dcparuMB'. of the government to, in any nanm-r. Interfere >vllh the relafl m of persons held to ser vi, e In any MUvte wb"re that rwtaiJon e*i?U, n<w In any man ner to ?atabiish or smtaln that relation In any 8Ute wliere ?! Is rrobu'l'ed by the '.** ? or ooastuution of suebna^s And that 'his article shall not he altered or amended without th.j si.nafQt ?il juvprj KUte In tbft I n* n Act it* IK 'he third parvfraph of the seeond section of tii? foui h article of the constitution sbsll be taken and eon Strutd toatiUvieiie a?id im(iov?er ? ongress to P** C?.s?rv 10secure th< retom of persons held U serviosor tahot under tr,# las s of an, Htafe. who may Kave e?eap.d thercfr>m, io iho party to whom such service or labor untj 16 1 he migration or Importation of t.- rsons held lo service or Involuntary ssrvltuda Into any State, ?lerrti.iry, or piaoe within t>e Cnltedfcutes from srr plaoe orf.'uuta !*}ond the Imilts of ihe I'niled "ate ' or Terrtt-jries thsreof, l forever proklblwd. the SriuKim >*id, io re?pocse to numbers of quo tions. ?hat if Mr. Kellogg s proposition was a/re?l to 't would supersede a vole on tlie Crittenden projvs-.tiou, U) which It was a sulis'.ituto. Mr Kbjmmi ipformally sought to Witbdrast bis reso lution for the present. Numerous points of order were rsrisod in this conoec tiun. _ , . . .. Mr. Kn'.iogg's pr jpostion was rsjoclr- ?A3 agaitisi IfiR. w .? Kevsrdl gefitlrnsen explained as a rets on why they voted against rt, they wanted an opportunity to vote 00 Mr. Crittenden's projmeitlon as offered by Mr Oem?ns The House proceeded to vote o? the lattsr. nod it was reject?.!??' against ll.V-as follows:? Tfas ? Messra. Adraln, Andsraon of Rentucky, Averr, Parr, Harnett, Ho?ock, Holder, HoiMigny Hrabson. nmn<-h, Hrt)TSf, Hrtstow, Hrown, Hur^b, Burnc', Inrtcer ?'lar*, l isiliof BwiiH Jobu ?'"nchrane, r??? 'Ml? -if Mo., ( ra-.r nf h C',Da?IS"f Hid , Oejarnetie, Uto ni.c*. Blmundsor, I ngiish, Klon uce, r-.uite tlamett. <111 ner, llamllum, Harrl* r Vd , Harris <?! Va , Ballon, llo n .o, Howard0* Ohio., Sinklns. Knnlt-I. I^arrabeo. l^aeh of N. C., t^fcs !?i?ar). MkcIs; , Mallory Martin ot Ohl?, Martin of ^a., May paid, M -rnand MeKenly. MllUon, Montg.itBery, Moore Mi rrls of ?'i., Nelson, Nib aek, Voell, Peyton, I'bell"- ' 2!'.^ tji.?rks Ml. , , Rohltisor I'l , Hust. Mle*ls? Hlm?^ J??" r)f \s -mitV of h tt Steveoson, Ktewart of Md, oso? o>ut. Tfcnn Vsl anittaham, Vanoe, Websiar, wsiteiey, Wins low, Wo,, i son Wrlj|E'~*i ... . . a shies Nats?Meosra Adams of Mass.. Aldrleb. Aley, Ashley, Babbitt. P.eala, Bingham. Blair, Bbik". Pravten, lln"ol< n, Rartli f?nif Harnh..m, Hn'wrlteid, (Nun bell, Coray, *' .rier, ?ae, ? oh urn Iltt H. CKH hrsn', uillu,' onkllor, IVmw ij, (f? rwln, ''ovode l.uvM ef lid., |la?t:* Itelaco, Pae-1), I luuu, ? dgttitm, l.dwartK Kllift, Klj, Elbe rid ga Kant*1* or n. Kutun, V.iry. Pother, Frank Krench, Uooch, (irow, llale. Ilall, lie nock, lllcl man Itnxlni.ui li.-ard, ltr<H..r? ?l Muhltsi. llmnphrry, Hu china Irvine, .lnt>kin, Kellvg, *1 III , Kenyan, Ktlgore. Kllhuger. IrffcCh of '"x'h.. L?. l.< n?i?r|?r. 1 innm, Var?Um, MKud. Mcitulgh , M I'bervoo Mooihcuil. Morrill, dorae Nnon Olio, Phitt^r Pi rry I nit, I'ortar, Holier, lotlle, K.dwln K llevnolda, liioe. H< bliiw u t-r K. I.. Koyc#, s. r.iinou, ^edgaica, Hhisrmao, Stuns, ' paionlt.g. Spinner,Hairon 4tev. n\ Ntewartot K*., 8'rattrn Tappan, Thayer, Th.ak.r, 'umpklns, Ti . n. rrlm ble, Vsndev.r, VanWvek, Verrff. Vnw, ft'ahirun, W iluia, Washburn of Win. Warhlurt.e oI 111., Wells, Vlilaun, * iu dcm, Wood Wo driill ? ILL Thfl qiititi'-n recrrred on Ibt1 flr?t reeototioo in til** herien reportM Irom the committee above referred lo. Mr. Hiuukju.v, (rtp ) c( Ohio, Mioved io u. It ou tho table. Disagreed lo?(Mi Against li!4. Mr. M.K.IwlnjiM), (upp.) of ill., anke* Uw.t the com mt.iiti at it-D I'D the >? peak- i H tabs , fiotn tlio I'ret ideut of tbr Veaco Confrreuc**, be taken up. If relief ? (ilili'rfui ". ?r Mi W vmiiii Rvi., (o p.)oi 111., and Mr Va.omvrk, (mp ) of Iowa. nbiected. ?h Br?n< h, (opp ) or N. C., icefitctualiy bought tr. Bir.kfi itl Ihii refutation it ih tbo duly of tbo f? government lo tu ore* ihe federal awe, pi ou ct lb'' federal properly , and pr?aerve ibe union of ibooo BUM ! Mr KkjUiH'N, (opp ) of ivnti ,said ho waa 'or enforcing tbe lawn. but it would Do dout uiui duojcrou# lo \ liberty lo do ro Ngainf)t She ooc 'dm** -UU-k. Tlio r- xolulioLH w?re ?doi i^d X.i8 u^uiiiei M, an fol town:? YvAft? Mewrs. Adnm^ of Mil?., Atiinw ol K*y,, *dr*ln, Al.irirh. Atuhr-.m ct Ky , B?bW?. B-ir-it, Bfalo. Bo>ltr, Br?bw>p. J?*yi?n, BrlKfcH, Hrihtow Brown, Hurxh. Biirnbam, ButU'riiw), Cf?n?i>b?U, Carter, t'lark of Mo., < ? burn, \ laiK, H. Cochrane, John C.iriirMO, i olfai,, Cor*.V. < <JV<X1<-, Cos, * rale, ? rui# of Mo., Ma*l? of ?'? , of Ii>d , 1 rUtio, D< mluick. Dana, Kd?ard?, My, Ersiiidi, Rtheridgo. Farnnwortb, Ferry Ko?tor, rouko, Irf nrti. lilluior, llrfthaw, lirow, t.urloy, Hato, Hall, Haoiiun. II?rrt? of Md., Harris of Va., Hiwkin, HaUOtt, Helmlck, lloard, Holman, Howard or ??blo, llovard of Wi' b.. Ilrmphrey. Irvine, Junk?n, Kollowi of Ml? b Kt-ll- R| of IU , lit-ojon, K(ip<ro. K<*ll, Killlnenr, l^ir Tutor. L<-afh of N. r., Ua. w>t<an, Loiwuerker, fjwmls MacUv, Vullrry, Mar?,i<.n, Martin of ^hi->, Maynard, M<-?.l?r ?nund,' MrK?*n. MeKwiy, kl?Kul*hL Mofbi-n-on. MIU*on, Mootfomfry, Moort1, Woorh^ad, Morrfll, Moprii oi?? a , Mor rla of 11L, Nrlfon, Niblxk, Nif n >?mll, rim. Palmer, Perm, IVlll, Peyton, Fhi'lpn. I'ertor, Poller, y^arlr-, .1 II Itoy noidf, Fic#*, ItiggN, Koblnnoii 01 H. 1 , Kobiuwn of ? Ho\ce, Kcianton, hhermau, tickle* Hmtih ol N t, K'pkuidint; J'tanton, Btevenaoo etewart of I'a , *tok.?n, -lUiut, Traver, loirpkino. Train. Trlmlile. Vaiiou<il*bani. Van>*, Verreo, Waldion, V-allon, Web?tf-r, Wilaon, Wlad-nn, Wood. *N<*Y^^AIiey, .*ab!ey. > rery, BiDfihnni, Bialr, Biak", Hooock. Branch. BuUloglon, hurliDKame. Unrueit, ?'*re}, i w i on way Cralgeof N C? Dkwea, Dejametio. Duoll, r dtnutidaon, KlJlotl. Kenton, liarnelt. 'looch, iltckman, iliudman. Huglow, ilutrhina, Jeidiiija, Leach of Mich, l-ake, Lov.loy, Marna of Va., Poller. I'ryor. F,. K. Ke\ ooIiIh. KuOin, Ku*l, Setlc wick, timith of Va., Sumt o. Dimmer, m.'V< uu, hlowariot M4 Tappan. Ihotnaa, Vandt vi r, Van ?\ ;rk. Wade Wa*M>uru >>f Wie., WellH, WblleJey. VHunlow, Woodson. The repolutions of the commit;eo aro an follows:? BliSOLUTIONS KKI'OKTFO HT TUB COMMITTLK OT . HIHTY TIIItKK KtKJnl, l hat, in ibe opinion of thia l ommlttoe. thneil<i ing dinci uwuta aniiing IheSouthern peonle, ant. the growing b<iMU1tv among ti era to thvfedtral government, are great'y to bo n*retied. and that, whether aucb dWroutenu a-id n>.i tlllty are vklihoui inat o.uiie or not, any roaaouiblo, pru.ier and eonatuutional r' tnediee, and additional aim roon- ?(?*t'llla and effectual guarantee* of their peculiar right., and ln tcreata. aa recognlted bv the conatitution, n'-oenwiy to pre aenre tbe neaoe of the* country and the perpetuity of the Union, ahould be prompt!/ and cheert ully granted Ki-miIwI by the Hetiate and ilouae of fti preaer utuvea or tbe United hlalaa <>f Araerloa lu Cougreaa a.<aemb|ed That ail atiriupta of be iiarui ol Ibt :<gialiiti.?ea 01 any of ihe State* to obatruc! or hinder the rtCuvery und nurrender ? f fugnvet fromwrvireor labor are in derogatmu of the eonailtuiio:i of the United Statea, Inconaiau nt wlta the comity and ood aelghborbood that should prevail among the several Stales, anildangerou.t to tlio peatro of tbe I'niou ItnoHni, That thi: UTera) States bo respectfully requested to cause their staW.ea to be revised, Willi a view lo aac-Mtam if imyof thein are in etinllict with or U.l.d toembarramor hinde> the execution of the laws of the I riled W'ates, made In pursuanoe of tbe aee^nd aeciion ol ihe fourth article of the constitution ol the l ulled rttal'-s for tbe delivery up ol persons bel<l to labor bv ihe laws 01 any state aud ?? eanlug therefrom, and the Senate and ITouw of Ker>re*.rjUitlvei earnestiy request that all enactmenia h.iTinc hl *1' tendency be forthwith repealed, as retiulred by a just se.iV o. ,-otistl totional obligations and by a due regard for the peace , f t&o republic; aiid tbe Preaident of ibe I lilted hta'ea is requeatj <1 to commtinleale tbes* rerr,lutl'?ns b- the Governors ol the I several States, with a request lhat they will lay the same be ' fore tbe I,<gisla'uret thereof respectively I HtMiUmf, That v e rerv.gniae slaverv aa u-iw eilstin* in tir | teen oI tbe I nlied States by tbe ?t iges of taolawaof tho^e Stales and tve rsoognlae no authority, legally <ir oihei wise outside of a State where It ao eiists. to 'nu-rfere with slave* or I-Iavrry in surh State, In disregard of the rights of their owner* or the peace of society Htmlm' 1 hat we ree"gnl?e the jus-..oe and prinrlt t? of a faiiLful execution oi tbe eonsiltutloti, i.nd Uwa made n pur tuaort thereof, on the nubjeet of f igltire slave or fugttlvm f ii.ixi rt-rviee or laoor, arid discotiutenaiioe all m ?hs or bind rauees to the ciecul'on ol' aucb s snd tbat oiti/eiis ol each State ahall b" ? ntitle-J txi ail tlie i>ri?ilig<ta and luimuniUei of citUens in the several plates Urn^rxl, That we rerognlse n<> suih ronu: nlni; elemeo' in the r, mposition, or suilicletr. c*uie from any sourc- , f ,ra ilisrolutlon ?.f this government jat v.e were not sent hereto destroy, but to r ustain auu ha'm miie '.lie institutions ol Ihe com.Iry, slid lo ?ee that equal ; utile- Is doue ij all pans ot theaaue; unn, finally u>|ie.rp?t i?te it*etistenoeon tertuata equality ar.d justice to all the sia!-? A'f.-n*,,. 1 hut tiie faltul nl obaervano'on ti e part of all tlio Htaies. of all tbt ir f>nstltUtJor.?l ohll^aucos to ear i otheeand lo tfce liacrai govuaiueiit I* exueiillal to tbe pt ?'?#> of the country. /,'#>< '< ,,i. Thateach Stale shall be requested torerl?e Its sta tiilev ant!, '.f neeeseary, so lo amend If i ram*' as t nee wn i out legi^'sl, 'U by t tmgress tO'itu, nsot otliei therein the same ori'ivti ,it as cilitens of such State enjoy, and also protect tin cltizcoa of other Sta'-.j, travelling or so Jourmng th< rem I gainsi the p ,ptilar violenoe or 111.'gal sutu .nary punishment, without tilai II. due form of law for im puted crimes Ji'Mth.,1, That etch Stale be aUo re (s-et'ully reque-letl to enaet (ui h laws a- will pievent are! puni?b any att-mp' whatever iu such Stab to teonuais'* or at I on foot l ,e law lesa Invasion of any other State or i errli ry- * hrntx.,1, 'Ihut the President be requested to transmit copies of the foreg< lug resolution* U the goveruora of tbe so verai stales, with a n qtie> l lhat lliey he commumcatej te IB'lr respet tive legislature* K.,ntr.That aa theresie no pniposl'io .sfrom any quarter *o In'erfete with slavery In tbe Plstrv ? of Oubimtiaa, or In plaaes under tbe exclusive .jurtadlrtkui of i; .ngie*a. a id situ ate within tbe limits of States that p-emit tbe holding of slaves, or lo Interiere with the inter ".tato slave trale, this committee doe* not dertn II nioessary to take any action on those aubjtcta The Ilouae thou took up tbe joint rewilntion reported by tbo toinmitloe, which im uj follows ? JOIKT Mk 4>Lt'TI0R CO SHKND IHX l.'OSsrlTCTIO.t or 1 UK rump w?r*s. Be It resolved by lb- Senate anil House of Re pre .enlafcrea of the United Slate* of Ametlca in t'rngreaa aeaembled, iwo tblrds ol both honsoe foneurr .nr, that'lie folios log artiele beproiiOM UUi tbe l>.g'slati.te.s of ine several HUtes aa an am< ridwit to tbe c r,*i icon of the United statea. which, when# Vd I y three f irthe o' - ,id legltlature*. ahall be valltL. d lutenta and p< p ae oart of the s?ld constllu lion, V ABT*?tKlS No amendment o> to,i .isiltotlon having for It* object ary Interference within ihe li st with tbe relation between their eltiienaiand those described In aeciion seoind of Ibe tlint Rit:cje ,f the nonatltutiou a* 'all oloer pera in*, ahall orijclnate wlthauy r late thit doe* not recognlae that re lation within it* own ifniita, or shall be valid wltbln thea#arut ol every one of tbe Htatea c n|i sung tbe Union." Mr. (Xixwin, (rep.) of Ohio, moved tti ittriko out article twelve, and lniK:rt in ttg mend aa follow* ? Thai no aotendiiit nt ahall be made to the eon atitnlifn which will authorise or give t:<mgre*s power to aliollsh or interfere w.ibln aay siata, with the do mestic Institutions tbeetof. Including that nf peraoni held u> labor or > ?rvttude by ibe la wa of aald State. Mr. Hi<kna<(, (Tep ) of fa , moved to luy the aubjeel tin Uie table Neg.ttiveci? 87 iigmufct 1'iJ Ttie joint reftoiuimil, m amend."d at the inrtaoce of Mr (lorwln, w?4 rcj< cte<l?I'JO 71?it not recel* ing the neoceaary l<ro-tbirda vote. Hie I olio wing Ih the vote lu detail of Vasa, Adams of K?., \drain, Anderaon of Ky., Avery, Pabliltt Bair, Barrett, Horock. Mote'er, Bon lirry, B abS' ii, Branch, Hclgg* hnsUiW, Brown, Mureh, Burneit, Cair.plw il. II. V fVark ? lark of Mo., C. B f'och rane, John Uochrane, ('olfal, Oot *ln, Coi ( ralf of Mo., Craigeof N I' Itaviaof Md.. l>avt*o' Ind.. Dejarnetts, Pe ar". Elmmlck, Duan, Kdrrur dvin Knghaa Kiheridi". Florence, Kouke, tlarnett, tlilmtr, ilale. Hall, Hamii too. Harris of Md , Harris of va , ilatton. Helmlck, Hoard. Ilolman, Howard of lililo, Howard of Mich. Hughes, Humphrey, Jerkins. Junkir., hell Kg Of IM., Kllgore. Killlnger, Kuukel,'anee l.-acn of N r., lieake, Loai'ii, Maetay, Mailory, Martin of Ohio, Martin of ?a , Majnurd, Mrt enuod,' McKeniv, McRiilght, SlcPbt rson. Bills in Mon'gomery, Moo>e, Monrhead, Morrill, Mom* of I'a., Borrl* t.f Til , Nebon, Nlhlnck, Nixon. Boell, Olin. Payirm, Pboips Porter, Pry or N^ra?Altlrleh. All?v. A?hle\, >t?aie Hlngh im, Blair, Blake, Drayton, Bufljngton, ?lurllng?ire, Rt:enbam. Bntter field, I arey, Carter, t ase, t'ohurrt, t uiklin, Conway, Co vo.(e, tlawea. Mnell, fcdgsrt n. Rdwards Kllot, Kly ram* worth, Kent. n. Kerrv. roster. Prank. Iltyvb, Orabam, tiro*, Otirlej, Uicknian, Mutcbins. Irving, ??? llugg of Mich , KU go>e, I^aeh of Mich , Lee. bongueek r, l.oomt#, l^iv?joy, Marsten McKsnn, Morse, Pern. Petllt, Petl-r, I'ottle, K. R. Hey Holds. Hoyce. MfWek, Homea, *i*n..?r Steven*. Sir*art o" Pmn.. Tappar, Tomoklns, Trair, Vandever, Van Wyek, Wad?, Waldroa, IVniton, Was'lliurne of Me, Waah burn of 111 . Wells, W .laon Woodruff Mr. Rat-our, (rep.) of lnd , moved lo rer.ona ler tbe vote. Mr. R:?o nsM, (rap ) of Ohio, moved to !ay that motion on the table Mr Hick Ms n moved to 'idjourniil' Friday N<>? earr i I Mucii com tinier endued t!irou|hoiit the pris eeding Mr Pii'tra, (opp.) ef Mo, w'-thed to know wheth ?? tbe repel.11 aiia w e Q!tt>tat*ring to defeat tbe paMiu^o nf the on bill A motion wa* made to tdjfium, Mr made an nnaurcesnful apixa' to pn^ to the ooe^Ht rxtion of the ApprnpriaUtiii MMa, staling that theae for tho Army Poat (iftl'-e and for th? p.iy toen' ?<f the Ct .'tl and inillaj) TVpartn?at eiixtnnta are yet tn be acted upof Tbe Ho .*? at 6 o'clock adjourned. REJOICINCJS AT AI.HANY. /rj?i"rr. Fob 'IT, H81 The C' wb of Ifco r<wult of th? delltarttkHMi of tM ('w?c rnn\ention at Wvhlngton craaH1* nuob otciusraeut hi"". DratifeMt'fft haii hcen recui*o< fro n (Cranio* Horning unl Tfcurktw Wed unnouocing the rem:'t, ani aaylngihat t grnera! faelmr of jo j aoJ aatiafiot'on etmle .a Wo?h:n^ Von. ?BOROIA. mohi oii*?or mroKTinoNH. The H?T?ri)fcl> .?'?# announce* tb*' 4 out halt* ?f RIUI dt bee* sbipi* I >001 Calcutta for H*?*n nali d!r<H-?. Tlie baffilg Will li? full Um? Mr tlx rop.0| 'fop MMttfBHfl'PT. JfoftB 4KMM rOR TUB AOCTH. Twrnlr w* of Mine rifi? %n l ten w*? nf Colt ? re which ara .he republic of Mimhwtn ,.l rraobol I tna-Jibu'f, Virgins, rrw'.a* ?Mk. Th. v m-re 'ir me<itataiy forwarded to Jacluon. KMnmiiuui thalr nltin&u tiMtiBftlUn THE IHCOMING ADMINISTRATION. INTERVIEW BETWEEN SENATOR DOUGLAS A.ND MK. LINBOLN. W A6uiAOTi)w, Feb. 27,1801. The appcorance of Judge Douglats ear ly last evening In close con versu lion with the conlileutlal friends and advisers of Mr Lincoln, in tho parlors of the latter at Wll aid'*, Crt'.iUMI quite a sensation, especially as It tout uuusual f ?' bun to leave bin resilience logo into town m tho ov< Dion H appears tbat the lut bad been i oron uin 'atei to the Judge that the I'enoe Oongresa bi d not ouly fsile<! to agree upon any article df adjust mi ut. but wus lik' l> to adjourn without acooinpitobtng auv ihiLg Tb h alarmed bmi no much Uiat be resolved, r to ko to Willa '< ami ascertain tbe exact state W tfii cuse iiini :-erotidl> , if bo found tbe ruport was true, to lu> aside Ins political feeliugs, for tbe lime at least, ?ud, as a man and citizen of a ct miniio country, go at once lo Mr I.inct In au.l appeal to him also to yield som< tiling tor the *ake of peaoe to the country aod the ?alvatioi. of ihe I uion Mr. Douglas found that the Convention w? truly on tba >'vp of (lireriviug w'lhout agreeing upon anything. Ho sought Judg<- I'uvip tbe couttJentia) friend of Mr. Lin coln ; bu> liavw wi.c ulifunt with Mr Weed, and con id not be found. Mi. I'o Irian then communicated Im desire to Fee Mr l.incoin t. another friend of the latter, who con ducted the Juitgo to Mr. Lincoln's parlor Mr. liboola wan reeeivmg the 1'ennsylvania Congressional delegation. C-iBtequenily Mr ItOiiglaj withdrew until tbe interview <'D< ed, win 11 Mr. Un'.ulu Bent u message for Mr. Draglas. lbe latter inform *1 Mr !.incoln thai he had sougnt this interview at the risk of being tni*?.ii erstood, but that thf crit'cal cord ill n or the couutry required every friend of tbe Union to la) ii-v'o all oartison feelings and person al delicacy lie had just learned that there was imminent danger that the Peace Oonferetce would dissolve without agreeing op t any bavin of adjustment In that event ho apprehended tbai the Hurler Mates might resolve promptly to secede from tho Union, be'oro any plan could be matured foi referring the matters iu dispjte to tho people of tbe several States A fearful responsibility wuula rest upon ?he President elect if tho Onwm were dissolved niid. iiin .?.ministration, aniens ho did every thing >n Ins power to save the country from such a catas trophe; tint Mi. L. alone could now save It. He im plored him ti ?peak to his friends in the Oonferenoe, end suve the country. Mr Douglas did not desire Mr. I. to explain his views then to h.m, but t? speak promptly and unequivocally to his o^vn friends. Twenty four hours mom ana it might he too kato. He re" minded Mr. I. that ho had children as well ad Mr. 0 , and implored him in viod's name to act the patriot and tosavo to our iMidren a country to live in. Mr. U said to Mr. 1* tb> t i o was new,?> heretofore, his political opponent, and expected to oppose the political moasure* of li* ad ministration, hut as*ured him tbat no partisan advantage should be taken or political capitil manufactured out of an act of patriotism which woald preserve the Union of those Mr. I) amled tbat he bad now performed his duty, and asked Mr L. to porforu bis. Mr L. listen oil resu ctfuil.v and kindly, and assured Mr. Douglas that his mini was engrossed with the great theme which they hal been discussinj;, and expretaed his g atitloation at the interview Shortly after this Interview be held a eonfericce w itli his Irle'ids, and, It Is sutd, the appeal of Judge Dougius was the subject under dt?c<iai|OQ. What the result will be does net appear as lata is to da-, ooon. THE MOmniNTHOFTHE PRESIDENT ELECT. Wawii.wtow, Fob. 27, IHtfl. TtIK COWHKKVATIvr. WUCY OP TUB NK* All MINISTRATION. The developments of to day plainly allow the drift of the incoming administration. The result of the deltbe rations of tlie Peace Conforonco ?u brought Utout by no other Inlluenco than that of the certainty ? f a con forvwtlv policy. Tho Illinois delegation voled under the direct iiiHruotleof of Mr Lincoln The rejoicing of the coriwi v?rt ve < lemonls at the prospect of a poaceablo ad Jur tmciil in only ?quul in intensity to tlio morn Deal ton of th> radical rcpi.bljotDH S/mo ot' the latter are giving vent to their feelings In loud dt.miuclations, and threat* to give their /aithlone iho|c? for the Presidency tb ; slip tethers find consolation In the idea that the ektabiieli men! of ihe notion confederacy ronden a pencssbte so lution of the prot<ent troab.oH imposfibh, and that iD cu*< of war the n*'w administration will have to fall back ft r their main support upon Uiemsolves, who claim to have ill sympathies of the republican masses Despatches to-day from Montgomery state :1ml pacilk proposition* l.?>*e in'rn unofficially ootnni'inic.'tted to the authorities touching the fort* and collection of t>.e rove uue. Ax , indicating a pcireful disposition on Uiarpart of Uie administration which tho OonfedegAn Stat"1- will reciprocal >y alnsiuining from all acts likely to lead to collision. No danger Leed bo apprehended of hostilities until tliu matter hurt been mtde tho sub jecl of negotiation at Washington All L>' signs are that Vfr Lincoln has been powerfully impress^ 1 by tbo dead set made on him by Mr Douglas, (iovernor Hicks. klr. John Bel!, Mr. Klvui and others, ruv or MR. srwakn. Mr. Sown*"' (uMt oii as Promlcr was never endan gered. A' t. 1? to effect is absurd. riri INAl'OtRAI AMIRMH. Tb. ? of t? President elect daring the Inst forty eight h < he been principally occup"?d by consulta li'/CB I ir_o, iipon the construction of the Cabu . ., Ou'uig V> s constant interviews with dlstingalshed re m o '? vss of all sections of the could but <Jr?ou> tbe labor of one bonr last night and ibis moru.iig upon the n.-Ksage. Be informed a friend Ibis morning that It would probably not be completed until next Sunday, and not be In type before Muniay morning. Urn conservative .nfliiencoM with which he is now all but exclusively surr indod, render tLodiflcationa of tho origi nal Spring held draft certain. Bat tho best authorities on the k ibj'T.t still (Lain that, although tho general tone of tbe inaugural will be conciliatory, no particular plan of adjustment will receive bis direct endorsement (me of his habitual Illinois acvisers consols that he will express hiinsolf very much after tbo fashion of Mr Smard's speeches during the present w inter, and that although reference will bo made to tl ? desirability of a national convention, the mala issue will be avoided, under tho plea that the remedy for tho present diflicilVies should be foand by the legislative ?nd not by tbo executive branch of tbe federal goveri mcut. KH. IJXUOl/Cf ' ARIMT Tbo deliberations In rogxrd to tbe Cabinet aro not yet brought to a conclusion, and a definite assignment ol the t'oetmaster (.? neralcbip, and tbe W ir and N my depart ments, is not lik>-ly to be made before the *nd of tbo week I fe?d authorized in stating, beweve', that a itddillon t<. Mi I'jiIos, H'r Howard am' -'r. < imerou . the nppoiiJnient of Caleb It Smith, of Indiana,to the Interior I epartment, is a certainty. As to ibe ictiiaining |?Kitions, tbe prospect n> w is that Mr. Wt lies, of Connecticut, will be I'ustmnster General, Monigon ery H.vr, Se< retary of War, and either Mr. Fther dge, of Tenn? sseo, or Mr '? Imer, <>f North U*ro Iiua, Secretary if the Narv. Henry Wiaier iavn- <s likewise mention?d in connec tion wilti War Impertinent, b .t ivltho'.t any f^onda tton tu facts. S, Uoyler C. " ?x and friends are still ac' v.', but might ks well retire from iho Held The m?t>y Callfi rcians now here still cling to Ue vain h.1(^0f se' inf ?h? "seiflc coast represent*^ n the C*bi . et. ft beii g positively known that OuU>n*l Fremont de I in< ail Executive favors, they are nbout atuinjptlog a iemoostrallor tor tbe benefit of a now man, who la ei [*cte< bers |o-night. Home otherwim well lb I ormod parties are aaasrling at ivi'iar t> to nigbt, t>uU the result of tbe Feacs <k>n'er e? c* will bring nb< ,i a < >tange of programme, aooor ting to wbinb John Reli will be Secretary of Wat ma rmHT i'?rwK?* th* rtuuis **D niAsa an Another pretest was seut to Prjstdsnt Lincoln th.s morning, front ro-r F'< nnsyivaataas and a large a ember ot Western politicians,sramst the appoUitmeatof Mr ftems roti to a p ace in ihe Chbinet, and Int.sting that (3mm s;>ali be appoloteil. fbe ftgbt winch has been gr Jig an U> n?y >-etw>? n ibe friends of Chase and t'aotaron is most terrific Orecley ia furmus This a-rning hs told ? ?..eini>er of Orgriss that Mr. Lli.Joln bad aoll aut to ><eward and Uie New Vorfc brokers. ufTKsxxnxi to enn saai nas. JiNige Mavis of lliioois, la already rsoogniteJ as a p. wer behind the throne, and la almost as mocfe sought afler as Mr. IJneotn himself. His apart fWNTtvTJB) ON HMBB