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hoat and oere, said to have been left in the care of John rence Sangston, Joshua Wilson, William F. Bare B Henderson, Esq., and two spy-glasses in the possession of ard Coy, James Coudy, Martin Etki, Jbt. B the city register.

Howard Griffith, Josiah II. Gurion, W.RE. Dad In the charges for “ carpenters, bricklavers, materials," Roop of A., John W. Gorsuch, Bernard Miis, White &c., is includei a considerable sum, say about $1,250, for ner-58. reconstruction of the bridge at Canton. Considerable quan Nays-Mr. William T. Lawson-1. tities of bricks and lumber are also included, mostly us din the erection or repair of a “powder-bouse," of the locality

Same day, the bill passed the Sensie-Jeas of while your Conimittee are not informed. Wherever situ- | 16, nays none, as follows: ated, if not retained in use, the second-hand materials may

YEAS-Messrs. John B. Brooke, Thomas J. M.Jan be oterme value to the city.

E. Smith, Coleman Yellott, John Shin-1 TV The payments for “rations," "pay-rolls,” “horse and hack

lend, Stephen J. Bradley, James F.

III ! hire," hauling," "armories," "advertising," &c., amount borough, Charles F. Goldsborough, Daniet. E. ** ing in the argrerate to $23,106 35, represent so much outlay, Franklin Whitaker, Tilghman Suttle, Anthung kan fruin whi h the city reaps no tangible return.

Oscar Miles, Washington Duvall-16. The amounts of $5,518 19 for "workmen on parks," and $2.000 for “indigent widow, sewing-women," &c., were

$300,000 MORE. withdrawn fr'm the fund by special resolutions of the coun

IN HOUSE OF DELEGATES. cil and expended for the benevolent purpuses designated.

The charge for “ interest," is a necessary rest of the May 9—The House passed – yeas 55, nars Joan, authorized by the oriinance of April 2011, 1861.

The remaining item is the cash in balk-ind this none, a bill giving authority to the Maror sal brings your committee to the third and last cause of the City Council of Baltimore, to issue certiscates duties asigned them, viz: " to decide what disposition of debt to any amount not exceeding $300,1900, shall be made of the remaining funds now in the City in addition to the amount authorized to be Treasury."

On this point your committee are unanimonsły of the issued by section 939 of the fourth article of opinion that the balance sbould be returned, pro rata, to the code of public laws. the several banks from wbich the whole amount was bor. May 10—it passed the Senate-yeas 16, nays rowed, this canceling so much of the city's indebtedness, and stopping the payment or accumulation of interest.

In accordance with which statements and views, your INDEFINITE AUTHORITY TO RAISE YOSET.
committee respectfully recommend the adoption of the fol.
lowing resolutions :

April 27-Mr. Wallis, from the Special Con.
S. F. STREETER, mittee of the Baltimore city delegation, report-

ed a bill to add to the fourth article of ihe code
First Branch. of public local laws the following sertions, s.
JOSEPH ROBB, powering the Mayor and City Council of Bail.
W. SWINDELL, more to raise and appropriate money for the

defence of the said city;" which was passed

Second Branch. Resolved, By both Branches of the City Council of Balti-yeas 58, nays none. timore, that the papers and vouchers relating to expendi. Same day, it passed the Senate-yeas 16 tures under Ordinauce No. 22, approved April 200h, 1861, nays none, as on the previous bill. be restored to the custody of the City Register. Realred furthermore, Tbat the Mayor be and is bereby

ACTS OF INDEMNITY. authorizd and requested to bave collected, at the earliest

IN THE HOUSE OF DELEG ATE3. possible moment, the arms and military materiais belonging to the city, in the custody of the l'.S. Marshal, or else. May 4-Mr. Pitts, from Special Committee, where, and, reserving such as, in bis judgment, may be reported a bill, entitled “an act to relieve the Decessary for public use, to dispose of the balance, and Mayor and Board of Police of the city of Belta

Risolidl, By the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, more, and all persons who acted under the orthat the Register be and he is bereby authorized and diders of the Mayor or of the Board of Police of rected to repay, pro rata, to the several barks. the balance Baltimore city, in their efforts to maintain peace authority of ordinance No. 22, approved April 20th, 1861, and good order and prevent further strife, og " to approv riate $300,000, or so much thercor as may be and after the occurrences of the 19th April, necessary for the defence of the city against any danger 1861, in said city from prosecution in consethat may arise out of the present crisis." These resolutions passed both branches.

quence of their acts of obedience to said or THE LEGISLATURE CONFIRMED TIE LOAN. Pending the bill The Legislature of Maryland passed the bill

, which were adopted :

May 5-Mr. Pitts offered these amendments; reported by Mr. Wallis from the Special Committee consisting of the Baltimore city delega- in this state, shall be entiiled to charge or receive any

That no prosecuting attorney nor any officer in anr court tion, “ to ratify an ordinance of the Mayor pensation or cost in any prosecution which Labenny and City Council of Baltimore appropriating be instatuted against any person for whose reises the act i

intended. $500,000 for the use of the city."

That this act may be given as evidence under the general April 27, 1861, (the second day of the session,) issue. this bill, under a suspension of the rules, passed And the bill passed-yeas 43, nay: none, as the House of Delegates — yeas 58, nay 1, as follows: follows:

YEAS-Mesete. Kilbourn, Sp'r, Durant, Morgan, Regia, YEAS- Jessrs. E. G. Kilbourn, Speaker, Clarke J. Durant, Vedders, Briscoe, Parran, Burgess, Ford, Denisrin. Res., George II. Vorgan, Philip F. Rasin, Albert Melders, James Chaplain, Long, Law:00, Maxwell, Wotten Lindus, I T. Erisci, Benjamin Parran, Bernard Compton, F. B. F. nis of Wor., Routzabn, Juusou, Naill, Sirun, G.132 Burung, Thos. C. Worthington, Robt. M. Denison, Leonard borough, Warfield, Brune, Tinas, Pitts, llunia..5 J. Quinian, T. W. Kinshaw. J. Laurence Jones Aler. Chap- as, Wallis, Sangston, Vorfit, Scott, Wilson of ll . lain, James C. Dennis, Edward Lang, John R. Kone, Wm. Coudy, Eakle, Brining, Stake, Barnard, R:op, hans,, Holland, Jihn R. Brown, James W. Maxwell, E. P. Eryan, | -438 Richard 11 st!), Ethan A. Jones, Wn. II. Legs, William L. Starke. Cutis W. Jacobs, George W. Linding. Stephen P.

May 8–Under the suspension of the rules, Dennis

, An : - Kessler, Jr., Thomas J. Classett, John A. the bill passed-yeas 17, nays 2, (Kimmel and Johnwn, William E. Salmon, IL ory. Straun, G. W. Stone.) Gold-loron, John C. Brun, Henry VI. Wrid, Charles

June 20 --Mr. Mills, from the Mil'tary Com. H. Pict, I waun , Ilution, J. Ilanson Th.114 S. Teakle Wallis, T. Paskin Scott, Poss Winans, 11. M. Murfit, Lau-, mittee, reported a bill entitled an act to repeal


Days 12.


sectinns 41, 42, 43, 46, 47, 48, and 112, of article / being for purposes which, in the opinion of this Legislature, LXIII, of the Code of Public General Laws, and are in Hagrant violation of the Constitution, the General

Assembly of the State, in the name of her people, does sections 741, 742, 745, of article IV, of the Code hereby protest against the same, against the arbitrary reof Local Laws of this State, in relation to the strictions and illegalities with which it is attended, calling uniformed and ununiformed militia and volun- upon all good citizens at the same time, in the most caruest

and authoritative manner, to abstain from all violent and teer force in the several counties of this State, unlawful interference of every sort, with the troops in and in the city of Baltimore and the reclama- transit through our territory or quartered among us, and tion, custody, control, and redelivery of arms patiently and peacefully to icavo to time and reason the

ultimato and certain re-establishment and vindication et heretofore delivered to the officers and men the right. under them; and to add to the said article cahi a sovereign Convention of the State at this time, or to

5. That under existing circumstances it is inexperient to LXV of the Code of Public General Laws a sec

take any measures for the immediato organization for arm tion providing for the prevention and suspen-ing of the militia. sion of proceedings upon bonds heretofore given 6. That when the Legislature adjourn, it adjourn to meet

at under the laws of this State for the return of

- on the day of -next. such arms; which was agreed to-yeas 40; ordered to be printed—yeas 50, pays 11

The report was accepted, and 10,000 copies The nays were Messrs. Medders, Keene, Mc

May 10—They were considered, and Mr. Intire, Routzahn, Naill, Wilson, M'Coy, Fiery, McCleary moved these as a substitute : Stake, McCleary, Roop, Gorsuch.

Whereas, it is right and proper, that the Gen kral Assembly of Maryland should give such expression of opinion ag

will call forth the united voice of the whole people of Mary. June 22—The bill passed-yeas 12, nays land in the present emergency; and the border States, with

the exception of Maryland, have already, through their none.

legislatures or conventions, defined their positions and

course of action: Therefore be it PROTEST AGAINST THE WAR, AND RECOGNITION OF

Resolved by the General Assembly of Maryland, The pres REBEL INDEPENDENCE DEMANDED.

sent position of Maryland in the Union, is that of strict neu

trality, and will remain unchanged so long as Washington IN HOUSE OF DELEGATES.

continues the seat of Government: Provided, the United May 9_Mr. Wallis, from the Committee on States affords amplo protection to slaves and other property. Federal Relations, reported these resolutions : Jernment ceases to be at Washington, and a division of the

Resolved, That when the seat of the United States GovWhereas, in the judgment of the General Assembly of country takes place, the peoploshall have the free right and Maryland, the war now waged by the Government of the choice of deciding which section they will be attached to, United States upon the people of the Confederate States is by a free expression and decision of the popular will at the unconstitutional in its origin, purposes and conduct; repug- ballot-box. pant to civilization and sound policy; subversive of tho

Which were rejected-yeas 13, nays 43, as free principles upon which tho Federal Union was founded, and certain to result in the hopeless and bloody overthrow follows: of our existing institutions; and whereas, the people of YEA8--Messrs. Medders, Lawson, Keene, Miller, Jonathan Maryland, while recognizing the obligations of their Stato, Routzahn, Salmon, Naill, Joshua Wilson of Ilar'd, Bayless, as a member of the Union, to submit in good faith to thé | McCoy, Stake, David W. McCleary, Gorsuch-13. exercise of all the legal and constitutional powers of the NAYS--Messrs. Kilbourn, Spr., Morgan, Rasin, Briscoe, General Government, and join as one man in fighting its Compton, Ford, Jacobs, Landing, Dennis of Wor'r, Kessler authorized battles, do reverence novertheless, the great Claggett, Johnson, Sangston, Morfit, Scott, Coudy, Eakle, American principle of self-government and sympathize Brining, Denison, Quinlan, Renshaw, Chaplain, Holland, deeply with their Southern brethren in the noble and manly Bryan, Jones of P. G's, Legg, Starkey, Goldsborongh, Wardeterinination to uphold and defend the same; and whereas field, Brune, Widans, Pitts, Harrison, Thomas, Wallis, not merely on their own account, turn away from their own Fiery, Griffith, Harding, Gordon, Barnard, Mills, Turner, soil the calamities of civil war, but for the blessed sake of Brown-43. bumanity, and to arrest the wanton shedding of fraternal

The blank in the resolutions reported, was blood, in a miserable contest which can bring nothing with it but sorrow, shame, and desolation, the people

of Mary. then filled by “Frederick,” and “Tuesday, the land are enlisted with their whole hearts, upon the sido of 4th day of June, at one o'clock, p. m.” roconciliation and peace; Now refore, it is hereby

And the resolutions were then adopted-yeas Resolred by the Grneral Assembly of Maryland, That the State of Maryland owes it to her own self-respect and her 45, nays 12, as follows: respect for the Constitution, not loss than to her deepest YEAs-Messrs. Kilbourn, Speaker, Morgan, Rasin, Briscoe, and most honorabilo sympathies, to register this, her solemn Compton, Ford, Worthington, Denison, Quinlan, Renshaw, protest, against the war which the Federal Government has Jones of Talbot, Chaplain, Holland, Bryan, Wootten, Legs, declared upon the Confederato States of the South, and our Jones of Prince Georges, Starkey; Jacobs, Landing, Dennis sister and neighbor Virginia, and to announco her resoluto of Worcester, Kessler, Johnson, Salmon, Goldsborough, determination to have no part or lot, directly or indirectly, Warfield, Brune, Winans, Pitts, Harrison, Thomas, Wallis, in its prosecution.

Sangston, Morfit, Scott, Coudy, Eakle, Brining, Griffith, 2. That the State of Maryland earnestly and anxiously Harding, Gordon, Barnard, Mills, Turner, Brown-15. desires the restoration of peace between the belligerent Nays-Mesars. Medders, Lawson, Keene, Routzha, Nail, sections of the country; and the President, authorities and Wilson of Harford, Bayless, McCoy, Fiery, Stake, McCleary, people of the Confederate States having over and over ofli- Gorsuch-12. cially and unofficially, declared, that they seek only pence and self-lefence and to be let alone, and that they are willing to throw down the sword, tho instant the sword now

May 14–The committee recommended certain drawn against them shall be sheathed, the Senators and amendments; when these votes were taken: Delegates of Maryland do fervently beseech and imploro The first resolution was adopted-yeas 11, the President of the United States, to accept the olive branch which is thus held out to him, and in the name of nays 3, as follows: God anıl of humanity, to cease this unholy and most wretched YEAS-Messrs. John B. Brooke, President, Wash. Duvall, and unprofitable strife, at least until the assembling of tho Thos. Franklin, J. F. Gardiner, John J. Leckart, Andrew A. Congress at Washington shall have given time for the prev. Lynch, Thomas J. McKaig, Teagle Townsend, John S. Watalopce of cooler and better counsels.

king, Franklin Whitaker, Coleman Yellott. 3. That the State of Maryland desires the peaceful and Nays—Messrs. H. H. Goldsborough, Anthony Kimmel, immediate recognition of the independence of the Confed- John G. Stone. erate States, and hereby gives lior cordial consent thereunto The second resolution was adopted-yeas 14, 24 3 member of the Union-entertaining the profound conviction that the willing return of the Southern people to being all the above-named.) their former federal relatious is a thing beyond hope, and The fifth resolution received all the above that the attempt to coerce them will only add slaughter votes, and the third and fourth passed-yeas 11, and hate to impossibility.

4. That the military occupation of Maryland, Days 3, as the first.




The amendment of the committee, substitut- | borough of Dorchester, Kimmel, Miles, Nattle, Sraith, Stene ing the following for the sixth :

Mr. Goldsborough of Talbot moved to amend That a committee be appointed to consist of four members of the Senate and four meinbers of the House of Dele. so as to give the power of appointment of the gatos, four of which committee, (to be selected of them- commissioners provided for to the Governor, selves) shall as cirly ay possible, wait on the President of the Uniel Staten at Wishington, and the other four of said

one from each of the gubernatorial districts; committee shiel wait on the President of the Southern rejected-yeas 6, nays 12. Confederiu'y, for the purpose of laying the foregoing reso A motion to recommit was lost--yeas 10, naye lutions before them, and that said committed be and is

12. hereby especially instructed to obtain, if possible, a general cessation of hostilities, now impending, until the meeting Motions to adjourn, recommit, change the of Congress in July next, in order that said body may, if names of the commissioners, were made and possible, arrange for an adjustment of existing troubles by

lost. means of nogutiation, rather than the sword.

Resolred, That said committee consist of Messrs. Brooke, May 3--Mr. Goldsborough of Talbot mored Yollott, d«Kuig, and Lynch, of the Senato, and Messrs. to give the people, on the 13th of June, the

Resołred, That sail committee be requested to report, if election of three commissioners, one from each practicable, to the General Assembly, on the 5th day of gubernatorial district, which was lost-yess 8, June next.

nays 13, as follows: Passed-yeas 11, nays 3, as before ; and the Yeas-Messrs. Bradley, Grahame, Goldsborough of Tahrt resolutions, as amended, were then adopted by Goldsborough of Dorchester, Kimmel, Nattle, Suitl, Suse the same yote.

NAYS-Messrs. Brooko, President; Blackistone, Dural May 14—The House filled the blanks with Dashiell, Franklin, Gardiner, Heckart, Lynch, Miles, TuXLthe names of Harding, Morgan, Compton, and send, Watkins, Whitaker, Yellott—13. Goldsborough, and passed the resolution-yeas A like motion, for six commissioners, was 24, nays 18, as follows:

lost-yeas 8, nays 12. YEA8-Messrs. Kilbourn, (Speaker,) Morgan, Ford, Quin On the section respecting disbursements of lan, Renshaw, Jones of Talbot, Chaplain, Jones of P. G., money, Mr. Goldsborough of Talbot mored Starkey, Kessler, stranghin, Goldsborough, Warfield, Brune, this proviso: Winans, Pitta, Harrison, Thomas, Wallis, Sangston, Scott, Grillith, Harding, Turner-24.

Proridell, That the same shall not extend to the exercia Nars - Messrs. Welch, Worthington, Denison, Keene, of any powers for the disbursement of any monks that may Holland, Jaxwell, Landing, Claggett, Routzahn, Johnson, be hereafter appropriated for the arming of the nulitary Salmon, Morfit, Fiery, Barnard, McCleary, Roop, Mills, forces of this State and for the formation of any allisala Brown-18.

offensive or defensive, with any other State in this cus


Which was rejected-yeas 8, nays 12, as folJune 10—The House passed resolutions pre- lows: viously offered by Mr. Chaplain, after having YEAS—Messrs. Bradley, Grahame, Goldsborough of Tallot amended them to read as follows:

Kimmel, Miles, Nuttle, Smith, Stone-s.

NAYS--Messrs. Brooke, President; Blackistone, Durall, Resolved by the General Assembly of Maryland, That the Dashiell, Franklin, Gardiner, Teckart, Lynch, Towusend, Representatives of the State of Maryland in the Congress of Watkins, Whitaker, Yellott—12. the United States at the approaching extra session of that legislative body be, and they are hereby, earnestly desired

Mr. STONE offered an additional section : and requested to urge and vote for an immediate recognition That no member of the board shall act as such, nntil be of the independence of the government of the Confederate has taken the samo oath as is now administered to the States of America.

members of the Legislature. Resolverl, That the Speaker of the House of Delegates and the President of the Senate, together, forward to Hon.

Which was rejected-yeas 7, nays 12, as fol. James Alfred Pearco and Hon. Anthony Kennedy, the lows: Representatives of the sovereign State of Maryland in the Senate of the United States, a copy of the report of the

YEAS—Messrs. Bradley, Grahame, Goldsborough of Tal Committee on Feleral Relations and the accompanying bot, Kimmel, Ynttle, Smith, Stone-7. resolutions, together with these resolutions.

NAYS-Vessrs. Brooke, President; Blacki-tone, Devall,

Dashiell, Franklin, Gardiner, llockart, Lynch, Townsend, Yeas 31, nays 22, as follows:

Watkins, Whitaker, Yellott-12. Yeas-Messrs. Kilbourn, Speaker, Durant, Morgan, Rasin, At this stage, and after a most obstinate conWelch, Brisevo, Parran, Compton, Jones of Talbot, Chap- test, the bill was abandoned by its friends, and Landing, Kessler, Goldsborough, Warfield, Brune, Winans, Maryland was spared a bloody baptism. Harrison, Thomas, Wallis, Sangston, Morfit, Scott, Griffith, Gordon, Mills-31.

Nays-Messrs. Medders, Ford, Denison, Quinlan, Ren- Votes on Secession Ordinances in shaw, Dennis of Somerset, Stanford, Lawson, McIntirc, Mil

South Carolina* and Florida. Jer, Routzahn, Johnson, Salmon, Naill, Straughn, Wilson, Bayless, McCoy, Fiery, Brining, McCleary, Gorsuch—22. In South Carolina it passed unanimously

the following persons voting for it: June 22—The Senate passed these resolutions

James II Adams, R. T. Allison, D. C. Appleby, S. T. AS -yeas 9, nays 3, as follows:

kinson, L. M. Ayer, R. W. Barnwell, A. L. Barroo, D. R. YEAS-Messrs. Brooke, President, Blakistone, Dashiell, Barton, T. W. Beaty, A. W. Bethca, C. St. P. Bellinger, & Franklin, Gardiner, McKaig, Townsend, Whatkins, Whita- Bobo, P. P. Bonneau, J. J. Brabham, A. II. Brown, C. P. kor--9.

Brown, J. Buchanan, A. W. Burnet, W. Cain, John A. Cabe NAY8—Messrs. Duvall, IIeckart, Lynch-3.

houn, Joseph Caldwell, W. H. Campbell, M. E. Cara, Jax

II. Carlisle, J. P. Carroll, H. J. Caughman, W. C. Cautben, THE PUBLIC SAFETY BILL.

E. W. Charles, Jas. Chesnut, jr., Langlon Cheres, E M

Clarke, H. W. Couper, R. L. Crawford, William Curtis, J. a. IN SENATE.

Dargan, R. J. Davant, H. C. Davis, W, F. DeSaux ure, R

De Treville, A. W. Dozier, Perry E. Duncan, B. F. Dunkin, May 2-It was taken up-yeas 14, nays 8, as A. Q. Dunnovant, R. G. M. Þupnovani, D. Dapre, W. & follows:

Easley, W. J. Ellis, T. R. English, C. D. Erans, Simeon

Fair, W. P. Finley, Daniel Flud, A. M. Forster, B. B. Foster, YEAS-Messrs. Brooke, President; Blackistone, Duvall, Dashiell, Franklin, Grahame, Gardiner, llockart, Lynch, McKaig, Townsend, Watkins, Whitaker, Yellott-14.

* Vote on Virginia ordinance, note, pago 7; and on Ter Nays-Messrs. Bradley, Goldsborough of Talbot, Golds- | nessee league, nole, page 5.


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J. E. Frampton, J. C. Furman, James M. Gaulberry, H. W. NAYS—Messrs. Baker of Jackson, Gregory, Ilendricks,
Garlington, J. C. Geiger, William H. Gist, T W. Glover, E. McCaskill, Morrison, Rutland, Woodruff-7.
W. Goodwin, R. N. Gourdin, T. L. Gourdin, II. D. Green,
Maxcy Gregg, William Gregg, W. 8. Grisham, A.J. Ham-

mond, T. M. Hanckel, W. W. Harlice, James IIarrison, I.
W.Ilayne, E. R. Henderson. J. H. Honncur, Wm. Hopkins, The Legislatures of Georgia and Mississippi
William Lunter, W. F. Hutson, John A. Inglis, J. J. In- have passed resolutions disapproving, as un-
Jenkins, W. D. Johuson, L. M. Kott, J. B. Kershaw, B. F. constitutional, the bill suspending the privilege
Kilgorc, J. P. Kivut1, J. H. Kinsler, J. G. Landrum, B. W. of the writ of habeas corpus and demanding its
Lawton, A. F. Lewis, R. C. Logan, W. S. Lyles, Edward repeal.
M. Crady, Henry McIvor, John McKee, A. McLeod, A. G.
Magrath, G. Janigau John L. Manning, B. P. Manldin,

Alabama is reported to have furnished 40,000 John Maxwell, M. P. Mayes, Alexander Mazyck, John H. men to the army; Florida, 4,000; Georgia, Means, C. G. Memminger, J. Izard Middleton, W. Middle 54,000 ; Louisiana, 36,000; Mississippi, 40,000, Noblo. J. L. N well, J. S. O'Ilear, James L. Orr, J. S. Pal North Carolina, 25,000 ; South Carolina, 25,mer, F. S. Parker, Thos. C. Perrin, J. D. Pope, F. 'J. Porcher, 000; Texas, 29,000; Tennessee, 34,000; VirJ. G. Pressley, Paul Quattlebaum, S. Rainey, J. P. Reed, ginia, 103,000; Arkansas, 28,000 ; Kentucky, Bon, D. P. Robinson, W. B. Rowell, B. H. Rutledge, E. B. 20,000; Maryland, 20,000; Missouri, 35,000 ; Scott, E. M. Seabrook, G. W. Seabrook, sr., B.E. Sessions, J. M. total, 501,000. The estimate of Maryland must Shingler, W. P.Shingler, T. Y. Simone, jr., R. F. Simpson, J be excessive. C. Smiley, J. J. P. Smith, P. G. Snowden, A. C. Spain, L. W. Spratt, A. B. Springs, P. Stokes, J. S. Sims, R. A. Thomson,

The Richmond Examiner of July 26 denounces 1. Thomson, J. M. Timmons, J. Tompkins, J. Townsend, T Clay and Holcombe for their late attempt at D. Waguer, John Wannamaker, D. L. Wardlaw, F. H. Ward " negotiation," at Niagara Falls, and rejoices at law, W. D. Watth, Thomas Weir, sr., J. N. Whitner, J. D. Williams, I. D. Wilson, J. H. Wilson, w.B. Wilson, T. J. what it calls their having been kicked from Withers, Richard Woods, Henry C. Young, Mr. President, the back door," through which they sought to David F. Jamison.

creep and get "an interview with Lincolo for In Florida, this was the vote:

a 'full interchange of sentiments.”

The same paper, of June 13, alludes to the YEAR–Mr. President, Judge John C. McGehee, Messrs. nomination at Baltimore “ of the Illinois railAlderman, Allison, Anderson, Baker of Calhoun, Barrington, Beard, Bethel, Chanler, Collier, Coon, Cooper, Daniel, splitter" and the “ Tennessee tailor, one of the Davis, Dawkins, Devall, Dilworth, Fivegan, Folsom, Gary meanest of that craft,” and predicts that Gettis

, Glazier, Golden, Helvenston, Henry, II unter, Irwin, whether they shall ever be elected or not deSumter, Lewis, Love, cGahagin, McLean, McIntosh, Mc- | pends upon the Confederate army altogether.” Nealer, Mays, Morton, Newmans, Nicholson, Owens, Pal. The Richmond Sentinel publishes the speech mer, Parkbill, Pelot, Pinckney, Sanderson, Saxon, Sover, of Mr. Long of Obio on peace, and compliments Spencer, Simpson, Solana, Stephens, Thomas, Tist, Turman, Ward, Wright of Escambia, Wright of Columbia, Yates—62? | it as " able, truthful, deliberate, and brave.”


The “Provisional."

Georgia_Robert Toombs, Flowell Cobb, Francis S. Bartor,

Martin J. Crawford, Eugenius A. Nisbet, Benjamin II FEBRUARY 18, 1861, TO FEBRUARY 18, 1862.

Hill, Augustus R. Wright, Thomas R.R. Couli, Auges Those formerly members of the Congress of tus II. Kenan, Alrunder H. Stephens. the United States are italicized.

Kentuckyk-Henry C. Burnett, Thomas, Wallis B.

Machen, Thomas B. Munroe. President Jefferson Daris, of Mississippi.

Louisiana John Perkins, Jr., A. de Clouet, Charles M Vice President-Alexunder H. Stephens, of Georgia.

rud, Duncan F. Kenner, Edward Sparrow, lleury Mar.


Mississippi- Tilry P. Jarris, Malter Brooke, V.S. Wilson, Secretary of State-Robert Toombs, of Georgia, from Febru. A. M. Clayton, William S. Barry, James T. Ilarrison,

ary 21 to July 30; resigned, and succeeded by Robert J. A. P. Campbell. M. T. Hunter, of Virginia,

Missourik William II. Cook, Thomas A. Harris, Caspar W. Secretary of the Treasury--Charles G. Memminger, of South Bell, A. II. Conrow, George G. Vest, Thomas W. Free Carolina, from February 21.

man, Samuel II yer. Secretary of Wur-Leroy Pope Walker, of Alabama, from North Carolina_George Davis, William W. Avery, iTrinn

Felruary 21 to September 10; resigned, and succeeded N. II. Smith, Thomas Ruijin, Thomas D. VDwil, by Juulah P. Brnjamin, of Louisiana.

Apram I?. Venable, John M. Morehead, Robert C. Per Secretary of the Navy-Stephen R. Mallory, of Florida, from year, Burton Craige, Andrew J. Davidson, March 4.

South Carolina R. Barnuill Rhett, Sr., Robert W. Bare Attorney General-Judah P. Benjamin, of Louisiana, from well, Lawrence W. Koit, James Chesnut, Jr., Charlı

February 21 to September; resigned, and succeeded by Memminger, William Purcher Miles, Thomas J. Witbera, Thomas II. Watts, of Alabama.

William W. Boyce. Postmaster General-John II. Reagan, of Texas, from Tennessee*--Joseph B. Heiskell, Thomas Menees, Willin March 6, IIenry J. Ellet, of Mississippi, first appointed, G. Swan,


Ilouse, George W. having declined.

Jones, John D. C. Atkins, De With


Texar*- Louis T. Wirfall, John II Rean, John Impai

T. N. Waul, William B. Ochiltree, W. S. Oldham, Joha Secretary of War-It was reported that the position was Gregg

offered to General Braxton Bragg, of Louisiana, but de Virginia*--James A. Sadon, William Ballard Predom, clined, after Mr. Walker's resignation.

Robert M. T. II inter, John Tyler, Sr., Williun IL Mar Secretary of the Nary-Also, that John Perkins, Jr., of farland, Roger A. Pryor, Thomas S. Bocork, Wa C Louisiana, was first appointed, but declinod.

Rires, Robert E. Scott, James M. Mason, J. W. Brokat Mr. Toomls was appointed a brigadier general in July, brough, Charles W. Russell, Robert Johnson, Walla 1861, and Mr. Walker August 20, 1861.

R. Staples, Walter Preston, The President and Vice President were elected by the Con

gross, February 9, 1861, receiving the unanimous vote of the six States then composing the Confederacy.


J. Johnson Hooper, of Alabama, was Secretary of the Con THE CONGRESS.


Alabama-David P. Lewis and Thomas Fearn, elected De The Deputies who organized the Confederacy puties, were succeeded during the year by II. C. Jong at Montgomery remained in office one year, the

and Nicholas Davis, Jr. Mr. Shorter was elected

Governor in November, 1861. Mr. McRae was after “permanent” Government having been insti

wards appointed a brigadier general, and is duiw tha tuted in February, 1862.

cotton loan agent in Paris. Mr. Yancey was nominated There were four sessions of that body :

for, but declined election to the Provisional lang

and was sent to Europe to negotiate for “ Confederate The first at Montgomery, from February 4 to March 16,

recognition. 1861.

Arkansas--Allmitted, at second session, in May, 1861. The seconil at Montgomery, from May 6 to May 21, 1861. Florida–J. Patton Anderson resigned early in the term The third at Richmond, from July 20 to September 2

and was succeeded by G. T. Ward. 1861.

Georgi--Mr. Toombs resigned, February 21, to become The fourth at Richmond, from November 18, 1861, to Feb Provisional Secretary of State; in Jnly was appointrd ruary 17, 1802.

a brigadier general. Mr. Howell Coub sul quently

became brigadier general, and now is a mujor general The following are the names of members : Mr. Crawford subsequently became a cavalry colunt in

the army, and was once a prisoner. Vr. TODA R R. President-Ilowell Cobb, of Georgia.

Cobb became colonel of tho Georgia Legion lat. in 131 Alabama --Robert II. Smith, Richard Wildo Walker, Colin

or early in 1862, and was killed at the fint Frulerite J. McRae, John Gill Shorter, William P. Chilton,

burg battle, December 13, 1862. Mr. Stepbens accepikal Stephen F. Malc, David P. Lewis, Thomas Fearn,

the Vice Presidency, February 11, 1861. Jabe: L. M. Curry.

Kentucky---Admitted, at fourth session, in December, 1861 Arkansast- Robert W. Johnson, Albert Rust, Augustus H. Missouri-Admitted, at fourth session, in December, 1961;

Garland, William W. Watkins, Hugh F. Thomasson. Floriela Jackson Morton, J. Putton Anderson, James B. Owens.

* Soo memorandum at the close of the list.

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