Johnston, John J. v. Mitchell, William A., etc.: Chancery Cause, Warren County (Part 3 of 4)
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[illegible] North [illegible] "Exhibit M" did not propose the annexation of Texas by a Legislative act, and how he was sustained in this procedure by the precedents to which he had referred. He asked the Senator too, whether he was quite sure that this was a delicate step towards Texas. Before taking his seat, he thanked the Senator for the diligence and moderation with which he had treated the subject. Mr. SEVIER asked when the Senate might expect a report from the Committee on Foreign Affairs on the annexation question. Mr. ARCHER said that the committee would have reported before this, but that the multiplicity of plans which were springing up from day to day, made it difficult for them to act. They had thought best to wait the result of the action of the other branch of Congress in order to report definitely. PRIVATE MAILS. Mr. MERRICK submitted a resolution calling on the Postmaster General to inform the Senate if he had any knowledge of the matter, whether there was any private express mail between New Orleans and New York. The resolution was adopted. After which the Senate adjourned