WASHINGTON, Feb. 18.
SENATE. – Mr. Wilson, of Mass., from the military committee, reported back to the joint resolution from the House, relative to certain railroads in Missouri. The resolution authorizes the Secretary of War to pay certain railroads in Missouri for transportation. Pending the consideration of the question, a message was received from the House, asking a return of the resolution, which was done.
Mr. Harris, moved to print the bill offered by him. He said the bill was founded on the English principle of outlawing, provides for the forfeiture of the rights and privileges under the laws of those who take up arms against the United States. Ordered to be printed.
The case of Mr. Stark, or Oregon, was taken up.
– Published in The Davenport Daily Gazette, Davenport, Iowa, Wednesday Morning, February 19, 1862, p. 1