WASHINGTON, Jan. 24. – HOUSE. – The House considered the Senate amendments to the diplomatic appropriation bill and [then] concurred in those including Florence among Consul Generalships, and striking out Hayti, Liberia &c. The bill will be returned to the Senate. House adjourned.
SENATE. – The Bright expulsion case was continued. Several Senators speaking for and against expulsion. The subject was concluded. After Executive session, the Senate adjourned till Monday.
– Published in The Burlington Weekly Hawk-Eye, Burlington, Iowa, Saturday, February 1, 1862, p. 4