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The President On Colorado

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A Washington clispatch tu tho Chicago ne unclcr date ai' tho lGth inat., suys : The House eonnuitteo on Territorios called on tito President! this morning, with referenoe to the bilí bafore them ding for tho .admission Of Colorado níi 11 State. Tho mombers stutcd to tho tent tlio object of their visit, aud ite. red to know his yiows upoa Ule. subThe President replied that ho was warmly in favor of anenablingaot fortbe Of ganiztttiwi of a Btate Government for that Territory, and that ho believed tt ui;;!it to be mode a State. He ;ilsu gaid that tin; the Territory of Wyominjj would lii'übiibly uot, vithin tho Uves oí' thoso it have the requisita population to qualify her i'or odinissios, and that it was xpenso and burden to k(.'op up the Territorial f orín oí Govniirn-nt. II w;is, thereforOj in favor of suitablo action ly Congrees, which wou tl t!iu Territory of Wyoming, and restore 1 maius to those territoriea from iriginally formed, viz: Utah, tana, Ioaho, and Colorado. He thought tliis uction would bo just to all, as Wyoxuiiig's population did not exceod 10,000 ihh&bitnnt8 He nlso belieVed that by t!io acquisition to Colorado, uiul ttio incrcaee of her population during the next yi'ir, sho would have tho requisito numb( r of 1. '50,000 inhibit;ints fot ftdmi The ComuúttM ;ro in favor of tho bilí, and believa it will ptias tho House.


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Michigan Argus