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Tuesday, April 25, 1848.+-

Washington, DC.

Imprisonment of 80 slaves who escaped on steamer docked at Georgetown provoked outburst in "National Era," abolition paper, and mob threatens to dismantle press. This precipitates heated debate in House. Finally Brown of Mississippi moves to table subject to prevent its going "to the country to a greater extent than it had already gone out." Lincoln votes aye; and motion passes 130-42.Globe.