The next question which agitated the country was the removal of the public deposits from the Bank of the United States, and the dismissal from office of Mr. Duane, because, as Secretary of the Treasury, he refused to sign the order. This proceeding took place in September, 1833. Mr. Taney, then attorney-general, was next appointed Secretary of the Treasury, who made the order as resolved upon by the Cabinet paper which President Jackson refused to submit to the Senate after being requested, by a formal resolution of that body, to communicate a copy. He would not recognise the authority of the Senate to inquire into or supervise his Cabinet consultations. For these he was responsible to the country in the general exercise of his duties, and to no other tribunal. In the war which ensued between the President and the Senate.