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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

Tim wen who assisted m tne _aisrupuuu _ui tiie Democratic party, in the late Presidential campaign, under the banner of John C. BbsckmtriMK, have laid down the doctrine that the laws of the United States shall not be enforced against the Disunionists, and they attempt to cover up this heresy by declaiming against what they call « Coercion." Their antipodes, the ultra-Republican leaders, assert the doctrine that these laws must be enforced at all hazards, and that no « Concession" shall be made to the Sonthern States. In this, as in almost all other great questions, the truth lies between extremes. Either of these theot_«i<><i i»vnM _laaA tn fatal conseaaences—the one to the complete success oi ins secession conspiracy, and the other to a protracted civil war. If the laws of the Ufiited States cannot be enforced, in a short time we shall see fifteen members of the present Government arrayed under the flag of a Southern Confederacy; and it there is to be no co...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

mn mmm-mw session. Washisgton, _Jfeoruary 2, isot. SENATE. Mr. BrGLKR. of FennKylvaai*; Mr. FITCW. of Indian* J-Mr. *P UGH. of Ohioand Mr. CAMKFON, of Pennwlvania. _preaented a number of _memorial* in ia~ _vor of the Crittenden resolutions. . " ... Mr. OH_^MOLKR preaented a petition from the omzens of _Miohiuan. asking the Senate: Firstto ascertain whether we have * government, deSacto,OT not; Sd. if so. that measures ba taken for tbe apprehenstouor all persona _presenting themselves at the seat of Government, under pretence of being oomnusaioners from independent governmentson the charge of treason; 3d, that measures be taken to protect the aroiuvesof tha government; 4th, that the fort*still in the possession of the government, in the South, be promptly supplied with men for their defenoe; _Sth. that a sufficient number of vessels be placed at Southern ports to protect the commerce and collect the revenue. Mr. _TRIf M RTTM,. nf FIlinniR. oalled no tha resolution ;f - • t 1 ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

, ¦•_laS . _QAI _* . _iNTKJLJLKJ _KNCtS. . . Qr_/_AaiER Sbbsions—Judae Allison.— On Saturday Mr. Ball,: 0B« " tf" tiM " _oouiuel for Thomas J. _Arnlatrofai;, _oonvl«t«4 of th* «_a_»r4er ol _aobert Crawford , filed th* _Allowing reaaoni tor a new _trft.1; * _;. -1. The court e»_i«d, inasmuch as after the firrt joror_, _Geojfge 0 Napheys, being called, _aad _kaviag _appeared and being challenged for oawe by th« _eommonweaUh , was sworn on las TOir dire, and the challenge being withdrawn tie jaror was selected hy the prisoner. .. ¦• .. ¦ _- ¦ .". The District Atto»»y for the OomttenwealtL moved the eourt that the jurors be sworn separately or severall y, whioh said motion was overrated by the eourt. 3. The court erred in refusing the _avathntica of the prisoner to direct the clerk to have _the afore said motion of the District _Attwaey for the Cen~ monwealth _, and the _action oi the. court _overruling the same, entered upon the record, which skena Have been done without _gnecial arj...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

Tne jreace congress. Virginia is entitled to the credit of propo sing the meeting of commissioners from all the Union-loving States to assemble at Washington this day, for the purpose of deliberating on the state of the nation. The following are the resolutions adopted by the Legislature of Tirginia, calling for this Congress of Peace: WhereasIt _ia the deliberate opinion of the General Assembly of Virginia, that unless the unhappy controversy which now divides the States of this Confederacy shall be satisfactorily adjusted , a dissolution of toe Union is inevitable; and the General Assembly, representing the wishes of the people of the Commonwealth , it desirous of employing every reasonable means to avert so dire a calamity, and determined to make a final effort to restore the the Union and the Constitution in the spirit In which they were established by the fathers of the Republic; tterefora_, Resolved, That, on behalf of the _CommofiweaHh of Virginia, an invitation is heresy...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

MT1R FROM _CALIFORNIA. (By Pony Express.) THE LEGISLATURE. ELECTIOF OF A SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE. Decision in the Almaden Quicksilver Case. Foet Keabhkt_, Feb. 2—The pony _eipreas passed here this afternoon, with San Francisco papers of the 16th and telegraphic advices of the 17th. • . ¦ . ¦:•: . - : . . • • :. : \^ "'¦ .... - ¦ Jan. _ltth.—Arrived, steamer Uncle Sam, from Fanawftu_«a_»_ol_? ihelm > fOT L _™ P00% fm _^ted Jan. 16.—Arrived, ship Endeavor, from New York. Commercial—Jan. 16.—An extensive auction sale of groceries and other articles took plaee yesterday, and the prices realized evinced s declining tendency. Thain'_a _oandles brought ig._£ a 201; New York syrup, 23o per gallon; N. Y. crushed sugar, Hi; Manilla coffee, $15 50 a 15 52} per 100 lbs; Carolina rice, 3f a 4o; wheat, barley and oats unchanged, with an increased disposition to sell. To-day, various parcels Isthmus batter were sold within the range of 22 a 25o; candles flod bnyera for immediate use at 1...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

A irairiot's voice. [From the Petersburg Express, Feb. 2.] The following brief note, was received yesterday by a gentleman of this city, who has kindly permitted us to use it: . _Washjsotos, Jan. 31,1851. Mt Dka * Sib : i have only time, in repSr to your inquinr. to say that there ts hope of _pretervtnK piaeeani the "Onion. All depends upon taesotiop orVirginia, and the Border States. If they remain in the Union and aid in a fair and Just settlementthe l/_nion may be preserved. But if they secede, under the fata} delusion of a reoonstrnotion, I fear that an i> lost. Save _Virginiai and we -will a&ve the Union. Very truly yours _. These are words of encouragement and of patriotism from one whose influence hut a few years back was great enough in Virginia to secure a favorable hearing for any political appeal he might make to her people. Mr. Douglas has realised, like many other once popular favorites, _tha inability and _oaprioioussess of the popular affection. Paul ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

Commission to the Pennsvlvania Com PZMNSTLVANIA _SS. In the name and bj _tbe authority of the Commonwealth oi PBna»ylva.ni&, akdekw 6. _Cbssik. Governor of the said _Copomonwealth: To the Honorable WUuam M. Meredith, of the City of i'hiiadeipljia, _sepds greeting; Whereas, The Legislature of the State of Virginia has invited a meeting of Commissioners from the several States of this Union, to be held in the city of Washington, on the fourth day of February instant, to consider, and, if practicable, agree on some suitable adjustment of the _nnhappy differences which now distnrb tbe business of tbe conntry, and _threaten dissolution of this Union ; And whereas, The General Assembly of this State, by joint resolutions, entitled " .Resolutions to appoint Commissioners to a Convention of the States," approved by me on the thirty-first day of January, A. D. 1861, accepted the invitation of the Legislature of Virginia, and authorized the Governor of this Commonwealth to appoint...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

_tjpiie Washington Conference. The following have been appointed commissioners from different States to the Convention to be held at Washington to-day; ¦ '" ' ¦ ' „ ' , ... ¦ ¦'¦ FBBM STATUS. KawToBK—David Dudley Field, Wa. Curtis Moyee, James S. _Wadswdrth , James C. Smith, Addison Gardiner, Greene C. Bronson , William E, Dodge, Ama»iah B. Jamea , Erastos Corning. N«w JSB8KY-—Chas; D. OJden Robert W Stockton. Joseph K. Randolph, Rodman M. Price, Peter D. Yroom_._Jltejamia _Willismion , Fred. T. Frelinehnysen, Thomas J. _Stryker _, William C. Alexander. '¦_'• . ' Ohio.—Salmon P. Chase , S. C. Wright , V. Har-Iob, Thos Swine, Wm. Groesbeok , Reuben Httoh-000k, F. T. _backus' PitSHSYiyAmA—Wm. M. Meredith, Jas. Pollock, Thomas E. Franklin, Thomas _White, David Wilinot, Andrew W. _Loomis, WUliam _McSennan _£hoPH _JsiJUm.—Chief Jnstiee Ames, ex-Govemor lloppin, Alexander Duncan, George fl RMornt H R _drnnlii ® auarm _otatjeb. Dj8lawae« —George B. Eodney, John W. Houston, Daniel M. Ba...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

Seizure of the mint ana _unsiom _jtaoubb at New Orleans. New _Obmsaks, Feb. 1.—The United States Mint and Custom House were quietly taken possession of yeBterday by the State authorities. The officials continued in their position*, having taken the _eath prescribed by the ordinance of secession to-day. The Convention has under consideration the renort of the Committee on Citizenship. " JNew Orleans.- —- «*•*» " St.Louis._« £.»* •• Riohraond.._^_-_^. —.—. •••••« —— |_J._^ « Norfolk. .-_»-.... 6_» .6_« Wdmington_.N.C. —- 9_^ . . «« Mobile...... v— _!f'!* •« Savannah— - Jg« _Mashville_^ — Z-_£_» Louisville ^— . — » .g? " _Galveston...- - _e,_wz " Little R>ck...- 3.6S ; " Tallahassee....-—.—. — 1-jH Branch Mint, Charlotte,N« C.—.—-—• _».«» • « l»ahlonega, Ga.-~ JS >'M ¦ ¦"¦¦ ¦ " New Orleans.-_^.. —.369,387 TotaliK slayeStates^^^^_- • «73*,736 The whole amount in all the depositories, subject to draftwas $2,089 297. This has been much inoroasod since, in the Northern ci...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

. . . Public Amusements. ' Abel Jfc _Leyland's Stereopticon is to re-open this evening, commencing a short exhibition sea* soa, at Assembly _#_aildings_, comer of Tenth and Chestnut streets. It Is really one of the wonders of modern science. Miss _Cusaman's performances, at Arcft-streot Theatre, have ended, at last. Two female and three mala characters are all that she can. perform. Mrs. Bowers, we see it announced, is engaged at Arab-street Theatre, commencing this evening with the character of Julia, in that lively noveltv. Sheridan Knowlea'"HHmshhap.k." Mr. J. £. Murdoch opens a brief engagement at Walnut-street Theatre this evening, appearing as Rover in "Wild Oats." There will now—or rather should say, there ought new be an opportunity of Mrs. Co well's appearing in some of her genuine comedy parts, whtoh tho public appreciate more highly, it seems , th*» the management. "The Sevan Sisters," at MeSenoogh' a Olympic Theatre, _continae to draw crammed houses, and the acting a...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

A yi*t amusing paragraph is to be found in the remarks of the Hon. Robert M. McLasx, of Maryland, at the Baltimore Secession meeting on Friday evening last, as reported in the Baltimore Sun of Saturday morning, which is as follows: "By the living Godfellow-countrymen, the _Satqaahanns most be toe bonndary. They had _fpofcoD of the _Potomac , but tbe _StHquehanns shall run red with blood before ft shall bo crossed. Shall it be said in Boston, in New York, the broad West, tor oar children are there, that the Potomac shall fee the line ? [Cries of < No.'] _j will pledge my life ani heart to march with yoa to the Susqaehann*. f Cheers.] For what? To prevent a single lifl Ulna WIIvwag wwuin _lutv 'UttrjiSQa JO B*W* cum the laws of the United States aetimt a sjeotding State." " . Mr. _MoLaitx has justly earned the reputation of being a successful diplomatist , but he aeems to have tost his usual prudence if he is properly reported in tile above copied remarks. Nobody purposes t...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

- T&e Trial of Jackalow. ¦ VBBDIC* OF GCIITT O_? _EOBBKET. Tbbhtoh, N. J., Feb. _#_*-The jjory in the Jackalow case came in to-day at noon, and rendered a verdict of guilty of robbery, as charged in the first connt of the indictment.' The following is the verdict: " W e find that the prisonercalled Johnalias Johnny, alias John Canoe, alias Jackalowis guilty of the robbery charged in the firBt count of tbe indictment in the manner and form as he stands charged therein ; and that the offence was committed on board the sloop Spray, which, at the timewas lying on tbe waters adjoining tbe State_^of Connecticut, between Norwalk harbor and _WeStehester county, in the State of New York, and at a point five miles eastward from Lion's Point, and one and a half miles from the Connecticut shore at low-water mark ; and they farther say, that the defendant is not guilty on the other counts in the indictment. fifr. _^ Gtrandin_, counsel for the prisoner, moved to set aside the verdict ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

The sew jcomc Senatorship. Much interest has been excited throughout the country by the contest for the caucus nomination of the Republican members of the New York Legislature of a candidate for the United States Senate, to fill the vacancy which will be created by the withdrawal of Mr. Sewaxd after the 4th of March next. The principal candidates were Hon. _Hobacs Gkie-bt, the distinguished editor of the New Tork Tribune ; Wm. M. Stakes, Esq., a leading lawyer of New Tork city, and Hon. Iba Haws. The caucus met on Saturday evening last at Albany, and on the tenth ballot nominated Son. Ika Habbis, tne vote on that ballot being as follows ; _Habhis, 60; Grjtxxx.ZT, 49 j Evasts, 2; Smith, 3; blank, 1. On nearly all the previous ballots Mr. _Gbkelky received a higher number of votes than either of his competitors: lit. M. Sd. 4th 6th. «h. 1th. 8*. 3th, 10th. _Greeley 4D « 41 43 U 43 41 47 48 40 iwiti—g» « 41 40 33 « 39 IS 2 Harris—~.J0 » 19 a ao 21 11 19 49 60 Ko_;m — « • 4 3 3 4 4 4 ...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

From Washington. . WABBisaros , Fab. 2 —A salute was fired at the •National Armory to-day for the admission of Kansas into the Union. Col. Lander, whose _superintendence of the overano. wagon road was so _gatlsfaotory, has _reslened that offioe. B Sailing of Steamers. _STbw YobkFeb. 2. —All the outward-bound laropoan steamers, which were detained yesterday by the fog, sailed _tbis morning. Dcteptiop of the _^_nrojjean steamers. Msw _Yosk, Feb. 2 —In _conseqnencp of the thick fob that _prevaila to-day, some of the European steamers have not sailed. Death ol Ex-Governor Harris. _PaovHJKucB, B. I, Feb. 2—Ex-Qjii firnat-HoA_, _l AimA th * _, -IH ** _Rnn C.rrvL-D + _™ 1_^-J_. i_^_'_^_W_^ '-'WIftl JJ._UJ._'* Bit,?*"™' - ' "" ." ¦ . * ' "" Markets by Telegraph. Balt'moreFeb. 2.—Flour aoUve; Howard-atreet S6M; Obip and City Mills are quoted at the asms prios. Wheat dull at 9140ol,m tor whiteand 91.30 _al_^3 for red. Corn stead_? : fellow 63a>6To. Provisions _actiye i _MrH Pork 8l...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

starvation in _Jlansas. MKA8UR18 FOB TBE B1LIXF OF TBS SUPPSBIBS. _Atchison, Feb. 2.—Messrs. Hyatt and Arney have had a conference with Gov. Pomeroy, and have deoided to establish relief depots at three prominent _pnints In toe State, as the only way to reach the sufferers in the distant settlements. The statements taken yesterday by Mr. Hyatt from the lips of some of them show that the worst has not yet been felt. The calamity becomes _hourly greaterforty thousand of the people need aid now, and the number is _increasinz hourly. Mr. Hyatt has written a letter to the Kansas Legislature urging tho propriety of immediatel y addressing a memorial to the Legislatures of the several States. _Judee Arnev proceeds at _onnt intn th« Btate wua rexerence to tne establishment of the relief depots. By personal Inspection on the rail road from Mendota to Atchison, lie finds over eighty oar loads of provisions between those places, which added to the previous relief received, makes nearly fou...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

A CORKESP0NBEKT sends ns a scorning _lewer, punctuated with certain inquiries, because we have intimated our willingness to accept the Crittenden compromise as an adjustment of the lamentable strife between the North and the South. Entertaining serious objections to the proposition of the eminent Senator from Kentucky, and believing that a better and more satisfactory plan is found either in that presented by Mr. _Kemoqq , of Illinois,,or Mr. Adams, of Massachusetts—both being almost substantially the same as that offered by the representatives of the jjoraer estates, m council assembled—we believe that this Union is worth preserving at every hazard of opinion or of party. And appreciating the public peril, with a full readiness to assist in the execution of the laws made in pursuance of the Constitution, we think the North, in view of its inevitable destiny, can afford to be magnanimous. All the politicians or leaders who refuse to act in this spirit are unworthy the name of Am...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

The report of the consultation between tne New Tork merchants, headed by Luthek _Bbasisb and Peter Coopeb, and the Republican Representatives , which took place on Friday evening last, at Willard's Hotel, in Washington, will be found on our first page this morning. It is entitled to more than ordinary attention, inasmuch as it contains the speeches of a number of leading Republican Representatives and Senators in Congress, who manifested their willingness to aeree to any reasonable plan ot adjustment, it is evident that the Crittenden propositions will never be supported by the Republican party, and that if the construction placed upon that plan of settlement be trae—viz., that the intention is to devote any future acquisition of territory In _MeaSco to slavery—the hostility entertained by the Republicans will be shared by many others. The _Bpeecfaes of Judge Hale and Senator Cameron, of Pennsylvania, and John Sheehan, of Ohio, were very

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

Union .meeting at t-nariesiown, xotass. Boston, Peb. 2—A great and most _enthusiastie Union meeting was held at Cbarlestown last night, at which the Hon. B. R. Thompson presided Among the speakers were the Hob. JSdward Everett, Mr. _Saltonstall, James Dond_, and Stohard _Frothingbam, Jr. The following resolutions were adopted: Resolved, That this meeting concurs most heartily in the sentiment of the distinguished Republican Premier of the incoming Administration, the Hon. William H. Seward—namely, that the question ot slavery is not now to be taken into account; that we save the Union first, and then we save a}l that is worth saving. Resolved, That we _earnestly hope the proposition of Mr. Crittenden _wlU'be •Wonte^' a* the basis of a settlement of the impending penis to the .United States, as the only practicable plan that all sections can fairly and honorably adoptwhich is all thathuatan wisdom has been able to offer to our distracted country. ResolvedThat the proceeding* ef tie...

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

_Jfissonri _epn_^_enfiou_. St. Loots, Feb. 3 —A Convention embracing representatives of the Constitutional Union and Democratic parties, assembled yesterday in tbe Mercantile Library Hall for the purpose of nominating a ticket for the State Convention, and to agree upon such a platform as would most likely meet the support of the National Ceaeervativo voters of the county. The consultations between the two parties were friendly and harmonious, all party distinctions being put aside. The platform which was adopted unanimously reiterates the resolutions passed at the great Union meeting, January 12th, expressing devotion to the Union, strongly opposing the secession of Missouriand insisting that the action of the Convention shall be submitted to the people. The following gentleman ware nominated as the Constitutional ticket; John D. Coulter, D A- January, H 8. Tomer, George Peon, fconiaV- Bagy, Jno W. WillsP. B Jaresche, - Luther M &ennet_$; A, Jl SambalL _Albert Todd; W. T....

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Untitled Article [Newspaper Article] — Press — 4 February 1861

The pbbsest momth, February, 1861, ill be memorable in all future time. During this month many difficulties will be solved, and many doubts removed, by the confirmation or disappointment ot many _apprehensions. The Peace Congress will assemble at Washington to-day. To-day the election for delegates to the Virginia Convention will be held, and eve. ry hour between this and the fourth of March will be filled with interest. The revolting States hold their Convention at Montgomery, Alabama, on the 24th of February—prior to which time Tennessee, North Carolina, and other conservative Southern States, will have decided what course to take in the crisis. It does not often happen that so many important events are ciowded into so short a space of

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