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iment of Tennessee, I see no necessity for any hasty or inconsiderate action. Let us move in the perilous crisis with firmness and determination, but not with hot haste." Feeling of the Irish in Boston — strong Union sentiments. Boston, Dec. 17. --The Charitable Irish Society held their regular quarterly meeting tonight, and passed strong Union resolutions.--Intense interest and feeling were manifested by the members. The meeting was very large. A strong Union speech was made by Father Conway, late from Ireland. Several other strong Union speeches were also made. Affairs in Charleston. Charleston, Dec. 17. --It is thought the Ordinance of Secession will be passed on Wednesday or Thursday. There will be illuminations and great public rejoicing when the act is consummated. The reports of intended demonstrations against the forts are utterly false. No batteries of any sort have been erected in the neighborhood. The general disposition of the peop
arleston, Dec. 19. --The Convention assembled this morning. An encouraging prayer was offered by Rev. Mr. Curtis. There were 160 members present. The Chair submitted a letter from Hon. A. Huger, postmaster at Charleston, proffering a messenger to facilitate the delivery of the mail from the Convention. The Chair also read a letter from Hon. Jno. A. Elmore, Commissioner from Alabama, enclosing a telegram from Gov. Moore, of Ala., as follows: Montgomery, Ala., Dec. 17. To Hon. Jno. A. Elmore: --Tell the Convention to listen to no proposition for compromise, or delay. This was received with applause by the spectators. It was referred to the Committee on Preparing an Address to the People of the Southern States. J. Hobbed offered a resolution, first, ordering the President of the Convention to appoint a cashier and deputy cashier; second, ordering the Clerk to superintend the printing of the Convention reports; third, allowing newspaper