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oor and galleries. The congregation is quite a full one, and it has been for some time past under the rectorship of the Rev. Mr. Prentiss. It is entirely destroyed. The friends' Meeting House. This unpretending structure on King street south of Queen street, was burned to the ground. The St. Andrew's Hall. This well known and historic building, in which the Convention of the People of South Carolina held its sittings and agreed upon the Ordinance of Secession, on the 20th of December of last year, is now in ruins. The walls are standing, but the interior is entirely consumed. We learn that the splendid full-length portrait of Queen Victoria, by an eminent artist, which has always been considered one of the attractions of the room, as well as the portraits of Tunno, Robertson, King, and others, were removed in time. Institute Hall. This magnificent hall, the largest in the South, is lost to us, and we feel sure that it will be seriously missed — connected