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[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.] Crittenden's Compromise Defeated — Lincoln's Manifesto — Embezzlement, &c. Washington, Dec. 23--Crittenden's Compromise was before the Senate Committee of Crittenden last Friday. Bigler, of Pennsylvania was the only Northern man who voted Justice Lincoln's manifesto in Saturday's speech, Senator Crittenden says there is not the best hope for the perpetuation of the Union. It is regarded on all sides as a declaration of war against all seceding States. Suspicion points to an Alabamian as the embezzler of State bonds in the Interior Department.
[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.] Secession demonstration in Lynchburg. Lynchburg, Dec. 23 --A salute of twenty-one guns was fired here yesterday, in honor of the secession of South Carolina from the Federal Union.
From Washington. Washington, Dec. 23 --The city was to-day thrown into tremendous excitement, in consequence of the fact that the Secretary of the Interior shortly after returning from Raleigh, N. C. yesterday, summoned to his office the Secretary of State, Attorney General, and the District Attorney. The years that this was done upon a statement of Mr. Goddard, that Mr. Bailey, who has charge of the Indian trust funds, had taken from the iron safe a large amount of State bond and coupons belonging to that fund, and that they were no longer in possession of the Government. Upon an investigation of the matter in the presence of Bailey, his statement were unfortunately found to be true.--The amount abstracted is about $830,000. The information upon this matter was first given by Mr. Bailey himself, and it is generally supposed the bonds were used for the purpose of hypothecation, to raise money for temporary purposes; but the panic, by which every description of sto
South Carolina Convention. Charleston, Dec. 23 --The Convention met at noon, received several reports, and after some unimportant business went into secret session. It is understood that the revenue laws of the United States will be generally adopted by South Carolina, and that the post at laws will remain unchanged for the present Mr. Rhett's address to the Southern States has not yet been acted on. The Commissioners to Washington will appear with full powers as joint commissioners. The committee to whom was referred the communication from a portion of the member of the Georgia Legislature, reported that the communication provided that no secession shall take place until South Carolina. Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida, have assembled in Convention, when final State action shall take place. The committee state that the secession of South Carolina has rendered the communication useless. Mr. Magrath, from the Committee on the President's Message, reported th
Raising a Secession pole in Petersburg--destructive fire. Petersburg, Dec. 23. --A Secession pole, 100 feet high, with a Palmetto flag, was hoisted in one of the most prominent streets in this city yesterday morning, amid vociferous cheers from a large crowd. The pole was sawed down this morning just before dawn of day by some unknown party, and the flag carried off. Great excitement prevails, and a collision is feared. Dunlop & Crawford's tobacco factory, and several buildings adjoining, were destroyed by fire this afternoon. Loss $30,000; partially insured.
North Carolina Legislature. Raleigh, N. C, Dec. 23 --The Legislature of North Carolina has adjourned till January 7th. An effort to take up the bill for arming the State failed in the House of Commons.
Naval. Norfolk, Dec. 23. --The U. S. brig Dolphin arrived here at 9 o'clock last night.