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arge, Messrs. Robertson and Haymond. Secession of Mississippi.--The Speaker announced a communication from the Governor, which was read as follows: Gentlemen of the Senate and House of Delegates: At a late hour last night, I received a dispatch from the Hon. Wm. S. Barry. President of the Mississippi State Convention. As it is of an official character, I communicate it her, with for your consideration. Very respectfully, John Letcher.January 10, 1861. "Jackson, January 9. "John Letcher, Governor: I am instructed by the Mississippi State Convention to inform you that the State of Mississippi, by a vote of her Convention approaching unanimity, has seceded unconditionally from the Union, and desires, on the basis of the old Constitution, to form a new Union with the seceding States. "Wm. S. Barry,"Pres't Convention." The Anti-coercion resolutions, &c. --A message was received from the Clerk of the Senate, communicating the resolutions passed b
s and stripes Hoisted — fire opened on her--Fort Sumter Runs out her guns — the steamer Puts back — Correspondence between the Governor of South Carolina and Maj. Anderson--a bearer of dispatches sent to Washington, &c., &c. Charleston, January 9 --Our citizens were drawn in crowds to our wharves early this morning, in consequence of frequent reports of cannon from seaward. Some twelve or fifteen reports were heard; some of them proceeding from the South Carolina batteries on Morris' Island. [second Dispatch.] Charleston, Jan. 9. --The Star of the West, in endeavoring to enter our harbor this morning, was opened upon by the garrison on Morris' Island and also of Fort Moultrie. The steamer, after being fired on, put about and went to sea. We are not yet able to ascertain whether the vessel or any person on board of her was injured. The belief is that no injury was sustained by either. Fort Sumter did not reply to the fire of Fort Moultrie. <
[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]secession of Mississippi. Jackson, Miss., Jan. 9. --Mississippi seceded from the Union at fifteen minutes past 5 o'clock this evening. There is great enthusiasm here. [second Dispatch.] Jackson, Miss. Jan. 10. --Immediately after the passage of the secession ordinance by a vote of 84 to 15, all the prominent places in the city were illuminated. All the efforts to postpone action in the Convention were voted down by a vote of 84 to 15. The Convention will sign the ordinance tomorrow. Fireworks are being let off from the Capitol, and the excitement is intense.
Mr. Seward Accepts the Secretary of Stateship. Albany, N. Y., Jan, 9. --The Journal announces the official acceptance of Mr. Seward as Secretary of State in Mr. Lincoln's Cabinet.
Alabama Convention. Montgomery, Ala., Jan. 9. --In the Convention today Mr. Bulger, of Tallapoosa, offered a preamble and resolutions co-operative and conservative in their character. The resolutions assert that separate State action is unwise and impolitic; that Alabama should invite her sister Southern States to a convention to be field as speedily as practicable, which shall consider and agree upon a statement of our grievances, and the manner of obtaining redress, whether in the Union or out of it.--They were referred to a committee of 13. Mr. Baker, of Russell, offered a resolution requesting the Governor to furnish the number of arms, their character, description and price, purchased under the act of the last Legislature, and also what other arms, etc, are under his control. Mr. Jamison moved an amendment, requesting information as to the number of companies of soldiers whose offers of service have been accepted, and for what purpose they were accepted.
No sword to Major Anderson. Albany, N. Y., Jan. 9 --The Assembly today tabled a resolution giving a sword to Maj. Anderson. The resolution had formerly passed in the Senate.
The Markets. New York, Jan. 10. --Cotton firm. Flour 5 @10 cents higher — Southern $5.75@ $5.95. Wheat 1 @ 2 cents higher--Southern white $1.62 ½. Corn 1 cent higher — mixed 70 @ 74½; white 71 @73; yellow 71@72. Pork firm — Mess $17; Prime 13.11. Lard firm at 10½@10½. Whiskey dull at 19¼@20. Sugar firm — Orleans 6½@6 ⅞; Muscovado 5 ¾@5 ⅞. Coffee firm at 10¾@13. Molasses firm at 35 @39. Naval Stores firm. Rice buoyant — sales 1,000 bbls, at 3¾@4 ½. Stocks buoyant — N. Y. Centrals 77; Mo, b's 68. Montgomery, Ala., Jan. 9.--Cotton easier, and quoted at 10 @11½ c. Baltimore, Jan. 10.--Flour dull — Howard St. $5.50. Wheat steady — Red $1.30@1.33; White $1.35@1.60. Corn dull — old White and Yellow 68 Provisions firm — Mess Pork $17.25. Lard 10--Coffee active.