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Doc. I.--reply of the Governor of Maryland to the Commissioner from Mississippi. State of Maryland, Executive Chamber, Annapolis, Dec. 19, 1860. Sir: Your letter of the 18th instant informs me that you have been appointed by the Governor of Mississippi, in pursuance of a resolution of her Legislature, a Commissioner to the State of Maryland, and that the occasion of your mission is in the present crisis in the national affairs of this country, and the danger which impends the safety and rights of the Southern States, by reason of the election of a sectional candidate to the office of President of the United States, and upon a platform of principles destructive of our constitutional rights and which, in the opinion of the State of Mississippi, calls for prompt and decisive action, for the purpose of our protection and future security. You also inform me that Mississippi desires the co-operation of her sister States of the South in measures necessary to defend our rights;