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as pretty much on the line of the President's message — against secession and against coercion — neither fish nor flesh. How vain it is for a man to try to climb both sides of the sapling at a time like the present! Whatever Virginia's policy may be it should be decided. It will not do to adopt a yea-nay policy. If the Old Dominion intends to submit to the Abolitionists, let her to so decisively; if she intends to resist, let her act promptly, unequivocally. Zed. Washington Jan. 5th, 1861. Another mild, beautiful, sunny day, brings crowds of vehicles and pedestrians out on the Avenue. One finds it hard to believe in impending war while the skies overhead and the faces underneath are so gay and smiling. The result of the Abolition caucus last night has not officially transpired, but I hear from two pretty good sources that the knaves are going to back down — which means that they will give enough to satisfy men of the Winter Davis and Bristow submission school, rese<
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Sales of land — preparing for War — large Appropriation, &c, &c. Amelia Co., Va.,Jan. 5th, 1861. Within a week or so two very large tracts of land have been sold in this county--one of a thousand acres for $9.25, and one of fifteen hundred acres for $8 per acre. A few months ago they would have brought at least one third more. There are three volunteer companies in the county, who are drilling every Saturday, and are much enthused with the prospect of having something to do before long by way of defending their native land. There is also a troop, eighty strong. The County Court has just arranged to raise $6,000 with which to obtain arms. This surely looks like there is something ahead. God only knows what that something is. It is, at all events, better to prepare for any emergency that may arise. Those are greatly mistaken who think our people a whit behind the politicians in feeling or the great issues before u