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Fast in New Hanpening. --The Governor and Council have appointed Thursday, the 11th day of April next, to be observed as a day of fasting and prayer throughout the State.
[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]from Charleston.the surrender of Fort Sumter formally demanded. Charleston, April 11, P. M. --Gen. Beauregard this day formally demanded the surrender of Fort Sumter. No answer was given. Lincoln's troops are not yet in sight, but are hourly expected. A warm reception awaits them. Hon. Roger A. Pryor is here, and spoke last night. V.
[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]no attempt yet made to reinforce Fort Sumter. Charleston, April 11, 9 A. M. --No attempt was made this morning by any U. S. vessels to go up to Fort Sumter. All is quiet. Hon. Roger A. Pryor arrived last night, and in acknowledging a serenade spoke about half an hour. No vessels of war have been seen off this harbor. O.
[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]from New York. Sailing of more vessels — Activity at the Arscuals — rumored calling out of Pennsylvania volunteers by Lincoln, &c., &c. New York, April 11. --It is said the landing is to be made by the U. S. vessels through Light house Inlet and on Morris' Island. The Wabash, Savannah, and Roanoke, are being fitted out with all possible dispatch. The Perry sails to-day. A schooner is chartered to take heavy ordnance to Fort Pickens. Com. Stringham sails from Boston with the vessels for the Gulf. Workmen are engaged nights and Sundays at the Troy (N. Y.) and other arsenals. The Tribune to-day says that Lincoln has called on Pennsylvania for volunteers to defend the city of Washington. The Atlantic, it is said, has gone to Pensacola. A
From Charleston via New York. the Floating battery in position — the expected steamers--Fort Sumter to be supplied with provisions, &c. New York, April 11. --A special dispatch to the Times, dated Charleston, the 10th, states that the Floating Battery is now in position, and commanding the Barbette guns at Fort Sumter. It carries two 32-pounders, two 52-pounders, and sixty-four men. The Federal steamers are expected to-night. The city is filled with troops. [second Dispatch.] The Post says the agents of the Confederate States have been rebuffed in their efforts to get a part of their Government loan taken here. A special dispatch to the Commercial Advertiser, from Charleston, dated noon to-day, says the rumor has been confirmed that President Davis has issued orders that vessels conveying provisions to Fort Sumter are not to be fired upon.
The Daily Dispatch: April 12, 1861., [Electronic resource], Egmont keg light-house struck by Lightning. (search)
From the South. Charleston, April 11. --A collision is hourly expected. Northern dispatches state that an attempt will be made to-day to reinforce Sumter in small boats, protected uregard, it is reported, has demanded an evacuation. [second Dispatch.] Charleston, April 11,10 P. M. --The excitement in the city to-day has been intense, in consequence of the rumor th One more regiment was sent to Morris' Island to-day. [third Dispatch.] Charleston, April 11 --Midnight.--General Beauregard has demanded Fort Sumter. Maj-Anderson declined to surrecting an attempt early in the morning to provision and reinforce Sumter. Montgomery, Ala.,April 11. --The War Department is overwhelmed with applications from regiments, battalions and compreat number of companies are daily reaching Charleston, Pensacola and Savannah. Savannah, April 11. --An order was issued yesterday from the Adjutant General's office at Fort Pulaski, prohibitin
Safety of the Georgeanna — the Virginia Commissioners--Lieut. Talbot, &c. Norfolk, April 11. --The steamer Georgeanna, which sailed from Baltimore Monday for this port, arrived this morning safely. The Virginia Commissioners, from Richmond, arrived here this morning via. Petersburg. They leave for Washington this afternoon on the Baltimore boat. They took this route on account of the washed condition of the roads leading from Richmond North. Lieut. Talbot and Mr. Chew, Lincoln's messenger, also arrived this morning, and leave for Washington on the Baltimore boat.
The Daily Dispatch: April 12, 1861., [Electronic resource], The great race at New Orleans — defeat of Planet. (search)
Later from Havana. New York, April 11. --A letter from Havana on the 5th instant, to the N. Y. Express, says the annexation of Dominica to Spain is fully confirmed. The army to sustain the movement consists of seven thousand men. The whole matter only awaits the Queen's ratification — the President of Dominica having formally proclaimed her action in an address of some length. The Commissioners from the Confederate States to Europe would leave Havana in a British steamer for Southampton.
From Texas. Galveston, April 11. --It is reported that Federal troops have been left in Texas, with the view of concentrating at some given point. The steamers Star of the West and Empire City are still off Indianola. The Mexicans at Matamoras have planted cannon pointing towards Brownsville. The Texas Legislature has passed a bill dividing the State into six Congressional districts. Also, a bill for the issue of State bonds to the amount of $1,000,000, to be raised by a special tax.
Withdrawal of Arizona from the Federal Union. St. Louis, April 11. --A correspondence in the St. Louis Republican says the citizens of Arizona, in Convention, at Marsilla, on the 16th ult., resolved themselves out of the Union, and Gen. W. C. Jones, formerly of Missouri, has announced himself as a candidate to represent Arizona in the Congress of the Confederate States.
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