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as.--Messrs. Carter, Coghill, Critcher, Day, J. Dickenson, Douglass, Greever, Hubbard, Johnson, Logan, Lynch, Marshall, Massie, Nash, Neeson, Newlon, Pate, Quesenberry, Rives, Smith, Stuart, Taliaferro, H. W. Thomas, Townes, Urquhart and Wickham--26. Nays.--Messrs. Brannon, Bruce, Caldwell, Carson, Claiborne, A. D. Dickinson, Early, French, Gatewood, Isbell, Neal, Paxton and Thompson-- 13. Bills Passed.--Senate bill to provide for the voluntary enslavement of Thomas Garland and Mary Anderson, persons of color, in the county of Hanover; Senate bill to amend the third and fourth sections of an act passed March 15, 1850, to provide for the inspection of guano and plaster of Paris, in the city of Richmond and town of Petersburg; Senate bill for the relief of the securities of Eugenius Tibbs, late Sheriff of the county of Ritchie; Senate bill directing the payment of certain interest to Emmet J. O' Brien; Senate bill for the relief of the securities of Thomas K. Davis, late Sheri
Making a Virtue of necessity. Lincoln has been compelled to choose between permitting Major Anderson and his command at Fort Sumter to be starved out, or withdrawing them from the fort. Having no means of reinforcing them, he may be compelled, from purely military considerations, to evacuate the fort, and we expect to see this act, forced upon him by necessity and not from motives of peace or justice, quoted as a proof of his pacific policy. In the meantime, it is a far more important matter for Virginia that the troops now at Washington be withdrawn, and not kept where their only object is to hold a rod over the head of this State, and be is a position to reinforce Old Point in twelve hours.
that, in order to save the garrison of Fort Sumter from the certain starvation which stared them in the face, with no possibility of obtaining supplies or being reinforced, Lincoln has ordered the fort to be given up to its rightful owner, the State of South Carolina. We are gratified, in the first place, because it will save many valuable lives, which would otherwise have been sacrificed by the foreign mercenaries who composed the garrison, and because it relieves that gallant soldier, Major Anderson, from a most trying and painful position. Fort Sumter, in the hands of Carolinians, will secure the harbor of Charleston, and a large portion of the Southern Army engaged in beleaguering it will now be disposable at other points. With the forts in the seceded States in the hands of garrisons of those States, a large movable body will remain, which can be rapidly transported by the railroads to any threatened point. The independence of the Gulf States will be practically established, a