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hole, Mr. Southall in the chair, for the purpose of considering the report of the Committee on Federal Relations. Mr. Barbour, of Culpeper, took the floor, and resumed his remarks. He commenced with an allusion to the bankrupt condition ofes as they existed on the 1st day of January, closes his eyes to the events that have been transpiring around us. Mr. Barbour would go into no Free-Soil Government, separated from the seceded States. If they are brought back, it will have to ber in the Government at Washington. The former afforded complete protection and relief; and to sustain this position, Mr. Barbour produced abundant statistics of Southern trade, demonstrating the certainty of the revenue to accrue from the great st, with Virginia swinging on as an appendage. In proceeding to urge the policy of uniting with the seceded States, Mr. Barbour satirized with some keenness the course of those "statesmen" in the Convention who professed to know what Virginia oug
was not that "nobody had been hurt" by the success of the Black Republican party, but that the prophesied evils had not come to pass. He went on the advise the policy of waiting until the experiment of the new Government shall have proved successful, before relinquishing one which had been acknowledged to be the grandest upon earth. The report of the Committee of Twenty-One distinctly takes the ground that the Southern Confederacy ought to be acknowledged. The gentleman from Culpeper (Mr. Barbour) had read from the London news, the organ of Exeter Hall, to show that England would recognize the new Confederacy. He (Mr. Tredway) thought it perfectly natural that England, the worst enemy of the South, should recognize any policy foreshadowing the destruction of this country. She dare not attack us united; but divided, it would be easier for her to carry into effect her cherished desire to conquer the continent. He called attention to the fleets now being fitted out by foreign Gove
The Convention. The debate was continued yesterday in Committee of the Whole. Mr. Jas. Barbour finished his able argument in favor of secession, and was followed by Mr. Tredway, who took the other side of the question. Mr. Montague commenced a speech last evening, and has the floor for to-day.