nited States Senate, for not advocating a compromise between the North and South, and that we feel confident that his course has placed us in a false position before the world; that we repudiate his teachings, as having an Anti-Union tendency, and are unworthy of a patriot and Delawarian.--Times, April 17.
Governor Letcher, of Virginia, in reply to the call of the President of the United States, refuses to furnish troops for the support of the Federal Government.
In his letter to Secretary Cameron, he remarks:
I have only to say that the militia of Virginia will not be furnished to the powers at Washington for any such use or purpose as they have in view. Your object is to subjugate the southern States, and a requisition made upon me for such an object — an object, in my judgment, not within the purview of the Constitution or the Act of 1795--will not be complied with.
You have chosen to inaugurate civil war, and having done so, we will meet it in a spirit as determined