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leasure. The resolutions adopted by the meeting were declaratory of the devoted attachment of the people to the Union, of their opposition to secession as a right, of their repudiation of the idea of a Pacific republic as impossible, and expressive of their fraternal feelings toward all the States, and their duty and interest to bring about harmony. I would that there were no other sentiments within the broad expanse of our country. Please present my kind regards to Mrs. Porter and Mrs. Holbrook, and believe me, very truly your friend, A. S. Johnston. To Major F. J. Porter, no. 66 Union Place, New York City. San Francisco, California, April 9, 1861. My dear son: Yesterday the newspapers of this city announced that Texas had completed all arrangements contemplated as necessary to separate her destiny from the General Government, the final act being the taking the oath of allegiance to the new Confederacy by the Legislature and other State officers. I have hoped to the last t