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The National crisis. interesting items — the New York State Democratic Convention--the contemplated assault on Fort Sumter--latest from Pensacola--Gov. Houston's Message — the London times on the Southern Confederacy, &c., &c. On Saturday morning another company of light artillery, from West Point, arrived in W number collected at that point being sufficient for the purpose designed, renders it unnecessary to forward any detachment from this section at present. Gov. Houston's Message. The message of Gov. Houston to the Texas Legislature, advocates a settlement "now and forever" of our difficulties with the North, but thinks thGov. Houston to the Texas Legislature, advocates a settlement "now and forever" of our difficulties with the North, but thinks the action and position of Texas should be with the border States, and not the cotton States. He says: "Were governments formed in an hour, and human liberty the natural result of revolution, less responsibility would attach to us as we consider the momentous question before us.--A long struggle amid bloodshed and privation,
The Daily Dispatch: February 4, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Convention of States at Washington. (search)
e, Peter D. Vroom, Benjamin Williamson, Fred. T. Frelinghuysen, Thomas J. Stryker, William C. Alexander. North Carolina.--Thomas Ruffin, John M. Morehead, George Davis, David S. Reid, D. M. Barringer. Maryland.--Reverdy Johnson, William S. Goldsborough, Augustus W. Bradford, John W. Criesfield, J. Dixon Romaine. Kentucky.--James B. Clay, Ex-Gov. Morehead, Jas. Guthrie, Joshua F. Bell, Wm. O. Butler, Chas. A. Wickliffe. Virginia.--John Tyler, James A. Seddon, Wm. C. Rives, Geo. W. Summers, John W. Brockenbrough. Delaware.--Hon. Geo. B. Rodney, Daniel M. Bates, Esq. Hon. John W. Houston, Dr. H. Ridgely, Wm. Cannon, Esq. The above list embraces one Ex-President, one Governor, eight Ex-Governors, one Ex-Attorney General, two Ex-Secretaries of the Treasury, and most of the others are Ex-United States Senators, State Judges, &c. The States of New York, Massachusetts, Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, New Hampshire and Tennessee will be represented in the Convention.