to the Confederate States Loan, by almost every planter in that portion of Mississippi, in amounts from twenty-five to four hundred bales."
In Wilkes and Warren counties, in this State, where Vice-President Stephens has addressed the people, some six thousand bales have been subscribed, and from every section of the State we hear most gratifying accounts of the spirit and liberality of the planters in coming forward with their crops in support of the Confederacy.
In Bibb county Col. Leonidas Jordan alone subscribed one thousand bales.
We hear of similar patriotic action on the part of the planters in all the Cotton States.
The citizens of Marengo county, Alabama, met at the county site recently, and subscribed 3,500 bales of cotton for the use of the Confederate States.
At ten cents a pound, this will amount to $176,000. If every county in Alabama does as well, she will furnish nearly $10,000,000 for the use of the Government.
A number of the planters of Brazoria cou