e said, did not differ in any material point from the principles of the platform.
The question was merely one of words, not principles.
After some further debate the platform, as published above, was unanimously adopted.
On motion of Dr. Manson, the following committee was then appointed to report rules and by laws for the organization:--Thomas Manson, J. De Peyster Ogden, J. J. Friedman, Isaac J. Oliver and Wyllis Blackstone.
After some further business of no interest, the meetiThomas Manson, J. De Peyster Ogden, J. J. Friedman, Isaac J. Oliver and Wyllis Blackstone.
After some further business of no interest, the meeting adjourned to reassemble at the same place one week from to-night.
The Washington Prisoners — the cause of their Arrests.
The Washington correspondent of the Philadephia Press furnishes that paper with the following list of Secession ladies who have been confined in the fifthy Yankee prisons by order of Lincoln and his besotted man Friday, Seward:
The first person incarcerated at the prison was Mrs. Rose O. H. Green how, as she signs herself.
She was arrested on the 11th of Augu
e 17th May, 1861, has been received.
By direction of the President, your name has this day been stricken from the rolls of the Marine Corps. I am, respectfully, your obedient ser'vt, Gideon Welles. Mr. Robert Tansill, late Captain U. S. Marine Corps, Boston Massachusetts. Upon his arrival in the United States, on the 23d of August, Captain Tansill was imprisoned in Fort Lafayette, and afterwards transferred to Fort Warren. He was released on the 10th inst., being exchanged for Captain Manson, a Federal officer, and reached this city on Sunday last. Captain Tansill describes the treatment of the prisoners in Fort Lafayette as bad, but says they were kindly treated at Fort Warren. He is of opinion that McClellan awaits, before his advance, the gaining of some important strategic point by the Burnside expedition, and the expiration of the term of enlistment by the Southern volunteers. We congratulate the gallant officer and his friends on his safe return to Virginia, and hope