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d Union, in which the idea of States would be nearly annihilated," All the large States advocated a national government, and the weaker States, opposed it and favored a federal government. Mr. Pinckney, of South Carolina, offered a resolution to call the new government the "United States of America," but it was voted down, and Mr. Randolph's resolutions in favor of a national government were adopted and referred to a committee of details to form a constitution for a national government.-- Patterson, of New Jersey, Roger Sherman and Oliver Ellsworth of Connecticut, advocated striking out national and inserting federal. It was ultimately done, and to them we were indebted for the late Federal Union.--The nationalists proposed to annihilate the rights of the States, as incompatible with a national government. The advocates of a federal government, on the contrary, were for preserving State sovereignty, independence and equality, and their plan, the Federal Constitution, was finally ado
eakfasting the force at the several hotels here. During their stay it Frederick they will be quartered at the barracks, on the outskirts of the city. Their expected arrival creates much excitement though not of any unfriendly character. The regiment, I learn upon high authority were on the point of crossing the Potomac at Williamsport yesterday, when orders were received which led to their diversion from that line of advance, and their subsequent march in this direction. Major General Patterson's forces are on camped at Hagerstown, and at Fundstown, three miles distant, and at several intervening points. The evacuation of Harper's Ferry has, it is reported, led to a sudden change in the line of march of this column. A portion of it only had forded the Potomac when the marching orders of the force were countermanded, and they returned to camp. A large number of wagons were hurriedly collected from the farmers in that vicinity during Saturday night and Sunday, and
"Retreating Movements" --The Washington correspondent of the N. Y. Herald says that military authorities there "hold that the retreat from Manassas Junction is rendered unavoidable, in consequence of the occupation of Leesburg by the brigade of 5000 Federal troops and the approach of General Patterson's grand army of 35,000 men."The same writer asserts that Beauregard is on the track from Manassas Junction to Richmond.