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ed necessarily in business at Manassas Junction, to leave the camp and retire beyond a distance of four miles. The writer, however, with the following named confreres of the press, were privileged to remain to witness a scene not often enacted, and which forms an era in their lives for all time to come; a scene of terrific grandeur and sublimity, which is imprinted on their memories with a recollection never to be effaced. At seven o'clock on Sunday morning our party, consisting of Messrs. L. W. Spratt, of the Charleston Mercury; F. G. de Fontaine, of the Richmond Enquirer and Charleston Courier; P. W. Alexander, of the Savannah Republican; Shepardson, of the Columbus (Ga.) Times and Montgomery (Ala.) Advertiser, and your correspondent, started from Manassas Junction. The distant cannon, at short intervals since daybreak, had apprised us that the enemy were in motion, but in what direction we could only surmise until we reached a point a mile and a half from the breastworks, at the
protest from South Carolina. A letter from L. W. Spratt. Hon. John Perkins, Delegate from Louin. Respectfully, your obedient servant, L. W. Spratt. This letter was published in the Char reproduction of a letter addressed by the Hon. L. W. Spratt, of South Carolina, to the Hon. Mr. Pe. In giving to-day the elaborate paper of Mr. Spratt, we need not say that we entirely dissent frlargely contributed. It will be seen that Mr. Spratt distinctly and unequivocally heralds a new ctable. It being indispensable, according to Mr. Spratt, that every form of handicraft labor in the ity of slaves; and such white laborers, adds Mr. Spratt, will question the right of masters to emplocan avert the necessity. To similar purport Mr. Spratt proclaims in another part of his letter, thathern States. And such being the case, adds Mr. Spratt, it is only for the present actors to determlargely controlled by men of like ideas with Mr. Spratt, and whose ultimate, inevitable tendencies a
find a protest from South Carolina against a decision of that Congress in relation to the slave-trede, in The Charleston Mercury of Feb. 13. It is written by L. W. Spratt, to the Hon. John Perkins, delegate from Louisiana. It begins in this way: From the abstract of the Constitution for the Provisional Government, publishg, a mere tub thrown out to the whale, to amuse and entertain the public mind for a time. We know this to be so. But in making his argument, what does he say? Mr. Spratt, a Commissioner who went to Florida, a member of the Convention that took the State of South Carolina out of the Union, says in this protest: The South isslaveholding State, from participating in the exercise of the powers of the Government. Taking the whole argument through, and that is the plain meaning of it. Mr. Spratt says that sooner or later it will be done; and if the present revolution will not accomplish it, it must be brought about even if another revolution has to take