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Mrs. Willard, of Troy, N. Y., is in Washington with a mammoth petition from the women of the country, to be presented to Congress, asking a settlement of the national difficulties. Hon. Geo. C. Crawford, who reported the Ordinance of Secession which was adopted by the Georgia Convention, was a member of Gen. Taylor's Cabinet. The President elect (Mr. Lincoln) was born on the 19th of February, 1860, and was therefore fifty-two years of age Tuesday. Captain David R. Jones, of Ga., Assistant Adjutant-General, U. S. A., has resigned.
Rough and ready. The New Orleans papers pay a just tribute to Mr. Taylor, the only son of "Old Zack," who is one of the most prominent, efficient and practical friends of the Southern cause in the Louisiana Legislature. Gen. Davis, the Presidenuth, simplicity, integrity and the most exalted courage. Hypercritical and jaundiced people may say what they will of Gen. Taylor as President, it is enough that he never aspired to that position, and was forced into it by those who knew that his mght to its present condition — not by a deficiency of talent — but of disinterested public virtue — a quality in which Gen. Taylor had no superior since the days of General Washington. Talent is common enough, and any man who visits Washington will antern to find an honest man. As a General, however, no one questions the debt of gratitude which this country owes to Gen. Taylor. To him the chief glory of the Mexican war is due, for he established the prestige of the American arms, taught volunt<