It says the fire was terribly destructive, and, when viewed in connection with the fact that no life was lost, is the most extraordinary case ever recorded in history. --(Doc. 73.)
A Mass meeting of citizens in support of the Union, the Constitution and the Government, was held in Union Square, New York City.
It was called by leading citizens without distinction of party.--(Doc. 73 1/2.)
John C. Breckenridge, Ex-Vice-President, addressed a large audience at Louisville, Ky., this afternoon, denouncing President Lincoln's proclamation as illegal, and saying that he could not make his 75,000 men efficient until after the meeting of Congress.
He proposed that Kentucky present herself to Congress on the Fourth of July through her Senators and Representatives, and protest against the settlement of the present difficulties of the country by the sword — meanwhile that Kentucky call a State Convention to aid her Congressmen in presenting such a protest.