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at all Virginians might be relieved from service against any Southern State during the pendency of efforts at adjustment. Mr. Wise favored the proposition; he contended that the country ought not to be kept in this state of suspense. He concurred in every sentiment expressed by the gentleman from Fauquier, (Mr. Scott,) but the question arises what is to be considered aggressive policy? He asked, why would the President evacuate Fort Sumter, for instance, and occupy the Tortugas and Fort Pickens? If this question were asked him, he would say, perhaps, that one was an inland fort, while the others were necessary to the free navigation of the Gulf and the Mississippi river, and were therefore as national. In what relation does that put Virginia? She stands, with her Fortress Monroe, in the same position that Florida stands towards the Tortugas. We were directly involved in this question. He hoped that any resolution here passed would not only express the desire that the Presid
other schooners have been thus laden at the same pier, and have departed for parts unknown. In the vicinity of the wharves were 37,000 shells, a large number of gun-carriages, each of which are directed to "Capt."--Vogdel, United States Army, Fort Pickens, Fla."--The Herald, of Sunday, thus describes the departure of the two first vessels of the fleet: Sailing of the Powhatan. The steam sloop-of-war Powhatan did not haul out into the stream on Friday night, as was rumored, but remained to New York, to-day, from here. The peace mission of the Virginia Union leaders, who had an interview with the President and members of the Cabinet last evening, for the purpose of urging the continuation of the present military status at Fort Pickens and the foregoing of the collection of the revenue, has proved a failure. Mr. Segar, one of the parties, declared openly this morning that nothing could be done with the Administration. Lieut. Talbot's mission. Lieut. Talbot arrived h
[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]the New York naval movement. New York, April 8. --The war preparations on a large scale continue. The naval receiving stations have been re-opened. The Harriet Lane sailed to-day with sealed orders. The Illinois and Baltic are taking in heavy armaments, mortars, cannon, troops and man-of-war launches. The frigate Roanoke has floated out on the tide. Her destination is said to be Fort Pickens and Texas. In Texas, Gen. Houston is to avail himself of her aid. Allen. [Second Dispatch.] New York, April 8. --The cutter Harriet Lane sailed for the South this morning, flying the stars and stripes, instead of the usual bunting. The steamer Vixen has gone to the Navy-Yard. Large shipments of army stores were placed aboard the Illinois and Baltic to-day. [third Dispatch.]Sailing of the Baltic. New York, April 8, 10 P. M. --The Baltic sailed this evening at 7 o'clock, accompanied by the tug-b