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dispatches. He then read the whole extract, showing that a special meeting of the Cabinet was called to receive an important communication from a delegation of the Virginia Convention, and to consider a letter from Governor Letcher, insisting upon a peace policy, &c., &c. Mr. Harvie produced in connection therewith a dispatch in the Philadelphia Inquirer of the same date, giving the names of the "delegation"--Messrs. Chand, ler, Segar and Botts. He then read a dispatch just received from Washington, in these words': "All Southern men, and many others in Washington, consider war imminent. The only question is where the blow shall fall." Mr. Carlile replied, relieving himself from any charge that he had a special purpose to conceal any portion of the dispatch. He did not believe there was any truth in it. Brief speeches were made by Messrs. Baylor of Augusta, and Hall of Wetzel--Mr. Montague having meantime raised a point of order as to the debate now going on, which the Ch
ot soon act, the people may take the matter in their own hands. Montgomery, April 6. --The people here are pleased at the prospect of a brush, but are afraid President Lincoln will evade a conflict. The firing into the schooner at Charleston brightens all faces. New Orleans, April 6. --The news from Washington and New York produced an unwonted excitement. The report that war vessels are to visit the mouth of the Mississippi aroused the whole city. Dispatches from Washington. The conversation and speculation with regard to the destination of the ships and troops leaving New York under sealed orders varies according to the views of the spokesmen.--There is no doubt of the fact that the President assured Mr. Baldwin, and other distinguished Union men of Virginia, on Friday evening, that he had no intention of blockading the Southern ports or collecting the revenue, and that he contemplated no act of coercion against any of the seceded States, for the reason