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Highly important from South Carolina, Rejection of the Virginia Resolutions! South Carolina Finally out! Correspondence of South Carolina with Washington. Fort Sumter to be taken! Charleston, Jan. 28.--The South Carolina Legislature, to-day, unanimously adopted the following resolutions: Resolved, unanimously, That the General Assembly of South Carolina tenders to the Legislature of Virginia their acknowledgments of the friendly motive which inspired the mission entrusted to the Hon. Judge Robertson, her Commissioner. Resolved, unanimously, That the candor which is due to the long-continued sympathy and respect which has subsisted between Virginia and Carolina, induces the Assembly to declare with frankness that they do not deem it advisable to initiate negotiations, when they have no desire nor intention to promote the ultimate object in view. That object is declared in the resolution of the Virginia Legislature to be the procurement of an amendmen
From Washington. Washington, Jan. 28. --The difficulty between Messrs. Rust, of Ark., and Dunu, of Ind., was to-day honorably adjusted, through the intervention of Messrs. Pryor, McClernand and Hindman, and Lieut. Nelson, of the Navy. It is now certain that private letters have been received here from Mr. Lincoln, urging his friends to conciliation and compromise, and it is stated that he indicates the border State resolutions as a reasonable basis for adjustment. This information is reliable. Soon after the electoral vote shall be counted on the 2d Wednesday in February, he will acquaint the public with his views on the pending crisis. Heretofore he has not felt that it was proper for him, in advance of the official declaration of his election, to take a prominent part in the direction of political affairs. The friends of the Union are much encouraged by the friendly responses to the invitations for Commissioners from the several States, to meet here in Conventi
Congressional. Washington, Jan. 28. --Senate.--Mr. Douglas introduced a bill amending the Fugitive Slave laws of 1793 and 1850. Cmpromise memorials were read and referred. The Chair announced the withdrawal of Senator Iverson, of Georgia, who stated in his communication that if Georgia was permitted to leave the Union in peace she would make an equitable division of the Federal assets; but if war ensued, she would abolish both public and private debts; if peaceable, there might be a hope of reconstruction; if war, then all hopes of the Union are at an end. A message was received from the President, enclosing the Virginia resolutions. The President urges the importance of the subject on Congress, and eulogizes the action of Virginia. He appeals to Congress to carry out her recommendation. Mr. Mason urged that they be printed. He said the object of Virginia was first to secure peace, and, second, to obtain the rights of all the States in the Union; or, fa
Pennsylvania Legislature. Harrisburg, Pa., Jan. 28. --Both Houses considered to-day the resolutions appointing Commissioners to meet in Washington. It will probably pass. In the Senate a bill was introduced authorizing suits against cities and counties where fugitives are rescued for their value, and making persons engaged in such rescue liable to fine and imprisonment.
Arrival of the Etna.withdrawal of the French fleet from Gaeta. New York, Jan. 28. --The steamship Etna, from Liverpool on the 16th inst., is off Sandy Hook. The Paris Moniteur says the French fleet is withdrawn from Gaeta. The Russian government protests against the reported warlike preparations in Germany and Prussia against Denmark. Count Montemolin and his wife are dead. It is reported that there will be a Congress at Paris to settle the Italian question. It is announced that the Bank of France contemplates suspension of specie payment. The Queen's Bench had issued a habeas corpus in the cause of Anderson, the Kentucky fugitive slave at Toronto, Canada. The ships Grace Gordon and Marmion, from Liverpool, had been abandoned at sea. The crews were saved. [Second Dispatch.] The habeas corpus in the Anderson case is issued by Chief Justice Cockburn. He regards Anderson as a British subject. It is stated that several rifle c
The Georgia Convention. Milledgeville, Ga., Jan, 28. --An ordinance adopted Saturday abolishing the Federal Courts, was reconsidered to-day, and recommitted for the purpose of making an Admiralty Court. Commissioners were appointed to the slaveholding States, and delegates appointed to Montgomery with instructions to make a Provisional Government on the basis of the Federal Constitution. The ordinance continuing the existing revenue laws was lost; one which is substantially that adopted by South Carolina, was adopted, after a long and animated debate, by ayes 130, nays 60. The Convention is not likely to adjourn tomorrow. The Mississippi Commissioners were received to-day.
Resignation — Mexican News, &c. New Orleans, Jan, 28. --Judge McCaleb, of the Federal District Court, has resigned, on account of the secession of the State. The Tennessee, from Vera Cruz on the 23d, with city of Mexico advices to the 19th, has arrived. The Constitutional Government was in full operation. Passports had been sent the Spanish Minister, the Papal Nuncio, and the Charges from Guatemala and Ecuador. This had caused great excitement among the Spaniards. The American Legation had been removed to the Capitol.
Terrible Defeat of the Persians. New York, Jan. 28. --Letters from Constantinople to December 28th, report the utter route of the main Persian army, 60,000 strong, by the Turcomans. Almost the entire army were killed or made prisoners.
Union Demonstration. Reading, Pa., Jan. 28 --One hundred guns were fired to-day in honor of the repeal of the Rhode Island Personal Liberty bill. The repeal is viewed as the first olive branch tendered the South, and considered a harbinger of peace.
The tariff. Pittsburgh, Pa., Jan. 28. --The Board of Trade here sends a strong remonstrance to Congress against the reduction of the tariff on iron and steel, contemplated in Morrill's tariff bill.
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