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vention of the State of Georgia, sitting at Milledgeville, on the 23d of January, read as follows: 1st. Resolved, That this Convention cordially unite in the invitation extended by the Convention of the Republic of Alabama, to those of the slaveholding States which may not have withdrawn from the Government of the United States of America by that time, to send Commissioners to represent them at a Congress of the States which have withdrawn, to be held at Montgomery, Ala., on the 4th day of February next. 2d. Be it further resolved, That the President of this Convention do send a certified copy of this resolution to the Governors of the States of Delware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, Kentucky, Tennessee, Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana and Texas, with the request that they lay them before the Legislatures and Conventions of their respective States. On motion, the documents were laid on the table and ordered to be printed. State Defence.--Mr. Smith, of Kanawha
Hebrew Benevolent Society, of Alexandria and the Parkersburg Bridge Company. A resolution was offered for providing a more summary way of dispossessing tenants, in certain cases; also, one asking the Auditor for information as to the probable deficiency in the Treasury on the 30th of September next, and how to meet the same. A letter was read from Governor Hicks, of Maryland, stating that Commissioners from his State would meet those of Virginia and other States in Washington, on the 4th of February, to try and adjust the difficulties now existing between the two sections of the Confederacy. A bill was passed amending the charter of the Bank of the Commonwealth. A resolution to adjourn till February 6th was laid on the table. A committee of two, on the part of the Senate, was appointed to provide a place of meeting for the State Convention. The House passed Senate bill, incorporating the Virginia Sugar Refinery Company. A resolution, inviting the clergy of all denominations
Commissioners from Kentucky. --The Legislature of Kentucky has appointed the following Commissioners to meet the Commissioners of Virginia, at Washington, on the 4th of February: James B. Clay, Joshua F. Bell, Ex-Governor Morehead, Wm. O. Butler, Jas. Guthrie, Chas. A. Wickliffe.
expense for Virginia's destruction. Crittenden, Douglas, Clemens, Harris, and Millson, are to send forth a manifest to against the address lately issued by ten of our Representatives. What have Crittenden and Douglas to do with Virginia Douglas, Seward and Crittenden (mark the combination) are patching up a compromise. Will Virginia listen to them in preference to Hunter and Ro.E, Scott? Louisiana is out of this blessed Abolition Colon Texas follows suit immediately. On the4th of February the Southern Convention meets at Montgomery, a Provisional Government will at once be organized and in two weeks from to-day a Southern Confederacy will be in actual existence. There will be no reconstruction. Don't hope for it. It can never be for the simple reason that a reunion involves some foothold somewhere for the agitation of slavery. This the Republicans are compelled to have. Without it they . The mind of man cannot frame a Union with them in which there will be peace. Vi
on 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 Convention on the 4th of February, and it is believed that its action will command the support of a large majority of both branches of Congress. The Fugitive Slave Law introduced in the Senate by Mr. Douglas is believed to be a thorough and effective measure, obviating "the objections" to the present statute and securing efficiency. Messrs. Benjamin and Slidell, since the secession of Louisiana, have taken no active part in the proceedings of the Senate. They will formally vacate their seats upon receipt of of
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 cannon have been shipped from Liverpool for Charleston. The French. Legislature was summoned to meet on the 4th of February. The foreign journals are admitted to free circulation in the Empire of France. Hostilities at Gaeta had been suspended. The Etna brings $1,500,000 in specie. Commercial. Liverpool, Jan. 16. --Cotton — Sales for two days of 40,000 bales. The Persia's news caused an advance of fully 1--some say ½ Lower qualities improved most — Orleans middling 7-9-16. Breadstuffs quiet and steady. Provisions dull. Consols 91½@91½. Hewitt's circulars say Cotton