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e make the following extracts: Mr. Charles W. Wilder, of Brookline, read a long address from the working men of Massachusetts to their fellow-citizens throughout the Union. The address sets forth, at great length, the causes which have broughhanks for the manner in which he received and presented to Congress the memorial of twenty-three thousand citizens of Massachusetts, and for the eloquence with which he vindicated them from the unworthy aspersions which were cast upon the intelligence of his constituents by the Hon. Charles Sumner, the Senator of Massachusetts. Resolved, That we respectfully request the Hon. Jno. J. Crittenden to act for Massachusetts, as well as for the great State of Kentucky, and to present in the SenaMassachusetts, as well as for the great State of Kentucky, and to present in the Senate the foregoing address as embodying our reasons for the respectful petition of this meeting, that Congress will propose such amendments to the Constitution of the United States as will satisfy the Border States and restore tranquility to the count
hington correspondent be well founded, that it is the intention in the event of insubordination in Virginia, to march two columns upon Richmond from the fort on the Potomac and from Old Point, seize this city and make it the base of operations against the Southern States, the metropolis of Virginia might, by a sudden movement of this kind, be captured by the enemy about as readily as it was by Benedict Arnold in the Revolution. It is well known that considerable numbers of Roundheads in Massachusetts are in a state of military readiness to take the field if necessary, on the day after Lincoln's inauguration, and it is stated that oaths are administered to all recruits by which no man is admitted who has the slightest sympathy with the Southern People. At Washington there are one thousand troops of the regular army; at all the Northern Navy-Yards, gunboats of light draft and carrying heavy cannon are being hurriedly prepared; Old Point, Fort Washington and Harper's Ferry are already