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Reconstruction. We don't hear much lately of reconstruction. It never had the shadow of probability about it; now it is impossible. Virginia, which, at the moment when it was known that a fleet and army was on their way to carry fire and sword into the bosom of the Confederate States, contented herself with sending a Commission to Abe Lincoln to ask him what he meant, can scarcely expect to exert any influence hereafter over the seceded States.
d denied them emphatically any communication with Sumter, and they left again at 11 o'clock on the Northern train, stepping out the back way at the Charleston Hotel, instead of the front. Lt. Talbot left this piece of news behind him — that Lincoln, his master, intended to reinforce Sumter, peaceably if he could, forcibly if he must. There were some ten companies in the city, and the firing of the cannon was a signal for every man to be at his place of rendezvous.--Accordingly, in onening, and another will be here this evening.--Business is at a stand-still, because we have not a clerk or porter to do it. Indeed, we care not about business — we only wait and watch, and watch and wait. Had Virginia seceded two weeks ago, Lincoln would never have been emboldened to any such attempt; but she has halted — your Convention has entertained Black Republican resolutions and speeches, and that has given our enemy "aid and comfort." Let Virginians take to themselves the credit of<
[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]from Charleston.the surrender of Fort Sumter formally demanded. Charleston, April 11, P. M. --Gen. Beauregard this day formally demanded the surrender of Fort Sumter. No answer was given. Lincoln's troops are not yet in sight, but are hourly expected. A warm reception awaits them. Hon. Roger A. Pryor is here, and spoke last night. V.
[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]from New York. Sailing of more vessels — Activity at the Arscuals — rumored calling out of Pennsylvania volunteers by Lincoln, &c., &c. New York, April 11. --It is said the landing is to be made by the U. S. vessels through Light house Inlet and on Morris' Island. The Wabash, Savannah, and Roanoke, are being fitted out with all possible dispatch. The Perry sails to-day. A schooner is chartered to take heavy ordnance h, Savannah, and Roanoke, are being fitted out with all possible dispatch. The Perry sails to-day. A schooner is chartered to take heavy ordnance to Fort Pickens. Com. Stringham sails from Boston with the vessels for the Gulf. Workmen are engaged nights and Sundays at the Troy (N. Y.) and other arsenals. The Tribune to-day says that Lincoln has called on Pennsylvania for volunteers to defend the city of Washington. The Atlantic, it is said, has gone to Pensacola. A
Safety of the Georgeanna — the Virginia Commissioners--Lieut. Talbot, &c. Norfolk, April 11. --The steamer Georgeanna, which sailed from Baltimore Monday for this port, arrived this morning safely. The Virginia Commissioners, from Richmond, arrived here this morning via. Petersburg. They leave for Washington this afternoon on the Baltimore boat. They took this route on account of the washed condition of the roads leading from Richmond North. Lieut. Talbot and Mr. Chew, Lincoln's messenger, also arrived this morning, and leave for Washington on the Baltimore boat.