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rs you are acting, and whose purpose, as recently communicated to the Legislature, has just been responded to by that body in the most unparalleled legislation, having an indirect view to hostilities to the General Government and a position with its enemies. "In view of these considerations and your failure to disperse in obedience to the proclamation of the President, and of the eminent necessity of State policy and welfare, and of the obligations imposed upon me by instructions from Washington, it is my duty to demand, and I do hereby demand of you, an immediate surrender of your command, with no other condition than that all persons surrendering under this demand shall be humanely and kindly treated. "Believing myself prepared to enforce this demand, one half hour's time before doing so will be allowed for your compliance there with. [Signed] N. Lyon, Captain Second Intantry. Commanding the Troops." It is understood that Gen. Frost says this letter was not re
t? An attempt to recapture Fort Sumter? A contest at Fort Pickens? A struggle for the Capital? A diversion in Texas? A renewal of negotiation? No one knows, and, what is worse, no one credits President Lincoln for any plan. We can only compare the two sides and strike a balance. In the North there is an army, and a navy, and money, and a more numerous white population, without, too, the incubus of slavery. There is also the tradition of the Union, the Capital, and the successor of Washington. Modern warfare cannot go on without money, and the Northern States can more easily raise and spend a hundred millions of dollars a year than the Southern can raise ten millions. All that is outside and material is in favor of the North. It has the preponderance of everything that can be counted, measured and weighed; that can be bought and sold; that can be entered in ledgers and put on a balance sheet. It has the manufactories, the building-yards, the dock-yards — the whole apparatus
cago, May 11, says: The Tribune's correspondent says that Gen.Prentiss has received positive information that Gen. Pillow has chartered the steamboats Ohio, Belle Morris and Hill for an attack on Cairo. By the following telegram from Washington, it appears that a California Colonel has "become disgusted:" Col. Lander left for New York this morning. Owing to some misunderstanding, or mismanagement, he has become disgusted and gone North. He wanted the Government to accept of thee Union, in his own way, at the time when he is most needed. Col. Lander left here in company with the Committee of New York merchants, who have gone home. The Alexandria Sentinel, of Saturday evening, publishes the following letter from Washington: A disclosure has just come to light in regard to an attempt to catch Virginia napping. It seems that the time the various regiments from the North and other free States were to march to Washington, that a portion were to be retained for
Wants to resign. --Lieut. Renshaw, of the Confederate Navy, visited the fleet off Pensacola last week, bearing with him a telegraphic dispatch from Washington to Lieut. Maudaugh, stating that his resignation had been accepted by the Government there.--Commodore Adams positively refused to let Maudaugh leave the Brooklyn, the ship on which he was stationed.