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of the Chairman of the Committee. Mr. Sickles proceeded to show that every instinct, thought and purpose of the city of New York is national, patriotic and American. In the name of such a people, with such a record as he had presented, he ventuong arm of power can stay the work. On the call for force, come where it may, no man would pass the frontier of the city of New York to wage war against a State, which, through its constituted authority, should for its rights, interests and honor, s Northwest and East all would be well. Until these truths be recognized, there cannot be peace. He, and so did the city of New York, believed that the power to deal with this question rests alone on the Republican party, who have just achieved, thrhe Fugitive Slave Law, we would not hear the word slavery among prominent Republicans for the next four years. --The city of New York will cling to the Union while a single hope is left, but when there is no longer a Union, proud as she is of her opi
was informed last night, by leading Republicans who had conferred with the Administration, that there would be war. But who cares for Republican threats ? Let war come. It is remarked that Cochrane, of New York, is seated in the aisle with his chair touching Hawkins' desk, in order that be may catch every word. Depend on it, New York is loath exceedingly to part with the South. Briggs, the only American from the North, and a New York man, declares openly his desire to cut the city of Gotham out of the Empire State and carry it with the South. A plan was unfolded to me last night by which the election of Lincoln by the Electoral College may be prevented, and a prominent Southern Senator put in his place, If I thought the plan at all feasible, I would give it now.--Perhaps I may do so to-morrow. Cobb's resignation, so often reported, is not confirmed. His family have gone home; he is confined by indisposition to his room. Hawkins is now pitching into Winter Davis.
From Washington. Washington, Dec. 11. --The Democrats from the Northwest have had several conferences relative to the present condition of political affairs. They generally adopt the positions set forth yesterday in the speeches of Vallandigham and McClelland — that the Union cannot be dissolved peaceably, and that the Northwest will under no circumstances consent to be cut off from the Gulf of Mexico and city of New York, and that the Federal Government, whatever may be its faults, is of inestimable value. The leading idea here is a central government, embracing the middle, Western, and border slave States. Lieut, Gen. Winfield Scott will arrive here to-morrow. [Second Dispatch.] Secretary Toucey was to-day requested by the President to act as Secretary of the Treasury, in addition to his duties in the Navy Department, until Hon. Howell Cobb's successor is appointed. Mr. Cobb took formal leave of the President to-day, and will leave the city to-m