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'clock, the citizens assembled on the battery, where a salute of one hundred guns was fired by a detachment of the Chatham Artillery, in honor of the action of the South Carolina Convention. In the evening our streets were illuminated with bonfires, around which thronged large crowds, filling the air with their cheers, and thus saying to Carolina that we are with her in our hearts and our souls, and, if need be, with our arms. The South Carolina Delegation. Several friends of Messrs. McQueen, Ashmore, and Bonham, including Messrs. Colfax, Grow, Covode, and other members from the Republican side of the House, visited them in their seats. The South Carolina delegation left the Hall at about 4 o'clock, without, however, creating any extraordinary sensation.--They will formally withdraw on Monday, after making valedictory speeches, should they receive, mean while, official notice of the withdrawal of the State from the Union, from the Governor. North Carolina. The Nor
Complimentary dinner. --We understand that a party of gentlemen in this city have extended an invitation to Messrs. Ashmore, McQueen, Bonham and Boyce, members of Congress from South Carolina, who resigned their seats as soon as they heard of the passage of the Secession Ordinance by their State, to accept a dinner in this city on Wednesday next. The letter of invitation was mailed last Saturday night, and will probably be answered this afternoon.
he Republicans asked more time before voting on the resolutions before it. Toombs refused to grant the request, and every proposition was voted down. Toombs and Crittenden were the only two who voted for Crittenden's resolutions. The attitude of the Republicans causes a most depressing effect on the whole committee. A report prevails that the Administration has received dispatches from Charleston to the effect that a revenue cutter had arrived in that neighborhood, and unless orders were immediately given for her withdrawal, South Carolina would seize upon her and take the Government forts. Nothing, however, has been received from Charleston confirmatory of the fact. Hon. Caleb Cushing returned yesterday from Charleston. His report was considered important enough for an immediate Cabinet consultation. Mr. Bonham, member of Congress from South Carolina left to-day for his home in that State. McQueen will go in the morning, and Mr. Boyce will start early next week.