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t. It is the universal custom of Christian rulers to acknowledge, at least formally, the government of a Divine hand, and to implore its favor; but we are sure that, in the present case, it is more than a form, and is inspired by that profound sense of the need of Divine interposition which is felt by every Southern man who believes in a God, as well as by gratitude for its evident exercise already in our behalf. In a late sermon, delivered upon the fiftieth anniversary of his ministry, Bishop Meade says that during the trials and perils of the Revolution public and repeated recognitions were made by Congress of the existence and providence of God, and the people invoked to supplicate His favor; but that when the storm of war had passed, the whole land was inundated with infidelity and crime. The National Legislature, which had been loud in calling upon Him in the hour of danger, proclaiming solemn facts and having daily prayers offered up, as soon as peace was restored, passed a re
n. She landed Messrs. Mason and Slidell, the Rebel Commissioners to England and France, at Cardenas, and afterwards went to Havana. Mason and Slidell went overland to Havana, where they were received with the highest consideration by all the officials, from the Captain General down. The Theodora took a large quantity of arms on her return; also, provisions, coffee, &c. Her captain was presented with a silk flag by the Southern ladies at Havana. She took twenty passengers, including Mr. Meade, the late U. S. Minister to Brazil. Mr. Shufeldt, the American Consul General, telegraphed to the commander of the U. S. steam frigate San Jacinto, at Trinidad, on the 24th, to proceed at once to Havana. The British Consul called on the rebel Commissioners in full uniform, and presented them to the Captain General. Capt. Coxetter, late of the pirate Jeff. Davis, came to Havana in the Theodora, and remained there. Things look quite warlike in Havana, there being a large
From Norfolk. the destination of the Federal fleet--death of a Lieutenant — serious Accident--Bishop Meade--affrays, &c. [special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Norfolk, Nov. 4th, 1861. The probable destination of the fleet is still the most fruitful subject of conversation and interest in our city, and much anxiety is manifested to hear something definite and reliable from the Yankee fleet that left last week to attempt a grand exploit somewhere on the coast. Lieut. Sgreeable and healthful exercises of the social and joyous occasion. The fashionable circles of Norfolk, Portsmouth, and vicinities will be represented, and the display of beauty and gracefulness will doubtless be very attractive. The Right Rev. Bishop Meade, who was expected to officiate in the P. E. churches here yesterday, having been detained in Petersburg on account of indisposition, will probably not arrive here for several days. Saturday night at a late hour it was discovered t