mpany, are rare specimens of pine knot country; fully as quick to ignite, and quite as durable. H.
Baltimore, May 22, 1861.
To-morrow is the day to which all Baltimoreans look forward with great anxiety — the 23d of May, and the old Commonwealth will bid adieu to a once glorious Union, now polluted by a Lincoln, a Seward, and a Chase-Men will look each other in the face, and sigh with heavy hearts at the rending asunder of your noble State from poor, down-trodden and chained Maryland; but, although we will be separated geographically, our hearts will remain in the bosom of the home of him who was "first in war, first in peace, and first in the hearts of his countrymen." Virginia will soon be peopled by nearly all of the F. F. M.'s. Already, some of the old stock have left for Richmond; finally, no one will be left in the "Monumental City" but the political trickster and emigrant Yankee, to witness the decay of one of the finest cities in America — the fruits of placing