n in real estate.
That caused the advance in stocks, which was in fact only apparent, and which is not an increase in the value of the stocks, but only a mode of balancing the new difference between paper and specie incident to the rise in the price of gold.
But what caused the rise in gold?
A dozen different causes, all working together and assisting each other.
In the first place, there was the President's emancipation proclamation.
Then the secret revolutionary meetings of the New England Governors, culminating in the conclave at Altoona, which we reported yesterday, had something to do with it. The pause of McClellan's army on the Potomac helped it along.
The nomination of Wadsworth — a radical disunionist — had its weight.
The knowledge that there are at least two members of the Cabinet who are practically in favor of disunion, and zealously working for that object, did not lack its influence.
All these and other similar facts, supporting and corroborating each other,