At New Orleans a general demonstration of joy over the secession of South Carolina was made. One hundred guns were fired, and the pelican flag unfurled. Impromptu secession speeches were made by leading citizens, and the “Marseillais hymn” and polkas were the only airs played. A bust of Calhoun was exhibited decorated with a cockade.
South Carolina's secession produced no sensation at Baltimore. People seemed relieved and cheerful, and the streets were gaily crowded, and business was better.--Times, Dec. 22.
At Wilmington, Del., one hundred guns were fired to-day in honor of the secession of South Carolina.--Tribune, Dec. 22.
The Convention of South Carolina adopted the declaration of causes justifying the secession of that State.--(Doc. 3.)