Milledgeville, Ga., Jan. 23.
--The Convention determined to-morrow to elect 10 delegates to meet at Montgomery, Ala.
, on the 4th of February, in a Convention, to which all the Southern States
The special ordinance, declaring the African slave trade piracy, was amended so as not to declare it piracy, and to substitute imprisonment in the penitentiary and for death.
As amended, it passed unanimously.
An ordinance for the continuance of the present postal revenues until another government is re- established, was referred.
offered an ordinance continuing the present laws about inter-State slave trade; also, a resolution appointing Commissioners to all the slaveholding States.
reported an ordinance revoking the Federal
jurisdiction over all lands ceded, and authorizing payment for all forts, arsenals, and other government property within the limits of Georgia
It is generally conceded that Senator Toombs
and Hon. Howell Cobb
, will be appointed representatives to the Montgomery Convention from the State
There is much perplexity about the delegates no regard being had about the present Congressman
There is general satisfaction expressed at the unanimous passage of the anti-slave trade ordinance.
It has been raining here all day, and so far (10 ½ o'clock) into the night.