--The Putnam Phalanx, a visiting company from New Hampshire
, visited the President
to- day, and were courteously received.
They were reviewed by Messrs. Floyd
They visited the tomb of Washington
They left for home this afternoon.
There is a better feeling to-day among the Congressmen.
It is believed a strong movement is being initiated outside of Congress for a Southern Convention as foreshadowed by the National Intelligencer.
The President has given assurance that he will not reinforce the forts of Charleston harbor
. Maj. Anderson
, at Fort Moultrie
, has not asked for more troops.
The best feeling prevails between the garrison and the citizens.
All the members of the select committee of 33 will serve except Boyce
, of Texas
, has not yet arrived.