The secession movement.
Augusta, Ga., Dec. 13.
--Thomas R. Cobb
is out with a recommendation to the seceding States to fix the time of their ordinances of secession to take effect from the 15th or 20th of February. In the meantime the Commissioners
of the seceding States may meet and consult about the propriety of stepping out of the old Union into another, based on the consolidation of the United States
Baton Rouge, La.
, Dec. 13.--The Senate has passed the Convention
The Mississippi Commissioners having announced the action of that State, asking the co-operation of Louisiana
, a resolution was adopted by the Senate requesting the Governor
to communicate its action to the other slave States.
, Dec. 13.--The "Courier" of to-day says it believes compromise impossible.
, S. C.
, Dec. 13.--The Senate to-day adopted a report appropriating $500,000 for any exigencies which secession may create.
, Dec. 13.--Large secession meetings were held last night at Savannah
So far the meetings are generally more conservative than heretofore — all, however, favor resistance in some form.
, Dec, 13.--The Montgomery
"Advertiser" of yesterday publishes a presentment of the Grand Jury
of the District
Federal Court, declaring the Federal Government
worthless, impotent and a nuisance for permitting violations of the Constitution
in the States--nullifying the Fugitive Slave
laws, and for other causes.