The State of Alabama
has taken possession of the U. S. forts Gaines
, and the U. S. Arsenal at Mt. Vernon
, Ala, containing 78,000 stand of arms and 1,500 boxes of powder.
All these places are strongly garrisoned by State troops.
The U. S. troops at Fort Leaven worth have been notified by Gen. Scott
to be in readiness for removal to Fort McHenry
, near Baltimore
The members of Congress from the border States have agreed on a set of compromise resolutions, which are reported elsewhere.
has given up to the United States
the revenue cutter Dobbins
, which was captured without the authority of that State on Thursday last.--In South Carolina
there is no new movement of importance.
The Convention has adjourned subject to the call of its President
, President A. B. Longstreet
, of the South
Carolina College, has written a letter, giving peaceful counsel.
The cutter Harriet Lane
has not yet left New York.