Charleston, Jan. 16.
has sent a message to the Legislature, advising the raising of two more artillery companies and one more regiment, to serve three years. He advises permanently garrisoning the fortifications of South Carolina
This may be expensive, but considering we will soon have a Southern Confederacy the cost will be lessened.
The fanaticism of the Northern States
shows that if we would have peace, we must prepare for war.
The House of Representatives has passed a bill to stay the collection and prosecution of all debts due by South Carolina
to men in the non-slaveholding States until after December next.
Lieut. R. K. Meade, Jr.
, (of Petersburg, Va.
,) of Fort Sumter
, reached here to-day, on a leave of absence to go home to Virginia
to visit his sister, who is ill.