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Important from Georgia.secession of the Empire State ofthe South.enthusiasm of the people. Milledgeville, Jan. 19. --The State Convention, at 10 minutes past 2 o'clock, passed the ordinance of immediate secession by a vote of 208 to 89. It will be made nearly unanimous. The Convention adopted the following ordinance to dissolve the union between the State of Georgia and the other States united with her under a compact entitled the Constitution of the United States: "We, the that the union now subsisting between the State of Georgia and the other States, under the name of the United States of America, is hereby dissolved; and that the State of Georgia is in the full possession and exercise of all those rights of sovereignty which belong and appertain to a free and independent State. Augusta, Jan. 19.--Our city is illuminated with fire-works, and cannon are firing in honor of the secession of the State. Bells are ringing amid great enthusiasm and rejoicing.
The proposed attack on Ft. Pickens--prompt action in Florida. New Orleans, Jan. 17. --The Mayor replied to Gov. Chase that 2,000 men could be raised in 48 hours, if Florida would equip them. The Governor of Florida answered "send them immediately." There is considerable excitement here.--Meetings will be held to-morrow. New Orleans, Jan. 19.--The pilots at Pensacola have been notified not to bring in U. S. vessels, on penalty of death. A ship is ashore fifteen miles east of Fort Pickens, supposed to be the supply storeship with officers of the navy-yard aboard. Lieut. Slimmer, commanding Fort Pickens, expected to surrender the Florida forts, save twenty-five heavy guns.
Alabama Legislature. Montgomery, Jan. 19. --The House to-day passed a bill to provide against the invasion of the State by sea; declares that pilots bringing vessels into Mobile are liable to a fine and imprisonment in the penitentiary, and also authorizing the commander of Fort Morgan to destroy the beacon and landmarks in his discretion, and contract for the construction of a telegraph line to Point Clear, in order to more speedily communicate with Fort Morgan. It is understood that J. J. Hooper, Esq., of the Montgomery Mail, will be a candidate for clerk of the Southern Congress. He will be strongly supported by the secessionists. The Convention has been in secret session all day.
The Missouri Legislature. St. Louis, Jan. 19. --The House concurred in the slight amendments made by the Senate yesterday to the Convention bill, and the bill was finally passed. The amendment reads as follows: "No act, ordinance or resolution shall be valid to change or dissolve the political relations of this State to the government of the United States or any other State, until a majority of the qualified voters of the State shall ratify the same." Mr. Russell, the Commissioner from Mississippi, made a strong secession speech before a joint convention of both Houses of the Legislature last night.
The New Jersey Legislature. Trenton, Jan. 19. --The majority of the Joint Committee on National Affairs, reported a series of resolutions to the Senate, fully endorsing the Crittenden resolutions, and instructing the Senators of the State in Congress, and requesting the Representatives to support them. They will be discussed next week and passed by both Houses, no doubt. The committee also call upon Congress to order a National Convention in case Crittenden's or similar measures are not speedily adopted.
The Daily Dispatch: January 21, 1861., [Electronic resource], A Mail Carrier attacked by Wolves--Narrow escape. (search)
Mississippi Legislature. New Orleans, Jan. 19. --The Committee on the Confederacy in the Mississippi Legislature, have reported resolutions to provide for a Southern Confederacy and establish a Provisional Government for the seceding States.--The proposed separate Convention meets at Montgomery on the 4th of February.
The Louisiana Convention. New Orleans, Jan. 19. --The result of a recent election for delegates to a State Convention was two to one in favor of secession.
Arrival of the Steamer Asia.further European advices. New York, Jan, 19th. --The steamer Asia, from Liverpool on the 5th inst., arrived below last night, but was detained on account of ice in the bay until this morning. Four screw steamers from New York were over due at Liverpool when the Asia sailed. The steamers Marathon and City of Washington have been substituted for the steamers Kedar and Vigo. The Cork "Examiner" starts a rumor that the Prince of Wales is to be Lord Lieutenant of Ireland, but it was not credited. It was reported that the British Government had sent a strong note to France against an extension of the French occupation of Syria. The ship Ohio, from New Orleans, bound to Liverpool, was spoken on the 17th ult., in a damaged condition, having had to throw part of her cargo overboard. It was reported that the correspondence between France and England, relative to the French fleet before Gaeta, was of an unsatisfactory character.
South Carolina. Charleston, Jan. 19. --Lieut. Talbot, Col. Anderson's messenger from Washington, arrived here last night, with gloomy tidings, it is said. The Legislature was in secret session nearly the entire night on the subject. This morning a white flag came from Fort Sumter, the object of which, it is stated, is to demand a suspension of work on the fortifications in the harbor. Lieut. Davis, with four men, is now in the city. The soldiers are witnesses in a murder case, and Lieut. Davis is being entertained by his friends. He drinks to a peaceable settlement of the difficulties. Fort Sumter is allowed to procure fresh provisions from our market daily.
The bids for the $5,000,000 loan. Washington, Jan. 19. --Mr. Dix, Secretary of the Treasury, opened at noon about one hundred bids for the five million loan ranging from 9 to 12 per centum.
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