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General Assembly of Virginia. [extra session.] Senate. Friday, Jan. 11th. The Senate was called to order at 12 o'clock by the President. Prayer by Rev. Dr. J. L. Burrows, of the Baptist Church. The National Crisis.--A communication from the House of Delegates was read, informing the Senate of the passage of the following resolutions: 1. Resolved by the General Assembly of Virginia. that in view of the imminent danger of civil war, this Assembly, in behalf of the Commonwealth of Virginia, ask respectfully, on the one hand, of the President of the United States, and, on the other of the authorities of each of the Southern States to the end that, if possible, peace may yet be preserved, that they will reciprocally communicate assurances in response hereto to the General Assembly of Virginia, now in session, and that the status quo of all movements tending to occasion collision, and concerning the forts and arsenals of the nation, shall, on either hand, be stric
House of Delegates. Friday. Jan. 11, 1861. The House was called to order at 12 o'clock M, by Speaker Crutchfield, and opened with prayer by Rev. J. A. Duncan, of the M. E. Church. Bills Reported.--Bills were reported from committees as follows: By Mr. Magruder, a bill releasing the Commonwealth's claim to a certain island in Chesapeake Bay to Edward I. Pouison; a bill for the relief of Edward McCabe, of Harper's Ferry; a bill to amend in act passed March 30, 1860, entitled "an act making regulations concerning licenses;" a bill to amend an act passed April 6th, 1858, entitled "an act to amend and re enact an act entitled an act for regulating foreign life insurance companies within this Commonwealth, passed March 6th, 1856," by Mr. Chapman, a bill to incorporate the Arnoldsburg and Sandy Turnpike Company; a bill to extend the improvement of the Little Kanawha River to the falls thereof, in the county of Braxton; and a bill to incorporate the Lynchburg and North Carolina
Alabama gone Out!Ordinance of Secession passed.rejoicing at Montgomery. Montgomery. Ala, Jan. 11. --The Ordinance of Secession was passed at 2½ o'clock yesterday. Cannons are firing, bells ringing, and the city is in a blaze of enthusiasm. [Second Dispatch.] Augusta, Jan. 11. --The "ordinance to dissolveJan. 11. --The "ordinance to dissolve the Union between the State of Alabama and the other States of the United States, united under the compact and style of the United States of America," reads as follows: Whereas, The election of Abraham Lincoln and Hannibal Hamlin to the offices of President and vice President of the United States of America, by a sectional ted by the ladies is now waving over the Capitol, amid the ringing of bells, firing of cannon, and intense enthusiasm. [third Dispatch.] Montgomery, Ala., Jan. 11. --An illumination is lighting the city from the Capitol to the river. An immense crowd is gathered in front of Montgomery Hall. Hon. J. L. M. Curry,
Congressional. Washington. Jan. 11. --Senate--Several memorials in favor of the Union were received and referred. Mr. Hunter's resolutions offered read as follows: Whereas, certain forts, magazines, arsenals dock yards and other needful buildings, have been placed under the executive jurisdiction of the U. States by cession to that effect from certain States, and it may be the desire of one or more of these States to resume the jurisdiction thus ceded: Therefore, be it. Resolved, That the President of the U. States ought to be authorized by law, upon application of the Legislatures or regular Conventions of the people of any such States, to retrocede this jurisdiction to any such States, upon taking proper security for the safe keeping and return of all the property of the United States or paying the value of the same if injured or destroyed by the act of any State making the application. Mr. Hunter said, in offering the resolutions, that he had no hope of
From North Carolina. Raleigh, N. C., Jan. 11. --Both Houses of the Legislature were engaged yesterday and to-day on the State Convention question which has become complicated by mixing State constitutional reforms with Federal matters. An amendment, for an open and a restricted Convention has been offered. No vote has been taken.
An engagement expected. Charleston, dispatch to the Courier, from Montgomery, Ala., says: "Fort Pike has been taken by Louisiana. "The Federal troops have stationed all the forts in Pensacola harbor except Fort Pickens, where they have concentrated. Three hundred men have left Mobile to surprise Fort Pickens." [Second Dispatch.] New Orleans Jan. 11. --Forts Jackson and St. Phillips, on the Mississippi, and Fort Pike, at the entrance of Lake Pontchartrain, have been seized by New Orleans troops. There was no resistance.
From Washington. Washington, Jan. 11 --In the Executive session, Gen. Dix, of New York, was nominated Secretary of the Treasury, and was confirmed. Great anxiety is felt about Seward's speech tomorrow, as it is believed it will be a fair exponent of Lincoln's views regarding the present state of affairs, and foreshadow his own case as Secretary of State. Mr. Brown, editor of the Constitution, has received official notification of the withdrawal of Government advertisements from that paper. The supposed cause is his recent article on Secretary Holt. Lieut. Talbot is reported to have arrived and held an interview with the President. It is authoritatively stated that Mr. Holt will be appointed permanent Secretary of War. The Interior and Post-Office Departments are still vacant. The Mississippi delegation will withdraw from Congress to-morrow.
From Charleston. Charleston, Jan. 11 --The excitement here has somewhat abated, in consequence of pacific news from Washington. Enlisting soldiers still goes on, but all is quiet. The Legislature did nothing to-day.
The Daily Dispatch: January 12, 1861., [Electronic resource], Death of a member of the South Carolina Convention. (search)
Death of a member of the South Carolina Convention. Charleston, Jan. 11 --Henry T. Conner, member of the South Carolina Convention, died at 6 o'clock this morning. He was a banker.
From Texas. New Orleans, Jan. 11 --Galveston (Texas) dates to the 8th say the candidates favoring a Southern Confederacy were chosen in that city for the State Convention. The Indian depredations continued.
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