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Feb. 13. Abraham Lincoln, of Illinois, and Hannibal Hamlin, of Maine, were declared by Vice-President Breckenridge, elected President and Vice-President of the United States for the four years from March 4, 1861.--(Doc. 36.)--Tribune, Feb. 14. Eight thousand Sharp's rifle cartridges and 10,000 Sharp's rifle primers, were seized by the police in New York city on a Charleston steamer.--Tribune, Feb. 14.
count of the damage done by Fort Sumter to Fort Moultrie and the surrounding property. It says the fire was terribly destructive, and, when viewed in connection with the fact that no life was lost, is the most extraordinary case ever recorded in history. --(Doc. 73.) A Mass meeting of citizens in support of the Union, the Constitution and the Government, was held in Union Square, New York City. It was called by leading citizens without distinction of party.--(Doc. 73 1/2.) John C. Breckenridge, Ex-Vice-President, addressed a large audience at Louisville, Ky., this afternoon, denouncing President Lincoln's proclamation as illegal, and saying that he could not make his 75,000 men efficient until after the meeting of Congress. He proposed that Kentucky present herself to Congress on the Fourth of July through her Senators and Representatives, and protest against the settlement of the present difficulties of the country by the sword — meanwhile that Kentucky call a State Conve
gnal called his men around him, and declared himself an officer of the United States army. Instantly Kizer and his rebel friends were seized. The Lieutenant immediately ordered a march, and the next morning delivered his prisoners to Captain Stinch-comb, at Parkersburg, who sent him with three guards to Columbus. The names of the prisoners are Frederick Kizer, David H. Young, John W. Wigal, and John H. Lockwood.--Cincinnati Gazette, July 17. In the Senate of the United States, John C. Breckenridge, of Kentucky, in an elaborate speech, opposed the resolution approving the acts of the President in suppressing the Southern rebellion. He rehearsed the old arguments against the right of the Government to put down rebellion, and in the course of his remarks, took occasion to deny positively that he had ever telegraphed to Jeff. Davis that President Lincoln's Congress would not be allowed to meet in Washington on the 4th of July, or that Kentucky would furnish 7,000 armed men for the