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of them last night. Mr. Russell, from the Wheeling district, is here, and reports secession rapidly on the increase there. Our members are moving into the Southern column. Millson is lost in the fog of the Crisis Committee. Boteler hugs the phantom of the Missouri Compromise. Harris is the "last of the Mohicans," as regards the hope of coming to terms with the Republicans. Judge Allen's Botetourt resolutions are pronounced the ablest State paper of the day. It is said that Mr. Breckinridge accompanied Mrs. Anderson when she appealed to the President to save her husband at Fort Moultrie, and added the full force of his influence in her favor, but all in vain; the President assured her of her husband's safety, but would not reinforce him. The whole of the ten million loan will be taken at from 7 to 9 per cent. below par. Colson sings here on Monday night. A little good music in the midst of this excitement will be like a breath of fresh air to a man suffocating. Zed.
Washington, Dec. 22, 1860. Mr. Breckinridge, in forming the Committee of Thirteen, shows the difference between himself and Pennington. He has placed the ablest men of all sections on it, and if anything can be done to stop the Revolution they will do it. Conservatives place great confidence in this committee. Meantime, Lincoln's virtual declaration of war against South Carolina has dispelled the hopes of many who went to bed last night in the most sanguine spirits. If it is expected that threats will have any other influence than to confirm South Carolina in her position, and to bring the whole South actively to her aid, the Republicans are grievously in error. There is much despondency here today. The bill authorizing the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad to extend its Washington branch across the Long Bridge so as to connect with the Virginia roads, passed the Senate yesterday by a decided vote of 35 yeas to 15 nays.--The bill is hampered with many amendments which