a becoming expression of his condemnation of the lawless act. This conduct stands out in marked contrast with the revolutionary proceedings elsewhere.
Secretary Toucey has received the following dispatch from Flag-officer Armstrong, commanding Pensacola Navy-Yard:
"Armed bodies of Florida and Alabama troops appeared before the gate of the Navy-Yard and demanded possession.
Having no means of resistance, I surrendered and hauled down my flag.
They are now in possession."
Capt. Farran, Commander in the Yard, has notified the Department of his resignation.
A dispatch to the Florida Senator says:
"We repaired down here and captured Fort Barrancas and Navy-Yard, and then paroled the officers, granting them permission to continue to occupy their quarters.
We are now in possession.
This move was in consequence of the Government garrisoning Fort Pickens, which has before remained unoccupied.
You will propose to the Administration resuming the statu quo anti bel