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s, 1,800 in all, and 40,000 conical ball cartridges, for the State of Georgia. They came from Hartford, Connecticut, and were forwarded immediately to Milledgeville. Movements in Virginia. One of the largest meetings ever held in Petersburg, convened on Thursday night, in response to a call for a gathering of "all friends of the Federal Union." Resolutions of a conservative character were introduced by Messrs. Collier and Keiley, and voted down. The following, introduced by Hon. Roger A. Pryor, were adopted — a result not contemplated by the projectors of the movement.-- Blue cockades were numerous on the streets the next day: Whereas, The people of Virginia did originally ratify the Federal Constitution in their sovereign character, and to the exercise of their own independent will; and did thereby delegate certain enumerated powers to the Federal Government, for certain specific purposes, at the same time reserving to themselves all other rights and incidents of sov
erty here is down to no price at all. The President's message will be sent in tomorrow. It is decidedly against secession. Secretary Cobb resigns on the pretext of business duties at home. The Republicans are willing to be magnanimous, but their magnanimity comes too late. South Carolina is going, beyond a shadow of doubt, and it is equally certain that the Gulf States will follow. Senator Hunter's letter to the Examiner, it is known here, argues strong for the Constitutional right of secession. He is willing to try to save the Union, but has little hope.--Virginia cannot remain neutral — she must side with the South. Mr. Pryor's triumph in Petersburg, and the offer of Gov. Gist to 1,300 troopers in Baltimore by Major Lee--a son of "Light Horse Harry" --create a profound sensation. There is no money in the Treasury. Government has deposited only the per diem for members, and can't and won't pay their mileage. The weather is bitter cold. Zed.