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I. April, 1861 My flight from the North and escape into Virginia. Revolutionary scene at Richmond. the Union Convention passes the ordinance of secession. great excitement prevails in the South. April 8 Burlington, New Jersey.-The expedition sails to-day from New York. Its purpose is to reduce Fort Moultrie, Charleston harbor, and relieve Fort Sumter, invested by the Confederate forces. Southern born, and editor of the Southern Monitor, there seems to be no alternative but
gent on the Eastern Shore to send me the last year's rent due on the farm.
But I learn that the cruisers in the bay are intercepting the communications, and I fear remittances will be impracticable.
I hope my family are ready by this to leave Burlington.
Women and children have not yet been interfered with.
What if they should be compelled to abandon our property there?
Mrs. Semple had her plate seized at New York.
At fifty-one, I can hardly follow the pursuit of arms; but I will write