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his 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 may prevent its acceptance by the company; but the extension is imperiously demanded by the exigencies of travel and trade, which will not permit stoppages and changes when they can be avoided. A shrewd New England man said this morning that all Charleston has to do is to declare itself a free port; t