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nding in our midst ready to defend it. Our own belief certainly is that the six locomotives that left Alexandria for Gordonsville, if not further South, last night, were intended to carry secession troops back over the Orange and Alexandria Railroad to the Manassas Road, and up that to its present Northern terminus, from whence to be marched over to Winchester, and there to take the Winchester Railroad direct for Harper's Ferry — to seize the Armory, some time to-day. Washington, April 18.--Messrs. Carlisle and Dent, delegates to the Virginia Convention, arrived here this morning. They are of the strongest Union sentiments. Their presence here at this time occasions surprise. They say there is no further use for them in the Convention; and Mr. Carlisle remarked that "he left Richmond a sad man." It is the intention of the War Department to muster companies enough in this District to yield a force approaching 3,000 men. The soldiers of the war of 1812 are about adopti
Special session of the Rhode Island Legislature. Providence, April 18. --The Legislature of this State met in extra session yesterday. Gov. Sprague appeared at the opening of the session, and made an address to the Senate, impressing upon the members the duty of sustaining the Government in this crisis. His remarks were warmly applauded. A bill was immediately passed authorizing the raising of a regiment. It is understood that $500,000 will be appropriated.
Border States--privateers fitting out, Etc. New Orleans, April 18. --It is expected that Tennessee, Kentucky, North Carolina, Missouri, and Arkansas, will secede within a week. Capt.Needler, of the French Marine, has offered his services to the Confederate Government, and will fit out a privateer at his own expense. Several privateers are expected to leave here soon. Recruiting is rapidly progressing. The troops are pouring in from the interior.
The Daily Dispatch: April 20, 1861., [Electronic resource], Exciting Scenes in Baltimore — passage of Northern troops. (search)
Excitement at Philadelphia. Philadelphia, April 18. --The reported seizure of Harper's Ferry and secession of Virginia cast a heavy gloom over our population to-day, and produced an intense excitement, but the later news that the first was not true leads to the hope that the mother of Presidents will be qualified by an official report of the proceedings of the Convention.
Adjournment of the Pennsylvania Legislature. Harrisburg, April 18. --The Legislature has adjourned sine die. The members of both houses after adjourning, joined in singing the "Star-spangled Banner." The Governor will issue a proclamation to-morrow.
A flag raised. Philadelphia, April 18th. --Bishop Wood raised an American flag to-day over the dome of the new Roman Catholic Cathedral on Logan square. The height of the dome is 230 feet.