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The National crisis. letter from Robert E. Scott — the capture of the New Orleans Barracks — from the Florida forts — Washington Rumors — Interesting statement of Lieut. Hall, &c. Letter from Robert E. Scott. Mr. Robert E. Scott, of Fauquier, has written a letter to a member of the House Committee of Thirty-Three, which is published. He does not think Lincoln's election justifies dissolution, though he views it as an abuse of power by the stronger section of the country. He concludes: Congress may do much to relieve the existing pressure, and great solicitude is felt to know the action of your committee. The suggested change in the fugitive slave law possibly may prove satisfactory, and if with that change the offensive liberty bills be repealed, that cause of quarrel will be removed, but the change in the territorial policy must be more radical: it will not be sufficient merely to inaugurate the doctrine of squatter sovereignty by legislative enactment or c