rthern States dissenting, avowedly intended to counteract the effect of the above dispatch, and, as I believe, to mislead the people of the South.
From information derived from Republican members of the committee and other Northern representatives, I fully concur in the above dispatch.
The manifesto will be immediately communicated to the several constituencies of the gentlemen named by telegraph.
Letter from Hon. Wm. C. Rives.
Hon. Wm. C. Rives, of Albemarle county, Va., has written a letter to Hon. Alexander R. Boteler, favoring the proposition of that gentleman for the Committee of Thirty-Three.--The writer does not believe the Union should be dissolved because of Lincoln's election, and thinks that if the rights of the South are demanded with "calm and dignified, but inflexible firmness — not with bluster and denunciation," they will be accorded.
Of these concessions from the North, he says:
They would not be likely to obtain the acceptanc