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The National Crisis. the Forts at Charleston — the resignation of Secretary Floyd--Speculations from Washington — views of Messrs. Douglas and Crittenden, &
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Governor Floyd's resignation.
We append Governor Floyd's letter to the President, tendGovernor Floyd's letter to the President, tendering his resignation as Secretary of War, with the President's reply:
War Department, Dec. 29, 1860. Sir
--On the evening of the 27th inst. I read the f
This order, in my judgment, can alone prevent bloodshed and civil war. "John B. Floyd, Secretary of War.
"To the President, Dec. 27, 1860."
I then ghted faith. With the highest personal regard, I am most truly yours, John B Floyd. To his Excellency the President of the United States.
Washington, De ccessor shall be appointed. Yours very respectfully, James Buchanan. Hon. John B. Floyd.
The following telegraphic correspon
The National Crisis. the Forts at Charleston — the resignation of Secretary Floyd--Speculations from Washington — views of Messrs. Douglas and Crittenden, &c., &c. The Forts at Charleston — condition ofFort Sumter. [From the Charleston Mercury, Dec. 31st.] All day Saturday and yesterday, our gallant troops were busy in the performance of the various duties assigned them by the State. At Fort Moultrie, we are glad to be able to state that matters are progressing swimmingly. The most vigorous measures are on foot to remount the dismantled guns, and every hour is working wonders towards that end.--At various exposed points along the bay, breastworks are being rapidly erected. The details of these fortifications we shall give at another time. But whoever glances at the earnest manner in which these defences are pushed forward, must acknowledge that Carolinians have lost none of the zeal and bravery which distinguished them of old. Sunday was to idle day for the <