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Savannah (Georgia, United States) (search for this): article 1
him. Capt. Ketchum, of the State Artillery, had ordered a salute in respect to him. The squad for the purpose was formed at the wharf, and just before dark, as the steamboat Selma left, fifteen guns were fired. We understand that these demonstrations were not desired by the Commodore, and that he wished to evade them; but the orders for them had been given, and our boys were not disposed to stand on ordinary etiquette when so gallant a soldier was to be honored. The Secession News in Savannah. The Savannah News, of Monday, says: The dispatch announcing the passage of the Ordinance of Secession, was received here Saturday afternoon about 5 o'clock. Immediately after the reception of the news a salute of one hundred guns was fired by a detachment of the Chatham Artillery. The guns of the artillery being in use at the fort, the salute was fired with Mr. William Hone's "Baby Waker," but the lateness of the hour prevented any extensive demonstration being made. The Savannah
Jamaica, L. I. (New York, United States) (search for this): article 4
ecided that slavery was a local institution, and that a man who was a slave in Jamaica became a free man when he was brought to England. Lord Mansfield said that th "I am bound to express my doubts if such a decision would have been given had Jamaica touched upon the coasts of this country. It is certain that the judges did noonfidently quoted, to have been erroneous! It would never have been made, had Jamaica lay in the Irish Soap or St. George's Channel, instead of the Gulf of Mexico!-kes us, indeed, that, if Lord Mansfield's opinion had been correct, slavery in Jamaica would have ceased the moment it fell under the dominion of Great Britain. FroSussex the common law set a negro free, why should it not have set him free in Jamaica? --Yet, we find that it did not, but that on the contrary slavery continued inot have set him free in Jamaica? --Yet, we find that it did not, but that on the contrary slavery continued in Jamaica until it was abolished by act of Parliament.
Harper's Ferry (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 1
en one slave State under the same Government with them, so long will they have the basis of an anti-slavery party, and the means of raising a row. You may think Crittenden's amendment will cure the national ailment. I know it will not. By the 4th of March there will be 1,000 coops of the regular army here, and as many Northern volunteers. Do you think Lincoln will disband them? Maryland might want to go out. Do you think he will withdraw the Soldiers from Fortress Monroe and from Harper's Ferry when the patriotic Superintendent, after morning here and getting the views of Southern men, went straight way to Buchanan and got him to order them? If you and the people of Virginia think so, you are stark raving made. I tell you Lincoln is going to put down opposition in Maryland and Virginia with the strong arm. Mr. Millson look the ground yesterday that negroes were not property but persons, and the all other members of the household entitled to protection. I don't know that
Arkansas (Arkansas, United States) (search for this): article 1
Indiana33,800 Illinois55,410 Michigan56,451 Wisconsin53,924 Iowa55,045 Minnesota83,591 Oregon95,274 California188,981 832,717 Free Territo's. Kansas126,283 Nebraska342,488 Minnesota81,960 Wash'ton.193,071 Utah220,196 963,948 Sq. miles1,795,965 Population19,000,000 Slave States. Sq. Miles. Delaware2,120 Maryland11,124 Virginia61,362 North Carolina50,704 South Carolina34,000 Georgia58,000 Alabama50,700 Florida59,268 Kentucky37,680 Missouri65,358 Arkansas52,16 Tennessee45,000 Mississippi47,152 Louisiana41,440 Texas274,356 890,382 Slave Territo's. N. Mexico256,309 Indian67,020 313,329 Sq. miles1,203,711 Population12,000,000 The result shows that a division of the Territories between the North and the South, by the line of 36 deg. 30 min., would give to each a quantity very nearly in proportion to the respective populations of the free and slave States, viz: to the free States, 1,795,965 square miles for a population o
Arkansas (Arkansas, United States) (search for this): article 2
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.the State of feeling in Arkansas--position of the South, &c. Osceola, Arkansas Jan. 13 Seeing in your columns no communication From our State, and thinking that anything from any place relative to the subject which is now rending asunder the Union of the States would not be unacceptable to you or your reader, I have end favored to give you a perfect account of the feeling in Arkansas upon the great questions of the day. The feeling in this county, (Miss.,) one of the most conservative in the State, If not now for immediate secession, is yet for determined resistance to the oppressions of the now domins passed a bill calling a Convention. It was time, for upon the action, or rather non-action, of the Legislature, not "muttered curses" were beginning to fall. Arkansas will follow in the lead of her elder sisters of the South. A Southern Confederacy will of course be established, and means for the future protection of Sout
Augusta (Georgia, United States) (search for this): article 1
The National crisis. Hon. Sherrard Clemens in the House — the contemplated Seizure of the Brooklyn Navy Yard — a battery Erected on the Mississippi river--letter from Ex-President Fillmore--salute for an Ex-commander, &c. Capt. Alfred Cumming, late Governor of Utah, a graduate of West Point, and for sixteen years connected with the United States Army, was elected Lieutenant-Colonel of the Augusta (Ga.) Independent Volunteer Battalion on Saturday. Col. Cumming will immediately resign his captaincy in the Federal army. The Chicago Zouaves have offered their services to the United States Government. The Mulenburg Riflemen, of Shenandoah county, Va., fired one hundred and fifty guns on the 21st instant, in honor of the workingmen of New York city, who lately adopted resolutions sympathizing with the South. General Twiggs has declared his purpose to adhere to his gallant State of Georgia, and to resign his position in the present army whenever Georgia sh
Corinth (Mississippi, United States) (search for this): article 15
Mobile to Memphis. --On Wednesday last the final rail required to connect the Mobile and Ohio with the Memphis and Charleston Railroad at Corinth, Mississippi, was duly laid, and on Thursday the auspicious event was celebrated by an inter-State excursion, a ball, &c. But fifteen miles more of iron require laying down and the whole vast design of the Mobile and Ohio Road will be complete.
Chester, Vt. (Vermont, United States) (search for this): article 6
Railroad accident. Bellows Falls,Vt. Jan. 23. --A cattle train on the Rutland and Burlington Railroad, consisting of fourteen cars, last night broke through the bridge between Bellows Falls and Chester, Vt. Five cars went through, killing fifty sheep and four cattle. No injury was sustained by the men on the train.
Gulf of Mexico (search for this): article 4
certain that the judges did not intend to declare that all property in slaves should instantly cease, and yet such would have been the inevitable effect of their judgment in the case supposed, which some-what resembles that of America." Lord Brougham, then, believes the decision of Lord Mansfield, so much relied on, and so often and so confidently quoted, to have been erroneous! It would never have been made, had Jamaica lay in the Irish Soap or St. George's Channel, instead of the Gulf of Mexico!--Surely, this ought to settle the question. The anti-slavery proclivities of. Lord Brougham place his opinions, when they happen to be pro-slavery, above all suspicion. There can be no doubt that he would gladly have pronounced in favor of Lord Mansfield's decision had he found it possible to do so. His opinion seems to be that slavery is recognized by the common law, and that it can only be destroyed by statute — never by a change of locality within the political limits of the countr
Fort Pickens (Florida, United States) (search for this): article 11
From Florida. Pensacola, Fla., Jan. 23. --Two Columbiads have been mounted at Fort Barancas. Forts Pickens and McRae are being in vested by the Allied (Louisiana, Georgia and Florida) troops.
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