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From the coast. skirmish with the enemy — Bennett's Point and St. Helena occupied — movements of the fleet — a stampede. Charleston, Nov. 28. --The Courier of this morning says that a skirmish took place near Buckingham on Saturday last, between the Confederates and the Federal invaders. The Federals attempted to land but were driven off. One of our men was slightly wounded by a shell. It is reported that the enemy landed on yesterday at Bennett's Point, at the mouth of
r of lights passed our bar on Monday night, and it is presumed that the Federal fleet were en route South.
Perhaps they were a portion or the whole of the "twenty old whalers" referred to in the New York Herald, of the 25th inst.
Savannah, Nov. 28.--The papers of this morning state that Fort Pulaski, on yesterday, threw a few shot and shell at the camp of the Federals on Tybee Island, which caused a Bull Run stampede to safer quarters on that island.
There are now six Federal vessels <
State Convention. Thursday, Nov. 28. The Convention was opened with prayer by the Rev. Mr. Bosserman, of the Universalist Church. Non. A. R. Boteler. The President submitted a letter from the Hon. A. R. Boteler, accepting his aapointment to a seat in the Provisional Congress, (to succeed Hon. James M. Mason,) and expressing thanks for the honor thus conferred. Ordered to be entered on the journal. The extortioners. Mr. Chambliss laid before the Convention a series of resolutions passed by a portion of the people of Sussex and Greensville counties on the 27th of November, denouncing the extortioners and monopolists in bitter terms. The resolutions were referred to the "Committee on Salt." Secret session. The Convention then went into secret session for the purpose of considering the ordinance to reorganize the militia. Personal explanation. After the doors were reopened, Mr. Branch made a personal explanation, feeling aggrieved by the Green
From Gen. Floyd's command. Lynchburg, Nov. 28. --The Republican will publish to-morrow a letter from a prominent officer in General Floyd's command, dated at Camp Mercer, November 25th, which gives a detailed account of movements since leaving Cotton Hill. A number of skirmishes have occurred, some of which were general in character; but in none of them did our forces sustain but slight loss, while the enemy suffered greatly. We lost only a few tents in our retreat. The command expect to go into winter quarters at Peterstown, in Monroe county. The roads are almost impassable; and it is thought that neither the Yankees nor ourselves can accomplish anything until next spring.
Speech of Hon. Wm. L. Yancey in London. his remarks Enthusiastically Applauded. [From the London Globe, Nov. 12.] Mr. Dudley Mann, and Wm. L. Yancey, two of the Southern Commissioners, now in England, attended the dinner of the Fishmongers' Company on Saturday. Mr. Yancey, in answer to a complimentary toast, made the following speech, which derives interest from the fact that the Minister from the United States, Mr. Adams, was at the same time speaking in Guildhall. Mr. Yancey said: Upon the part of Americans, I sincerely respond to the sentiment just expressed by the Prince Warden, for the restoration of peace in America. Such a wish proclaimed by a company of intelligent Englishmen must kindle a corresponding spirit in the bosom of every enlightened and impartial American. The name American no longer represents a united people. There exists now two American nationalities — the Confederate and the Federal Americans. I — as you may, perhaps, be aware — am a Confede<