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Ex-President Tyler left Richmond yesterday morning for Washington, to confer with the President of the United States in reference to a suspension of hostile acts on the part of the Federal Government towards the seceding States. Mr. Tyler's prompt entry upon the duty assigned him by the Legislature, is indicative of the deep interest he feels in the object of his mission. Ex-President Tyler left Richmond yesterday morning for Washington, to confer with the President of the United States in reference to a suspension of hostile acts on the part of the Federal Government towards the seceding States. Mr. Tyler's prompt entry upon the duty assigned him by the Legislature, is indicative of the deep interest he feels in the object of his mission.
For Hire --Five Drivers, two Dining-room men, nine Boys, five nice House Girls; one Twister, No. 1; two Farm Hands, three plain Cooks and Washers. For Hire--Two new Tenements, in rear of my office, and three Houses, below the Poor-House Spring, just beyond corporation line. G. W. H. Tyler, General Ag't. Marshall st., between 7th and 6th. ja 12--ts
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Convention — Secession — Weather, &c. Williamsburg Jan. 21, 1861. A meeting was held here on last Saturday night, irrespective of party, in which resolutions favoring immediate secession were passed. Gen. John Tyler, T. B. Cosnabon, Esqand ColsJ. D. Munford and Robert T. Armistead entertained the meeting by soul-stirring addresses in favor of disunion and Southern rights. W. R. C. Douglas, Esq.delivered a very eloquent and conservative address, opposed to immediate secession. He thinks it requires time only to restore peace and tranquility to the country. A Convention will be held at Yorktown on to-day, (the 21st,) composed of delegates from this legislative district, in which they will nominate some one to represent the voice of the people in said district, in the Convention to be held at Richmond February 13th, 1861. The weather is remarkably cold. Farmers about here doing little or nothing upon their farms. O.
For Hire --Three men of good character--one as dining room servant in a small family, to wait on a gentleman, or as porter. One to wait on a gentleman, or attend in an office. One is a Wheelwright and Blacksmith. Apply to Eliza L. Van-Lew. ja 14--1m
The Grays --Company "A," First Regiment--held their annual meeting on Tuesday night, for the purpose of electing non-commissioned officers and transacting other business. The following is a complete list of the present officers of this gallant corps: W. M. Elliott, Captain; Louis J. Bossieux, 1st Lieutenant; J. V. Crawford. 2d Lieutenant; Randolph Harrison. 3d Lieutenant; E. W. Branch, 1st Sergeant; John B. Vaughan, 2d Sergeant; Wm. Ira Smith, 3d Sergeant; Thos. W. Pairo, 4th Sergeant; Cyrus Bossieux, 5th Sergeant; B. Howard Claiborne, Quartermaster; John T. Rogers, Ensign; J. S. Michard, 1st Corporal; Wm. H. Johnston, 2d Corporal; J. H. Mundy, 3d Corporal; Geo. W. Libby, 4th Corporal; Jas. W. Pegram, 5th Corporal; Jas. E. Phillips, 6th Corporal; Louis J. Bossieux, Treasurer; E. W. Branch, Secretary. The Grays now number 94 men. Their proficiency in drill, which has long been a subject of complimentary remark, has been perfected by the bayonet exercises, a la Zouave, and
James P. Holcombe, Professor of Constitutional Law in the University of Virginia, has resigned his position in that institution and announced himself a candidate for the State Convention. Mrs. S. M. Walton, mother of Madame Lo Vert of Mobile, and an accomplished lady of the old Virginia school, died in Mobile last week. Mrs. J. Von Freeden and child, and J. Wasmer, wife and child, all of Richmond, Va. , sailed from New York on Saturday, in the steamer Bremen. The Rev. C. M. Callaway, formerly of Virginia, but more recently in Kansas, has accepted the call of the vestry of the Church of the Ascension, in Baltimore. An address to the Queen of England for a separate Irish Parliament, and the right of self- government, has already received over 30,000 signatures in Ireland. There are fifty-seven cities in the world which contain from 100,000 to 200,000 inhabitants, twenty-three from 200,000 to 500,000, and twelve which contain above 500,000. Verdi is co