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The Convention of States at Washington.

The Convention which is to assemble at Washington to-day, to arrange some compromise which will settle our political troubles, is composed of the most distinguished men in the country. It is rare that any Convention has ever assembled embracing so much talent and so much political distinction. Their names are as follows:

Pennsylvania.--Hon. James Pollock, A. W. Loomis, Thomas E. Franklin, Hon. David Wilmot, Hon. Thos. White, William McKennan, Hon. Wm. M. Meredith.

New Jersey.--Charles S. Olden, Robert F. Stockton, Joseph K. Randolph, Rodman M. Price, Peter D. Vroom, Benjamin Williamson, Fred. T. Frelinghuysen, Thomas J. Stryker, William C. Alexander.

North Carolina.--Thomas Ruffin, John M. Morehead, George Davis, David S. Reid, D. M. Barringer.

Maryland.--Reverdy Johnson, William S. Goldsborough, Augustus W. Bradford, John W. Criesfield, J. Dixon Romaine.

Kentucky.--James B. Clay, Ex-Gov. Morehead, Jas. Guthrie, Joshua F. Bell, Wm. O. Butler, Chas. A. Wickliffe.

Virginia.--John Tyler, James A. Seddon, Wm. C. Rives, Geo. W. Summers, John W. Brockenbrough.

Delaware.--Hon. Geo. B. Rodney, Daniel M. Bates, Esq. Hon. John W. Houston, Dr. H. Ridgely, Wm. Cannon, Esq.

The above list embraces one Ex-President, one Governor, eight Ex-Governors, one Ex-Attorney General, two Ex-Secretaries of the Treasury, and most of the others are Ex-United States Senators, State Judges, &c.

The States of New York, Massachusetts, Illinois, Wisconsin, Ohio, New Hampshire and Tennessee will be represented in the Convention.

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