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ROBT. A. THOMPSON, Editor.
R.A.THOMPSON, R. YQUNO, >Y,II." .?mCOMBE,
TEHMti-$1,60 pbY nnnum. in advance. If pay
tno?t bodolayod outil after -tho expiration of tlio
Vear^fV.. For six months, 75 couta in advance.
Advertisements Inserted ut tho usual ratos.
PICKENS C.J?M S. C. :
Saturday OETorning, M ay 18, 1?6I.
Charleston is blockaded by tho Niagara,
which carries fifty guns, aud has on board six
hundred mon. Trading vessols aro nut allow
ed to come into pert, and quito a numbor havo
already been warned off by .* OhLAboV min
ions on board tho Niagara. Wo much mistake
the composition pf tho CharJestoninns, if they
do not drlvo tho Niagara* from our waters, or
' Mrs. J. W. L. CARY luis our thanks for a plato
of fine etrawberies, which, in thc kindness of
her nature, sho has- presented to us. Wo trust
td>o may enjoy tho pleasure of giving, and wo
of roooivibg, for many long years to como 1
ScorOsy has boon romovod from an Act passed
by Congroas, recognizing the existence of war
*botweon.tho United States and tho Confederate
Statos, lind concerning Lottors of Marque, prizos
and pciao goodj.
Tho preaniblo to tho Aotrccitos LINCOLN'S nets
and Proclamations, and tho necessity for tho
Confederate' States accepting war thus com
menced by him.
.Jhe' Act author!/os tho grouting of Lottors
of Marque and Reprisal, on certain conditions.
A provi?O announces tho doctrino that " Prco
.ships moko freo goods."
Thirty di'.y$ oro allowod Fodoralyossols now
in ports of tho Confederate Statos, for lawful
commorco, to return to thoir homo ports. 1 Fivo
'por c'ont. of tho prizo money is ros ved as a
fund in aid of tho widows'nnd orphuns of thone
killed on privato.armed vossols, and for tho sup
port of tho wounded and disabled.
A New Company.
J. J. NORTON, lisq. is notlvoly engnged in tho
patriotic work of nuVmg.u company of volun
teers Cir tho war now hoing wnged by our ono
1 mios. It is, he informs us, to roprosont tho first
liattaUion, 2d Redmont, S. C. M., under tho re
cent not of tho Legislature. 'Ibero aro many
patriotic mon in this battalion who uro anxious
to.bo lod against their enemies, and tho oppor
tunity now offorcd should bo soized upon by
" Old Abo " is doath on proclamations, irre
speotivo of tho Constitution, laws or justice. In
tho National- -intelligencer of Saturday wc find
ono, direoting commanders of United States ves
sels to allow no one to oxoreiso authority on Koy
Wost, Tortugas, and Santa Rosa Islunds, incon
sistent with thc autbority of tho United States
Ho authorizes a suspension of thc habeas corpus
act, vitia tho removal of dangerous or suspected
porsons from tho vicinity of tho forts.
Ho has also const ?toted n now military dopart
ment, comprising tho States of Ohio, indiana,
and Illinois, to be undor command of Con. Mc
Lollaud, with headquarters nt Cincinnati. This
movement has special rcforonco to Kentucky
and Tonnosseo, nnd tho control of tho Ohio and
Is being mado by Mr. S. E. MAYS and others to
raise ? volunteer company of infantry in this
and (?reen vi Ile District. In fur thorn nco of so
laudable an objoet, Mr. M.ws will address tho
. people at Mrs. Barton's on tho 23d, at Pump
kintown on tho 21th, and at Pickonsvillo on thc
25th May, on the- subject.
Thc Southern Congross has adopted tho fol
lowing resolution :
Resolved, That tho expenditures mado by tin
State of South Carolina, for tho pny and main
tcvanco of tho troops employed in the defonci
of Charleston harbor, undor tho command o
Brig.. Gen.' Beauregard, woro intended to bi
provided for hy an act " making appropriation!
for thc support of throe thousand mon foi
twelve months, to bo eui ?ed into service a
Charleston, South Carolina," undor tho thin
and fourth sections of an net of Congross, " t<
raiso provisional forces for tho Confcdcrati
States of Amorica and for other purposes," nm
that tho amount of such expenditures bo nud
ited by^tho proper officer of the Treasury Do
partaient, and that tho amount which shall bi
found'due bo paid to tho Stato of South Caroli
na from tho appropriation made by the ac
HANOINO ?' TRAITORS."-The lottors written h;
the Northern volunteers in Washington, to th'
newspapers of their rcspcotive towns nnd village?
abound in marvellous incidents and chnrncteristi
oenceit. The following information ip oomiuuni
ontcd by members of tho New York Soventh Hog
-iment, and may bc true, although the Wnshingloi
papers have been silent on thc subject : '
" Six secessionists worn caught yesterday 5
treasonable-acts, mid two men were shot this morn
iqg at tho* Navy Yard. Ono is tot bo shot to-moi
iww morning. Ho was In tho employ of tho Ord
nanoo Department, and had befen sot to- work fill
lng bombs,-but Instead of Qhnrging thom With pow
der, he'put sand in thom. Several men havo bee
arrested for loaring'up tho traok of tho railroad
' and they will be summarily dealt with." I
- A letter from Annapolis, April 2?lh, say?:
" And, rtow to give you an oxamplo of the pun
ishmont traitors re?oive, we can soe'from where
Ora writing, about two miles from shore, on th
yard-aim of tho United States brig Caledonlfl
two mon hanging-ono for smuggling provision
and powder to the rob?is at Charleston ; the otho
for piloting tho Seventh Regiment on tho Ch case
peakVbar-with the intention that tho Baldino
roans might get poSHCMlon of Annrfpolls b?fo?
tho Hovonth could land. He was not auite ,ehnr
?nough for the boys. They suspected his inten
lions, put him in irons, and convoyed him on bo?r
the brig, and ROW ho ls hanging for his crime."
The New York Day Dook asks : Do the Ad
ministration hang mon charged with treason with
ant trial ?"_
iNBi/RRKcriG.v IN RuA?AN.~-Tin eoljopne
Aramcnala, from Rustan, roports au insnrrci
tion in lltiAton by tho Indians. Fifteen Britie
officer* are said to havo boon killed by tho instit
'gents. Capt. Dunn's West India Rogimcntba
? left for tho scene of action. Tho English- Opt
oipnmont is to giro up the island on the let
June,, politely, whether Honduras accepts
* Mi?ltavy MoVaments.
)Vo attended the dross parado of tho Fourth
'.'.cgimont, yesterday evening, sny? tho Culum
hia duo! i niau, and w oro pleased to ohao. vo a
great improvement in '.?mit drill and evolutions.
After tho parade, tho Colonel nnuouuced that
Col. J. P. Rood, of Anderson, would address
the soldiers at night, from tho oornor of Main
nud Boundary streets.
At tlio hour appointed, wo wont up thoro.
nud a largo portion of tho Regiment assembled
to liston to thoir fellow-citizen. Cot. Reed ad
dressed them in a speech of> about an Jiour, re
viewing tho recent importent events, mid en
couraging his hearers with tho hope of an ousy
victory ovor tho uudiuiplinod, hulf-sturvod hire
lings of tho North, whoso watoh-word was
" booty and beauty." Ile remiuded tho Regi
ment that a similar watch-word was used by tho
British at the battle of New Orleans, where tho
result proved that tho hireling soldiers of tho
British woro nu match for freemon under tho
command of General Jackson, for tho lattor
lost but seven mon, while tho former woro liter
ally cut to pieces ; and a similar late will await
the hordes which Lincoln is about to pour up
Col. Recd stated that ho had just returned
fron? v.Charleston, and on tho train met with
Gen. Beauregard and Gov. Manning, on thoir
way from Montgomery North. They gavo him
most encouraging information concerning tho
1>rospect8of Success of tho Confed?ralo Statet,
Jo also stated that a largo number of letters of
marque had bein granted ; and that many moro
applications were received from French, Span
ish and even Ynnkeo subjects.
The spenkor closed by reminding thom that
Col. Orr's Legion, now hoing raised in tho
mountains, would be with thom on tho field
when needed, and expressed his assuranco that
lils follow-eitizons of Grccuvillo, Anderson and
Bickens would givo a good account of them
Wo learn that tho Fourth Regiment will
leave, on Tuesday, for a camp near'Aiken,
thoro to romain for a limo for tho purposo of
EAST TENNESSEE TRUE TO TUE SOUTH.-All
accounts from East Tonnossoo ngrco in repre
senting tho people of that dividion as loyal to
tho South. In every quartor military compa
nies aro hoing organized for activo service
against tho aggression of Northern invndors,
and those too old or infirm for such service, aro
frooly giving of thoir Substance in support of
the good canso. Dospito what slanderers say
of thom, tho people of East Tennossco aro giv
ing practical demonstration of the fact that they
aro thoroughly with tho South in this her period
of awful peril. _
TUE 1ST REOIMENT S. S. YOI.UNTEEHS.-Wo
stated last week that this Regiment hod gone to
Virginia, 'fliis is a mistake. Throe hundred
and fifty m?n accompanied Col. Gregg to Vir
ginia. Six hundred nnd fifty preferred to bo
honorably discharged. All honor to tho brave
men who first responded to thc call of Carolina,
and who for months, on Sullivans and Morris
Islands endured tho privations of tho camp, and
discharged faithfully tho duties of citizen sol
diers. Only lot thom elect their own officers,
and they'll fight for South Carolina and tho
South any whero.
NEW YORK ALREADY APATHETIC-Thc New
York Herald is vory cagor for thc fray, and fours
that Ynnkeo heroism may vory rapidly cool
dowu unless put in a tight placo. In its issue
of last Wednesday it says : Already havo we
booomo apathetic; and, if tho President and
his Cabinet do notaot with vigor before the en
thusiasm has timo to ebb, tho opportunity will
be lost forever, and tho next groat enthusiasm
may bo started by some dashing ot ont iu a vory
THE following is an extract of a letter re
cently received, iu this city, by a brother
from his sister :
M Virginia seems a long way for 3*011 to go
from us on n campaign, nnd it is fortunate
your constitution is good, and that you have
had some training near home. You know us
well enough to know that our anxieties will
follow you, both in the quiet camp and thc
battle field, and you will not take it amiss if
I bog you to evade moro carefully tho great
and sometimes overpowering tendency to idle
habits of dissipation in camp lifo; but no, I
need not t hus warn one whose inothor's yearn
ing heart prays for him nightly. God bless
you, my brother, and save you from tho snares
ot' temptation. As for all else, I feel that wc
must cheerfully submit to tho calls of our
country. Virginia will be a healthy climate
for you, and I have strong faith in thc brave
ry of our troops to repel thc foe without much
loss of life, so you will do yourself honor,
and go, hearing thc cheerful hopes of your
PKOTBST ov Tilia NEW Yon IC WOMKN.
A number Ol ladies, born in the Rorder
States, hut now residing in New York, havo
published an address to the Union Defeuco
Committee of the oity of Now York, in which
they soy :-"They wish to protest against
tho deliberate nud systematic incitement and
fostering, hy many of tho New York daily
newspapers, of a oruel, savage, oud robber
like spirit of war ; n spirit of bloodthirsty
malignity and unmanly hatred, prompting to
deeds of. murder and rapine; a spirit belong
ing to wild mon and wild beasts, hut which
ought to bo rebuked among thc citizens of a
humane and free government. It shows
itself most in the recommendations to moko
war on helpless women and children. Tho
editors of tho Tribune, Tipies, Courier and
Sun, nof ono of them, it is believed, a native
of tho State, whoso dignity they thus degrade,
do not hesitate to urge measures that in volvo |
inevitably tho destruction of entire families;
tho laying waste of cities, by way of precau
tion ; tho planning of raids into neighboring
States to drivo out tho proprietors of tho ?
soil, nud toko possession of it ^s a reward for
military services. Their bestialities havo al
ready provoked indignant comments from
thc Canadian press, which, with tho fresh
memories of Indian and Chinese massacres
by England, pronounce tho lin ?ted- States
Government in advance of all despotisms in
thc extent of these proposals. It is respect
fully suggested that thoro should bo n stop
put to this "
-~? ? .
COTTON.-Wo havo received, by mail, soys
tho Augusta Constitutionalist, from Gonzales
County, Toxas, a stalk of cotton with " formn"
and full grown lcavos, taken from tho flold,
April 8d'. This is tho earliest wo have ever
known, and betokens a vory favorable season
and flattering prospects for 0 crop in that
HELLISH SUGGESTION.-Tho Wcslohcstor
Dotnoorat, reminds thcPcnnsylvania volunteers
that Baltimore " hoff alway.? been celebrated
for tho beauty of its women that " tho fair
wera over tho reward of tho bravo," and that
" Beauty and Booty was th. e watoh-word at
NoirO.W'.,, / :
Pennings and Olippiogg,
FOURTH REOIMKNT, S. C. V.-P?rpons corres
ponding with niombars of companies compri
sing 4th Regt. 8. S. V., o?inmandod by CoK j.
B. E. Sloan, Sv?ll address to tho caro of tho
Capt in of tho company to which tholr ffieuds
oro attached._ *
GUANOS or NAME.-Tho Ano infantry oorp?
hitherto so woll known ns tho " Mongher
Guard," of Olmrlostnn, hnvo, by a unanimous
vote, ohnngod their nnmo to tho " Emorald
Light Infantry."- ^_
PHILADELPHIA, ?lay 3.-Tho Adamantino
Candi? Fnotory of Mossrs. Timm & Co., and
Soap Works of Mossrs. Van 1 Inger & MuKim,
in this city, woro destroyed by firo last night.
Two firoincn woro killed by falling walls,'and
others aro supposod to bo buried in tho ruins.
AFFAIRS AT NKWAKVC.-A Nowark ,-(N. J.)
wr.iter says that their total manufactures have
ben $23,264,213 annually, of which $10.000,
UJO was for Southern trade. This is now w liol y
dostroyod. Many concerns employ one-fourth
ot thoir bands, while othors have stopped alto
RICH MOND, May 7.-The Butlor Guards. Capt.
Hoke, of Greenville, arrived bore this evening
from Columbia, and havo boon attached to Col.
Korshaw's rogimont. All well.
Two MILLIONS-The available fighting force
of tho- .South is about two millions of men. Lin
coln will neod all tho help ho can got to'march
through a country with suoh a dofonsivo force
EMUR.VCINC-It is said that " tho cousus cm
bracos seventeen millions of women." Who
wouldn't be the oonsus ?
A MELANCHOLY DEATH.-Mr. GcorgoBelongil
tor, n privato in tho Chorokco Pond Volun
teers, says tho Edgofiold Advertiser, fell from
tho ears on his roturn homo and was instantly
killed. Ho was about 28 years old, very robust
<\ good soldier, and a good follow. His fate was
indeed a melancholy ono.
ONE DAY.-No man knows what a day may
bring forth ; what miseries, what good, or what
ovil, what afflictions, what liborty, what bonds,
what good success, or what bad success, a day
may bring forth; and, therefore man need
UVOry day bo in thc closet with God, that bc
may be prnparod and fitted to ent?rtalo and im
provo all tho ocourronoos, succossos, and emer
gencies, which may attend him in tho courso of
WANTS ms NAME CHANCEO.-An excel loni
citizen of Memphis, Mr. G. N.- Lincoln, has pe
titioned tho Legislature t I .vo his name chang
ed. Tho petitioner alleges that his father and
grand-father woro first rate pooplo, but ho non
deems his patronymic unendurable.
A C ll A ll LESTONIA N IN DURANCE.--Wo loan
from good authority that, among tho Southern
ors latoly arrested in Washington, and who an
now (ionlined in thatoity at tho morey of a bru
tal Abolition militia, is John W. Richardson, i
nativo of this city, where ho has many friends
Por a number of years past ho has resided ii
Baltimore, until culled to Washington to nccup;
a position of responsibility at thc Navy Yard.
RIFLED CANNON.-Thoko destructive weapon
arc being made at " Leod'a Foundry," New Ot
leans, which can soon supply thc Conf?d?ral1
States with any quantity of those superior guns
Tho riflo cannon used against Fort Sumtet
from Cummings'*} Point, has been placed o:
biard tho Linly Davis, and will likely uso
a blockading squadron ns a target, in oaso thc
appear off Charleston bar with inferior guns.
RICHMOND, Muy ?.-Threo more fires brok
out last night, in different parts of thc oily.
They arc attributed to villainous incendiario:
Tho eiti/.ons of Richmond aro exasperated an
havo instituted vigorous measures to ferret ol
tho vile scoundrels und bring them to condig
punishment. Thc authorities hnvo (letorn)iur
to keep in readiness a largo armed force for tl
protection of thc city from all prowling spies ?
ruffians, At one of tho Ouriflagrntions, a neg]
woman and a number of horses wore burnt
LET THEM COME.-A Boston paper says.th
New England, if necessary, " will pour hov 1
ginns in the South." If she does she will ble<
at ever}' pour.
SUPPLIES GIVING OCT.-There is a diflicnl
in Philadelphia in obtaining a proper supply
bread, in cnnsen,iicn^c of tho demand for t
sustenance of ibo troops on their way to Wa*
Wigton. It will soon bo transparent, that whi
nil parts of tho country suffer from tho prose
suite of things, tho North comes in for its fi
share of distress.
A Brr OF SPICE.-Tho New York papers ti
teeming with accounts of regiments being wu
fcred into sorvico. Before long they will ho
a chanco of recording how they wore puppet
I ont of sorvico.
RETIRES.-Hon. Howell Cobb, in a letter
tho Athens Manlier, declares his intention
I retiring from public life at tho expiration of \
present term of offieo.
I STEALINO,-Tho Now York Journal of. Vc
merce lifts up its voico against tho many w
aro manifesting their love of 'Lincoln's Gove
ment by enriching themselves with the mm
contributed for tho war. Tho complaints of tl
paper authorize thc belief that this plnndoi
carried on lo a large oxtont.
AN UNCONQUERAIILK PEOPLE.-Tho Alex
dria Gazette justly remarks that no free peoj
i who know their rights and bra 'determined
I m ni n titi u them ; who act on tho dofonsivo t
I seek nothing hut the maintenance of their o
j independence; who say, "lot ns alono, and
will not quarrel with you," oan bo coo/cod, c
qnorod, or subdued. They inay, at first, h
hard.knocks and meet with rovorsos. No n
has a right to suppose that tho fortuno of \
will always bo favorable Rut, in tho end, t
will bo successful. Tho civilized world will
on their sido, in sentiment.
A VETERAN PATRIOT.--In tho Athone ((
Guard?, there is a goutloman 73 years of i
Ho was an Orderly ??orgonnt in tho war of li
and has three sons now in the service, tw<
whom aro nicmbors'of tho Guards. Tho ni
of this venerable coldior is Richard Hughes
RIOUT.-Tho people of Kingston and R
gold, Ga., have denounced Brownlow's Ki
ville Whig as an Incendiary ?licet, and for
don their respective postmasters to doliver 1
BOSTON, ai ay ll.-*-Vhestoamor Pombi
sailed to day with reinforcements, provis
and munitibna, for Pori Monroe. *
* Cpj.unmA, a. 0., May 10. |SjGl. '
. Dear Courier i- I was unable In my la>t let
ter to report tho rosuftof tho proposition to vol
untoor for thc Oonfodornto Stntos. When tho
proposition was mudo to. our Regiment, (tho
4th,) it was responded to by tho Butler Gdnrds,
Palmotto Riflemen, tiiid Calhoun Mountaineers;
together willi some scnttoritig members of other -
Tho Calhoun Mountaineers continuo to enjoy
good health nod cheerful spirits, with tho'oxcep
tion of two,''only, who uro in'tho itospitivl tyt
thia time. On visiting our Regimental Hospi
tal yostorday,' I,found a groator numbor of pa
tionts than I'have soon thero on any previous
occasion. - Wo-i infolge tho hope, hpwevor, tlint
wo will soon bo able to dispenso with tho uso of
tho Hospital altogether. What little sickness
wo hayo had is attributable tu tho ?rowding of
too many mon in old- and badly vontilatnd
houses. Our Rogimout will, in all probability*
be romovod in a few days, to Aikon.
In tho list of thc inembbra I gave ybu of our
company, in my Inst-,"I omitted tho nantes o'f j
Richard Lewis, jr., and John D. Perry, whoso
names bad nut hoon placo 1 on tho " Moss" Roll,"
from which I mudo tho list.
My boult h has hoon failing fi>r thc past Wo
wooks-so rapidly, indeed, that if I am not soon
blessed with a change for tho bettor,' I shall bo
compelled to sock a moro congonial olimo.
In haste. Corni issAHY.
Coi.iuiniA, S. 0., May G. 1801.
Mr. Editor: Through thc columns of your
papor, wo, tho undersigned committee of lite 1
V Pjokens Guards," commanded by Captuin W. j
W. Hollingsworth, wish to return tho thanks iif j
tho. Company to tho many kind friends of Pick
ens, for their generous hospitalities to us sincb
our arrival at this placo-Columbia.
Kind friends of Pickons, wo aro now, as you
all know, at this placo doing servieo for tho
gallant mid glorious little Palmetto State. Wo
aro proud that wo aro her servants; and, rest
assured, friends'at homo, wo will toil for her
with willing hearts, remembering, ns we do,
that wo hnvo wives, sisters, muthera, fathers,
brothers, friends und all, for whom it will bo
our glory and pride to win bright laurels of re
nown. To our many dear friends at home, wo
Would say. though 'tis true, wo aro separated
from thom, vet, ?till, 'tis pleasant to us that
memory retains you nil, and you uro fancieil
often in all tho beauty and grandeur of un
Lot our' lots bc what they may-that nf wc .1
or woe-wo shall never forgot tho gallant little
District of Pickons, but wdll say as nur last
words, Heaven's host blessings rest upon tho
fair daughters ami sons of Dickens, and may
prosperity attend thom now and forever. Kind
friends, one and all, wo return for the Company
their si noora apd heartfelt (hunks for tho many
presen io of eatables which you have honored
them with ; and, rost assured, they have appre
ciated thom as tokens of great regard from you
To our friend, J. Wost Walker, we bog him
to accept the thanks of the Company for dis de
licious cake. And may his lifo ho blessed willi
health, and may his futuro duys ho brightened
with tho sunshine of prosperity and happiness.
JOHN H. BOWEN, 1st Liout.
J. A. HAMILTON, 2d Lieut.
J. M. Ft RUO, M. D.
G. Y). ROUINSON, M. D.
S. \V CLAYTON.
Cbi.it M nt A. S. C., May 3, 1801.
Tho Twolvo Mile Volunteers, commanded by
Captain Griffin, tender their thanks tn J. W.
"Walker, of Pickensvillc, fer a very Inigo and
handsome Cake presented to said Company.
J. W. SINGLETON, 1st Lieut, in command.
The. following is a I Ut of thc commissioned
and non cont missioned officers, and privates of
tho " Pickons Guards," Company I,-Uh Reg
iment Si C. V :
W. W. Hollingsworth, Captain.
John* II. Rowen, 1st Lieut.
John A. Hamilton, 2d "
W. Pickciie Hunt, lld "
Jasper N. Hawthorn, 1st Sergeant.
Warren J. Pennell, 2d "
John W. Gilstrap, 3rd "
M Thomas Smith, 4th "
John A. Hinton, 5th ?'
S. Herbert Williams, 1st Corporal. '
W E. M. Richardson, 2d "
J. Thompson Hinton, 3rd "
William A. Young, 4th "
David H. Templeton, 5th "
M\t YATES. J
W. IL Allgood, J. II Ariail, Reuben Ar
nold, J. J. Relton, J. M. Relton, G. W.
Elnkoly, S. II. Rowen, W. T. Rowen, Thos.
Barnett, Richard Burdine, W. Cr. Bhissin
gamc, Berry* Rlaekwcll, W. L. Barrett, Thos.
Rates, G. W. Boroughs, J. R. Cantrell, W.
G\ Cooley, Henry Couch, R. II. Clardy, S.
W. Clayton, P. E. Gason, William Cox, W.
P. Dodd, J. J. Dodd, Jeptlui EniorsonjT. G.
Fennell. W. J. M. Ferguson, J. M. Field, M.
D. , William Gibson, W, T. Garvin, F. L.
Garvin, TEuns Hunter. I). T. Hopkins, J. J.
Hammett, G. A. Hendricks, W. M. Jameson,
W. J. King, Jacob Kctmomoro, W. W. La
them, J. S. Lathem, Joseph Lawrence, J". L.
Lawson, W. A. MoDow, R. F. Madden, E.
M. Maddon, Jacob Miller, E. K. Mullinnix,
J. A. McWhortor, J. R. MoWhortcr, G. W.
MoWhortor. G. W. Massengill, S. M Neal, J
E. F. Prince, J. F Prinoc, T. F. Pilgrim, S.
Pilgrim, S. A Perry, E. A Purry, G. E Rob
inson, M D, P. M. Summcrell, A. E Smith,
W. T Spencer, J*. R Slovens, R. F. Todd, G.
M. Thompson, L. I) Thrift, J. R Taylor, L.
M. Taylor, Gi F Williams, Franklin Wad
dell, Rcnajah Williams, W. A. White, P. E
A. Williams; A. M. Young, E. M. Young,
Elliot M. Yates.
ANNAPOLIS, MA"Y13, 12 m.^-Tho messen
ger of Gov. Hicks, to Gov. Lotoher has re
turned, from Richmond. Ho says Virginia
expected 00,000 Confederate troops by Thurs
day last. Gen Butler with fifty mon and twc
pieces of ordnance, left' this afternoon on
Bomo important secret service, going in thc
direction of Baltimore.
MOIHLK, May 12.-Mr. AV. IL. Russell,
the American correspondent of tho'London
Timen visited Forts Morgan and Gaines tb
day, accompanied by SOVOrnl prominent oiti
Benn. Mri Russell .mado several importan!
suggestions JtO Col. Haidee regarding tho for
tifioa tiona, gathered'from h is . experience ir
tho Crimea, and scorned wei) pleased witl
Hardee's command. HQ says Ilardeo is ovo
Try inoh a soldior,
Tolographio Nows from all Quarters.
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CIIAULEBTQN, May ll--ll.. 80, a. m.
Tim,United States shearn frigate Niagara lias
arrivod,. und anchored off tho bal-, wjpajo sha
con bo seen plainly fjro.m tho Riittcry. Sho
j oftrries fifty guns, mid fl?x. htindrcd mon, mid
will blockade the port. .Sho draws twenty
four foot water, and bijt nineteen foot cu ti
'cross tho bar. A
Mt>NT<to;\iEUY> May Vi.-It improbable
that Congress; will adjourn within tho next
ten days, and meet nguiu au .July, nt such
51acoas?oircumstanocs may render necessary,
'hero is nothing now. from Ponsnedla, and
nothing of .unusual .interest transpiring in
ANNAI'OMS, May ll.-About twenty shots
woro exchanged last night between the Cotv
federato or seeos.bon soldiers and the picket
guard at Camp Rutter. The Raltipiore train
on thc Utiltimoro and' Ohio'Railroad' was
stopped by Virginia troops ten miles west of
Frederick, Maryland, and oxnniincd. Tho
samo thing will be dono to ov.b.ry western.,
train horoaftor. Four hundred virginians
are strongly posted for the purpose. A train
of western cars, With a lot of horsris nnd'bno
hundrod beef onttlo, bound to Raltimoro, was
captured nt Harper's Forryi . . :
LOUISVILLE, May ll.-A battalion cf
Louisiana troops . left Kiohmond on tho 8th,
on secret sorvioe. Alexandria was occupied
by 1,000 secession troops. - ? ' .
NEW VUUK,May . tl.-Tho steamship
Great Eastern, with Li typool d?tes tn the
afternoon of tho 1st instan 1, Via Milford Ua
von, lins arrived. Tho sales of cotton at
Liverpool for thc three days before hor sail
ing amounicd to 30,000 bales-spcoulalors,
and exporters taking 11,000 bales. Hewett's
circular roports on advance of | siiioe Friday
-the - market closing quiet and steady.
Middling Orleans 7y. Tho Manohester-tid'
viocs aro favorable, Flour declined 6d.
Wheat steady. Consols 1)1 1 J. The
Diplomado Comtnissioiicrs from the Confed
erate States "of Atneriea had 'roached hihg
land per West India steamer. Mt', Grego
ry's motion, in the Houso of Cuni mons", rela
tive to tho rocognition of tho independence
of thc Southern Confederate States, Was
postponed for two weeks. American vessels
homeward bound arc insured at four guineas,
covering war risks.
MovruoMKitY, May ll.-Tho Exposs
Company commences running to Pensacola
early next. week. There was nothing of in
terest publicly done, in Congress to-day.-.
ALEXANDRIA, May ll.-Thu United
States steamer Pawnee slipped hor cable late
this ovoning, at tho Washington Navy Yard,
and dropped down to Alexandrin. She How
lies off tho city, close, to tho wharves, with
port holes opened) and guns run out.
WASHINGTON, May ll--It is rumor? '
that tho Missouri State, troops, under Gov
ernor Jackson, have invested St. Louis, and
some eight thousand, under Ulair, ure de
fending tho city. Large numbers of-Con
federate troops, with heavy ordnance, arc
concentrating nt Alexandria. A large Con
federate force is marching towards Harper's
Ferry, lt is supposed that a heavy ibreo is
on the way into Pennsylvania to cause a di
version of the F?deral forcea.,
WASHINGTON, May ll.-Get mil McClel
lan, of Ohio, hus been appointed commander
of tho Department of Ohio, Indiana and
pALTIMOtlK, May H.- It is reported that
tho mountain forests on tho Maryland side of
thc Potomac have been fired. Col. Dimmick
is mountingCplum'biadsand barbette guns on
the land side of the fort. Thirteen hundred
troops from Perryville. have moved townrds
Washington. In the Legislature, on Thurs
day, S. Teackle Wallis, of Baltimore, sub
mitted tho report of the Committee on Fed
eral Relations. It declares that thc wai
waged by tho people of tho United State.*
upon the people of the Confederate States b
unconstitutional, repugnant, to civilization
and sound policy, and subversive of free in
stitutions. A protest is entered against thc
war on tho part of Maryland, deehuing timi
she will take no part, directly or indirectly
in its prosecution, and tho assertion is made
that Maryland desires the peaceful recogni
tion of the independence of tho seceded
States. Thc present military occupation O?
Maryland is protested against tis uiiconstitu
tional, oppressive and illegal. Tho final res
olutions assert that, under existing circum
stances, it is inexpedient t<> call a fcovcroigi
con volition of the people of Maryland at th ii
time, or to take measures for the imm?diat*
organisation of tho army and militia. Tin
report closes by proposing tho ndjournmcn
of the Legislature to n day to bo named.
The report was adopted in thc House of Del
egates by a vote of yeas 40, nays II. Tin
resolutions wore tunde thc special, order lb
this morning in thc Se?ale.
RICHMOND, May ll.-Tho Pnlmetb
'Guard, Capt. Cuthbert, arrived this morning
all well and in fine spirit*. They havi
joined Col. ? Koralta w's regiment,
Gen. Leo is now noting with great vigor
He holds command of all the L'oiil'edorat
States forces iu Virginia.
Soward, tho abolition Secretary of State
received yesterday a dispatch from . n No\
York finn, .asking whether their vessel
could proceed to Norfolk to take in a cargo o
oott?n. Soward replied thtjt they could not
adding that "similar requests' had beeb rc
fused iii tho cases of foreign vessels." r
Tho editorials in th'o English papers, rein
tivo to tho reduction of Fort Sumter hy th
South Carolinians, arc decidedly favorable t
tho South. . r
A hugo falling off is noticed in tho arri
vals, at the Now York hotels. The shoo bc
gins to pinch in Wail strcot.
, Tho newspapers fnmi tho cotton and minni
facturing districts, in England nil urge th
recognition.of tho Confcdcroto States.
It is stated on authority that tho officers c,
tho United States army foapfurod in Tcxtu
who wore rolcnsed on parolo conditional vf
on their not bearing arms against tho Cm
federato States, wdll bo. requested to ronb
thoir obligations to tho Govern mont. A? r<
fusnl to tako tho oath will bo cause for thoi
Tho Abolition Sqcrotary of tho Intern
has determined to withhold .pouaiobs in th
seceded States, and thu benefit of tho Pei
> sion and Patent hiwa.
1 An Abolition Convention is to meet . t
1 Whooling to-morrow''(Monday) tooudouv?
to moko a now State out of western Virgil
ia. Thirty-three counties, will bo represei
i ted. Two companies wore mustered into tl
? United ,Statca service at Whcoling, Tl
. calculation of tho Abolition traitors there
; to elect a Govornor, Legislature, bto.,.und
. assume nil tho functions of a BOVofatJ]
i Howard stated to. n gentleman who-assurt
. him pf tho determined feeling io Kow Yoi
, to, sustain tho (U. S.) Government, and th
onergctio . action woro expected of tho Gov- if
eminent, that " tho peoplo would ho /.veil j
satisfied with what would take pjnoo in a few .
days."-Sj>ec?iJ (o Churlcn(on Mcicm-y
I ALEXANDRIA, Moy 10- Sherman'* hat
I tory, with three companies of Ibo PhiMel
phin ..Greys, of tho First l\musylva,nln rogi- ?
monti uria\Dvo oompnuies Third U. S. Infant. #
ry, 1600 in ali, passed thiougli .JJalti'niore, jj
laud arrived ot Washington last hight. Np
demonstration of any, kind was made in Uah fi
timoro. Four hundred regular cavalry, un
mounted, arrived in Washington, from Car- J
lisle Panuoks this morning. Eight hundred <J.
Virginians ?nd Kentucky troops uro encamp- .
cd upon tho .' Maryland shoro, Oppositei Har. i
por's Ferry, and w'cro fortifying ?ho heights. I
Two comp- des from Pnltiirtore, and QUO
from Fred 'iok City, numbering QUO hun
died encl?, went to Harper's Ferry yesterday.
The- Fonusylvania Legislature has passed tho ,?
threo ni?Oi?n loan bill, and authorised thc
raising of fifteen nioro regiments. .
i Tilomas Francia. M.cnghor has joined tho ^
; Sixty-ninth Now York regiment,nt Washing
ton. Tho position gf Ciililbrnia,v ia cousin*
? ercd very doubtful as to ?ist?ining Lincoln
? in his wiir policy. ? Fourteen Wcstorn Vir
ginia counties hilve appointed dologntos to a
Union (.'onvolition. Two thousand stand of
arms have been received at Wheeling.
ALEXANDRIA;' May 1.0.-Seward will, in
his instructions io Adnhis,, the^. Abolition
Minister to Knglnnd, .Vepeut more in detail
the instructions given to Dayton.
Tho Now'York (.'ouriiir unil Enquirer '
says that it has assurances from Seward that
tho war-will begin in a few days, rim! from .
Ill air that troops will beseht to No'W Orleans.
We have important nows from Maryland.
A body of Lincoln troops passed through
-Baltimore about t h reft o'clock yesterday af
ternoon. lt was dune in this way : A fleet
of United States vessels'were first observed
from the wharves of ?a Ililli OTO .coming up
the Putnpsco river, ultddr the guns of Fort
Mcllcnry. The vessels were the steamers
Maryland. Philadelphia, thc lee Hunt and
three propellers, under convoy bf thc flu rf! et 4?frp
Lane war stefi'mer. ' Tho fleet had oh board a
total of about two thousand seven hundred
mon. Tho transports approached the wharf
at Whetstone Point, and lauded tho troops
there, while the Harriet Lane stood off with
her port holes opened-to protect the landing.
As soon ns thc debarkation of thc forces was .
completed ibby Were transferred to special
trains and passed on towards Washington.
All is quiet now nt Washington und Alex
andrin. There has been no movement to oc
cupy Arlington heights.--Afc rc uri/. 1
LKXIXUTON, VA., May 0.-Tho county
I court of Pockbridge this day npproprintcd
S2f>,000 for ? rmi hg and equipping thc volun
teers of this country.
Ar.KXANimi A, Mny 12.-Tho United
Stales war steamer Pawnee lies oft* our
wharves, (having dropped down from Wash
ington hist night.) She has her port-holes
open, and hor guns run out.
Herds of beef cnttlo now occupy tho
grounds of tho Smithsonian institute iii
Washington. Northern troop continue to
arrive in that city in numbers vnrying-frOni
1,000 to 8.000 per day. Many of ilie-fode
ral forecs now in Washington nre of foreign
extrnction. A regiment is to day quartered ' S
nt tho Annapolis Junction, composed mid
olficorcd entirely by Germans. Geilornl Scott
is not unaware of tllb military force bf the '^
South. Ycsteidny he told.one of Iiis "friends
that Virginia alone could, within ibvty eight
hours, courent ra to twice ns ninny troops
upon Washington na Werfli nlready enrolled
und mustered in'the service ol' Lincoln's Ad- (j
Several regiments left Washington within
thc last two or three days for the Relay House
-their ultimate destination being Harper's
Ferry. Mr. Sanford, agent of Adam's Ex
press Company, arrived hero on Thursday,
with 8700,000 in specie for tho Governmbbt,
from New York, under an escort of fifty of
the ?Jd United State's cavalry.
... A battery commands the ' rail rond ut the
Point of Rocks, twelve miles below Harper's
Ferry; while the bridge across the Potomac * M
is confiiinlided by another buttery. Pnrties
range thc oountry for fifteen "milev north and
cast and west ; and also, upon tho slightest i
alnrin, communicate'by a syst Om of signals J
agreed upon. .
.ST. Lr LIS, Mny 12.-Yesterday, Gen. j
Frost, commanding'a brigade of Stato inilitiu,
at Camp Jackson, unconditionally surrender
ed upon the demand of the. federal troops.:
Pronto was tendered, but doolincd. upoii tho
ground that taking the oath would imply that
they have boon in arms against tho' federal ?
authority, which, they denied.' ' They were
finally vclensed, however.
While tho State troops were drawn up be
tween two linos of Union t.roopst stones were
thrown mid pistols fired nt them One shot
took offed in tho leg of Capt. P.luulow.sky,
who. in falling, gave tho order to fire,' which
was obeyed, and two wbmbu- ?ind sevornl chil
dren were killed, and about twenty other per
sons wounded: 'rho greatest exuitcmont is
prevailing. Tho llcpublienii uewspnpors wera
threatened by the .mob. Tho Grent'Eustoru,
which arrived at Sandy .Hook yesterday, it is
reported, Imp been chartered by thc Govern,
ment ns a transport. ; . - .
Thc Steam Gun presented by Mr. Winnu?,
of Paltimore, to the Southern Confederacy,
was yesterday o iptured.hy thc .fedora 1 forces
nt lOllicott's 'Mills. . '.
At-KXANOUiA, Mny 18.-Thirty-seven
thousand troops now in Washington' city.-'- .
Desertions,from tho fodoruf army nie punier
on*. .Several runaways from Virginiaiwe're
arrested to-dny in . Washington'. The strimer
Pawiico, lying riff Alexandria, te day, mbntit
\ed two ndditioniiPguns. The. United Stnfba
steamer Mount Vernon stomped opposite' this
city to day and communionted Wit I; thc Pny>
ncc. The'Unitod-States Pi?stunister-Gcncrill
has uiado preparations for tho trnnsprtvtutiou
qf~ mails" .between- New Ybrk, Fort' Pibkqhs
aiid> Havaniin, by tho federal government
. The Convention of I^ovthwestern Virginia
met . to-day. Whocling purposes forming a
b?pnrato S.tnto, It is rumored hore thnt ov?r, *
thirty counties aro representad-proceedings'
unknown, " ? . ?
Virginia and Un, i ted States troops aro rop
idly concentrating. Harper's Ferry and 0 th.
er defensible points in their possession nto for
tified by Virginians. A fight is hourly nntio
iplited. Tho rumor in reference to thc iOsur
robtiort jn Kentucky is unfounded.
Wtown's dispntohes from Ponnsncola, ? fafeK
ved in Washington on yesterday. (
ST. LOUIB, Mny 12.-Another tragedy oc
curred Wt night. Tho flomb Guards Were
i niurohirig through tho strcots, followed by n
crowd hooting'ond, hissing them, when a boy
fired a pistol iii their rear. The company im
i mediately flwd upbn tho ohwd,m tUo wUol? ;