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Virginia State Convention.Second day. Thursday, Feb. 14, 1861. The Convention assembled, at the Mechanics' Institute, at 12 o'clock. Long previous to this hour, every place allotted to spectators was densely crowded. Hundreds of ladies occupied the gallery prepared for their accommodation, which, however, was found insufficient for the purpose, and a large number were provided with "privileged seats" on the floor, in the windows, and on the gallery steps, while many more were disappoh, of Chesterfield. The motion to adjourn was renewed, and again withdrawn. Commissioners from other States. The President submitted the following communication from the Governor of the Commonwealth: Executive Department, Feb. 14, 1861. Gentlemen of the Convention: I have the honor to communicate herewith the credentials of the Hon. John S. Preston, a Commissioner duly appointed by the Convention recently held in South Carolina, and who is charged with the duty of commu
General Assembly of Virginia.[Extra session.] Senate. Thursday, Feb. 14, 1861. Called to order at the usual hour, and opened with prayer by Rev. Mr. Saul., Bill Reported.--By Mr. Thompson, for the relief of Josephine Harper. Petitions.--The following petitions were presented: By Mr. Coghill, petition of Geo. Woodson, and other slaves of A. S. Goodson, asking the enactment of a law authorizing their voluntary enslavement. By Mr. H. W. Thomas, petition of Celia Edmunds, asking certain relief. Mr. Carson presented sundry petitions in favor of the Strasburg connection. Resolutions.--The following resolutions of inquiry were adopted: By Mr. Quesenberry, of amending the charter of the Bank of Commerce, of Fredericksburg; by Mr. Townes, of amending the charter of the Bank of Danville; by Mr. Neal, to authorize Thos. Chancellor to construct a wharf on his land, on the South side of the Little Kanawha River, near its mouth. Change of Hour.--On motion of M
Port of Richmond, Feb.14, 1861. high water this day (Friday) at 8½ o'clock. Arrived, Steamship Jamestown, Skinner, New York,mdze, and passengers, Ludlam & Watson. Sailed, Steamer Belvidere, Keene, Baltimore, mdze, and passengers, D. & W. Currie. Schr. Hope, Frank, Baltimore, mdze., W. D. Colquitt & Co. Schr. Champ, Robinson, down the river, light.
Commercial. Richmond Markets, Feb. 14, 1861. There is not the slightest change in our markets since last Friday, save a fraction advance in Bacon. Commercial affairs remain in the condition of passiveness and incertitude which has characterized them for some months, and must so continue until some decisive measure for the pacification of the country shall be adopted.--Money matters unchanged. Apples.--Northern $2.00@3.50; Virginia Pippins $2.50 to $4. Bacon.--Demand moderate. We quote Sides 11 ½ cents; Shoulders 9 ½ cts.; plain Hams 12 ½ cts; Sugar-cured 13@13 ½ cents. Stock light. Bags.--Seamless Bags, 25; Manchester do., 19@23; Gunny do., 12@14 Beans.--White $1.37 ½@1.50 per bushel. Beeswax.--27 cts. Brooms.--$2@3, according to quality. Buckets, &c.--Painted Buckets $1.87 ½@$2 per dozen; three-hoop Painted Pails $2.25@2.50 per dozen; heavy Cedar Tubs, neat, $3.50@$5 per nest; heavy Cedar Feed Buckets $6.50 per dozen. Butter.--We quo<
Sales of Stocks in Richmond.Reported by John A. Lancaster & son, forweek ending February 14th, 1861. Virginia 6 per cent. Registered Bonds, sales $81. Richmond City Bonds, sales $90. Petersburg City Bonds, no recent sales. Lynchburg City Bonds, no recent sales. Norfolk City Bonds, no recent sales. Exchange Bank Stock, sales $99 ½. Farmers Bank Stock, sales $98 ½. Bank of Virginia Stock, sales, $68. Bank of the Commonwealth Stock, held at $94. Richmond and Danville R. R. Bonds, guaranteed by State of Va., no recent sales. Virginia Central R. R. Bonds, guaranteed by State of Va., no recent sales. City of Petersburg Bonds, guaranteed by State of City Va., no recent sales. Old Dominion Insurance Co. Stock, last sales $28. Richmond Fire Association Stock, last sales $38. Virginia Fire and Marine Insurance Stock, no recent sales. Insurance Company State of Va., sales $110. Merchants' Insurance Stock, sales $72 ½. Va. Life Insurance Co. Stoc