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Virginia State Convention.Eighteenth day. Wednesday, March 6, 1861. The Convention was called to order at 12 o'clock. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Hour, of the Presbyterian Church. the National difficulties. Mr. Osborn, of Jefferson, offered the following preamble and resolution: Whereas, the Government of the United States having been created and established for the purpose of forming a more perfect Union than existed under the articles of Confederation) and adopted by all of the original States, with ample provisions for amendments to the same; but without any for its disintegration: Therefore, Resolved. That a resort to State secession, or a resumption of the original rights of the States, by an ordinance of secession, is not only unauthorized by the letter and spirit of the Constitution, but is contrary to, and subversive of, the fundamental principles upon which it was founded; wholly at variance with the legitimate objects of its creation: and can on
General Assembly of Virginia[extra session.]Senate. Morning, March 6, 1861. Senate called to order at 11 o'clock. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Moorman, of the Methodist Church. Richmond Street Railway--A communication from the House was read, announcing the passage of various bills — among them a bill amending an act passed March 20, 1860, authorizing the Council of Richmond city to construct railroads in its streets. On motion of Mr. Johnson, the rules were suspended, and the bill read a third time and passed. Bills Reported.--By Mr. Logan, incorporating the Oxford Cotton and Woolen Company; by Mr. Brannon, for the relief of John Ferguson, Sheriff of the county of Wayne; by Mr. Coghill, authorizing the sale of certain church property in the town of Moorefield. Mr. Johnson offered the following resolution: Resolved, That when the Senate adjourns to-day, it will adjourn to meet at half-past 10 o'clock tomorrow, and take a recess at half-past 1 o'cloc
House of Delegates. Wednesday, March 6, 1861. The House was called to order at 11 o'clock by Speaker Crutchfield. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Willis, of the Baptist Church. The passage of sundry bills by the Senate was communicated to the House, most of which were referred to committees. Adjournment Sine Die.--Mr. Dickinson, of the Senate, informed the House of the passage by the Senate of a joint resolution fixing the time of final adjournment of the General Assembly on the 20th of March. Bills Reported.--For the sale of a lot near Chatham Hill, in Smythe county, and purchase of another lot and erection of a schoolhouse thereon; amending an act passed the 6th March, 1858, entitled an act to amend the 2d section of an act passed March 2d, 1858, entitled an act to organize the militia and provide for the defence of the Commonwealth; concerning the sales, by the High Constable of the city of Richmond, of slaves and other property levied upon, distrained, or ord