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Helping the cause. --The following correspondence, though brief, explains itself. We trust to have to record many other similar manifestations of regard on the part of the various religious congregations: "Richmond, June 14, 1861 Sir: "C. G. Memminger, Esq., "Sec'y Confederate States of America; I enclose, from the Disciples of Christ, worshipping at Sycamore Meeting House, fifty dollars, a collection on yesterday as a present. Your ob't serv't. "Thos. D Quarles,se, fifty dollars, a collection on yesterday as a present. Your ob't serv't. "Thos. D Quarles, Treasurer. "Confederate States of America, Treasury Department, Richmond, June 14, 1861 Sir: "Thos. D. Quarles, Esq. Treas, of Church of Disciples of Christ, at Sycamore Church: I have the pleasure of acknowledging the receipt of fifty dollars, a contribution from your Church, in aid of the Treasury of the Confederate States. "With much respect, "C. G. Memminger,Sec. of Treas.
Virginia State ConventionSecond session--Second day. Richmond, June 14, 1861. Pursuant to adjournment, the Convention assembled at 10 o'clock this morning, at the Hall of the House of Delegates, and was called to order by the presiding officer. The Rev. Mr. Woodcook, of the Methodist Church, was invited to open the session with prayer, and all present in galleries and lobby were in a few moments prostrate in spirit before the Author of the Universe and the God of Battles in behalf of our cause and our people. We beg to suggest, without any reference, however, to the amiable and edifying Chaplain of the day, that, in times of revolution and under the summer solstice, that passage of Scripture which teaches us that the "Kingdom of Heaven must be taken by violence," should ever be borne in mind by the Reverend and excellent gentlemen who may be invited to open the sessions of the Convention with prayer. The old Roman adage, " omne violentum est brere," will suggest the ap
Norfolk, June 14, 1861. Yesterday witnessed a nation at prayers. It was a day ever to be remembered. From one end of these glorious Confederated States to the other, the prayers of three millions of freemen went up to the throne of the Most High, supplicating. His aid and comfort, in this their hour of trial, in establishing a free and independent Government, founded upon justice, equality, and the rights of freemen. The people of Norfolk, in this hour of darkness, have responded with a unanimity of action worthy of the feelings and principles that actuated their sires of the days of '76.--At early morn, are the glorious sun with his scintillating beams had thrown a glory around on the new born day, the bells from the different church towers rang out their calls to prayer. Every house of business was closed, and at a later hour every bell tolled out its invitation to the house of God. Never was an invitation to join in prayer more graciously accepted by a people, and s