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State Convention. Saturday, Nov. 23, 1861. The Convention was opened with prayer to the Rev. Dr. Hoge, of the Second Presbyterian Church. Relief of Refugees. Mr. Maslin offered an ordinance for the relief of those persons who have been driven from their homes and deprived of their offices to the enemy. Civil and military offices. Mr. G. W. Randolph offered the following ordinance for adoption: Be it ordained, That, during the existing war, voters of the volunteers and militia shall be eligible to seats in the General Assembly, and for any person holding office in this Commonwealth may hold any military appointment under the Confederate Government the war without vacating such office. Be it further ordained, That Colonel Henry did the Paymaster of the Virginia forces, be, he is hereby, authorized to accept a commission in the army of the Confederate states without vacating his commission as paymaster of the Virginia forces. On motion, Mr. Ma
From Norfolk. Conference proceedings — flag presentation--Yankee misrepresentations — trial of Hughee — military, &c. [Special Correspondence of the Dispatch] Norfolk, Nov. 23d, 1861. The Methodist Conference met at 9 o'clock yesterday morning, (3d day,) Bishop Andrew in the Chair. Religious services were conducted by Rev. Geo. W. Langhorne. On motion, the further calling of the roll was dispensed with. The minutes of yesterday's proceedings were read and approved. Edward M Peterson and John J. Lafferty were appointed a committee to procure the names of post- offices for the Richmond Christian Advocate. George M. Robertson, who was received on trial at the last Conference, passed in examination of character, and was continued on trial. Nelson Chamberlain, local deacon of Norfolk Circuit; Arthur A. Drewrey, L. D, of Surry Circuit; and Benj. F. Story, L. D., of Southampton Circuit, were severally recommended by the Quarterly Conferenc<
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Travels in the South. Raleigh, N. C., Nov. 23, 1861. As every foot of Southern soil is now precious to Virginia, I will give you a brief statement of some things I heard and saw "down in Dixie land." There is a county in Alabama which has sent 800 volunteers to Virginia, and so great has been the sacrifice that the wives and daughters of 500 of these soldiers have been compelled to take the places of their husbands and fathers. They have made and gathered the corn and cotton, have fattened the hogs, and performed all the toil of day laborers on the farm. What an illustration of female patriotism! How can the husbands, and fathers, and sons of such women ever be subjugated? In South Carolina and Georgia I found multitudes flocking to the sea coast. Some had old flint guns, which seemed to have been unused since the Revolutionary war. Others had guns without locks, and some had merely heavy canes. I was told by intelligent