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Virginia State Convention.Eighth day--[second session.] Richmond, June 21, 1861. The Convention was called to order at 10 o'clock, President Janney in the chair. The session was opened with prayer by Rev. Burwell Sturlock, a member of the Convention. The Committee being called upon, Mr. Macragland, from the Committee on Finance asked to be discharged from the consideration of Mr. James Barbour's resolution in reference to the funded debt of the State, and a petition of citizens of the Commonwealth in military organizations. Adopted. Mr. Chambliss, from the Committee on Harper's Ferry Machinery, stated that the committee were progressing with the questions referred to them; that the chairman was instructed to confer with the President of the Confederate States in regard to the terms on which property belonging nominally to the old Union has been transferred to the Confederate Government. After this information shall be obtained, they will make a full report. T
oice, and nominated. Robert E. Scott, of Fauquier. The roll was called, resulting as follows: Smith, 20 votes; Scott, 62 votes. eight District. Mr. Borst nominated Hon. James M. Mason Mr. A. M. Harbour nominated Hon. A. R. Boteler. Mr. Barbour urged the claims of Mr. Boteler, and was replied to by Mr. Borst, who reprobated any allusion in this Hall to Whigs, Democrats, onto any old party distinctions. The vote being called, Mr. J. M. Mason received 54 votes and Mr. Boteler 45 v Washington county. Unanimously elected. Nominations at large. Mr. Tredway nominated Hon. Jas. A. Seddon and Mr. Montague Hon. Wm. Ballard Preston as delegates at large. Both these gentlemen were unanimously elected. On motion, the Convention adjourned at 8 o'clock. [In referring to the vindication of Judge Camden in our report of the proceedings of the Convention on Thursday, we inadvertently omitted the name of Mr. Woods, of Barbour, by whom that vindication was made.]