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The Daily Dispatch: December 3, 1861., [Electronic resource], Proceedings of the enemy on the Eastern Shore. (search)
House of Delegates. Monday. December 2, 1861. The House was called to order by Mr. Willoughby Newton, of Westmoreland, and, on his motion, Mr. Wm. F. Gordon was elected Clerk without opposition. Election of Speaker. Mr. James Barsour, of Culpeper, nominated Mr.James L. Kemper, of Madison, for the office of Speaker; and, there being no other nomination, he was unanimously elected. General Kemper was conducted to the chair by Messrs. Barbous, of Culpeper, and Newton, of Westmoreland. In his address, the Speaker gracefully acknowledged the honor of which he was the recipient, and of the responsibilities of which he was justly sensible. He paid a touching tribute to the memory of the last incumbent of the chair. Hon. O. M Crutchfield, now numbered with the dead; and, in conclusion, alluded to the peculiar circumstances under which the House was now assembled, in the midst of which the old Common wealth stood unterrified, determined to summon all her sons, if need