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The Convention. A number of resolutions were offered yesterday, and referred to the Committee on Federal Relations; among them one by Mr. Garland, contemplating the passage of an ordinance submitting the question to the vote of the people, whether they will remain with the North, or secede and unite with the Southern States; and another by Mr. Dorman, for a vote of the people of all the States, on the question of Union or Disunion, on the basis of the Peace Conference proposition. Mr. Baylor concluded his Union speech, and endorsed the proposition emanating from the Conference at Washington, which was subsequently denounced by Mr. Goode, of Mecklenburg, who has the floor for to-day. An animated debate sprang up on a resolution offered by Mr. Sheffet, inviting the Virginia Commissioners to the Conference to address the Convention, at their convenience, and to occupy seats on the floor. A substitute, offered by Mr. Price, merely inviting the Commissioners to seats, was finally a
rred. Unfinished Business. The Convention then proceeded to the consideration of unfinished business — the resolution of Mr.Moore,of Rockbridge. Mr.Baylorof Augusta, being entitled to the floor, resumed his remarks. He had never been able to see any good reason why Virginia should secede at all-much less before theion of those who called themselves conservatives to pour out the vials of wrath upon the heads of the Southern States. In reply to the gentleman from Augusta, (Mr. Baylor,) who had spoken of the Peace Conference propositions in terms of commendation, he said that he hoped it would never be accepted by the people. His own constit The call being sustained, the vote was taken with the following result: Yeas.--Messrs. Jauney, (President,) Aston. Baldwin, A. M. Bathour, J. Barbour, Baylor, Berlin, Boggess, Branch, Brown, Burdett, Burley, Byrne, Campbell, Caperton, Carter, Coffman, R. Y.Conrad, Couch, J. H. Cox, Critcher, Dent, Deskins, Dorman, Dula