solved. That we recommend a Convention of the slaveholding States, to consider the most effective means of securing the rendition of fugitive slaves, and the rights of property as declared in the 2d resolution, if the same can be obtained in the Union; or if not to adopt such measures as will guard the rights and promote the welfare of the Southern States.
The citizens of Fairfax Court-House, Va., and its vicinity, held a meeting on the 17th instant, when on motion of Thomas R. Love, Newman Burke was called to the Chair, and Thomas Moore appointed Secretary.
Resolutions were adopted discountenancing the practice of "standing masters for slaves" hired out, and of training with slaves.
Also, in favor of breaking up the slave negro cabins in the neighborhood.
Capt. Delany was requested to move the guns of his company to a room in the jail — and it was recommended that Capt. J. W. Jackson have a patrol of twenty-five men for the village and vicinity.
The Democratic caucus of th