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-J. G. Holliday (Union) has a majority of 767. The majority for reference is 804. Amelia and Nottoway., Amelia C. H.--The vote here is L. E. Harvie (Secession) 101; Weisiger (Union) 52; Gregory 13; Jennings Ordinary.--Harvie 36; Weisiger 26; Gregory 13. Blacks and Whites.--Harvie 83; Weisiger 17; Gregory 2 Nottoway C. H.--Harvie 27; Weisiger 23; Gregory 17. Bedford. Liberty.--Wm. L Goggin (Union) is elected by a large majority. The contest is close between Goode (Secession) and Johnson (Union.) Amherst. Amherst C. H.--Garland (Secession) is elect-in this county without opposition. Halifax. Halifax C. H.--Flournoy (Union) 183; Bruce (Secession) 152; Clark 41; Edmonds 82. Reference 146; no reference 68. Charlotte. Haysville.--Wood Bouldin (Secession) no opposition. Vote for "no reference" 44. Alexandria. Alexandria.--Brent (Union) is elected by over 600 majority. Culpeper. Culpeper C. H.--James Barbour (U
of those rights and those interests. --I have thus performed my mission, and have only now, in the name of my Government, to return to this Convention my profound acknowledgments for the honorable courtesy with which that mission has been accepted; and on my own behalf, my sincere and honest thanks for the kindness and courtesy with which you have listened to the delivery of my address. Mr. Preston took his seat amidst prolonged and hearty applause. Publication. On motion of Mr. Goode,it was. Resolved.That the Hon. Fulton Anderson. of Mississippi; Hon. Henry L. Benning of Georgia. and Hon. John S. Preston, of South Carolina, be each respectfully requested to furnish a copy of their addresses to this Convention for publication Federal Relations. Mr. Hall.of Wetzel, introduced the following resolutions, which were referred to the Committee on Federal Relations; Resolved.That in the opinion of this Convention, Virginia has a legal right at any time to
if necessary. He spoke for his own people, and he believed such was the sentiment of the whole Trans-Allegheny region. He alluded, in eloquent terms, to their record of the past, and said if it was a fault to love the Union, they had learned it from the great men who laid the foundation of the Government. Mr. W. quoted with much effect, in enlarging upon this point, from Washington's Farewell Address, and from the words of Clay after the passage of the Compromise measures of 1850. Mr. Goode, of Mecklenburg, made some remarks, in which he also dwelt upon the glories of the past; but said that his constituents, smarting under the wrongs of the Black Republican party, were prepared to resist. Mr. Woods' resolutions were then referred to the Committee on Federal Relations. Washington's birthday. Mr. Carlile said that as the Committee on Federal Relations would not probably be prepared to report before Monday, previous to which there was not much necessity for debate
The Convention. Mr. Goode, of Bedford, finished his remarks yesterday, in reply to Mr. Moore, after which Mr. Gogginaddressed the Convention until the time of adjournment. A series of resolutions, which the last-named gentleman proposes to offer, will be found in the reported proceedings. Mr. Gogginhas the floor again this morning.
f these gentlemen have ladies under their charge, often members of their own families, who have a claim upon their protection, and whom they must leave in a house full of strangers, unattended, under an order to clear the galleries. We are therefore not surprised that this is a rare process in Virginia, where such a thing as a mob is unknown, and that its inauguration in the present instance was regretted by many who do not approve the involuntary applause which accompanied the remark of Mr.Goode, that "Virginia would never submit to a President on the Chicago platform," and which applause led to the clearing of the galleries. Whilst we are fully of the opinion that all who visit a deliberative assemblage ought to be governed by its rules, we cannot help thinking that some allowances might be made, in these exciting, revolutionary times, for the unpremeditated guilt of those who involuntarily applauded a Virginia sentiment. The applause, at the worst, was not vehement, and was not
of taxes for the year 1860; also, the aggregate amount of taxes on such delinquent taxes. The National difficulties. Mr. Goggin, of Bedford, called up the resolutions offered by Mr. Moore, which were laid on the table yesterday. Mr. Goode, of Bedford, being entitled to the floor, proceeded to say that it was not his purpose to speak to the resolutions, but to reply to the gentleman from Rockbridge, (Mr. Moore.) He regretted that his physical condition rendered him wholly unable aid Mr. G.) let it be now. Let us relinquish all for the glory and honor of Virginia. He was ready to lose all rather than sink to degradation and disgrace; and his fervent prayer was that Heaven would protect the noble old Common wealth. Mr. Goode having closed his remarks. Mr. Goggin, of Bedford, arose to address the Convention. He proceeded to say that he had come here to discharge a high and responsible duty as one of those who had been clothed with the sovereign power of his na
stated that the first business in order was the consideration of the resolutions of Mr. Moore, of Rockbridge, and that Mr. Goode, of Mecklenburg, was entitled to the floor. The State Constitution. Mr. Turner, of Jackson, (Mr. Goode having gMr. Goode having given way,) offered the following resolutions, which, on his motion, were laid upon the table. Resolved. That it is expedient and proper that the 23d section of the 4th article of the Constitution of the State shall be so modified that slaves, lnvention then proceeded to the consideration of the resolutions offered some days ago by Mr. Moore, of Rockbridge. Mr. Goode, of Mecklenburg, being entitled to the floor, resumed his remarks. While speeches had been made calculated to inflame ould say to the North, in the language of Macbeth to Banquo, "Thou canst not say I did it." Federal Relations. Mr. Goode, of Bedford, said his spirits were weighed down by the consideration that before the Convention of Virginia assembled o
The Convention. A resolution was offered in the Convention on Saturday, to amend the Constitution so as to tax slaves without exemption, according to value; and one was adopted referring the contract for printing the debates to a select committee. Mr. Goode, of Mecklenburg, delivered an address on the subject of the resolutions offered a few days ago by Mr. Moore, of Rockbridge. He advocated Southern rights to their legitimate extent. Sundry resolutions relating to Federal Relations were referred to the Committee on that subject.
sioners. The President laid before the Convention copies of the addresses delivered by the Commissioners from South Carolina, Georgia and Mississippi, furnished by themselves for publication in compliance with a resolution of this body. Mr. Goode, of Bedford, offered a resolution calling for the printing of 10,000 copies of the addresses, to be distributed equally among the members, for circulation. Mr. E. B. Hall moved to lay the resolution on the table, and on this motion Mr. GooMr. Goode called for the yeas and nays. The vote was then taken, and resulted — years 64, nays 42. So the resolution to print was laid on the table. Unfinished business. The Convention proceeded to the consideration of the resolutions offered some days ago by Mr. Moore, of Rockbridge. Mr. Willey, of Monongalia, being entitled to the floor, addressed the Convention. He did not propose to enter upon a full discussion of the great questions before the Convention, but to notice briefly
be under the painful necessity of ordering the galleries to be cleared. Mr. Goode went on to say that the Convention had been here twenty days; that the gentleto strike.-- While the gentleman from Franklin was opposing hasty action, he (Mr. Goode,) had received letters from two prominent citizens of Franklin, stating that the people were impatient for action. Mr. Goode proceeded to give the Inaugural Address of Lincoln a raking broadside, and drew a vivid contrast between the Illinoipeech. Mr. Early desired to reply briefly to the gentleman from Bedford, Mr. Goode.) The President reminded him that he could not speak again on the questiobjection to giving the names of those from whom he had received letters. Mr. Goode emphatically denied that he had sought opportunities to speak elsewhere; he hsought" opportunities to speak, but merely that he had spoken elsewhere. Mr. Goode made a brief and good-natured rejoinder. Mr. Hall, of Wetzel, urged that
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