f this great land may be brought more and more to cherish the relation which unite them as children of one Father and as citizens of one country, and when freedom, founded on constitutional law and religion, pure and undefiled, shall make our whole land happy and fill the whole world with peace.
And to God, Most High, Father, Son, and Holy Ghost, we will ascribe all honor and glory forever.
At the conclusion of the prayer, Judge Christian read a telegram received from Miss May Singleton Hampton of congratulation on the auspicious day: Greeting to Confederate Memorial Literary Society; regret I am not with you.
In this connection it may be stated that a telegram was also received from Mrs. Barton Haxall Wise, now in attendance upon the Congress of Daughters of the American Revolution in Washington.
This stated that her motion to make an appropriation to the Association for the Preservation of Virginia Antiquities was greeted with acclamation.
The Governor Introduces t