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ler, Armstrong, Blakey, Blow, Rouldin, Boyd. Branch, Bruce, Caperton, Chambliss, Conn, Robert Y. Conrad, James H. Cox. Richard H. Cox. Fisher, Flournoy, Garland, Holcombe, Hunton, Isbell. Marmaduke Johnson, Kent, Kilby, Leake, McComas, James B. Mallory, Marshall, Marye, Miller, Montague, Morrie, Morton, Neblett, Nelson, Parks, Prelf into Committee of the Whole, (Mr. Southall, of Albemarle, in the Chair,) and proceeded to consider the reports from the Committee on Federal Relations. Mr. Holcombe, of Albemarle, being entitled to the floor, addressed the Convention. He commenced by comparing the situation of Virginia to that of landsman overtaken byessions as the very head and front of the irrepressible conflict, and as the man who had calumniated the decisions of the Supreme Court of the United States. (Mr. Holcombe gave Mr. Seward a raking broadside, and the disposition among the listeners to applaud seemed almost "irrepressible" His language was the reality of eloquent
The Convention. Mr. Holcombe's great speech, in behalf of the South, was the feature of the proceedings yesterday. Some resolutions on National questions were referred to the committee on Federal Relations. Mr. Carlile indicated his intention of offering an amendment to the Committee's report, which, we learn, embodies the Frankly Substitute entire. The Henrico secession resolutions were presented by Mr. Wickman, who defined his position, intimating that he would adhere to the side of the Union. The tax question was up, and Mr. Haymond finished his speech. The Convention adjourned, pending a motion to lay Mr. Willey's resolutions on the table. The number of spectators in attendance yesterday was very large.