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Virginia State Convention.Sixth day.--[Second session.] Richmond June 19. In the absence of Mr. President Janney Mr. Southall took the chair, and, at 10 o'clock, called the Convention to order. A brief and fervent prayer was pronounced by Rev. Mr. Peterkin, of the Episcopal Church. Mr. Macfarland offered from a Committee to whom it had been referred, the following ordinance: Be it Ordained. That when the Court of any county in this Commonwealth shall fail to meet for the transaction of business, or the people thereof or any of them, shall be prevented from attending thereupon by reason of the public enemy, the Court of the county next thereto where such obstruction does not exist, and the Clerk thereof, shall have jurisdiction of all matters, and authority to do and perform all acts which, as the law now is referable to the Circuit Court or the Clerk of said Court now obstructed. The following ordinances were submitted, and ordered to be printed: 1. B