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Fourth street, between Clay and Leigh, is in harried condition at this time, and needs immediate attention. Why is it that the city authorities do not have the pit for the culvert filled up now that the brick work is completed! Such a nuisance, if created by a private citizens, would have been reported to the Mayor long since.
that two of the most intelligent, discreet and experienced statesmen of Virginia shall be appointed, whose duty it shall be to visit the Legislatures of those States which have passed laws to obstruct the execution of the fugitive slave act, and insist, in the name of Virginia, upon their unconditional repeal. In support of the suggestion of the appointment of a commissioner, Gov. Letcher refers to a precedent in the history of our own State, in the appointment of the distinguished Benjamin Watkins Leigh, who was commissioned to visit the Legislature of South Carolina at the time of the controversy between that State and the Federal Government. The action of Virginia exerted a most happy influence at that period in preventing the threatened dissolution of the Union. The Message of Gov. Letcher, which makes these recommendations, was delivered nearly a year ago, but we observe that much attention has been called of late to it in the Southern Atlantic States, and that its recommendat