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the North, he would, if they were not speedily given, vote for Virginia to take her place by the side of the seceding States. Mr. Wm. B. Smith nominated Wm. H. Macfarland. Mr. C. B. Luck nominated John M. Patton. The Chair.--Mr. Patton is already in nomination. Mr. Rawlings nominated James R. Crenshaw. Someust, P. H. Aylett, Robt. F. Morriss, and John Robertson were also placed in nomination. Mr. Wm. A. Jinkins wanted to know if the gentleman who nominated Mr. Macfarland could say whether he would abide by the decision of this meeting or not. Mr. R. B. Ward was authorized to withdraw Mr. Macfarland's name. He was not preMr. Macfarland's name. He was not present, and no one could answer for him. The noise was now so great that the Chairman repeated his purpose to vacate. He would not preside over such an assemblage. (Cries of "Don't resign! we'll have order!") The Chair.--Well, if you expect me to preside, you must preserve order. I cannot do it. I hope Richmond will no