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Virginia State Convention.Eighteenth day. Wednesday, March 6, 1861. The Convention was called to order at 12 o'clock. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Hour, of the Presbyterian Church. the National difficulties. Mr. Osborn, of Jefferson, offered the following preamble and resolution: Whereas, the Government of the United States having been created and established for the purpose of forming a more perfect Union than existed under the articles of Confederation) and adopted by all of the original States, with ample provisions for amendments to the same; but without any for its disintegration: Therefore, Resolved. That a resort to State secession, or a resumption of the original rights of the States, by an ordinance of secession, is not only unauthorized by the letter and spirit of the Constitution, but is contrary to, and subversive of, the fundamental principles upon which it was founded; wholly at variance with the legitimate objects of its creation: and can onl