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. Raleigh, N. C., June 21. Since seeing you, a month or two ago, I have been spending a large portion of my time in the "City of Oaks," and an interesting time we have had of it. The Convention, as you are aware, has now been in session just one month, and have agreed to adjourn on next Wednesday. A larger amount of business, considering its momentous character, has never before been transacted in the same space of time by any deliberative body.--A Convention composed of such men as Ruffin and Badger, Graham and Biggs, Brown and Satterthwaite, Reid and Gilmer, and Ashe and Gerrell, Osborn and Dick, Craig and Kittrell, Melane and Howard, Houston and Jones, Mares and Venable, and the President of the body, with scores of others but little less intellectual, could not be expected to permit any question of magnitude to be disposed of until it had been thoroughly discussed; and this has been done with an ability that I have never known excelled. This will account, and more than co