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onvention was opened with prayer by the Rev. Mr. Bosserman, of the Universalist Church. Non. A. R. Boteler. The President submitted a letter from the Hon. A. R. Boteler, accepting his aapointment to a seat in the Provisional Congress, (to succeed Hon. James M. Mason,) and expressing thanks for the honor thus conferred. Ordered to be entered on the journal. The extortioners. Mr. Chambliss laid before the Convention a series of resolutions passed by a portion of the people of Sussex and Greensville counties on the 27th of November, denouncing the extortioners and monopolists in bitter terms. The resolutions were referred to the "Committee on Salt." Secret session. The Convention then went into secret session for the purpose of considering the ordinance to reorganize the militia. Personal explanation. After the doors were reopened, Mr. Branch made a personal explanation, feeling aggrieved by the Greensville resolutions. [A fuller account of this proce
An Episode in the Virginia Convention. Shortly after the Convention assembled yesterday, Mr. Chambliss laid before that body a copy of the following resolutions, adopted by a portion of his constituents in Sussex and Greenville counties: 1st. That we cordially approve the views of Gov. Letcher in his communication to the Convention on the 16th inst. and join in his appeal to that body to arrest the extortion practiced by merchants and speculators on the citizens and soldiers. 2d. That we hold the act sequestrating the property of alien enemies to be wise and just, and justice demands the confiscation of the property of domestic enemies. 3d. That merchants and speculators who monopolize such articles of prime necessity as salt, leather, shoe-thread, &c., and sell them, at such exorbitant prices as to be beyond the means of the soldier, the mechanic, or anybody but the very rich, do thereby distress and cripple the resources of the country and render efficient aid