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By the Governor of Virginia — a Proclamation. --Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the of Assembly of this Commonwealth by the of Pantus Powell, Esq., late member of the House of Delegates from the county of Amherst therefore. I, William Smith, Governor of Virginia, do hereby proclaim and make known that in exercise of authority vested in the Executive by law, I have ordered an election in the said county of Amherst for the purpose of killing said vacancy; and that the sheriff of tecutive by law, I have ordered an election in the said county of Amherst for the purpose of killing said vacancy; and that the sheriff of that county will cause such election to be held on Thursday, the 15th day of December next. Given under my hand as Governor and under the seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 21st day of November, A. D. 1864, and in the eighty-ninth year of the Commonwealth. Wm. Smith. Teste: Geo. W. Munford, Secretary of the Commonwealth. no 22--Tu,F&Ta3t