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tively, for the consideration of the grave matters of interest which are common to all. That, in our opinion, the use of force directly or indirectly by the other States through the Federal Government, to compel any State to remain in the Union, or to force any Federal law within her limits after she has withdrawn from the Union, must inevitably lead to hostilities, in which Virginia will be constrained, in the present crisis, to take part against the Federal Government. In Lewis county, Va., a meeting was held last week at which resolutions were adopted in favor of an amendment of the Federal Constitution, and requesting our representatives in Congress to strive to effect one. It was further resolved that "we will cling to the Constitution and the Union as the best guarantees of our peace and safety, until all peaceable and constitutional remedies shall have been exhausted in the settlement of the momentous questions now agitating the nation, and when all efforts at reco
Wm. Lancaster appointed postmaster — on route from Fredericksburg to Orange C. H. A post-office is established at Rose Level, Mecklenburg county, Va., and George T. Gregory appointed postmaster — on the route from Willisburg to Boydton. Appointments.--Calvin C. Wooden, postmaster at Newburg, Preston county, Va., vice Dennis A. Litzinger, deceased. John C. Burdett, postmaster Second Creek, Greenbrier county, Va., vice John Burdett, resigned. Benjamin F. Lindsay, postmaster at Chester, Chesterfield county, Va., vice Edward C. Craig, resigned. David G. Pingit, postmaster at Pingitsville, Hampshire county, Va., vice Granville Pingit, resigned. Gill A. Cary, postmaster at Hampton, Elizabeth City co., Va., vice Wm. Massenburg, resigned. Virginia Offices Discontinued.--Leading Creek, Lewis county; Peaks of Otter, Bedford county; Mountain Falls, Frederick county; Bothwick, Dinwiddie county; White Chimneys, Caroline county; Griffithville, Cabell county; Spanish Oaks, Appomattox count