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more than a respectful request to the President to indicate his policy. He was solicitous that the information should be obtained, but entirely repudiated any such course as had been suggested by gentlemen this morning. The plan presented by the gentleman from Augusta (Mr. Stuart) met his views, as calculated to attain the object in view. It was to authorize the President of the Convention to communicate to the President of the United States the wishes of this body. Mr. Flournoy, of Halifax, was surprised at the opposition which the resolutions of the gentleman from Montgomery had encountered. Virginia, by an overwhelming vote against an Ordinance of Secession, on Thursday last, fully indicated to the President the policy which she intended to pursue, and why should she not respectfully ask of the President information concerning his policy? He could not account for the change that had come over the minds of members since Saturday evening, and thought it exhibited something