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ay, namely, the Reception of the Southern Commissioners. The President.--Gentlemen of the Convention, in pursuance of a resolution adopted by your body, I now introduce to you the Hon. Fulton Anderson, Commissioner on behalf of the State of Mississippi. Mr. Anderson, after a graceful acknowledgment of the reception, said he intended to detain the Convention but a few minutes, for the purpose of briefly discharging the duty imposed on him by his State, and would then yield the floor rinciple of the North to war upon the Southern people; and to warn the people of Virginia of what they must expect when the party shall have fully established its dominion over them. These were some of the cause which had impelled the State of Mississippi to take her Destiny in her own hands. She had clung to the Union long after its obligations had been violated under the fond hope that her rights would be restored under the Constitution.--Long and vainly had she hoped that every section