n of Mr. Russell, of Virginia, by a vote of 195 to 55, adjourned, to reassemble at Baltimore on Monday, the 18th of June; recommending to the Democratic party of the several States whose delegations had withdrawn, to fill their places prior to that day.
The seceding delegates assembled at St. Andrew's Hall--Senator Bayard, of Delaware, in the chair — and adopted the platform reported to the Convention by Mr. Avery, as aforesaid; and, after four days deliberations, adjourned to meet at Richmond, Va., on the second Monday in June.
The Wood delegates from New York attended this meeting, but were not admitted as members.
The regular Convention reassembled at the Front-street Theater in Baltimore, pursuant to adjournment.
Some days were spent in considering the credentials of contesting delegates from certain Southern States.
The decisions of the Convention were such as to increase the strength of Senator Douglas.
When it was concluded, Mr. Russell, of Virginia, Mr. Lander, of No
r a Convention of slaveholding States, 414.
Rhode Island, slave population in 11790 ; troops furnished during the Revolution, 36; 37; first manumission society in, 107; emancipates her slaves, 108; legislative attempts against Abolition, 125; 300: State election of 1860, 326; State troops proceed to Washington under Gov. Sprague, 469.
Richardson, Col. J. B., at Bull Run,539; 549.
Richardson, Wm. A., of Ill., reports bill organizing Nebraska, 225; 233; moves an amendment, 234.
Richmond, Va., Breckinridge Convention at, 318; the focus of Disunion intrigues, 451; rejoices over fall of Sumter, 453; made the Confederate capital, 498.
Richmond Enquirer, The, copies Jackson's letter in reply to Gilmer's, 159; Federal song from, 268.
Richmond Examiner, The, urges the capture of Washington City, 470.
Richmond Whig, The, citation from, 123; 451.
Richmond, the, U. S. Ship, almost destroyed by Hollins's Ram, 603.
Rich Mountain, Va., battle of, 522-3.