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Lecture. --The third lecture, for the benefit of the volunteers, will be delivered by John R. Thompson, Esq., on Thursday evening, in Dr. Moore's Church. The subject chosen is the "Genius and Character of Edgar A. Poe;" and aside from the patriotic motives which should prompt a full attendance, we can assure the public of a rich intellectual repast.
ities of the Confederate States for the delivery to said Board of the bonds of the Confederate States, to an amount not exceeding one million of dollars, to be taken as an advance, pro tanto, in payment of the debt of said Confederate States to the Commonwealth of Virginia, when obtained, and that the proceeds of the sales of said bonds shall be applied by said Board, as promptly as practicable, to the further construction and completion, westwardly, of the Covington and Ohio Railroad, so as most speedily to make the same available for transportation purposes for the military defence and protection in Western Virginia: Provided, that said Confederate States bonds shall not be sold at less than their pay value, and that the amount obtained and applied as herein directed shall, to that extent, be taken as so much out of the existing appropriation by the State of Virginia for the construction of the said Covington and Ohio Railroad. On motion of Mr. Thompson, the Senate adjourned.