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ved was to bring discredit on the Common wealth, and he felt bound to discountenance it. Mr. Tredway, of Pittsylvania, next addressed the Committee. He did so with great reluctance, for he beli Mr. Goode desired to remind the gentleman that the 4th of March had come and gone. Mr. Tredway said he regretted that he had not also said that it had proved him to be a very bad prophet. . Hall's estimate, Virginia was paying to the Northern Confederacy $6,000,000 per annum. Mr. Tredway desired to know the source of his information on this point. Mr. Hall said it was based pro rata tax upon slaves, and the amount which Virginia contributed by her consumption. Mr. Tredway replied that the gentleman would do better to take facts as they were at present, instead of dition of affairs twelve or eighteen months ago.--Virginia was now paying scarcely anything. Mr. Tredway proceeded until the hour of recess, reviewing and commenting upon the present condition of af
Evening session. The Committee was called to order at 4 o'clock P. M. Mr. Tredway resumed his remarks, proceeding first to correct any misapprehension which might have existed in referenceews, the organ of Exeter Hall, to show that England would recognize the new Confederacy. He (Mr. Tredway) thought it perfectly natural that England, the worst enemy of the South, should recognize anderacy had made a Government, but time would develop the difficulties of maintaining it. Mr. Tredway contended that this Convention ought to make another effort of conciliation, though the Legis future; saying also that she would make an honest effort to bring back the Southern States. Mr. Tredway thought it was too late to ask the advice of the border States. She ought to present her ultus in this spirit of conciliation, then he would say, unhesitatingly, go with the South. Mr. Tredway closed by reiterating the assurance that if any man could present a feasible plan for the rec
The Convention. The debate was continued yesterday in Committee of the Whole. Mr. Jas. Barbour finished his able argument in favor of secession, and was followed by Mr. Tredway, who took the other side of the question. Mr. Montague commenced a speech last evening, and has the floor for to-day.