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he right to resume her sovereign powers, whenever her rights should be invaded. But in any event, they had the right, under the Declaration of Independence, to resist oppression and wrong, come from whence they may. Virginia had none of the responsibility for the present state of affairs — no stains upon her garments. Whatever might be the result, Virginia could say to the North, in the language of Macbeth to Banquo, "Thou canst not say I did it." Federal Relations. Mr. Goode, of Bedford, said his spirits were weighed down by the consideration that before the Convention of Virginia assembled on Monday, a Black Republican will have been inaugurated as her President. Poor old Virginia! ere that time she will have bowed her neck to the yoke and passed under the triumphal car of a Black Republic. He therefore asked, in the name of his people, that the following preamble and resolution might be spread upon the record: Whereas, the people of Virginia, in Convention assem