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y anywhere, except by the unanimous consent of all the States.--This, he thought, would drive the last nail into the coffin of the "irrepressible conflict."He then proceeded to argue the point relative to the tax on slaves, alluding to the position advanced by the gentleman from Princess Anne, (Mr. Wise.) Mr. Wise rose to correct the gentleman, and in so doing made a severe thrust at the late Peace Conference, which called forth a demonstration of applause from the spectators. The Chairman, warned the spectators that if such a demonstration were repeated, the gallery and lobby would be cleared. Mr. Baldwin went on to show that the slave was not taxed as man for man, but according to the ratio of representation, and that there was no limitation in regard to that feature. This led to another explanation from Mr. Wise, who argued that Congress was invested with the power of limitation. Taxation, direct or indirect, rested wholly with Congress, and when the North wishe
The meeting at Chester, on Saturday last, was well attended by the people of the county. Owing to the short notice, and the accumulation of business on Saturdays among people in cities, there were but few from either Richmond or Petersburg. The meeting, therefore, was purely a county meeting. The meeting was called to order, and the Rev. Chas. W. Friend was appointed Chairman, and James L. Snead, Secretary. At 12 M., precisely, the flag was raised by Mr. Travers Daniel, of Petersburg, who, having some experience as an "old salt," fixed it "sailor fashion"--that is, all in a lump, and hauled it to the top of the pole. The cord securing it was then pulled by Mrs. Poindexter, and the breeze spread it out amid the rapturous cheering of the men and applause of the ladies. The flag had been prepared by Mr. B. F. Luiday, the proprietor of the hotel, and while it is in all respects after the model of the flag of the Southern Confederacy, yet, the hope that Virginia will soon b
as to the soundness of their views on the subject of slavery, or their fidelity to the interests and peace of this Conference. 5th. That after the determination of this question by the Conference, a committee of nine be appointed--four from the majority, and four from the minority, to be elected by this body, and one to be selected by the Bishop — for consultation during the year, with the view of securing greater harmony of sentiment and feeling hereafter. [Signed] W. B. Edwards, Chairman, J. Longstreet, Sec'y, N. J. B. Morgan, John Lanhan, Samuel Register, B. F. Brooke. It was moved that this be adopted. The Bishop arose in the midst of great silence and remarked: Your Kindness is so great that I may be permitted to call attention to one point. God knows I desire to see the unity of the Baltimore Conference. I call attention to the first resolution. If I put this question it may commit me to this plan. Can't some way be taken to prevent committing