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Chesterfield. --A large meeting at the Court-House on Monday, of which Jeremiah Hobbs was Chairman, and E. W. Poindexter Secretary, adopted resolutions declaring; That the time has come for Virginia to resume her powers delegated to the General Government, and that the Convention ought to pass at once at Ordinance of Secession. These resolutions were opposed by C. C. McRae, and not one word was said in reply; but they were passed with only three votes in the negative! Resolutions werr institution, can be safe in a representative Government, with an overwhelming majority of the people opposed to its existence; and that we will regard any adjustment of our difficulties that may, by possibility, leave us in connection with the North, apart from the Southern States, as virtual Abolition, and meets with our most decided reprobation. The resolutions were to be sent to Mr. Cox, in the Convention. Chesterfield is beyond question overwhelmingly in favor of secession at once.