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To the people of the Congressional District Comprising the counties of Hanover, Henrico, New Kent, Charles City, James City, York, Warwick, Elizabeth City, and the Cities of Richmond and Williamsburg.--Fellow-Citizens: On the first Wednesday in November, as you are aware, there will be an election of members of the House of Representatives in the First Congress of the Confederate States, under the permanent Constitution. I am a candidate for your suffrages. Our Government is too new, and the troubles of the country too engrossing just now, to invite or even justify political dissensions and party divisions. That the free and independent people of the Confederate States will, sooner or later, organize themselves into separate parties, with opposing principles, arising from an inevitable conflict of opinion, neither the teachings of history nor reflection upon causes and consequences will permit us to doubt. But while party spirit, involved in the very essence of our Repub
To the voters of the Cities of Richmond and Williamsburg, and of the counties of Henrico, Hanover Charles City, New Kent, Elizabeth City, Warwick James City, and York. --It is the duty of every citizen at such a juncture, to interpose no personal objections to a call of his fellow citizens to any responsible position wherein they may think he can serve the country. It was with this conviction I accepted the seat I have now the honor to hold in Congress, and with which I have applied myself, and shall continue to apply any self until the close to its labors and duties.--The only distinction to which I aspire is, that my labors may deserve and obtain the public approbation. I cannot be indifferent to the applications from the District to offer myself at the approaching election, and now declare myself a candidate.--Should you, my fellow citizens, honor me with your support, my best efforts shall be devoted to the labors and duties of the high position. oc 1--tde Wm. H.
To the voters of the Senatorial District composed of the counties of Henrico and Hanover. --Mr. Williams C. Wickham having resigned his seat in the Senate, from the above District, at the solicitation of many gentlemen heretofore of different political parties, I hereby announce myself a candidate to fill the vacancy. Entirely approving what seems to be the public sentiment, in opposition to a regular political canvass in the present excited condition of the public mind. I shall content myself with the above simple announcement pledging to the voters of the District if they shall see fit to elect me, to exert whatever of ability I possess, both of mind and heart, (eschewing all party feeling or prejudice,) to the establishment of Southern Independence and the promotion of the best interests of our noble old Commonwealth. se 24--ts Jno. R. Garnett.
To the voters of the counties of Hanover, Henrico, Charles City, New Kent, Elizabeth City, James City, and York, and the Cities of Richmond and Williamsburg: In response to a call made on me in the public press and in private letters, I announce myself a candidate to represent you in the House of Representatives of the Confederate Congress. Although the active operations of the campaign will not cease in time for me to visit you before the election, yet I have no reason to suppose that they with interfere with the discharge of my duties as your representative in Congress, should it be your pleasure to call me to that body. In such event, I shall endeavor to represent you with intelligence and fidelity. Geo. W. Randolph. se 23--ts
County Court. --The October term of the County Court of Henrico commenced yesterday. The only case examined was that of John Davis, arrested for an assault upon Robert A. Crump, with intent to kill, on the 13th of September last. The Court having heard the evidence, discharged the prisoner from further prosecution.