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To the voters of the 8th Congressional District, composed of the counties of Culpeper, Madison, Greene, Orange, Louisa, Spotsylvania, Caroline, Stafford, and King George. --Calls having been made upon one by a portion of you, to know whether I would serve you in the Confederate Congress if elected, he reply: Whilst none, through a vain ambition, should seek a seat in the councils of the country, diffidence should not prevent any one from taking a position to which the people may call him. The attention of the public is so absorbed in the conflict which is to decide the destiny of nations, that I regard it neither consistent with the wishes or tastes of the people to canvass the district, did time and engagements permit. I therefore concur in the example set by a distinguished candidate for your favor, in declining one. Should it be your pleasure to elect me, I shall endeavor to devote my humble abilities to the service of the country. I tender my thanks to those of my
We are requested to announce that Hon. D. C. Dejarnette, of Caroline, is a candidate to represent the District composed of the counties of Caroline, Louisa, Spotsylvania, King George, Stafford, Orange, Greene, Madison, and Culpeper, in the first Congress of the Confederate States. ne 30--1m*