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By the Governor of Virginia — a Proclamation. --Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the House of Representatives of the Congress of the Confederate States, by the resignation of Roger A. Pryor, the member elected from the District composed of the city of Petersburg and the counties of Dinwiddie. Chesterfield, Powhatan, Amelia, Nottoway, Cumberland, Goochland, and Prince George; Therefore, I, John Letcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby require the Sergeant of the city and Sheriffs of the counties aforesaid to hold an election at the several places of voting prescribed by law in the said city and counties, on the 24th day of the present month, (April,) for a member of Congress to fill the vacancy aforesaid. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 7th day of April, 1862, and in the year of the Commonwealth the eighty-sixth. John Letcher. By the Governor: George W. Munford, Secretary of th