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Doc. 102.--Gov. Letcher's proclamation. By the Governor of Virginia.--A Proclamation. Whereas the Convention of this Commonwealth has, on this the 25th day of April, 1861, adopted an ordinance for the adoption of the Constitution of the Provisional Government of the Confederate States of America; and has agreed to a Convention between the Commonwealth of Virginia and the Confederate States of America, which it is proper should be made known to the people of this Commonwealth and to the world: Therefore, I, John Letcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby publish and proclaim that the following are authentic copies of the ordinance and convention aforesaid. Given under my hand as Governor, and under the seal of the Commonwealth [L. S] at Richmond, this twenty-fifth of April, one thousand eight hundred and sixty-one, and in the eighty-fifth year of the Commonwealth. John Letcher. By the Governor. George W. Munford, Secretary of the Commonwealth.