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William Smith, Governor of Virginia, and Major-General C. S. Army, hero and patriot. Unveiling of the statue to, in the capital Square, Richmond, Virginia, May 30, 1906. Ceremonies incident thereon. Presented by Judge James Keith, President of the Court of Appeals of Virginia, and accepted by Governor Claude A. Swanson in appealing addresses. The ceremonies relating to the unveiling of the Smith monument began this afternoon at 2.30 o'clock, when, under instructions of the chief marshal, the mounted escort and militia and veterans, assembled between Fifth and Seventh Streets, in Grace Street, moved East to the Capital Square, the military escort swinging in through the Grace Street gate, and the occupants of the carriages and dismounted horsemen moving to Capital Street and entering from that gate. The speaker's stand was already crowded with State and city officials and invited guests. Gradually the hum of many voices ceased, and as Chaplain J. William Jones ra