entirely occupied by ladies.
The assembly was called to order by Mr. Robert E. Scott, of Fauquier, who suggested that the Convention appoint a temporary Chairman, and on his motion, Mr. James H. Cox, of Chesterfield, ws great nation — upon their action, he believed, depended the salvation of the Republic.
On motion of Mr. Scott, of Fauquier, Mr. Wm. F. Gordon, Jr., was appointed temporary Clerk of the Convention.
The roll of delegates was then called, an Eubank, of the city of Richmond.
Mr. Garland, of Amherst, seconded the nomination of Mr. Eubank.
Mr. Scott of Fauquier, seconded the nomination of Mr. Turner.
Mr. Leare, of Goochland, nominated S. Bassett French, of Chesterfield.
lted — Eubank 76, Turner 60.
So John L. Eubank was declared elected Secretary of the Convention.
Mr. Scott, of Fauquier, moved that when the Convention adjourn to-day, it will adjourn to meet at the Mechanics' Institute tomorrow at 12 o'clo