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Submitting the question of North or South to the people. --Mr. Tomlin asked leave to offer the following preamble and joint resolutions, which, on his motion, were read, and laid on the table, with an intimation that they would be called up to-morrow: The General Assembly of Virginia, deeply impressed with the critical condition of National affairs, deems it proper at this time to submit to the people of the State the only question which seems to it necessary to be decided. As representatives of the people, we have every confidence in their decision, and believe they will be guided by prudence and wisdom, and that the action of the majority will be acquiesced in, and thenceforth we shall move in harmony and concord. The General Assembly has heretofore exerted its influence in endeavoring to preserve the Union and to avert the calamity of civil war between the States. All its efforts to that end have signally failed. This utter failure to compose the differences