The ordinary business of the Convention
yesterday was suspended for the purpose of giving a formal reception to the Commissioners
and South Carolina
Able speeches were delivered by Hon. Fulton Anderson
, of Mississippi
, and Hon. Hemet L. Benning
, of Georgia
, sketches of which will be found in our report.
The Convention will be addressed to-day by Hon, John S. Preston
, Commissioner from South Carolina
The system of admission by tickets that was inaugurated yesterday, will be in force to-day.