--A meeting was held at Spotsylvania Court-House, Va., Tuesday, and resolutions passed to the effect--1st.
That an attempt to collect the revenue, retake or reinforce the forts, will be such coercion as Virginia
is pledged not to allow.
That the union of the South
is the safety of the South
, and that Virginia
should withdraw at once from the United States
and join the Confederate States
; and 3d.
That the delegate from this county be requested to conform his action to the sentiments of the meeting, as expressed in these resolutions.
A substitute to the second resolution was offered, that Virginia
lay down an ultimatum,
and give the people of the Northern States
reasonable time to vote upon it, and if they fail or refuse to agree to it, then that the State
This was lost by a vote of 79 to 101, and then the original resolutions were adopted without objection.