An Item to be considered.
--In the progress of the debate in the Convention
yesterday afternoon, it was stated by Mr. Wise
that Junius L. Archer
, of the Bellona Foundry
, had just received an order from the Government
, for sending all the gens at the establishment to Fortress Monroe
The order of shipment embraces all the guns in his possession, and includes some heavy Columbiads Certainly the people of Chesterfield
, Powhatan and Richmond
will not permit this removal of arms to be effected at this juncture of affairs.