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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.
candidates for the Convention — Crops, &c

Chester, Chesterfield Co., Va., Jan. 14th.
Our last Court-day was a very dull one, and very little money changed hands. The case of Jno. C. Davison, for stealing a mule, was continued until the next term.

The candidates for the Convention addressed the people. Chas. W. Friend presided over the meeting, and Edwin Williams acted as Secretary. During the absence of the committee charged with preparing resolutions, Dr. Jno. W. Walke addressed the people in favor of resistance. He declined becoming a candidate for the Convention. Mr. James H. Cox announced himself as a candidate. In case of the failure to obtain our rights in the Union, he was for a Southern Convention.--Messrs. W. W. Hancock and Joseph T. Mason also announced themselves as candidates.--The committee, on returning, made a lengthy and able report, on which action was deferred until the next meeting of our Court.

The wheat is looking badly, owing to sharp frosts and heavy rains.

Some of our farmers have filled their ice-houses. E. W.

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