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Election of an officer.

--We are informed on good authority, that as soon as the intelligence reached the State Convention yesterday morning [communicated by a member from Fredericksburg, who visited his family on Saturday,] of the gallant and Paul Jones like daring of Col. R. Thomas, that in secret session he was unanimously confirmed as a full Colonel in the Provisional Army of Virginia. Col. T. was present in the Convention afterwards, and appeared as modest in demeanor as he is daring in notion.

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