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By the Governor of Virginia.--a Proclamation.

--Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the Convention of Virginia, occasioned by the resignation of Eppa Hunton, late a member for the county of Prince William: Therefore, the Sheriff of the said county is hereby required to hold and election at the several places of voting prescribed by law in said county on the first Wednesday (being the 6th day) of November next, for a member of the Convention to supply the vacancy aforesaid.

Given under my hand as Governor, and under the seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 23d day of October, 1861, and in the year of the Commonwealth the 86th.

John Letcher.
By the Governor:
Geo. W. Munford,
Sec'y of the Commonwealth. oc 25--tde

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