Startly after assembling yesterday, the Convention
went into secret session, for what purpose is only known to the members, and questionable if they can show that the for such a proceeding exists at present.
It may, however, have a tendency to hasten their labors to a conclusion, a consumption devoutly to be wished.
The following tributes to the memory of a most worthy gentleman, offered by Mr. Thos. J. Randolph
, is the only portion of the proceedings we are permitted to pub
That this Convention lament most the death of Valentine W. Somthal
, the member of this body from the county As a testimonial of his worth and his memory, the members badges of mourning days.
That the condolence of this Convention be expressed in his wife on this occasion of her distressing
Enologies were delivered to of Albemarle
, and Mr. Goggin
, of after which the Convention