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By the Governor of Virginia.--a proclamation.

--Whereas, it appears by the returns of the Commissioners appointed for the several counties and cities of this Commonwealth to superintend the election of Electors for President and Vice President of the Confederate States, that a majority of the votes polled at the said election were given in favor of the following persons:

Now, therefore, by virtue of authority vested in the Executive by law, I hereby proclaim and make known that the said persons have been duly elected Electors of a President and Vice President of the Confederate States for and on behalf of the State of Virginia.

The Electors are required by law to meet at the Capitol, in the city of Richmond, on the first Wednesday in December next, by the hour of ten o'clock in the morning.

Given under my hand, as Governor, and L. S. under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 26th day of November, 1861. and in the year of the Commonwealth the eighty sixth. John Letcher.

By the Governor: Geo. W. Munford,
no 30--td Sec'y of the Com'th.

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