By the Governor of Virginia — a Proclamation.
--Whereas,a vacancy has occurred in the House of Delegates of Virginia
by the resignation of Richard Irby
, the member elected from the District
composed of the counties of Amelia
and Notoway; Therefore,I, John Letcher
of the Commonwealth
, by virtue of authority vested in the Executive
by law, do hereby require the Sheriffs of the said counties of Amelia
to hold an election, at the several places of voting prescribed by law in said counties, on the 24th day of the present month, (April,) for a Delegate to fill the vacancy aforesaid.
Given under my hand as Governor, and under the seal of the Commonwealth
, at Richmond
, this 7th day of April, 1862, and in the year of the Commonwealth