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By the Govenor of Virginia — a proclamation.

--Whereas, a vancancy has occurred in the Senate of Virginia, occasioned by the resignation, of William N McKenney, the Senator elect from the second senatorial district, composed of the city of Norfolk: Therefore I, John Letcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby require the military and civil officers authorized by law to open polls for the general elections on the 28th day of May next, at the several places of voting, to cause an election to be held on the said day for a Senator for said District to supply the vacancy aforesaid.

Given under my hand as Governor, and under the seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 23d day of April, 1863, and the 27th year of the Commonwealth.

By the Governor:
John Letcher
Geo W. Munford,
Sec'y of the Commonwealth. my 1--etds

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