previous next


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

Creative Commons License
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0 United States License.

An XML version of this text is available for download, with the additional restriction that you offer Perseus any modifications you make. Perseus provides credit for all accepted changes, storing new additions in a versioning system.

hide Places (automatically extracted)

View a map of the most frequently mentioned places in this document.

Visualize the most frequently mentioned Pleiades ancient places in this text.

Download Pleiades ancient places geospacial dataset for this text.

hide People (automatically extracted)
Sort people alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a person to search for him/her in this document.
John Letcher (2)
Geo W. Munford (1)
McKenney (1)
hide Dates (automatically extracted)
Sort dates alphabetically, as they appear on the page, by frequency
Click on a date to search for it in this document.
April 23rd, 1863 AD (1)
May 28th (1)
hide Display Preferences
Greek Display:
Arabic Display:
View by Default:
Browse Bar: