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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, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, by virtue of authority vested in the Executive by law, do hereby require the Sheriffs of the said counties of Amelia and Nottoway 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 the eighty-sixth.

John Letcher.
By the Governor:
George W. Munford,
Secretary of the Commonwealth.
Petersburg papers please copy. ap 10td

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