Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Mr. Collier” in article 2 of The Daily Dispatch: December 23, 1861., [Electronic resource]:
...acancies by the House.
The plan of holding elections in camps was improper and unconstitutional.
Mr. Anderson, of Botetourt, said the resolution said nothing about the mode of election.
Mr. Collier said there were citizens in the unrepresented districts not in the camps, and there was no provision under the ordinance of the Convention authorizing these citizens to vote out of camps.
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