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he reports from the Committee on Federal Relations. Mr. Baldwin, of Augusta, being entitled to the floor, proceeded to ce repeated, the gallery and lobby would be cleared. Mr. Baldwin went on to show that the slave was not taxed as man for while their own white heads were taxed per capita. Mr. Baldwin said he could not be expected to be as well posted as tht learned the A, B, C, of the subject. [Laughter.] Mr. Baldwin supposed he would; and he apprehended that such a pupil the kind he would be fitted to teach. [Laughter.] Mr. Baldwin continued to argue upon the propositions, which, he beli in process of splendid development. In conclusion, Mr. Baldwin apologized for having so long detained the Committee in n to pay his respects to Messrs. Moore, of Rockbridge, and Baldwin, of Augusta, of whom he had little hope, and made humorousurnment, a beautiful floral wreath was presented to Col. John B. Baldwin, of Augusta, by Mr. Critcher, of Westmoreland, on b
Scenes at the Institute. --The "Union" ladies on Saturday inaugurated a system at the Convention which has heretofore been confined to theatrical circles, in the bestowal of a floral wreath upon Col. Baldwin, of Augusta, who had just closed his argument against secession. Mr. Critcher, of Westmoreland, who made the presentation speech, read a poetical tribute from the ladies, the point of which was that woman deems Union right, and that it is man's duty to support her. While Col. Baldwin Col. Baldwin was making an eloquent reply, somebody in the gallery trod on a dog's appendage, and the fierce "bow wow — ki yi," for a time completely eclipsed the oratorical peroration to the stripes and stars. Another incident on Saturday transpired while Mr. Bruce, of Halifax, was making an argument in favor of secession. A troop of horsemen from Chesterfield passed by the building, the trumpeter blowing "Yankee Doodle" with all his might and main, which created some merriment on the Union side, but
The Convention. A resolution was adopted on Saturday to meet at 10 o'clock A. M.; to take a recess at 2 o'clock, and meet again at 4 o'clock P. M. Secession resolutions, adopted by the people of Dinwiddie, Greene, Spotsylvania, and Culpeper, were presented by the delegates representing those counties. Mr. Baldwin finished his speech against secession and in favor of the majority report. He was followed by Mr. Bruce, of Halifax, who will conclude to-day. Mr. Hall, of Marion, continued his remarks in favor of an ad valorem tax upon slaves.--Mr. Dormay, of Rockbridge, introduced a resolution, which was laid on the table, recommending a license tax on Northern productions, in retaliation for the Personal Liberty bills in vogue in the Northern States.