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President, in taking the chair, returned his thanks for the honor conferred upon him in an appropriate address, in which he referred in eloquent terms to the present position of our national affairs. Revs. T. G. Keen, J. B. Hardwick, and the Deacons of their respective churches, were appointed a Committee on Religious Exercises. Mr. Thos. J. Starke requested that a committee be appointed to examine his accounts, as Treasurer of the Association, which was agreed to. Rev. Drs. Ryland and Burrows urged that the Association have a shorter session than heretofore, and suggested the propriety of adjourning next Saturday afternoon. To this objection was mule, and it is probable that the session will extend to Monday afternoon. The attendance is larger than had been anticipated, and others will arrive on to morrow. As the gentleman appointed to preach the introductory sermon is not present, that service will be performed to-night by Rev. L. W. Spaly, of Richmond. Yours,
ding colporteurs into the army. In a recent visit to the camp on the Potomac, he found many who seemed anxious to have Testaments and other good books. He had spent a few hours in distributing tracts among the South Carolina soldiers, and found them eager to have tracts. They told him that for months they had not heard a sermon, and that they hailed with joy a religious visitor and good books. Mr. Taylor thought that all our colporteur force ought to be transferred to the army. Rev. Dr. Burrows said that ours are Christian soldiers — they have been trained to believe in the Bible, and are very different in this regard from the infidels who largely compose the Northern army. Our men desire good books, and they will read them. Recently, sixty soldiers had applied to Dr. B. for Bibles. The most effective soldiers we have will be the most pious, and godly, and prayerful. Rev. T. Hume, of Portsmouth, said that in one regiment, stationed near his house, there are four hundre