kingham.--Colonel Waller Ford, Dr. William Chappel and Peter R. Patterson.
Campbell.--Bolling Clark, Richard Morgan, John R. McDaruel.
Caroline.--William R. B. Wyatt, Robert Hudgin, Richard H. Garrett.
Carroll.--John Wilkenson, Samuel D. Staples and Benjamin Cooley.
Charlotte.--Robert F. Gaines, Thomas T. Bouldin and Zechariah Bugg.
Chesterfield.--Woodson W. Hancock, Charles W. Friend and William H. Garnett.
Graig.--Dr. John B. Taylor, William A. Waugh and George Hutchinson.
Clarke.--William A. Castleman, Colonel Benjamin Morgan and Colonel Thomas Humphrey.
Cumberland.--Valentine Parish, Ambrose Ford and John W. Wilson.
Dinwiddie.--Thomas B. Hamlin, W. M. Gill and William Young.
Essex.--Thomas Croxton, Leonard P. Sale and Muscoe Garrett.
Fayette.--Edward B. Bailey, Hudson M. Dickinson and James Montgomery.
Floyd.--Bayant Hylton, Noah B. Moore and Thomas W. Williamson.
Franklin.--James S. Calloway, Thomas Dudley, sr., and Frederick R. Browne.
wing, which was laid upon the table:
Whereas it is currently reported and generally believed that the celebrated Hudibrastic General B. F. Butler is about to take charge of this military department, with powers extraordinary; therefore.
Resolved, That whatever money may remain in the State Treasury be immediately divided among the widows and orphans of deceased soldiers, and couriers be dispatched to the various counties, requesting the people to secrete or bury their plate.
Mr. Clarke, of Campbell, offered a resolution, which was agreed to, that the Committee on Courts of Justice be instructed to inquire into the expediency of restricting the right of suffrage to a property qualification.
Mr. Grattan, of Richmond, offered a resolution, which was agreed to, that the resolution adopted on the 5th instant, directing the Speaker of the House to issue a writ of election to supply the vacancy occasioned by the death of Littleton Tazewell, a delegate elect from the city o
or two since, gave currency, to the effect that there was a probability of a good cotton crop.
"We learn, on intelligent and reliable authority, that on the Mississippi river great preparations are being made for the cultivation of a large breadth of the most fertile cotton lands entirely with freedmen's labor.--Capitalists and enterprising business men of the Northwestern States are now making arrangements for cultivating cotton on a large scale in Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi, Alabama, &c. They anticipate no difficulty as to obtaining labor, and have found none.
"Therefore we are led to believe that the estimate of the Comptroller of the Currency, Mr. Clarke, of two and a half millions of bales of cotton for the next year, is not an exaggeration, though half of that product would be of vast benefit to the financial condition of the country, and would afford some assurance of the ultimate success of the experiment of free black labor in the cotton fields."