binson, Seaboard and Roanoke Railroad: and T. H. Wynne, Richmond and Petersburg Railroad.
On motion, H. D. Bird was called to the Chair, and T. H. Wynne appointed Secretary.
Mr. Sanford informed the meeting that by his invitation, Mr. S. L. Fremont, Superintendent of the Wilmington and Weldon Railroad, in North Carolina, was present, and on motion Mr. Fremont was invited to take a seat in the Convention.
The Governor having been informed that the meeting was ready for business, hMr. Fremont was invited to take a seat in the Convention.
The Governor having been informed that the meeting was ready for business, his Excellency came in and stated that he had called the Superintendents together for the purpose of making arrangements for running trains over the roads in such a manner as to secure close connections through the State, and especially in Richmond, and added that the principal difficulty existed on the Orange and Alexandria, the Virginia Central, and the Richmond and Petersburg Railroads, and he requested that the meeting would take such steps as would secure this desirable object.
s to be some sensitiveness in business circles about the recent seizures of telegraphic dispatches in all the principal Northern towns and cities, and a general apprehension that private business transactions may be exposed, it may not be improper to assure the public that there is no danger of any such exposure.
Allen A. Burton, of Ky., has been appointed Minister resident to New Granada in the place of Gen. Jones, of Iowa.
The belief that the President has determined to tender Col. Fremont a Major Generalship, elicits much gratification.
Ex-Governor Banks is here by invitation of the Secretary of War.
Brig. Gen'l McDowell, United States army, is to have command of the forces operating towards Richmond.
It is understood to be General Scott's policy to put the younger class of officers into field service, and therefore it is said that Col. Meigs is employed on other duties than what relates to the construction of public buildings.
Whilst the hands employed in