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sted that the Convention appoint a temporary Chairman, and on his motion, Mr. James H. Cox, of Chesterfield, was unanimously chosen. Messrs. Patrick and Summers, of Kanawha, conducted Mr. Cox to the Chair. The Chairman returned his profound acknowledgments for the honor, and reminded the Convention that they held in their hands the destinies of this great nation — upon their action, he believed, depended the salvation of the Republic. On motion of Mr. Scott, of Fauquier, Mr. Wm. F. Gordon, Jr., was appointed temporary Clerk of the Convention. The roll of delegates was then called, and it was ascertained that a quorum was present. Permanent organization. Mr. Summers, of Kanawha, nominated John Janney, of Loudoun, for President of the Convention. Mr. Flournoy, of Halifax, nominated Valentine W. Southall, of Albemarle. The vote was then taken, and resulted as follows: for Mr. Janney64 for Mr. Southall54 Mr. Janney was thereupon decla