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Henrico county--Convention. --We are authorized by Mr. Lyons to say that he will support Dr. Garnett for the Convention, with great cordiality, as he would have any other gentleman who might have been nominated by the Anti-Submission State-Rights party of the country. The following card has also been furnished to the friends of Dr. Garnett, by the Hon. A. R. Hollanday: "I was never, at any time, a candidate for a seat in the Convention, and never desired to be a candidate; but having been informed that it was the wish of some of my friends to tender a nomination to me, I beg permission to express my earnest desire, and hope they will give their most active, earnest, and cordial support to Dr. John R. Garnett, as he shall certainly have mine with all my heart. Alex. R. Holladay. "February 1st, 1861." fe 2--2t
w one to him, and for the purpose of disabusing the minds of those who might suppose his opinions had undergone a change, he read from his address to his people when he was a candidate for a seat in the Convention. He went on to express the confident hope that the course which he indicated would tend to a reconstruction of the Union as it was designed by the fathers. The propositions were referred to the Committee of the Whole and ordered to be printed. Voice of the people. Mr. Holladay, of Norfolk county, presented a series of resolutions enveloped in the American flag, and numerously signed by his constituents, favoring an adjustment of the National difficulties and instructing him to vote on, the side of the Union. He went on to speak of his constituents as firmly devoted to the Union and Constitution, but denied that they were sub-missionists in any sense of the term. They believed that the existing difficulties might be adjusted on fair and honorable terms. T
House on Saturday morning, for the purpose of taking "into consideration the political condition of our country." On motion of Mr. Daniel E. Gardner, Hon. Alex. R. Holladay was called to the hair, and O. S. Taylor appointed Secretary. The Chairman explained the object of the meeting in an appropriate speech. On motion of Mr. Gardner, a committee of seven was appointed to draft resolutions. Mr. N. F. Bowe then asked Mr. Holladay to vacate the chair, which he did, and Dr. S. Coates occupied the same as temporary chairman. Mr. Bowe then moved that Mr. Holladay be added to the committee, which motion was adopted. The committee theMr. Holladay be added to the committee, which motion was adopted. The committee then retired, and during their absence speeches were made by the citizens generally. Mr. Bowe then asked Dr. McGruder, delegate to the Legislature, to define his position. The doctor said in reply, that he would lay down his life cheerfully to preserve the Union as handed down to us by the patriots of the Revolution; but wh
Political. -- The Norfolk Herald states that a paper, signed by over 800 persons in the city of Portsmouth, has been sent to Messrs. Holladay and White, delegates from Norfolk county, requesting them to "stand by the Union until the last link is broken, " and that one equally as large has been sent to General Geo. Blow, delegate from Norfolk, with the same request.
tates, for the sure protection of the rights of the South. The last clause suspends the operation of a previous clause, for assuming the Government property within the State, till such time as the Convention may deem proper to enforce the same, desiring to avoid any collision, and with a view to an adjustment of the pending difficulties, through the agency of the Conference, and by a returning sense of justice among the people of all sections.--The ordinance) was ordered to be printed.-- Mr. Holladay presented a series of Union resolutions, enveloped in an American flag, and numerously signed by citizens of Norfolk county. Mr. Burley, of Marshall, offered some long resolutions against secession, for the details of which we refer the reader to the regular report. The Convention agreed to meet at half-past 10 o'clock A. M., until further ordered. Mr. Willey, of Monongahela, offered resolutions for equality of taxation and representation, upon which no action was had. In Committee of t
2 years of age,) was carried by a large majority. We append the votes given candidates in the first and second wards. Parties having control of the Monroe Ward poll-books carried them off, and our utmost endeavors availed nothing as to getting a statement of the vote cast in that ward. Except as a matter of curiosity and reference, it is of but little consequence. If, however, the vote can be obtained, it will be furnished to- morrow: Jefferson Ward. Board of Public Works--A. R. Holladay, 1051; T. L. Broun, 5; J. R. Anderson, 890.--Senate — John Robertson, 800; J. R. Anderson, 178; scattering, 70. House of Delegates--A. A. Morson, 183; John O. Steger, 358; Thos. H. Wynne, 661; N. B, Hill, 769; D. J. Saunders, 459; Wyndham Robertson, 688; scattering, 109. For amendment to Constitution, 946; against, 44. For Ratification, 1161; against, 1. Madison Ward. Board of Public Works.--A. R. Holliday, 1,278; A. A. Morson, 10; Thomas Broun, 1; N. B. Hill. 1. For Ordinance o
Henrico. Court-House.--For ratification, 1,086; for amendment to Constitution, 785; against amendment, 123. For House of Delegates: Z. S. Mcgruder, 686; Jimes Lyons, 264; scattering. 3. For Board of Public Works: A. R. Holladay, 874; Thomas L. Broun, 7. Chesterfield. Manchester.--For ratification, 390; against, none. For amendment, 99; against, 249. For Senate; B. H. Nash, 361. For House of Delegates; C. T. Friend, 361. [by telegraph]Petersburg. Petersburg, May 23. --For secession, 1,165; against, none. For amendment of Constitution, 909; against, 108. Claiborne elected to the Senate, and Collier to the House, without opposition. Charlotte. Keysville, May 23. --The vote at this precinct resulted: For ratification, 144. For Senate — Bruce, 118. For House of Delegates--McGehee, 109; Wood Building, 6. Albemarle. Charlottesville, May 23. --For Secession, 591, against, nore. For tax amendment, 473; against, 55. For Board o
To Put an end to some misapprehension which seems to prevail on the subject, we are authorized to say that Mr. Alex. R. Holladay has not accepted the nomination for Congress which has appeared in the newspapers, and is not a candidate. fe 1--1t*
Runaway. --On Wednesday, April 8th my dining-room servant Oscar, a mulatto, about 5 feet 8 inches high, and 20 years old; stoutly made; has the first joint of one of his fingers cut off. It is supposed he is either trying to make his way to the Yankees by way of Fredericksburg or the Peninsula, or is lurking about the city. $25 will be paid for his arrest about the city, or $50 if taken at a distance. Alex. R. Holladay, Board of Public Works. ap 22--2t*
t, Saturday. --The most important case which came before his Honor on Saturday was that of the negroes implicated in the robbery of the residence of Hon. Alexander R. Holladay, about one mile beyond the corporation limits, on Broad street, of six thousand dollars' worth of groceries. The robbery occurred on Monday, two weeks Mr. Lacy, who made the following statement: Last Monday, one week ago, a bargain was made between himself and the negroes named above (save Sam Harris) to rob Mr. Holladay's residence that night. Accordingly, between ten and eleven o'clock, they repaired thither, and after first deputing one of them to break in that portion of tg, at which hour they had swept the store-room of its contents, and then started across the old field in the direction of Screamersville. About midway between Mr. Holladay's and Buchanan Springs they halted, and after waiting till about five o'clock in the morning part of the plunder was offered for sale to a lady named Elizabeth
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