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Bishop Meade's Address. If there are any candid and reflecting minds left in the North, the perusal of that portion of Bishop Meade's address before the Episcopal Convention of Virginia, (now in session in this city,) which relates to the publiBishop Meade's address before the Episcopal Convention of Virginia, (now in session in this city,) which relates to the public troubles of the country, cannot but disabuse them of the absurd notion, now so prevalent among them, that there is any longer a Union party in Virginia, or that there is any chance of re-annexing this virtuous and heroic State to the old Confederacy. The venerable Bishop Meade has been well known as formerly one of the firmest and most devoted friends of the old Union in Virginia. What he is now, let his solemn words testify. It is for discreet judges at the North to decide whether they accirginia. What he is now, let his solemn words testify. It is for discreet judges at the North to decide whether they accept as the most intelligent, dispassionate and disinterested exponent of Virginia sentiment, Bishop Meade, or John S. Carlile.
the country, is numerously attended, by the Bishop, Assistant Bishop, and other clergy, and by Lay delegates, as well as by several visiting clergymen — among the latter the Right Rev. Thomas Atkinson. Bishop of North Carolina. Yesterday Bishop Meade read his report, from which we make the following interesting and admirable extract. All who know this venerable Diocesan will recognize in this expression of his views the wisdom, firmness, and piety which they are accustomed to associate wi be reported for the approval of the Convention of the Diocese of Virginia. 3. Johns. W. Sparrow. J. Grammar, Thos. S. Gholson, James Galt, R. H. Cunningham, Committee. The committee called for by the second resolution was elected by ballot, and constituted of Right Rev. Wm. Meade, D. D., Bishop; Right Rev. John Johns, D. D., Assistant Bishop; Rev. Richard H. Wilmer, Rev. Wm. Sparrow, Rev. Joshua Peterkin. Judge Thomas S. Gholson, Philip Williams, Esq., and Richard H. Cunningham, Esq.