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y abounded in their deepest afflictions. We beseech the churches to cherish the spirit and imitate the example of this noble army of saints and heroes; to be followers of them, who, through faith and patience, inherit the promises; to be steadfast, unmoveable, always abounding in the work of the Lord, for as much as they know that their labor is not in vain in the Lord. Resolved, That these resolutions be communicated to the Congress of the Confederate States at Montgomery, with the signatures of the President and Secretaries of the Convention. P. H. Mell, Ga.Committee. Jas. E. Broome, Fla. G. H. Martin, Miss. W. Carey Crane, La. R. Fuller, Md. Jas. B. Taylor, Va. R. B. C. Howell, Tenn. L. W. Allen, Ky. J. L. Prichard, N. C. E. T. Winkler, S. C. B. Manly, Sr., Ala. The vote being taken, the report was unanimously adopted. True extract from the minutes. R. fuller, President. W. Carey Crane, Secretaries. Geo. B. Taylor. Secretaries. --N. Y. Times. May 21.
tevenson, Rev. G. W. Samson, D. D. From North Carolina, Rev J. L. Pritchard, J. H. Ivey, J. W. Williams, A. T. M. Handy, J. M. Russell, E. W. Henderson, W. Rives. W. H. McIntosh, Charles Manly, M. B. Harden, H. S. Haynes, S. A. Creath, J. J. Cloud, Rufus Figh. The following officers of the Convention were elected: President--Rev. Richard Fuller, D. D., of Maryland. Vice-Presidents--Messrs. B. Manly, Senr., of Alabama; Thomas Starks, of Georgia; R. B. C. Howell, of Tennessee; and P. H. Mell, of Georgia. Secretaries--Messrs. Wm. Carey Crane, of Louisiana, and Geo. B. Taylor, of Virginia. Treasurer — W. Y. Leech, of South Carolina. President's Address. Beloved Brethren: You require from me no expression of gratitude for the honor thus conferred upon me the second time. Were it proper, I could say much, for my burthened heart would, I know, be cheered by your sympathies. But there are times for brief speeches and vigorous action; and as I wish to impress th
ard College, Alabama, me of the most distinguished Baptist clergymen of that State, has been for several days in this city as Captain of a company. Rev. G. B. Taylor, of Staunton, has also been on a visit to our city to attend to some matters pertaining to the company he commands. Rev. P. H. Mell, D. D., Professor in the University of Georgia, has raised a company, and is now on his way to Virginia. Dr. Mell is one of the most eloquent divines in the South, and is of the Baptist persuasion. ard College, Alabama, me of the most distinguished Baptist clergymen of that State, has been for several days in this city as Captain of a company. Rev. G. B. Taylor, of Staunton, has also been on a visit to our city to attend to some matters pertaining to the company he commands. Rev. P. H. Mell, D. D., Professor in the University of Georgia, has raised a company, and is now on his way to Virginia. Dr. Mell is one of the most eloquent divines in the South, and is of the Baptist persuasion.