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urch--large delegation from Petersburg — speech by Mr. Pryor, &c. The African Church was crowded last nightin consequence of an announcement that the Hon. Roger A. Pryor would address the people, and we noticed in one of the galleries a goodly number of ladies. Mr. Pryor was greeted with hearty cheers when he entered the housvention, and Mr. Douglas of the State Senate. Mr. Pryor was introduced to the audience by Thos, T. Cropper the remarkable change of sentiment in Petersburg, Mr. Pryor's place of residence. Mr. Pryor labored underMr. Pryor labored under considerable difficulty from hoarseness, but this did not prevent him from taking up the subject of the Nationr the other. Arrival of the Petersburgers. Mr. Pryor was going on to speak of the Black Republican meas newspaper. Order was at length restored, and Mr. Pryor went on with his remarks, paying his Petersburg fre himself would raise the flag of revolution. Mr. Pryor was enthusiastically applauded throughout. We are
The vote in Petersburg. Petersburg, Va., March 15. --The polls closed at sunset to-day, with the following result: Whole vote 1641; for secession 879, against 762. The Union vote in February was 1089, against 427 for secession. There was an immense procession at the close of the polls, displaying the secession flag, and headed by music, which escorted Hon. Roger A. Pryor to the depot, that gentleman speaking in Richmond to-night.