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Meeting of citizens of Henrico. --We gave on Monday a synopsis of the proceedings of a meeting of the citizens of Henrico, who met at their Court-House, Saturday, to take into consideration theHenrico, who met at their Court-House, Saturday, to take into consideration the condition of the country, and insert to-day the resolutions adopted.--Dr. Z. S. McGruder, county Delegate, who was called on to define his position in the present crisis, said he had voted for the Pn, and call upon the other Border States to do likewise. Resolved, That the delegate of Henrico county in the State Convention be most respectfully requested to carry into effect our wishes, as hction as will tend to reinvest our State with her full sovereignty. Garland Hanes, Sr., of Henrico, offered the following resolution as a substitute for the minority report, viz: Resolved, That we, citizens of Henrico, are perfectly willing to abide the decision of the State Convention, believing that the Old Dominion has rights in the Union, and that they will protect and defend them.
Secession in Hanover. --On Tuesday, the 12th inst., the good people of old Hanover assembled at their Court-House and gave expression to their sentiments in the existing crisis, by the erection of a secession flag.--Amid the approving shouts of the crowd, Mr. James Lyons, of Henrico, in eloquent strains, addressed the people, hailing the flag as a happy omen of a purer and better feeling in Virginia. He was followed in brief speeches by Capt. George W. Bassett, St. George Tucker, Chastain White, Dr. E. S. Talley, John H. Taliaferro, and Dr. John B. Fontaine, who were present, breathing the right spirit and bearing decided testimony to the unanimity of the secession sentiment in Hanover. The glorious old county which was a pioneer in the cause of Freedom in 1776, has resolved to be among the first in asserting the rights of the South, and in a firm determination to maintain them.
posit in his office, and such as may be received in future. The House was notified that the Senate had agreed to the amendment proposed by the House to Senate bill to amend the 23d section of the 61st chapter of the Code, entitled "of works of internal improvement." Senate bill establishing an inspection of leather for the county of Hampshire, was laid on the table. The Finance Committee of the House reported in favor of Senate bill refunding to Elizabeth C. Richardson, of Henrico county, a sum of money paid by her on an erroneous assessment of land, and for correcting said assessment. Mr. Collier offered a resolution for a final adjournment on the 25th inst., with the consent of the Senate. Laid on the table. On motion of Mr. Christian, the House proceeded to the consideration of Senate bill "incorporating the Southern Express Company." Mr. Myers proposed an amendment striking out $50,000 and inserting $100,000. --Opposed by Mr. Magruder. The House refused to