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warlike monitions to the South, &c. It was laid on the table. The Senate then proceeded to consider the bill providing for the holding of a State Convention, which was laid on the table in order to take up a similar bill passed by the House. Before any definite action, the Senate adjourned to meet at 7 o'clock, P. M. In the House, sundry bills were reported, among them one to authorize a loan from the Literary Fund to Alleghany College. A petition was presented from citizens of Culpeper county asking that one fifth of the State revenue be appropriated for arming the people and putting the State on a war footing. The House voted down a substitute offered for 1st section of the Convention bill, which, after being further amended and read three times, was passed by a unanimous vote. At the night session of the Senate, House bill for the holding of a State Convention was taken up, and being amended so as to make the time of holding the same the 13th instead of the 11th of F
was an earnest and eloquent appeal in favor of secession, in which the dangers of delay were made fully apparent. In regard to the proposed Convention, he said it ought to meet and declare Virginia out of the Union at once. He wanted this to be regarded as a part of his political record. The next sentiment was announced, as follows: "The Principle of Coercion — Conceived in folly and born of tyranny; we despise its weakness and defy its power." Hon. Jeremiah Morton, of Culpeper county, responded to this sentiment. He commented with stern severity upon the tardiness of the Virginia Legislature. He related with great effect the anecdote of Mrs. Lewis, who told her sons when the news of Tarleton's approach to Staunton was announced, to go and fight, and never see their mother's face again if they suffered a British soldier to set his foot on the soil of old Augusta. One such woman, he said, was worth the whole seventy-seven men who voted for the amendment to the Conv
ollowing persons; Dickinson, Hill & Co., Richmond; Dr. Thomas Latane, Arthur Temple, John Lumpkin, Thomas Fauntleroy, King and Queen county; Dr. F. D. Wheelwright, Rev. Thomas E. Locke, Westmoreland county; John L. Latane, W. C. Latane, Dr. John Lewis, King William county; Geo. Turner, Richard Turner, F. Maginniss, Thomas Lee, King George county; Ro. Hudgin, Dr. John D. Butler, Caroline county; N. J. B. Whitlock, Dr. James H. Latane, Ed. F. Noel, Bev. D. Roy, J. Roy Micon, Wilsey Fogg, Geo. T. Wright, Essex county; Dr. Thomas C. Clopton, Jefferson Stubbs, Jasper C. Hughes, Gloucester county; Parkes Slater, James City county; Dr. Ro. A. Payne, Richmond county; Wm. E. Clopton, Ro. Howle, Dr. L. C. Crump, Jno. S. Lacy, R. T. Lacy, New Kent county; Labney Parrish Louisa county; Wm. D. Clopton, P. B. Foster, Cumberland county; W. W. Brown, Lunenburg county; J. B. Chewning, Culpeper county; Wm. J. Wiere, Prince William county; Capt. J. S. Middleton, John Gormly, Norfolk. de 13--d&w1m
1861. --The undersigned offers his services to the public as a Hirer of Negroes for the ensuing year. His increased experience enables him confidently to promise those who engage his services, that their business will be attended to in the most satisfactory manner, and prompt returns made quarterly. References.--N. P. & T. C. Howard, Lee & Pleasants, L. R. Spillman, John H. Guy, Attorneys at Law, Alvey & Lipscomb, Porter, Harris & Horner, Merchants, Dr. Thomas Pollard, Rev. Philip B. Price, Richmond; Col. B. Anderson, N. W. Miller, Dr. John Morris, Dr. G. W. Harris, C. F. Pope, Jno. S. Swift, Postmaster, John Woodson, Thos. J. Perkins, Goochland Co., Va.; J. L. Crittenden, W. S. Embry, J. Joseph Dovnman, Fauquier Co., Va.; Geo. Hamilton, Culpeper Co., Va.; WcLunsford, S. W. Skinker, James Forbes, Stafford Co., Va.; Douglas H. Gordon, Fredericksburg, Va.; Col. M. M. Payne, U. S. A., Washington, D. C. Lucien Lewis, Office under Metropolitan Hall, Richmond, Va. de 15--1m
Packard. Committee on Claims.--The Committee on Claims asked leave to be discharged from the consideration of the resolution with regard to the account of J. P. A. Entler, for services rendered to the State, Granted. Petitions, &c., Presented and Referred.--Mr. Ball presented the petition of the officers and privates of the North Fork Rifle Company, of Loudoun county, asking compensation for services rendered during the John Brown raid; Mr. Barbour, the petition of citizens of Culpeper county, praying that one-fifth of the State revenue be appropriated for the purpose of arming the people and placing the State on a war footing; Mr. Saunders, the petition of George I. Herring and others, praying for a release as sureties of P. P. Winston; by Mr. Smith, of Kanawha, the petition of citizens of Kanawha upon the subject of free negroes from free States; Mr. Myers, the petition of W. B. Wooldridge and T. C. Howard, executors, praying to be refunded excess of tax on land aid by the