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ded in arresting and caging a man who calls himself Marion F. Barbier, as a suspicious character. For two years past Barbier has resided near "Cedar Point," Goochland county, where he was in the employ of a person called Drumwright, the keeper of a small grocery. Some few days since, the residents of the neighborhood, on learninescribing both parties, they went in search of Drumwright, discovered him in the bushes near the western suburbs, took him into custody, and returned with him to Goochland yesterday afternoon, where he will probably get ample justice. Barbier, in the meantime, will be kept in prison until Tuesday next, when he will undergo an examthat the two servants of Mr. Turner, George and Mat, who were engaged by Drumwright to kill their master, and who had actually dug a grave in which Drumwright was to bury him, shrunk from the task, and informed their overseer of the foul plot. They have also been arrested and committed to the jail of Goochland county for trial.
. E. E. Orvis stated that he had prepared a series of resolutions, which he desired to submit. On motion of Mr. N. F. Bwe, the resolutions were referred to the Committee on Business. On motion of Mr. John N. Davis, Mr. John H. Guy, of Goochland, was invited to address the meeting. Mr. Guy stated that he did not expect to be called on to say anything to the people of Henrico. He knew that his county sympathized with Henrico in this meeting. The people of Goochland, at their lastGoochland, at their last Court, met together, irrespective of party, and declared their readiness and determination to defend the rights and protect the honor of Virginia. They demand the repeal of the Personal Liberty bills in all the States that have the Constitution and the Federal laws, and will be satisfied with nothing less. Whatever may be thought of the action of South Carolina. It is now too late for her to retrace her steps, and whenever the time of division arrives, Virginia cannot be Yankeed, but most
from old Hanover, which has done so much to make herself renowned in our brief history. The eldest son of Captain Anderson, Richard Clough Anderson, Jr., was sent Minister to one of the South American Republics, by Mr. Monroe, about 1823, and died there. He was quite a young man, and very promising. This seems to have been a warlike family.-- Richard Clough Anderson had a younger brother, who commanded a company of Hanover troops throughout Greene's campaigns. He was in the battles of Guilford, Camden and Eutaw, and at the Siege of Ninety-Six. He went also to Georgia, with Wayne, in his expedition against the Indians, immediately after the close of the Carolina campaign. There was no braver officer in the whole army. He did not follow his brother to Kentucky, but married, lived and died in his native county of Hanover. He left one son — the venerable Col. Benjamin Anderson, of Goochland, who is still alive, and who is, therefore, the first cousin of the Fort Sumter man.
Accepted. --The Rev. Horace Stringfellow, of Hanover, well known as an able clergy-man of the Episcopal Church, has accepted an invitation to take charge of St. Paul's Church, in Goochland.
Rev. Dr. Stringfellow. --We are requested to state that this gentleman has not yet accepted the rectorship of St. Paul's Church in Goochland, though it has been tendered to him.
try such men as Clay, Pope, Rowan, Talbot, and Bledsoe. He represented his district many years in Congress. It is stated in some of the newspapers that Mr. Letcher was a native of Kentucky. This is a mistake. He was born in the county of Goochland, not thirty miles from this place, near Sampson's Cross Roads. His middle name-- Perkins--was the name which his mother bore before she was married. He was called after his maternal uncle, the late Robert Perkins, of Goochland county, who is near Sampson's Cross Roads. His middle name-- Perkins--was the name which his mother bore before she was married. He was called after his maternal uncle, the late Robert Perkins, of Goochland county, who is still remembered by many persons in that part of the world. Mr. Letcher was a man of decided talent, and of the most unflinching integrity, political and personal. He was one of the most popular men of his day, and was able to overcome all opposition that could ever be made against him.
le. Mr. Barbour, of Jefferson, nominated Samuel. T. Walker, of Rockingham. Mr. Barbour, of Culpeper, nominated Zephaniah T. Turner, of Bappahannock. Mr. Southall, of Albemarie, seconded the nomination of Green Peyton, and urged his election. Mr. Moore, of Rockbridge, nominated John L. Eubank, of the city of Richmond. Mr. Garland, of Amherst, seconded the nomination of Mr. Eubank. Mr. Scott of Fauquier, seconded the nomination of Mr. Turner. Mr. Leare, of Goochland, nominated S. Bassett French, of Chesterfield. Mr. MacFARLANDarland, of Richmond, advocated the election of Mr. Eubank. Mr. Montague, of Middlesex, nominated John Bell Bigger, of the city of Richmond. Mr. Wickham, of Henrico, nominated R. Landsay Walker, of New Kent. Mr. Fordes, of Buckingham, advocated the election of Mr. Eubank. the Secretary then proceeded to call the roll, and the result of the vote was announced as follows: Stephen C. Whittle6 S. Ba
en to change their votes on the last ballot for Doorkeeper. The motion was carried, and seven members, who had voted for other candidates, recorded their votes for Mr. Benjamin R. Linkous, who was then declared to have received a majority, and was therefore elected First Doorkeeper. Mr. Tredway moved that Samuel H. Jeter be appointed Second Doorkeeper. Mr. Speed thought such a course would not be entirely just to other applicants. He desired to nominate Mr. Josiah Leake, of Goochland. Mr. Tredway withdrew his motion. Mr. Cox nominated Wm. Welsh, of Chesterfield. The motion to adjourn was renewed, and again withdrawn. Commissioners from other States. The President submitted the following communication from the Governor of the Commonwealth: Executive Department, Feb. 14, 1861. Gentlemen of the Convention: I have the honor to communicate herewith the credentials of the Hon. John S. Preston, a Commissioner duly appointed by the Conventio
called to order at 12 o'clock, by President Janney. Prayer by the Rev. Jas. A. Duncan, of the Broad Street M. E. Church. The President announced the first business in order to be the Election of second Doorkeeper. Mr. Forues nominated J. J. Winn, of Albemarle. Mr. McComas nominated Henry S. Coleman, of Stafford. Mr. Gregory nominated Roscoe Burke, of King William. Mr. Tredway nominated S. H. Joter, of Richmond. Mr. Speed nominated Wm. Josiah Leake, of Goochland. Mr. Cox nominated Wm. Welch, of Chesterfield. Mr. Montague nominated Jos. Tompkins, of Chesterfield. There being no further nominations the Secretary proceeded to call the roll, and the vote resulted as follows: Jeter 35, Leake 34, Coleman 26, Welch 26; others, 16. No election. Mr. Morton moved a suspension of the rules to allow him to make a motion to withdraw all but the three highest candidates.--Carried. Mr. Morton then made the motion indicated, but there be
The Convention The organization of this body was completed yesterday. Mr. W. J. Leake, of Goochland, was elected second Doorkeeper after an animated contest, and Capt. W. M. Elliott, of the Richmond Whig, Printer, without opposition. The Convention resolved to give a formal reception to the Commissioners from South Carolina, Georgia, and Mississippi, on Monday next. A Committee on Elections and another on Federal Relations were provided for by resolutions, and some other preliminary business was transacted. A resolution, calling on the Commissioners to the Peace Conference for information as to the prospect of an acceptable adjustment of difficulties, lies over until to-day. A personal explanation between Messrs, Wise and Stuart, which will be found in the report, terminated the proceedings of the day.
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