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The Daily Dispatch: April 1, 1861., [Electronic resource], Evening session. (search)
Evening session. The Committee re-assembled at 4 o'clock, and was called to order by Mr. Price, of Greenbrier, in the absence of the Chairman, (Mr. Southall.) Mr. Goode, of Mecklenburg, moved a call of the roll. The Chairman said it would not be in order to make a call of the House in Committee of the Whole. Mr. Amuler, of Louisa, said it was in order to call the attention of the Chair to the fact that there was not a quorum present. After some further debate, a count was made, and eighty members were reported present, constituting a quorum. Mr. Carlile desired to supply a slight omission in the language of his substitute, and leave was granted. Mr. Wise being entitled to the floor, resumed his remarks, and proceeded to criticise the propositions emanating from the Peace Conference, commenting sharply upon the positions relatively occupied towards the same by Messrs. Carlile, Summers, and Baldwin.--He required that one thing should be done before he
The Daily Dispatch: April 11, 1861., [Electronic resource], Fatal boiler Explosion. (search)
Louisa. --On Monday Louisa held a second and very large meeting, A. F. Butler in the Chair, J. P. Thompson Secretary. Speeches were made by F. V. Winston, W. H. Crank, and Jas, L. Gordon. Resolutions were unanimously adopted — in favor of immediate secession, and the union of Virginia with the Southern Confederacy--deprecating the course of the Convention — against a Conference with the Border States as merely a "device for delay"--denouncing as worthy of the scorn and reprobation of every true Virginian, any members of the Convention who may be in correspondence with the Black Republican Administration, directly or indirectly, devising means by which Virginia is to be held to the North--that the Convention should adjourn sine die --that any man who denies the sovereignty of Virginia "is a traitor to her rights, a falsifier of her history, and unworthy to be trusted in this hour of trial" --complimentary to Senators Hunter and Mason, and to the Hon. D. C. Dejarnette, and to Mr.
The Daily Dispatch: April 13, 1861., [Electronic resource], Evening session. (search)