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40, Welch 31, Coleman 27. No election. Mr. Wise. of Princess Anne, desired to know if this sq same to the Convention for its action. Mr. Wise, of Princess Anne, opposed the appointment ofs. Mr. Carlile withdraw his motion. Mr. Wise resumed his argument against the resolution. of Mr. Wise. Personal Explanations. Mr. Wise said he wished to detain the members for a shter at rest. He never dreamed of alluding to Mr. Wise as one of the rash and ill-advised persons. o remove Gov. Letcher from office, and to put Mr. Wise in his place; that the fact had been telegrapic, and there was no doubt of its truth. Mr. Wise, after reading the letter, and a note from Mr except as one of the rumors of the day. Mr. Wise replied that he had trouble enough in tng that position during the John Brown raid. Mr. Wise thanked God that, in times like these, he wasof rashness without calculation. In closing, Mr. Wise said that if this Commonwealth ever submitted[11 more...]
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.