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The Convention. A number of resolutions were offered yesterday, and referred to the Committee on Federal Relations; among them one by Mr. Garland, contemplating the passage of an ordinance submitting the question to the vote of the people, whether they will remain with the North, or secede and unite with the Southern States; and another by Mr. Dorman, for a vote of the people of all the States, on the question of Union or Disunion, on the basis of the Peace Conference proposition. Mr. Baylor concluded his Union speech, and endorsed the proposition emanating from the Conference at Washington, which was subsequently denounced by Mr. Goode, of Mecklenburg, who has the floor for to-day. An animated debate sprang up on a resolution offered by Mr. Sheffet, inviting the Virginia Commissioners to the Conference to address the Convention, at their convenience, and to occupy seats on the floor. A substitute, offered by Mr. Price, merely inviting the Commissioners to seats, was finally
Friday,March 1, 1861. The Convention was called to order at 12 o'clock. Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Burrows, of the first Baptist Church. Resolutions. By Mr.Garland of Amherst: Resolved, That an Ordinance should be passed by this Convention, submitting to the qualified voters of this State, the question whether Virginia shall remain attached to the Northern Confederacy, or whether she shall secede and unite her destiny with the States of the Southern Confederacy. Re, Southall, Speed, Spurlock, A. H. H. Stuart. C. J. Stuart, Tarr, Taylor, White, Wickham, and Willey.--71. Nays.-- Messrs. Armstrong, Blow, Bolssean, Borst. Bouldin, Cabell, Cecil, Chambliss, Chapman, Coun. C. B. Conrad, R. H. Cox, Fisher, Garland, Graham, Gregory, Goggin, J. Goode, Jr., T. F. Goode, Hale. C. Hall, L. S. Hall Harvie, Holcombe, Hunton, Isbell, Kent, Kilby, Kindred, Lawson, Leake, J. B. Mallory, Marr, Montague, Morris, Morton, Neblett, Randolph, Richardson, Seawell, Sheffe