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uffered from the short crops throughout the South, and existing political troubles. The report was referred. In the afternoon a letter was read from G. W. Samson, delegate from the District of Columbia, regretting the impossibility of his attending, on account of the distressing political condition of his immediate section, which he fervently prayed God would overrule to the good of the people and His own glory. The report of the Board of Foreign Missions was then read by Rev. J. P. Boyce. It represents most of the missions in a flourishing condition. The Treasurer shows a receipt of $45,284.87, disbursements of $40,204,48. Balance on hand $4,990.39. The Committee on Constitutional Changes reported as follows, through their Chairman, Mr. Taylor: "The committee to recommend such verbal changes in the Constitution and Minutes as may be necessary, growing out of the recent formation of the Southern Confederacy, report: "In the preamble, for 'United Sta
ous fire which occurred in that city on the night of the 8th inst.: The fire broke out in the William Tell House, situated over the store of Messrs. Nelson & Boyce, No. 53 Front row. In the same block, which extends from Court street to the alley that backs the Commercial Hotel, were the hardware store of Hillman & Brothers, the property of J. C. Atkinson; that of D. H. Townsend, grocer; that of J. J. Murphy, also a grocery — this store was owned by R. C. Brinkley; that of Nelson & Boyce, also grocers, owned by J. M. Lee, of Nashville; Parker & Dashiel, cotton factors, occupied the upper story of the last named store. In the same block was the cigar e insurances were as follows; $2,500 in the Ætna, $2,500 in the Home, of New York, $5,000 in the Desoto, and $5,000 in the Tennessee Mutual, of this city; Nelson & Boyce were insured for $10,000, which is estimated as the amount of their loss. The other firms and the William Tell boarding-house probably lost together some $15,000.