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nthusiastic manner the proposed action of the meeting, and said that if the city of Richmond was ever surrendered to our enemies it should not be by a descendant of its founder. He would sooner die than surrender our city, and if they wished a Mayor who would surrender the city they must elect another in his place. Gov. Latcher was then called on, and heartily approved the objects of the meeting. He said that the city should never be surrendered by the President, by the Mayor, or by himself. The following committee was appointed by the Chairman: Col. St. George Hogers, of Florida; Lieut. Col. Wm. Munford, Col. B. M. Nimmo, Peyton Johnston, Wm. G. Palne, Lieut. O. C. Lamotte, of South Carolina. The committee was requested to meet at the City Hall, at 9 o'clock to-morrow morning, for the purpose of receiving the names of all persons who were disposed to unite under the organization recommended by the proclamation of the Governor. The meeting then adjourned.