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Calling out the militia by Gov. Letcher. On Saturday last, the House of Delegates of Virginia adopted a resolution, calling upon Governor Letcher to inform that body under what clause of the Constitution, or under what laws of the State, his proclamation of the 30th of August, calling out the militia of certain counties of the Commonwealth, and ordering them to report to Major-Gen. Floyd, was Issued. In response to this resolution, the Governor states that his action was based upon the fifth article of the first section of the Constitution, prescribing the duties of the Chief Magistrate, devolving upon him the command of the land and naval forces of the State, and investing in him the "power to embody the militia to repel invasion, suppress insurrection, and enforce the execution of the laws." He also cites the House to the 2d section of the 17th chapter of the Code, "providing that if any combination, whether for dismembering the State, or establishing in any part of it a sepa