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and several propositions were before the House as amendments to the bill. Mr. Staples, of Patrick, chairman of the special committee appointed to inquire into the expediency of reconvoking a convention of the sovereign people of Virginia, reported "A bill to center upon the General Assembly the powers of a convention." [The bill recounts, in a preamble, that the emergencies of war require this extraordinary measure, and goes on to direct that the officers of election (to be held in March) for members of the General Assembly shall direct a separate poll to be opened, where the question shall be voted upon: "Shall the powers of a convention be conferred upon the General Assembly of Virginia?" with the reservation that said convention shall not alter the Bill of Rights or certain sections of the State Constitution; that the tickets to be voted shall indicate whether the voter is for or against a convention.] Messrs. Deane and Pretlow, of the committee appointed to report u
The Daily Dispatch: March 2, 1865., [Electronic resource], Proclamation by the President, appointing a day of fasting, humiliation and prayer, with thanksgiving. (search)
ed by law, for the election of Delegates and such Senators as are required by law to be elected in the room of those biennially displaced on the fourth Thursday in March, in the year 1865, and on the same day in every second year thereafter; for the election of Governor, Lieutenant-Governor and Attorney-General on the fourth Thursday in March, in the year 1867, and on the same day in every fourth year thereafter for the election of Commissioner of the Board of Public Works, in each of the districts laid off for that purpose, as follows: In the first district, on the fourth Thursday in March, in the year 1865, and so on the same day for each succeeding distriMarch, in the year 1865, and so on the same day for each succeeding district every two years thereafter; and for choosing electors of President and Vice-President of the Confederate States on the first Wednesday in November, in the year 1867 or such other day as Congress may determine, and every sixth year thereafter: Provided, that upon the order for a special election of electors of President and Vice-