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Virginia State Convention.Second day. Thursday, Feb. 14, 1861. The Convention assembled, at the Mechanics' Institute, at 12 o'clock. Long previous to this hour, every place allotted to spectators was densely crowded. Hundreds of ladies occupied the gallery prepared for their accommodation, which, however, was found insufficient for the purpose, and a large number were provided with "privileged seats" on the floor, in the windows, and on the gallery steps, while many more were disappo
h, of Chesterfield.
The motion to adjourn was renewed, and again withdrawn.
Commissioners from other States.
The President submitted the following communication from the Governor of the Commonwealth:
Executive Department, Feb. 14, 1861.
Gentlemen of the Convention: I have the honor to communicate herewith the credentials of the Hon. John S. Preston, a Commissioner duly appointed by the Convention recently held in South Carolina, and who is charged with the duty of commu