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An Episode in the Virginia Convention. Shortly after the Convention assembled yesterday, Mr. Chambliss laid before that body a copy of the following resolutions, adopted by a portion of his constituents in Sussex and Greenville counties: 1st. That we cordially approve the views of Gov. Letcher in his communication to the Convention on the 16th inst. and join in his appeal to that body to arrest the extortion practiced by merchants and speculators on the citizens and soldiers. 2d. That we hold the act sequestrating the property of alien enemies to be wise and just, and justice demands the confiscation of the property of domestic enemies. 3d. That merchants and speculators who monopolize such articles of prime necessity as salt, leather, shoe-thread, &c., and sell them, at such exorbitant prices as to be beyond the means of the soldier, the mechanic, or anybody but the very rich, do thereby distress and cripple the resources of the country and render efficient aid
John Roberts, Sr., of Shelbyville, Tenn. died on the 16th inst., at the advanced age of 102 years. He was a soldier in the revolutionary war.
Financial and commercial. --From the Baltimore Sun, of the 23d inst., we take the following: The discount on Western Virginia money is 2½ a 3 per cent., and on Eastern Virginia, North and South Carolina and Georgia, 18 a 20 per cent. The movements of the banks in three of the principal cities of the Union, in which weekly reports are made, as shown by their last statements, and compared with the same period of last year, is as follows: Loans.Specie. New York$137,308,635$41,461,833 Boston62,926,0727,180,001 Philadelphia27,620,7847,086,809 Total227,891,49155,708,643 Last week231,818,44655,444,696 Last year214,197,50528,093,883 Circula'n.Net Deps. New York$3,799,675$111,121,204 Boston6,268,69728,575,450 Philadelphia2,226,42019,491,141 Total Last week Last year
War matters.intelligence from the North. We continue our extracts of Northern news taken from the New York Herald, of the 25th inst., received a day or two ago by the Norfolk Day Book: The New York Herald on President Davis's message. The New York Herald, of the 25th instant, publishes a long editorial severely critic25th instant, publishes a long editorial severely criticising President Davis's last message to the Confederate Congress. The following extracts will give the general drift of the whole article: We published yesterday in extenso, by telegraph from Washington, the message of Jefferson Davis to the rebel Congress, now in session at Richmond. Those of our readers who have perused i
f the fate of the rebellion, and signalize to the world that the back of treason is broken forever.
The Real Blockading fleet.
From the Herald, of the 25th inst. we take the following:
The fleet of twenty-five old whalers, that sailed on the 20th inst., is the effective blockading squadron of the Atlantic coast.