elections

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Predictive Words

VIRGINIA STATE GOVERNOR DAY CONVENTION CITY ELECTION COMMONWEALTH HELD MEETING VOTE ELECTED DISTRICT MEMBERS COUNCIL LEGISLATURE APPOINTED MAJORITY ORDINANCE JOHN COUNTIES HALL PRESENT SCOTT

This list of words are those that the topic model identifies as most likely to appear in documents in this category.

Exemplary Articles

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Monday, August 10, 1863

NOTICE TO TAX-PAYERS.

—State of Virginia, 12th Collector's ...

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Thursday, November 21, 1861

BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA.--A PROCLAMATION.

—Whereas, a vacancy has occurred, in the representation of this Commonwealth, in the General Assembly, by the resignation of JAMES G. PAXTON, the Senator for the District composed of the counties of Balth, Highland, and Rockbridge: Therefore, I John Letcher, Governor of . . . more

BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA.--A PROCLAMATION.

—Whereas, a vacancy has occurred, in the representation of this Commonwealth, in the General Assembly, by the resignation of JAMES G. PAXTON, the Senator for the District composed of the counties of Balth, Highland, and Rockbridge: Therefore, I John Letcher, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby require the Sheriffs of the said counties to hold elections in their respective counties, on the 12th day of DECEMBER next, for a Senator to fill the vacancy aforesaid.

Given under my hand as Governor, and under the less seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 18th day of November, A. D. 1861, and in the 86th year of the Commonwealth JOHN LETCHER.

By the Governor:
Geo. W. Munford.
Sec'y of the Commonwealth.
Lexington papers copy. no 19—tde
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Wednesday, October 09, 1861

BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA

—A PROCLAMATION.— Whereas, has occurred in the Senate of Virginia,by the resignation of WMS. C. WICKHAM, the Senator forthe Gistrict Compossed of the counties of Henrico and Hanover; Therefore, the of said counties are hereby required ot hold an election at . . . more

BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA

—A PROCLAMATION.— Whereas, has occurred in the Senate of Virginia,by the resignation of WMS. C. WICKHAM, the Senator forthe Gistrict Compossed of the counties of Henrico and Hanover; Therefore, the of said counties are hereby required ot hold an election at the several places of voting prescribed by law, in each of said counties, on THURSDAY, the 24th day of October, the present month, to supply the vacamy oforesald.

Given under my hand as Governor and under the seal of the Commenwealth. This 8th day of October. 186 and in the year of the Commenwealth the 86th.

JOHN LETCHER.
By the Governor:
Secretary of the Commenwealth.
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Thursday, December 05, 1861

BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA.--A PROCLAMATION.

—Whereas a vacancy has occurred, in the representation of this Commonwealth, in the General Assembly, by the resignation of James G. Paxton, the Senator for the District composed of the counties of Bath, Highland, and Rockbridge: Therefore, I , JOHN LETCHER, Governor of . . . more

BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA.--A PROCLAMATION.

—Whereas a vacancy has occurred, in the representation of this Commonwealth, in the General Assembly, by the resignation of James G. Paxton, the Senator for the District composed of the counties of Bath, Highland, and Rockbridge: Therefore, I , JOHN LETCHER, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby require the Sheriffs of the said counties to hold elections in their respective counties, on the 12th day of December next, for a Senator to fill the vacancy aforesaid.

Given under my hand as Governor, and under the less seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 18th day of November, A. D. 1861. and in the 86th year of the Commonwealth.

JOHN LETCHER.
By the Governor:
Geo. W. Munford,
no 19—tde Sec'y of the Commonwealth.
Lexington papers copy.
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Wednesday, December 11, 1861

BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA.--A PROCLAMATION.

—Whereas, a vacancy has occurred, in the representation of this Commonwealth, in the General Assembly, by the resignation of James G. Paxton, the Senator for the District composed of the counties of Bath, Highland, and Rockbridge: Therefore, I, JOHN LETCHER, Governor of . . . more

BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA.--A PROCLAMATION.

—Whereas, a vacancy has occurred, in the representation of this Commonwealth, in the General Assembly, by the resignation of James G. Paxton, the Senator for the District composed of the counties of Bath, Highland, and Rockbridge: Therefore, I, JOHN LETCHER, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby require the Sheriffs of the said counties to hold elections in their respective counties, on the 12th day of December next, for a Senator to fill the vacancy aforesaid.

Given under my hand as Governor, and under the less seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 18th day of November, A. D. 1861, and in the 86th year of the Commonwealth.

JOHN LETCHER,
By the Governor:
Geo. W. Munford.
Sec'y of the Commonwealth.
Lexington papers copy. no 19—tde
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Wednesday, May 29, 1861

BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA-A PROCLAMATON.

—Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the Convention of Virginia by the resignation of Thomas F. Goode, a member thereof for the county of Mecklenburg, therefore the Sheriff of said county is hereby required to hold an election at the several . . . more

BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA-A PROCLAMATON.

—Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the Convention of Virginia by the resignation of Thomas F. Goode, a member thereof for the county of Mecklenburg, therefore the Sheriff of said county is hereby required to hold an election at the several places of voting prescribed by law, in said county, on MONDAY, the 10th day of June next, for a member of the Convention for said county, to supply the vacancy aforesaid.

Given under my hand as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 27th day of May, 1861, and in the 85th year of the Commonwealth.

JOHN LETCHEE.

By the Governor: George W. Munford, Secretary of the Commonwealth. my 29—d3t&w3t
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Friday, November 25, 1864

State of Virginia, Executive Department,
Richmond,
November 4, 1864.

A PROCLAMATION.—Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the General Assembly of this Commonwealth by the resignation of S. W. Thomas, the member of the House of Delegates from the county of Warren; therefore,

I, WILLIAM SMITH, Governor of the Commonwealth of . . . more

State of Virginia, Executive Department,
Richmond,
November 4, 1864.

A PROCLAMATION.—Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the General Assembly of this Commonwealth by the resignation of S. W. Thomas, the member of the House of Delegates from the county of Warren; therefore,

I, WILLIAM SMITH, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby proclaim and make known that an election will be held in said county, at the places prescribed by law, to supply the vacancy aforesaid, on the FIRST THURSDAY in December next.

Given under my hand as Governor, and under the lesser seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 4th day of November, 1864, and in the eighty-ninth year of the Commonwealth.

WILLIAM SMITH.
Teste: George W. Munford,
Secretary of the Commonwealth. no 7—tde
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Wednesday, November 09, 1864

—Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the General Assembly of this Commonwealth by the resignation of S. W. Thomas, the member of the House of Delegates from the county of Warren; therefore.

I. WILLIAM SMITH, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby proclaim and make known that . . . more

—Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the General Assembly of this Commonwealth by the resignation of S. W. Thomas, the member of the House of Delegates from the county of Warren; therefore.

I. WILLIAM SMITH, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby proclaim and make known that an election will be held in said county at the places prescribed by law, to supply the vacancy aforesaid, on the FIRST THURSDAY in December next.

Given under my hand as Governor, and under the lesser seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 4th day of November, 1864, and in the eighty-ninth year of the Commonwealth.

WILLIAM SMITH.
Teste: George W. Munford,
Secretary of the Commonwealth. no 7—tde
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Friday, November 06, 1863

BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA--A PROCLAMATION.

—Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the House of Delegates of Virginia, occasioned by the resignation of Thos F Goods, the Delegate elect from the county of Mecklenburg Therefore, I, JOHN LETCHER, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, by virine of authority . . . more

BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA--A PROCLAMATION.

—Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the House of Delegates of Virginia, occasioned by the resignation of Thos F Goods, the Delegate elect from the county of Mecklenburg Therefore, I, JOHN LETCHER, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, by virine of authority vested in the Executive by law, do hereby require an election to be held in the said county of Hecklenburg, on the first Thursday of December next, to fill the vacancy aforesaid according to law.

Given under my hand as Governor, and under the seal of the Commonwealth, this 4th day of November, A D 1863, and in the 88th year of the Commonwealth.

By the Governor:
JOHN LETCHER.
George W. Munford,
Sec'y of the Commonwealth. no 6—sw3w
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Friday, October 25, 1861

BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA.--A PROCLAMATION.

—Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the Convention of Virginia, occasioned by the resignation of EPPA HUNTON, late a member for the county of Prince William: Therefore, the Sheriff of the said county is hereby required to hold and election at the . . . more

BY THE GOVERNOR OF VIRGINIA.--A PROCLAMATION.

—Whereas, a vacancy has occurred in the Convention of Virginia, occasioned by the resignation of EPPA HUNTON, late a member for the county of Prince William: Therefore, the Sheriff of the said county is hereby required to hold and election at the several places of voting prescribed by law in said county on the first WEDNESDAY (being the 6th day) of November next, for a member of the Convention to supply the vacancy aforesaid.

Given under my hand as Governor, and under the seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this 23d day of October, 1861, and in the year of the Commonwealth the 86th.

JOHN LETCHER.
By the Governor:
Geo. W. Munford,
Sec'y of the Commonwealth. oc 25—tde

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