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of pacifi cation." Mr. Baldwin adopted the suggestion, and Mr. Wise accepted the amendment, making his own amendment read "ought, for purposes of pacification, to be evacuated by the authorities of the Federal Government." Mr. Wise made another argument in regard to the claimed distinctions between the forts, and Mr. Baldwin replied. The vote was then taken, and the amendment rejected by the following vote: Teas.--Messrs. Ambler, Jas. Barbour, Blakey, Boisseau, Borst, Bouldin, Branch, Bruce, Cabell, Cecil, Chambliss, Chapman, Coffman, Conn, Richard. H. Cox, Critcher, Echols, Flourney, Garland, Graham, Gray, Gregory, Goggin Jno Goode Jr., Thos. F. Goode, Hale, Addison Hall, Cyrus Hall, L. S. Hall, Harvie, Holcombe, Hunton, Isbell, Kent, Kilby, Lawson, Leake, Charles K. Mallory, James B. Mallory, Marr, Marye, Moffet, Morris, Morton, Neblett, Parks, Richardson, Seawell, Shefffey, Southall, Speed, Surange, Sutherlin, Thornton, Tredway, Tyler, Walter, Williams, Wise, and Wyso
e position of the question, considerable confusion prevailed, and Mr. Wise moved an adjournment, which was defeated. Mr. Willey said as the question was now between the substitute and the original resolutions, he would call for the yeas and nays in order to test the sense of the Convention.--He had offered the substitute with a view to make the competing proposition as nearly acceptable to himself as possible, and should now vote for the original resolutions. Messrs. Slaughter, Wise, Kent, Echols, Early and Brown defined their position; a very amusing colloquy between the last named gentlemen and Mr. Wise kept the house in a state of merriment. Pending the consideration of the subject, On motion of Mr. Branch, the Convention adjourned. Note. --In the vote just before the recess, on Tuesday, on Mr. Tarr's motion to strike out the last clause of the 11th resolution, the name of Mr. Dorman, of Rockbridge, was accidentally omitted. He voted in the negative.