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ion, urging their adoption, and opposing the amendments that had been proposed. Mr. Seawell, of Gloucester, advocated the amendment which he had offered, for the raising of a committee to report on the subject at an adjourned session. Mr. Brown, of Preston, was in favor of action with out delay. If it was the design of the Convention to refuse the act of justice demanded by the West, they ought to know it. Mr. Chambliss, of Greenville, was willing to meet his Western friends at arks, Richardson, Seawell, Shefffey, Southall, Speed, Surange, Sutherlin, Thornton, Tredway, Tyler, Walter, Williams, Wise, and Wysor.--60. Naye.--Messrs. Armstrong, Aston, Baldwin. Alfred M. Barbour, Baylor, Berlin, Blow, Boggess, Boyd, Brent. Brown. Burdett, Burley, Campbell, Caperton, Carlile, Carter, C. B. Conrad, Robt. Y. Conrad, Couch, Custis, Dent, Deskins, Dorman, Dulany, Early, French, Fugate, Gillespie, Gravely Eph'm B. Hall, Hammond, Haymond, Hoge, Hubbard, Hughes, Jackson, Jann
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.