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ve to the action of the Committee being final upon the subject before it, he intimated his purpose to make an appeal to the Convention at the proper time.
Mr. Hall, or Wetzel, made some remarks touching upon the Constitution of the Confederate States, which he regarded as the best the world ever saw. He hoped it would be presented to the North as Virginia's ultimatum.
The report of the Peace Conference, proposed by the gentleman from Harrison, he regarded as a cheat and a fraud.
Mr. Brown, of Preston, called for a division of the question — so that the vote might be first taken upon the motion to strike out.
Mr. Price, of Greenbrier, and Mr. Conrad, of Frederick, appealed to the member from Preston to withdraw his call for a division, which he consented to do.
Mr. Clemens, of Ohio, said, as the gentle-from Harrison, who offered the competing proposition, was absent, he hoped the Committee would withdraw the substitute, by general consent.
This course was obje
close of Mr. Carlile's remarks.
Mr Nelson, of Clark, moved that the Committee rise, which was not agreed to.
Mr. Brown, of Preston, commenced a speech, when Mr. Branch of Petersburg, renewed the motion that the Committee rise, but withdrew it, and the motion was again made by Mr. Speed, of Campbell.
Mr. Brown then resumed his speech in favor of the majority report, but without concluding, gave way for a motion that the Committee rise, which was submitted by Mr. Staplethe same result followed.
A good deal of confusion prevailed in the hall, and order was with difficulty restored.
Mr. Brown at length resumed and explained the reasons which influenced him to sustain the report of the majority in preference toays.--Messrs. Ambler, Armstrong. Aston, Baylor, Berlin, Blakey, Blow, Jr., Boggess, Boisseau, Borst, Boyd, Branch, Brent, Brown, Bruce, Burdett, Byrne, Cabell, Campbell, Caperton, Carter, Chambliss, Chapman, Clemens, Coffman, Conn, C. B. Conrad, R.