State officers as the State may authorize to be excepted. "
Mr. Burnett, of Ky., read an amendment which he proposed to submit, if the ps of the Confederate and State Governments, participated in by Messrs. Burnett, of Ky., Yancey, of Ala., and Hunter, of Va., the question wasll, Orr, Peyton, Wigfall, and Yancey--9.
Nays--Messrs. Brown, Burnett, Clark, Davis, Dortch, Henry, Hill, Hunter, Lewis, Oldham, Pholan,11 nays 11.
The question recurred on the motion proposed by Mr. Burnett and accepted by Mr. Dortch, and being put, was decided in the affirmative, viz:
Yeas--Messrs. Burnett, Clay, Clark, Davis, Dortch, Haynes, henry, Hill, Hunter, Lewis, Orr, Phelan, Sparrow, and Semmee-, Lewis, Peyton, Sparrow, and Yancey--S.
Nays--Messrs. Brown, Burnett, Dortch, Haynes, Henry, Hill, Hunter, Maxwell, Mitchell, Orr, Phel— yeas 5, Nays 17
Those who voted in the affirmative were Messrs. Burnett, Brown, Clark, Hill, and Lewis.
Pending the further consi