l, Sheffey, Slaughter, Speed, Staples, Strange, Sutherlin, Tayloe, Tredway, Waller, Wilson, and Wysor.--63.
Nays.--Messrs. Janney, (President.) Armstrong, Aston, Baldwin, A. M. Barbour, Baylor, Berlin, Blow, Boggess, Brent, Burdett, Burley, Campbell, Carlile, Carter, Clemens, C. B. Conrad, Couch, Custis, Dent, Dorman, Early, French, Fugate, Gray, Goggin, E. B. Hall, Haymond, Hoge, Holladay, Hubbard, Hughes, Jackson.
Peter C. Johnston, Lewis, McGrew, Marshall, Masters, Moffett, Moore, Osburntitled to one of the Commissioners.
For his own part, while thanking the gentleman who nominated him, he declined the mission; no power could drag him to Washington to ask a favor of Abraham Lincoln.
[Symptoms of applause.]
Mr. Speed, of Campbell, nominated Hon. Robt. E. Scott, of the county of Fauquier.
Mr. Scott declined, being, he said, unable to leave the city at present.
He cordially endorsed the nomination of the gentleman from Augusta, (Mr. Stuart.)
Mr. Morton, of Orang