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he contended, bore a proportion of the taxes more than equivalent to the taxes paid by the West, of which they so much complained. He was opposed to action upon the subject now. The Convention had no right to change the Constitution while Virginia remained in the Union.-- He believed, that in the event of withdrawal, every slaveholder in Eastern Virginia would willingly submit to an equalization of taxes. He decanted upon the law taxing the income of labor as unjust and oppressive. Mr. Caperton, of Monroe, alluded to the remark of the gentleman from Franklin, proposing to confide the subject to a committee, and postponing action thereupon to an adjourned session of the Convention. He conceived that such a course would show to the people of the North that we were involved in difficulty upon a domestic question, and consequently retard any action proposed by the Convention upon the National difficulties. He thought the subject of taxation should at once be laid upon the table,