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ssion sought to be created, that he and his friends had anything to do with inaugurating the movement. In offering an ordinance of secession. he had thrown the responsibility upon the majority who voted it down, and he was now prepared for any proposition that met his individual sanction. He would vote for the resolutions, but opposed anything that contemplated a humiliating or crouching attitude. He was satisfied that Virginia would, sooner or later, go with the Southern States. Mr. Holladay, of Portsmouth, explained his position. He had originally favored the proposition, but the course of argument here to-day had led him to doubt the propriety of making any such movement as the resolutions contemplated. He was opposed to anything that looked to more than a respectful request to the President to indicate his policy. He was solicitous that the information should be obtained, but entirely repudiated any such course as had been suggested by gentlemen this morning. The plan
orris, Morton, Neblett, Orrick, Parks, Preston, Randolph, Richardson, Robert E. Scott, Wm. C. Scott, Seawell, 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, Osburn, Patrick, Pendleton, Porter, Price, Pugh, Rives, Sharp, Sitlington, A. H. H. Stuart, C. J. Stuart, Summers, Tarr, White, Wickham, Willey, and Wise.--57. So the preamble and resolution were adopted. The President said the next business in order was the appointment of three Commissioners. Mr. Scott, of Fauquier, nominated Hon. Wm. Ballard Preston, of the county of Montgomery.