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The Daily Dispatch: February 26, 1861., [Electronic resource] 4 0 Browse Search
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rence on the ground that it would open the door for an endless number of petitions, which would consume too much time. He renewed his motion to lay upon the table, and Mr. Chambliss called for the yeas and nays. The call being sustained, the Clerk proceeded to call the roll, and the vote resulted — yeas 18, nays 98. So the motion to lay upon the table was decided in the negative, and the petition was referred to the Committee on Federal Relations. Compensation of officers. Mr. Johnson, of Richmond, from the Committee on Compensation of Officers of the Convention, made a report. The report allows the President, in addition to his mileage, $8 per day; the Clerk, including compensation of assistants, $100 per week; Sergeant- at-Arms, $30 per week; each Doorkeeper, $28 per week; each Page, $14 per week; Superintendent of the Hall, (Mr. John D. Smith,) $5 per day, including compensation of servants, &c. The report was adopted. The National difficulties. Mr. M
Pelty Johnson was yesterday sent to the Peer, House by the Mayor, for getting drank and lying down in the street.