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eawell, Shefffey, Southall, Speed, Surange, Sutherlin, Thornton, Tredway, Tyler, Walter, Williams, Wise, and Wysor.--60. Naye.--Messrs. Armstrong, Aston, Baldwin. Alfred M. Barbour, Baylor, Berlin, Blow, Boggess, Boyd, Brent. Brown. Burdett, Burley, Campbell, Caperton, Carlile, Carter, C. B. Conrad, Robt. Y. Conrad, Couch, Custis, Dent, Deskins, Dorman, Dulany, Early, French, Fugate, Gillespie, Gravely Eph'm B. Hall, Hammond, Haymond, Hoge, Hubbard, Hughes, Jackson, Janney, Marmaduke. Johnson, Peter C- Johnston, Lewis, McComas, McGrew, Macfarland, Marshall, Moore, Orrick, Osburn, Patrick, Pendleton, Porter, Price, Pugh, Rives, Robt. E. Scott, Sharp, Sitlington, Slaughter, Spurlock, Staples, Chapman J. Stuart, Summers, Tarr, White, Wickham, Willey, and Wilson.--67. Mr. Summers moved to amend the 12th resolution by striking out the words "the forts now in possession of the military forces of the United States," and inserting the words "any of the forts situate on the main lan
tasteful feature to those who opposed the resolution. Mr. Bruce further urged the propriety of striking out. Mr. Johnson, of Richmond, moved to amend the amendment by striking out all after word "Government," in the second line of the 13they would regard any such action on the part of either as leaving them free to determine their own future policy." Mr. Johnson, in urging his amendment, took the ground that Virginia now occupied the position of mediator — the proudest position pt on the other side to subjugate the seceded States would not only be hurtful to us, but injurious to our honor. Mr. Johnson thought if the gentleman was the especial guardian of Mr. Preston's resolution, it was a little strange that he this m Mr. Dorman moved to amend the amendment by substituting the word "themselves"for "them," in the last line. Lost. Mr. Johnson'samendment was then agreed to — ayes 68, noes 48. The question recurred upon Mr. Bruce's motion to strike out the
xtreme Union men, headed by Mr. Carlile, to strike out a material portion of the resolution, but it secured only seventeen votes. A modification was made, however, drawing a distinction between forts, which Messrs. Summers, Baldwin, and their friends, maintain are of "national" importance, (such as Fort Jefferson on the Tortugas, and Fort Taylor at Key West,) and those which are situated inland. The resolution, as thus amended, was adopted. The 13th resolution was amended, on motion of Mr. Johnson, of Richmond, and passed in the following from: In the opinion of this Convention, the people of Virginia would regard any action of the Federal Government or of the Confederated States, tending to produce a collision of forces, pending efforts for the adjustment of existing difficulties, as unwise and injurious to the interests of both; and they would regard any such action on the part of either as leaving them free to determine their own future policy. The 14th resolution was
Committed to jail as a Runaway. --Was committed to the jail of the corporation of the city of Norfolk, on the 2d day of January, 1861, Negro Man Wm. Johnson. The said negro man is five feet three inches high, and weighs about 135 pounds; has one scar on right arm above his elbow; light complexion; about thirty years old. Had on when committed to jail, black cloth coat, black pants, glazed cap, and says he was born free, in Baltimore, Maryland. Thos. J. Corprew. Sergeant City Norfolk. mh 16--6w