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view, we respectfully suggest such an alteration in the language of your resolution as will express its object to be that delegates to the proposed Convention shall be elected, either directly by the people, or through the agency of a sovereign State Convention. In the hope and expectation that this request will be favorably considered by your Convention, we have the honor to be, very respectfully, your obedient servants, W. Mitchell, E. F. Chambers, Wm. Henry Norris, Isaac D. Jones, J. Hanson Thomas. Mr. Fisher, of Northampton, moved that the communication be laid on the table and printed. Mr. Samuel McDowell Moore, of Rockbridge, hoped the order to print would not be adopted. The Convention was already annoyed enough by the proceedings of county meetings and other matters, without being burdened by the printing of communications from other States. The Convention had received no information as to who had sent those Commissioners here, and he looked upo
edent. If the House continued to pay coupons lost or affirmed to be lost by the carelessness of bondholders, the State at some future period would be victimized to a large extent, when members would, when too, late, see the propriety of arresting such legislation. Mr. Burks said the bill drew an analogy between coupons which had been endorsed and negotiable notes. When the latter were lost, they could be recovered. Coupons stood upon precisely the same footing. Messrs. Myers and Jones of G. favored the bill on the grounds of justice to the parties. The bill was amended on motion of Mr. Haymond, by requiring resident security on real estate. Mr. Christian said he should vote against the bill, as it established a precedent that must inevitably create carelessness on the part of coupon holders. The bill passed — ayes 90, noes 11. Committee Reports.--Adverse to the passage of Senate bill refunding a sum of money to Silas Reese, of Hampshire, and directing
Tragedy in Mississippi. --The McNutt (Sunflower county, Miss.,) Sentinel, of last week, gives an account of a melancholy tragedy, enacted on Jones' Bayon, a few days ago, in which two men were killed, and the wife of one of the parties shot through the hand. A man named Murfree got into a difficulty with his overseer, named Young.--Murfree attempted to shoot Young, when Mrs. Young came forward and begged him not to shoot her husband. Murfree fired and the ball took effect in the woman's hand. Young then rushed upon Murfree, and in attempting to wrest the pistol from his hand was shot in the abdomen; he then beat Murfree to death with the pistol. Young has since died. Murfree was supposed to be laboring under effects of mania-a-potu.