to the amendment offered by the gentleman from Middlesex, namely, to insert in the fifth line, after the word "sovereignties," the words, "and still are sovereign," leaving the resolution in other respects as reported from the committee.
Mr. Montague accepted the amendment.
Mr. Seawell then briefly urged it upon the favorable consideration of the Committee.--He had offered it very much in consequence of expressions in this hall, touching the phraseology of the resolution itself.
His sher, Flourney, Forbes, Garland, Graham, Gravely, Gregory, Goggin, John Goode, T. F. Goode, C. Hall, L. S. Hall, Hammond, Harvie, Holcombe, Hunton, Isbell, Marmaduke Johnson, Kent, Lawson, Leake, Chas. K. Mallory, Jas. B. Mallory, Marye, Miller, Montague, Morris, Morton, Neblett, Nelson, Preston, Randolph, Richardson, Rives, Robert E. Scott, Seawell, Sheffey, Slaughter, Speed, Staples, Strange, Sutherlin, Thornton, Tredway, R. H. Turner, Tyler, Wailer, Williams, Wise, and Woods--70.