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ntation in the Senate according to the number of the qualified voters in the Commonwealth, and that they report amendments of the an Article of the Constitution accordingly. In consideration of the small attendance of members, Mr. Brown, of Preston, appealed to the gentleman from Campbell to withdraw his motion to lay the resolutions on the table, Mr. Slaughter declined to withdraw the motion. He believed that the resolutions were like a firebrand thrown into the midst of the Conventize the fact that we were degraded by Northern aggressions; and he appealed to the Northwest to come up and redeem the Commonwealth, and whatever was right and proper would readily be conceded. The people of Richmond, to whom the gentleman from Preston had alluded, might, by the inaction of this Convention, be driven to the necessity of bread riots, such as would be witnessed in the streets of Baltimore, Philadelphia and New York within the next sixty days. Mr. Fisher renewed the motion to lay