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writings to demonstrate that a breach of the compact on the one side absolves the other, and that the compact might be then broken up. It was the principle of the individuality of the States that broke up the old articles of confederation. It was the doctrine of Mr. Madison that when we, as the people of Virginia, failed in all other efforts for redress of the grievances, we had the right to denounce the Federal Government and resume our powers of sovereignty. He also read the opinions of Randolph, Pendleton, Nicholas, and other founders of Republican liberty in Virginia, to sustain the position which he laid down. If he was to be denounced as a traitor, let it be for proclaiming and upholding the principles laid down by these fathers, whose opinions he had read. [Applause in the eastern gallery.] The Chairman.--The Sergeant-at-Arms will clear the gallery. The order was obeyed, the sovereigns there assembled reserving the right to make another demonstration as they retire
ill.--The bill imposing taxes for the support of Government was taken up, and certain proposed amendments of the Senate were agreed to. The bill was passed. The Armory Commissioners.--The Speaker laid before the House the following from Geo. W. Randolph, one of the Commissioners, which was read, laid on the table, and ordered to be printed. Richmond, April 1st, 1861. Sir To the Honorable Speaker of the House of Delegates: I have had the honor to receive, through the Clerk o of Public Works and the account, when stated, will be placed in the hands of the Clerk of the House of Delegates. $70,000 were appropriated for the Armory, of which a little upwards of ten thousand dollars have been expended. The appropriation for the purchase of arms was $180,000, and the contracts made will require it all; as yet, however, the amount expended is about 151,000. I have the honor to be. Your most ob't. serv't, Geo. W. Randolph. On motion, adjourned till 7½ o'clock.