Sutherlin, Tayloe, Tredway, Waller, Wilson, and Wysor.--63.
Nays.--Messrs. Janney, (President.) Armstrong, Aston, Baldwin, A. M. Barbour, Baylor, Berlin, Blow, Boggess, Brent, Burdett, Burley, Campbell, Carlile, Carter, Clemens, C. B. Conrad, Couch, Custis, Dent, Dorman, Early, French, Fugate, Gray, Goggin, E. B. Hall, Haymond, Hoge, Holladay, Hubbard, Hughes, Jackson.
Peter C. Johnston, Lewis, McGrew, Marshall, Masters, Moffett, Moore, Osburn, Patrick, Pendleton, Porter, Price, Pugh, Rives, Sharp, Sitlington, A. H. H. Stuart, C. J. Stuart, Summers, Tarr, White, Wickham, Willey, and Wise.--57.
So the preamble and resolution were adopted.
The President said the next business in order was the appointment of three Commissioners.
Mr. Scott, of Fauquier, nominated Hon. Wm. Ballard Preston, of the county of Montgomery.
There being no other nomination, Mr. Preston was unanimously elected as one of the Commissioners.
Mr. Summers, of Kanawha, alluding to the fac