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would be at last set right before the public. Mr. Scott, of Fauquier, being entitled to the floor, said ife States, as well as at the end of the route. Mr. Scott said he had supposed that the salt, coal and oil ond he believed there were others just as bad. Mr. Scott would not under take to criticise the resolutions that he was one who would wait for co-operation. Mr. Scott then went on to urge the necessity of a consultatificulties. After elaborating upon this point, Mr. Scott proceeded to develop what he conceived to be the hong those who entertained this hidden motive. Mr. Scott said he did not have him in his mind. Mr. Wis classed him with the gentleman from Bedford. Mr. Scott said he was now speaking of another class. Mre done so, he would have called him to order. Mr. Scott disclaimed any such purpose; it was his design to his opinion, met the exigencies of the case. Mr. Scott continued to speak until 2 o'clock, when the Commi
Evening session. The Committee re-assembled at 4 o'clock, and Mr. Scott being unable to proceed in consequence of hoarseness, yielded the floor, after thanking the Committee for the patience with which they had listened to his remarks. Mr. Richmond, of Hanover, then addressed the Committee. After some introductory allusion to the fact that he had not heretofore trespassed upon the time of the body, he went on to revert to the origin of the Government, and to the fraternal feelings which had existed on the part of the South towards the North, until the Northern people broke up that friendly sentiment by their own aggressions; showing that they, with England, were responsible for the establishment of the institution of slavery here, and after having forced it upon us, now desired to destroy our safety and happiness. He demonstrated by facts occurring throughout the progress of the anti-slavery agitation, that a continuance of the present Union with the North was utterly imp
Councilmen and Aldermen. Jefferson Ward.--Councilmen: N. B. Hill. 550; R. O. Haskins, 545; Jno. H. Greanor, 521; A. Y. Stokes, 388. Aldermen: Wm. Taylor, 533; C. B. Hill, 574; R. D. Sanxay, 573; G. E. Sadler, 548; A. F. Picot, 462; J. M. Higgins, 382; E. A. J. Clopton, 309; N. M. Lee, 263; G. W. Allen, 295; Jno. Hagan, 161; T. J. Starke, 262. Madison Ward.--Councilmen: George K. Crutchfield, 850; James A. Scott, 832; D. J. Burr, 790; P. R. Grattan, 752; Thomas H. Wynne, 573. Aldermen: R. M. Burton, 1,082; J. J. Binford, 1,065; James Bray, 1,049; Jas. K. Caskie, 1,019; W. B. Smith, 631. Monroe Ward.--Councilmen: D. J. Saunders, 896; L. W. Glazebrook, 863; S. D. Denton, 731; Fleming Griffin, 729; Thomas G. Epps, 690. Aldermen: all of the old officers are elected.
The Convention. Mr. Stuart, of Doddridge, continued the debate yesterday morning in favor of an ad valorem tax upon negroes; after which the Convention went into Committee of the Whole, and Mr. Scott, of Fauquier, took the floor, and held it until the recess, in an argument in favor of the Border Conference, which, in the event of a failure to received favorable responses from the Northern States, would, he conceived, bring about a peaceable solution of the pending difficulties, and an eventual reconstruction of the Union. In the afternoon Mr. Richardson, of Hanover, made a good argument in favor of immediate secession.