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moved to lay the resolution upon the table, and on that motion demand the yeas and nays. Mr. Scott, of Powhatan, raised a point of order in regard to the reception of Mr. Speed's resolution, wh addressing the President, and read a substitute which he (Mr. Conrad) proposed to offer. Mr. Scott, of Fauquier, heartily concurred in the object which the gentleman from Montgomery (Mr. Presto--The applause came from the floor. The President.--From the lobbies and floor both. Mr. Scott went on to declare his belief that the President contemplated a peace policy.--He did not thinstate of suspense. He concurred in every sentiment expressed by the gentleman from Fauquier, (Mr. Scott,) but the question arises what is to be considered aggressive policy? He asked, why would thefficient reason for Virginia to assume a hostile attitude towards the General Government. Mr. Scott, of Powhatan, said if the vote had been taken on Saturday evening, he would have unhesitatingl
, Kent, Kindred, Lawson, Leake, C. K. Mallory, Jas. B. Mallory, Marr, Miller, Montague, Morris, Morton, Neblett, Orrick, Parks, Preston, Randolph, Richardson, Robert E. Scott, Wm. C. Scott, Seawell, Sheffey, Slaughter, Speed, Staples, Strange, Sutherlin, Tayloe, Tredway, Waller, Wilson, and Wysor.--63. Nays.--Messrs. Janney, (clined the mission; no power could drag him to Washington to ask a favor of Abraham Lincoln. [Symptoms of applause.] Mr. Speed, of Campbell, nominated Hon. Robt. E. Scott, of the county of Fauquier. Mr. Scott declined, being, he said, unable to leave the city at present. He cordially endorsed the nomination of the gentlMr. Scott declined, being, he said, unable to leave the city at present. He cordially endorsed the nomination of the gentleman from Augusta, (Mr. Stuart.) Mr. Morton, of Orange, nominated Mr. Samuel McDowell Moore, of the county of Rockbridge, as a fairer exponent of the principles of the "submissionists," as he would term them, if he preserved the same courtesy of language that was used towards the secessionists; but he would term them the extre
Council. --The first meeting of the newly-elected Council was held at 4 o'clock, yesterday evening, at the City Hall. Present: Messrs. Saunders, Grattan, Crutchfield, Glazebrook, Hill, Burr. Griffin, Talbott, Denoon, Scott, Greanor, Wynne, Epps, Stokes, and Haskins. Mr. Crutchfield presented a petition from the Professor of the Medical College of Virginia calling the attention of the Council to the propriety of grading and otherwise improving Marshall street, from 12th to College sto examine the same and ascertain what amendments or changes therein are necessary; and that the said committee be authorized to report by bill or otherwise.--[Adopted.] Committee--Messrs. Grattan, Burr, Hill, Glazebrook and Denoon. By Mr. Scott: Resolved, That a special committee be appointed to report an ordinance regulating the amount for which any committee of the Council may contract without special permission of the Council.--[Adopted.] Committee--Messrs. Jas. A. Scott,