Mr. Johnson hoped that the resolutions would be acted upon speedily and promptly.
He called for the yeas and nays on Mr. Paxton's motion.
Mr. Stuart briefly advocated prompt action.
The proposed reference would be equivalent to a vote of rejection.
The nature of the case demands that there should not be anCarraway, Jr., Carter.
Crichter, Dickinson of Pr. Edward, French, Greever, Hubbard, Johnson, Marshall, Messrs, McKenney, Neal Neeson, Newton, Newman, Pate Rives, Stuart, Thomas of Fairfax, Thomas of Henry, Townes, Urquhart, and Wickham--5.
Mr. Claiborne then offered his substitute, as follows:
That the General Achmond and Thompson 24.
Nays.--Messrs. Armstrong, Cadwell, Carraway, Carter, Critcher, French, Hubbard, Johnson, Marshall, Messrs, McKenney, Neal, Newson, Rives Stuart, Thomas of F, Thomas of H., Townes, Urquhart and Wickham--20.
Mr. Thomas asked what is to become of us after the sixty days have expired.
He infinitely p