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n the negative.--The other sections were adopted by varying majorities, (not precisely recollected.) and on the 5th and 7th sections the vote of Virginia was in the negative. The plan, when submitted to Congress, failed to receive its recommendation, and as that body having adjourned, can take no further cognizance of it, the undersigned feel the contingency has arrived on which they are required to report, as they herein do, the result of their action. Respectfully, John Tyler, G. W. Summers, W. C. Rives, James A. Seddon having adjourned, can take no further cognizance of it, the undersigned feel the contingency has Brockenbrough, the other Commissioner, communicating his views of the adjustment; and then, on motion, the whole was laid on the table and ordered to be printed. The coercion question again. The Convention resumed the consideration of the resolution of instructions to the Committee on Federal Relations. Mr. Thornton, of Prince Edward, mad
dverse Reports.--The Committee of Courts of Justice returned an adverse report to the petition of Robert McConnell and others, for the release of Ann McGuire from her imprisonment in the County Jail of Marshall county. The committee was of opinion that the Governor has power to grant the relief prayed for, and that, therefore, it is inexpedient to legislate on the subject. Adopted. The Peace Congress--The Speaker laid before the House a communication addressed by Messrs. John Tyler, G. W. Summers, W. C. Rives, and James A. Seddon, Virginia Commissioners to the Peace Congress, to the Governor, transmitted to the Speaker this day, accompanied by a copy of the plan adopted by said Peace Conference, commonly known as the Franklin Substitute. The document being read, on motion they were laid on the table and ordered to be printed. Bills Passed.--Establishing the county of Bland out of parts of Giles, Wythe, and Tazewell. Enslavement of Free Negroes--On motion of Mr. Baskerv