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instructed by his constituents; but believing that a majority of the voters of the two counties were in favor of secession, he should cast his vote in that direction on every test question. The resolutions were referred. Mr. Goggin, of Bedford, presented a series of resolutions adopted in that county on the 6th inst., declaring it the duty of the State of Virginia to unite her destiny with the Confederate States of the South. Referred and ordered to be printed. Mr. Willey. on, but by revolution. Mr. Montaous, of Middlesex, moved to amend the amendment by striking out the words "popular vote," and inserting "their proper authorities." Debated by Messrs. Montagur and Conrad, and rejected. Mr. Goode, of Bedford, moved to amend Mr. Wickham's amendment by adding thereto the words "And in the event that this Commonwealth fails to obtain affirmative responses to her requests, from the non-slaveholding States, she will feel compelled to resume the powers gr
n, to respond," &c., so as to make it read "Virginia therefore desires that the people of the several States be called upon to respond either by popular vote or in Conventions similar to her own." Agreed to — ayes 45, noes 32. Mr. Goode, of Bedford, moved to further amend the resolution by striking out the word "satisfactory," in the last sentence, and inserting the word "affirmative." Mr. Goode briefly but forcibly advocated his amendment, alluding to the warlike news just received from tGravely, Ephraim B. Hall, Haymond, Hubbard, Hughes, Hunton, Jackson, Janney, Lewis, McComas, McGrew, Masters, Moore, Osburn, Patrick, Pendleton, Porter, Price, Sitlington, C. J. Stuart, Strange, Summers, Tarr, and Willey.--41. Mr. Goode, of Bedford, Mr. Richardson, of Hanover, and Mr. Cox, of King and Queen, explained, that in voting for the resolution they endorsed nothing but the latter clause. Mr. Wickham, of Henrico, said, that in voting for the resolution he did not regard it as