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and, within the just limits of the Constitution, to protect with equal care the great interests that spring from the institutions of each. Mr. Montague, of Middlesex, moved to amend by inserting in the fourth line, after the word "were," the words"and still are," so that it would read"were, and still are, independent sovereiging their doctrine of consolidation, the people would repudiate it. Mr. Carlile, of Harrison, took the floor, and called the attention of the gentleman from Middlesex to the language of the Declaration of Independence; he thought if the doctrines advocated by the gentleman were true, the authors of that instrument did not unde Madison's opinions as bearing upon the present issue,) and advocated the amendment. Mr. Slaughter, of Campbell, thought the amendment of the gentleman from Middlesex was out of place, though he agreed with him in many of his positions. The amendment which he preferred would be to insert "and did not part with their sovereign
rived the grantor of nothing. Mr. Wise continued to discuss the subject in a general way, for some time, urging his views with much force. Mr. Moore, of Rockbridge, asked the Chair if the rule excluding gentlemen from speaking more than twice on any question applied to the Committee of the Whole? The Chairman answered negatively. Mr. Moore said it was a pity it did not. Mr. Seawell, of Gloucester, offered an amendment to the amendment offered by the gentleman from Middlesex, namely, to insert in the fifth line, after the word "sovereignties," the words, "and still are sovereign," leaving the resolution in other respects as reported from the committee. Mr. Montague accepted the amendment. Mr. Seawell then briefly urged it upon the favorable consideration of the Committee.--He had offered it very much in consequence of expressions in this hall, touching the phraseology of the resolution itself. His amendment obviated all objections urged in that resp