n was upon the amendment offered by the gentleman from Powhatan, to the amendment of the gentleman from Gloucester.
Mr. Wise called for the reading of the amendment, and it was accordingly read by the Secretary.
Mr. Wise then briefly opposeMr. Wise then briefly opposed the amendment.
The Chairman re-stated the question, and Mr.Morris, of Caroline, demanded the yeas and nays.
Mr. Early proposed to substitute for the word "over," in the last amendment, the words "in regard to." This was accepted by Mr. ScSeawell, Sheffey, Slaughter, Southall, Speed, Strange, Thornton, Tredway, R. H. Turner, F. B. Turner, Whitfield, Williams, Wise, and Woods.--75.
So the amendment to the amendment was lost.
The question then recurred on the amendment offered, Morton, Neblett, Parks, Randolph, Richardson, Seawell, Sheffey, Thornton, Robt. H. Turner, Franklin P. Turner, Williams, Wise, and Woods.--47.
Nays.--Messrs. Janney, (President,) Armstrong, Aston, Baldwin, Baylor, Berlin, Boggess, Boyd, Branch