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order was obeyed, the sovereigns there assembled reserving the right to make another demonstration as they retired. Mr. Wise desired to know how long this order would last? The Chairman was not aware of any limit to it. Mr. Wise had asMr. Wise had asked the question because he wanted to ascertain the effect of it. There were many respectable citizens in the gallery who, he was sure, took no part in the disorder, while he believed that some on this floor and participate in it. He thought it hard ish individuals who were engaged in it. He supposed the gallery could be again thrown open after a reasonable time. Mr. Wise asked if they could return immediately? He would like to know how long a reasonable time was? The colloquy here tend his remarks for a moment, while the Sergeant-at-Arms again cleared the gallery and the lobby. Mr. Macfarland and Mr. Wise appealed to the Chair to withdraw the order, which the Chair consented to do, alluding to the pain which it gave him to
a manner that there should be no possibility of misunderstanding his position as a Union man, here or hereafter. He moved that it be printed. Agreed to. Mr. Wise inquired what had become of the question of taxation, which had been heretofore under consideration? The President said it was now properly before the Convention, and the gentleman from Doddridge (Mr. Stuart) was entitled to the floor. Mr. Wise desired to avail himself of the opportunity to correct a misrepresentation under which many persons now labored, in regard to his position on the question in the Convention of 1850-'51. It was charged that he was the author of the clauseVirginia alone, but to all the Commonwealth, in the Convention of 1850-'51.--He proceeded to make some slight correction in the history of that Convention, which Mr. Wise accepted. Mr. Summers said he did not despair of the Republic then, nor did he despair of it now. Mr. Early trusted the Convention would pardon him for mak