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llowing result: Linkous, 45; Lewis, 29; Jeter, 26. All others 35. There being no election, the rules were suspended, on motion, and a resolution was adopted to drop all but the three highest candidates. The names of the three highest were then announced: Samuel H. Jeter, Chas. Lewis and Benj. R. Linkous — and the second ballot resulted: Linkous, 60; Jeter, 39; Lewis, 26.--No election. Mr. Montague moved that the Convention adjourn, but withdrew the motion. Mr. Jackson, of Wood, moved that the rules be suspended, in order to allow gentlemen to change their votes on the last ballot for Doorkeeper. The motion was carried, and seven members, who had voted for other candidates, recorded their votes for Mr. Benjamin R. Linkous, who was then declared to have received a majority, and was therefore elected First Doorkeeper. Mr. Tredway moved that Samuel H. Jeter be appointed Second Doorkeeper. Mr. Speed thought such a course would not be entirely just to othe
bridge county, without compensation; by Mr. Shannon, of reporting a bill to refund to V. S. Morgan, late Sheriff of Smyth county, a sum of money paid into the Treasury by him; by Mr. Edwards, of authorizing the County Courts to fix and regulate annually, the rates of ordinary keepers in the Commonwealth. Petitions, &c.--The following documents were presented and referred: By Mr. Morris, the remonstrance of Thos. Moore and others against the repeal of the road law of Marshall county; by Mr. Wood, the petition of the Regimental Board of the 88th Regiment of Virginia Militia praying for a more perfect organization of the Militia of the State; by Mr. Crane, the petition of David Gaff and 125 citizens of Randolph county, praying that Senate bill No. 60 transferring the Huttonville and Huntersville Turnpike do not pass; by Mr. Morris, the remonstrance of David Phillips and others against the repeal of the road law of Marshall county. Message from the Governor.--The Speaker presente