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ett, Orrick, Osburn, Patrick, Porter, Pugh, Sharp, Sitlington, Staples, Alex, H. H. Stuart, Chapman J. Stuart, White, and Willey--46. Nays--Messrs. Ambler, Armstrong, Blakey, Blow, Rouldin, Boyd. Branch, Bruce, Caperton, Chambliss, Conn, Robertations. Taxation, &c. The President said the pending question was on the resolutions offered on Monday last by Mr. Willey, of Monongahela, viz: Resolved,That taxation should be equal and uniform throughout the Commonwealth, and that allat the resolutions be laid upon the table. On this motion, Mr. Hall, of Marion, called for the yeas and nays. Mr. Willey, of Monongahela, appealed to Mr. Goode to withdraw his motion. He asked if the gag law was to be applied. Mr. Goothe resolutions, he would withdraw the motion if he wished to take the floor, on condition that he would renew it. Mr. Willey said he did not feel authorized to make any such bargain. At this stage of the proceedings, on motion of Mr. Burde
The Convention. Mr. Holcombe's great speech, in behalf of the South, was the feature of the proceedings yesterday. Some resolutions on National questions were referred to the committee on Federal Relations. Mr. Carlile indicated his intention of offering an amendment to the Committee's report, which, we learn, embodies the Frankly Substitute entire. The Henrico secession resolutions were presented by Mr. Wickman, who defined his position, intimating that he would adhere to the side of the Union. The tax question was up, and Mr. Haymond finished his speech. The Convention adjourned, pending a motion to lay Mr. Willey's resolutions on the table. The number of spectators in attendance yesterday was very large.
Committee on Federal Relations. Equality of Taxation. The President said the pending question, at the adjournment yesterday, was on the motion of Mr. Goode, of Mecklenburg, to lay on the table the resolutions offered on Monday last, by Mr. Willey, of Monongalia. Mr. Slaughter, of Lynchburg, appealed to Mr. Goode to withdraw his motion, in order that he might make an appeal to the Western members to postpone the discussion of the question until the Convention meets in the fall. nd report thereon to an adjourned meeting of this body, should the Convention adjourn to meet at some future day. The President said there was no question before the Convention except the resolutions of the gentleman from Monongalia. Mr. Willey said he had offered the resolutions, not as a measure of strife, but to promote peace. All he wanted was a proper assurance that the matter would be adjusted in a reasonable time. He desired to express his views more fully on the subject, but
al organ of the Convention, the Richmond Enquirer. --He said he had written out his speech, and would publish it in the Richmond Whig. Claims for Services. Mr.Macfarland, of Richmond, from the Committee to audit claims against the Convention for services prior to its organization, made a report, which was adopted. Equality of taxation. The President announced that the subject pending before the Convention was the consideration of the resolutions offered on Monday last, by Mr. Willey, of Monongalia. Mr.Hall, of Marion, being entitled to the floor, supported the resolutions. The members of the Legislature from the West, he said, would never have voted for calling this Convention, unless they had supposed that the subject of taxation would be brought before it. Their people demanded action. They had submitted to inequality of taxation because they were compelled to; and now they were disposed not to submit any longer. It was eminently proper that it should be don
clock A. M., at half-past 10 shall resolve itself into Committee of the Whole, upon the reports from the Committee on Federal Relation; at 2 o'clock said Committee of the Whole shall take a recess until 4 o'clock, when it shall resume its session. Mr. Price, of Greenbrier, called the previous question, which was sustained, and the resolution was then adopted. Equality of taxation. The Convention proceeded to the consideration of unfinished business, namely, the resolutions of Mr. Willey, of Monongahela, in regard to the subjects of taxation and representation. Mr. Hall, of Marion, being entitled to the floor, addressed the Convention in favor of immediate action. He thought it due to those who desired a change in the organic law, that the committees contemplated by the resolutions should be appointed to make the necessary inquiries. His people demanded that the question should be settled before action was had upon matters of National interest. When they were thus
ations. Mr. Hall, of Marion, rose to a privileged question, and proceeded to correct some portion of his remarks on Friday and Saturday, as reported in the official organ of the Convention, the Richmond Enquirer. Mr. Boisseau, of Dinwiddie, made a similar correction of his remarks on Saturday. Equality of taxation. The President announced the pending question, namely; the resolutions on the subject of taxation and representation, offered by the gentleman from Monongalia, (Mr. Willey.) Mr. Turnek, of Jackson, being entitled to the floor, addressed the Convention. He desired the withdrawal of the resolutions, and advocated the adoption of a series offered by himself, early in the session. He maintained that they covered the whole subject wherein the people of his section demanded a change in the organic law, and he utterly repudiated the idea that the question had been introduced here to distract the counsels of the Convention. It had been his belief that the ma
, Hull, Isbell, Jackson, Marmaduke Johnson, Peter C. Johnston, Kilby, Kindred, Lawson, Leake, Lewis, McComas, McGrew, McNeil, Charles K. Mallory, James B. Mallory, Marshall, Marye, Sr., Maslin, Masters, Miller, Moffett, Morris, Morton, Moore, Neblett, Nelson, Orrick, Osburn, Parks, Pendleton, Preston, Price, Pugh, Richardson, Robert E. Scott, Seawall, Sharp, Sheffey, Sitlington, Speed, Spurlock, Staples, A. H. H. Stuart, Chapman J. Stuart, Strange, Summers, Suthertia, Tayloe, Thornton, F. P. Turner, Tyler. Waller. White, Whitfield, Wickham, Willey, Williams, Wilson, Wise, and Woods--116. [Mr. Baldwin had paired off with Mr. Randolph, and Mr. Hughes with Mr. Wysor.] So the motion to strike out and insert was decided in the negative. On motion of Mr. Nelson, of Clarke, the Committee rose and reported progress. Mr. Carlile moved an adjournment sine die; pending which, On motion of Mr. Nelson, the Convention adjourned to meet again Tuesday morning at 10 o'clock.
bers, and the expression of sentiment would have its due weight with him. Referred to the Committee on Federal Relations. Equality of taxation. The President said the pending business before the Convention was the consideration of Mr. Willey's resolution on taxation and representation. Mr. Turner, of Jackson, being entitled to the floor, addressed the Convention in favor of the passage of the resolutions. He protested against any adjournment of the Convention for a length of et, Nelson, Osburn, Parks, Petrick, Pendleton, Porter, Preston, Price, Pugh, Rives, Robt. E. Scott, Sharp, Sheffey, Sitlingtone Slaughter, Southall, Speed, Spurlock, Staples, Chapman J. Stuart, Sammers, Sutherlin, Tarr, Taylor, Waller, Whitfield, Willey, and Wilson.--89. So the motion to strike out and insert was decided in the negative. Mr. Harvie, of Amelia, said various inquiries had been made of him as to when he should offer his minority report as a substitute for the report of th
Carter, C.B. Conrad, Robt. Y. Conrad, Couch, Jas. H Cox, Custis, Deskins, Dorman, Dulany, Early, French, Fugate, Gillespie, Gray, A. Hall, E. B. Hall, Haymond, Hoge, Holiday, Hubbard, Hughes, Hall, Jackson, P. C. Johnstone, Kilby, Lewis, McComas, McGrew, McNeil, Macfarland, Marshall, Marr, Maslin, Masters, Moffett, Moore, Orrick, Osburn, Parks, Pendleton, Porter, Price, Pugh. Wm. C. Scott, Sharp, Sitlington, Spurlock, A. H. H. Stuart, C. J. Stuart, Summers, Tarr, Taylor, Whitfield, Wickham, Willey, and Wilson--66. Nays.--Messrs. Janney, (President,) Ambler, Baldwin, A. M. Barbour, Jas. Barbour, Blakey, Blow, Boisseau, Borst, Boyd, Branch, Brent, Cabell, Campbell, Chambliss, Chapman, Coffman, Coun, Richard H. Cox, Echols, Fisher, Flourney, Forbes, Garland, Graham, Gravely, Gregory, Goggin, John Goode, T. F. Goode, C. Hall, L. S. Hall, Hammond, Harvie, Holcombe, Hunton, Isbell, Marmaduke Johnson, Kent, Lawson, Leake, Chas. K. Mallory, Jas. B. Mallory, Marye, Miller, Montague, Morri
The Convention proceeded, in the order of business, to consider the resolutions of the gentleman from Monongalia, (Mr. Willey.)--Mr. Turner, of Jackson, who was entitled to the floor, being absent, Mr. Early embraced the opportunity to make a cold remind them that the course they were pursuing here was the very thing calculated to bring about such a result. Mr. Willey, of Monongalia, desired to explain briefly the reasons which induced him to offer the resolutions. The allegation thates, Robert E. Scott, Wm. C. Scott, Sharp, Sillington, Spurlock, A. H. H. Stuart, C. J. Stuart, Summers, Tarr, Tayloe, and Willey.--50. Nays.--Messrs. Ambler, Armstrong, Jas. Barbour, Blakey, Boissean, Borst, Boyd, Branch, Brent, Bruce, Byrne, Caghter, Southall, Speed, Spurlock, A. H. H. Stuart, Chapman J. Stuart, Summers, Tarr, Tayloe, Tredway, Waller, IWhitfield, Willey, and Wilson.--74. So the amendment was defeated. [Mr. Nelson had paired off with Mr. Harvie.] The hour of
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