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iarly in charge. At a proper time, Mr. R. would propose a change in the existing law, with the view of putting an end to the practice of the Banks in discounting time paper payable at the North, in preference to paper payable in Virginia. Mr. Smith, of Amherst, called the previous question, which was sustained. Mr. Boreman demanded the yeas and nays, and the same being ordered, the motion to recommit was lost — yeas 44, nays 65. The question recurring, shall the ryder be engrosse question recurring, shall the ryder be engrossed and read a third time, the House refused, on a call of the yeas and nays, 27 to 73. The bill was then put on its passage, and carried in the affirmative. On motion of Mr. Haymond, the title was amended by striking out the word --temporary.-- State Defence.--Mr. Smith, of Kanawha, moved to take up bill appropriating one million of dollars for the defence of the State. A discussion ensued, pending which The House adjourned.
The Congressional Resignation proposition. Washington,, Jan. 27. --The proposition of Montgomery that the members of Congress resign, and that arrangements be made for the election of their successors to meet on the 22d of February, in order that they may be fresh from the people, and adjust our political difficulties, is so far successful as to have been signed by Messrs. Montgomery and Florence, of Pa.; Bocock, of Va.; Martin, of Va.; Garnett, of Va.; Jenkins, of Va.; Edmondson, of Va.; Dejarnette, of Va.; Wright and A very, of Tenn.; Briggs, of N. J.; Taylor, of La.; Davis, Holman and English, of Ind.; Burnett and Stephenson, of Ky.; Smith, of N. C.; Whiteley, of Del.; Larrabee, of Wis.; Scott, of Cal.; Sickles, of N. Y.; Craig and Anderson, of Mo.; Simms, Brown, Peyton and Stephenson, of Ky.; Hughes and Kunkel, of Md.; Fowke, Logan and McClernand, of Ill. The last names were added because it will facilitate a just settlement.