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nd the charter of the Bank of the Commonwealth. Mr. H. W. Thomas offered the following resolution: Resolved, That when the Senate adjourns on Wednesday, it will (with the consent of the House of Delegates) take a recess until the 6th day of February. Mr. Lynch moved to lay the resolution on the table, and called the yeas and nays, with the following result: Yeas.--Messrs. August, Brannon, Bruce, Carson, Day, French, Greever, Isbell, Lynch, Newman, Pate, Paxton, Richmond, Smith, Thompson,Townes--16. -Nays.--Messrs. Caldwell, Carraway, Jr., Christian, Dickenson of Grayson, Gatewood, Massie, Neal, Newton, Rives, Thomas of Fairfax, Thomas of Henry, Urquhart, Wickham--13. On motion of Mr.Paxton, Resolved, That a joint committee, consisting of three members of the House of Delegates and two members of the Senate, be appointed to provide a hall for the accommodation of the State Convention. The rules were suspended, the resolution adopted, and Messrs.
he Legislatures and Conventions of their respective States. On motion, the documents were laid on the table and ordered to be printed. State Defence.--Mr. Smith, of Kanawha, called up the bill appropriating one million of dollars for the defence of the State, which had been returned from the Senate with amendments to which the House had agreed. The pending question was a proviso offered by Mr. Smith that $50,000 of the amount to be expended in fortifications, &c., should be devoted to building an arsenal for arms in the Kanawha Valley, or some locality adjacent. Messrs. Smith, Boreman, Edgixoton, Haymond, Yerby, and Cowan, spoke in favor of Messrs. Smith, Boreman, Edgixoton, Haymond, Yerby, and Cowan, spoke in favor of the proviso, and Messrs. Bisbie, Crump, Gibson, Chapman, Anderson, and Jones of Gloucester, in opposition thereto. The previous question being demanded, the ayes and noes were called, and resulted in the adoption of the proviso by a vote of 64 ayes to 47 noes. Pending a motion to take up bills on their second reading, Th