homas, of Henry, moved that the rules be suspended, with the view of putting the bill on its passage, but on motion of Mr. Townes, the bill was laid on the table.
The President laid before the Senate a communication from the Governor, transmitt. Armstrong, Carson, Christian French, Greever, Logan, Marshall, Neeson, Newlon, Richmond, Stuart, Thomas of Fairfax, and Townes.--13.
Nays.--Messrs. Brannon, Claiborne, Coghill, Day, Early, Finney, Gatewood, Isbell, Lynch, Nash, Paxton, Smith, mond, Smith, and Taliaferro.--21.
Nays.--Messrs. Armstrong, Marshall, Neeson, Stuart, H. W. Thomas, C. Y. Thomas and Townes.--7.
Resolutions, &c.--By Mr. Brannon, for incorporating a company to construct a railroad from some point on the Maong, Christian, Day, French, Greever, Isbell, Logan, Marshall, Neeson, Newlon, Pate, Richmond, Stuart, Thomas of Fairfax, Townes.--15.
The preamble and resolutions were then adopted.
Sundry bills were advanced a stage.