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The Convention was called to order at the usual hour, and opened with prayer by the Rev. Dr. Moore, of the 1st Presbyterian Church. Finance and taxation. Mr. Brown, of Preston, offered a resolution for the appointment of a committee of --members, to be styled the Committee of Finance, whose duty it shall be to take into consideration all subjects referred to it, including State and county taxation. Mr. Brown urged the expediency of the passage of such a resolution, to meet possible contingencies in the event of a war. If the necessity should arise, every dollar that he had was at the service of the State, to arm, equip, and feed the brave men inther Western members did, they would let the Convention know it. Mr. Echols, of Monroe, moved that the resolution be laid upon the table, and on that motion Mr. Brown called for the yeas and nays. The roll was then called, and the vote resulted — yeas 69, nays 43. So the motion to lay on the table was carried in the
void, but comes to the Legislature of his native State and asks for a divorce a vinealo matrimoniŒ." From "the extraordinary features of the case he hopes to obtain a divorce, and still maintain his own self-respect as a Virginian and a man." Referred to the Committee of Courts of Justice. Mr. Bisbie presented the petition of sundry citizens of Norfolk city against the proposed repeal of the act amending the charter of the city of Norfolk, passed March 31, 1860. Also, the petition of Dixon Brown, praying release from double assessment on license tax. Mr. Critchfield offered a resolution, inquiring into the expediency of authorizing the Auditor to allow Sheriffs who were delinquent in the payment of the revenue of their respective counties and cities on the 15th day of December last, their forfeited commissions; provided such Sheriffs shall have paid such delinquencies, as well as the entire amount of such counties and cities, on or before the 15th March, inst. The bill
The Daily Dispatch: March 8, 1861., [Electronic resource], A slaver converted into a war Vessel. (search)
A slaver converted into a war Vessel. --The Savannah News learns that the slave brig Bonita has been taken in charge by Gov. Brown, and a detachment from the Coast Guard put on board of her. She will be thoroughly armed and take her place for the protection of the coast. The Bonita was captured some time since on the coast of Africa as a slaver and taken to Charleston, but there being no United States Court there she was brought to Savannah, and has been there ever since.
The Daily Dispatch: March 8, 1861., [Electronic resource], Reception of Mr. Lincoln's Inaugural. (search)
The Convention. A resolution was offered yesterday, by Mr. Brown, of Preston, looking to financial arrangements in the possible event of a war. It was laid on the table. Mr. Clark, of Nelson, offered an anti-coercion resolution, which was referred to Committee on Federal Relations. Mr. Carlile made a long speech on the pending resolutions to instruct the committee, in which he declared against the constitutionality of secession, held that the Government had a right to collect the revenue in the seceded States, and endorsed Lincoln's Inaugural Address, in the pacific tone of which he was "agreeably disappointed." Mr. Cox, of Chesterfield, made a brief reply, after which, on motion of Mr. Brent, of Alexandria, the Convention adjourned, without having made the slightest progress in the disposal of the questions before it.