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e urged its adoption, as proposing a necessary measure of pacification. Mr. Summers, of Kanawha, regarded the principle as an important one, and if the gentlema E. Scott, Sharp, Sitlington, Slaughter, Spurlock, Staples, Chapman J. Stuart, Summers, Tarr, White, Wickham, Willey, and Wilson.--67. Mr. Summers moved to amenMr. Summers moved to amend the 12th resolution by striking out the words "the forts now in possession of the military forces of the United States," and inserting the words "any of the forts land, or within the harbors of any of the seceded States." Debated by Messrs. Summers and Wise, and adopted — a yes 78, noes not counted. Mr. Wisethen movef the effect of the amendment just adopted. In reply to a question asked by Mr. Summers, Mr. Wise declared that he was ready for secession the moment any one of the throughout the hall, and a disposition to applaud was quite manifest.) Mr. Summers said he was not prepared to make a reply with any reference to the telegraph
dopted towards the seceded States, that they shall not be subjected to Federal authority, that no attempt shall be made to reinforce the forts possessed by the United States, or to recapture those within the seceded States, or exact payment of imposts, &c. An effort was made by the extreme Union men, headed by Mr. Carlile, to strike out a material portion of the resolution, but it secured only seventeen votes. A modification was made, however, drawing a distinction between forts, which Messrs. Summers, Baldwin, and their friends, maintain are of "national" importance, (such as Fort Jefferson on the Tortugas, and Fort Taylor at Key West,) and those which are situated inland. The resolution, as thus amended, was adopted. The 13th resolution was amended, on motion of Mr. Johnson, of Richmond, and passed in the following from: In the opinion of this Convention, the people of Virginia would regard any action of the Federal Government or of the Confederated States, tending to produc