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The Daily Dispatch: January 10, 1861., [Electronic resource], Chronology of the day--battle of New Orleans. (search)
were called by Mr. Kemper.--The voting resulted for second reading — ayes 108, nays 30. The bill was then read by sections. Mr. Jones, of Appomattox, submitted a motion to change the time to 31st January. Mr. Robertson, of R, favored the time (7th February) in the bill as reported from committee. Mr. Haymond said he lived only 18 miles from Pennsylvania. He was not afraid of the Black Republicans. He was opposed to shortening the time for holding the Convention. Mr. Alderson, from Webster and Nicholas, said his people did not take the Richmond papers, and if the 31st of January was fixed upon as the time for holding the Convention, he would move that the Governor be requested to send special messengers to his people to inform them what they were expected to do. Mr. Kemper again impressed on the House the necessity of the Convention being held at an early a day as possible. Mr. A. Knotts advocated February 7th, as the time of holding the Convention.