ay, in order to consider the committee's report.
Upon the proposition to take up the bill to provide for a State Convention, the yeas and nays were demanded, with the following result:
Yeas--Messrs. August, Brannon, Bruce, Carson, Claiborne, Coghill, Day, Dickenson of Grayson, Dickinson of Prince Edward Douglass Early, Finney, Gatewood, Greever, Hubbard, Isbell, Layne, Logan, Lynch, McKenney, Nash, Neeson, Newman, Paxton, Pennybacker, Quesencerry, Richmond, Rives, Taliaferro, and Thompson 30.
Nays.--Messrs. Armstrong, Caldwell, Carraway, Jr., Carter, Critcher, French, Johnson, Marshall Massie, Neal Newton, Pate, Stuart Thomas of Fairfax, Townes, Urquhart, and Wickham 17.
Senate bill No. 1, to provide for electing members of a Convention, and to convene the same, was then taken up, when.
Mr. Carter, of Loudon, proposed to amend the first section by inserting a clause submitting the action of the Convention to the people for their adoption or rejection, &c.
The bill was then passed by the following vote:
Yeas.--Messrs. Armstrong, August, Brannon, Bruce, Caldwell, Carson, Carraway, Jr., Carter, Claiborne, Coghill, Critcher, Day, Dickinson of Grayson, Dickinson of Prince Edward, Douglass, Early, French, Gatewood, Greever, Hubbard, Isbell, Johnson, Logan, Lynch, Marshall, Massie, McKenney, Nash, Neal, Neeson, Newton, Newman, Pate, Paxton, Pennybacker, Quesenberry, Richmond, Rives, Stuart, Thomas of Fairfax, Thomas of Henry, Thompson, Townes, Urquhart, and Wickham 45.
The following is the bill as amended by the Senate:
A bill to provide for electing members of a Convention and to convene the same.
1. Be it enacted by the General Assembly. That it shall be the duty of the Commissioners and officers who were appointed to superintend and conduct elections for county and corporation officers in May last, at the places established for holding elections for members of the General Assembl
, McKinney, McKenzie, Miles, D. Miller, Morris, Myers, Patterson, Phelps, Porter, Preston, Pretlow, Pritchard, Randolph, Reid, Richardson, Riddick, W. Robertson, Rives, Saunders, Scott, Segar, Sherrard, Sibert, J. K. Smith, I. N. Smith, Staples, Thompson, Walker, A. Watson, Watts, and West 81.
The bill was then read by sections, amended and ordered to its engrossment.
On motion of Mr. Martin, of Henry, the bill was read the third time and put on its passage.
When the Speaker had ster, Preston, Pretlow, Pritchard Randolph, Reid, Richardson, Riddick, Wyncham Robertson, R. K. Robinson, Rives, Rutherfoord, Saunders, Scott, Seddon, Segar, Shannon, Sherrard, Sibert, James K. Smith, Isaac N. Smith, Henry Smith, Staples, Thomas, Thompson, Tomlin, Tyler, Walker, Wallace, Ward, Arthur, Watson, Watts, West, Wilson, Wilcox, Wingfield, Witten, Wood, Woolfolk, Yerby, and Mr. Speaker.--141.
Gen. Kemper was requested to communicate the passage of the bill to the Senate.--[Note.--T