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scussed and amended, was put on its passage. Only $23 Senators voted aye and 3 nay. Mr. Isbell moved a call of the Senate, which motion prevailed. After the Clerk had finished the roll-call, the Sergeant-at-Arms was directed to lock the door. Several absent Senators in the meantime appeared in the vestibule Excuses for non-attendance were then called for. The Senator from Isle of Wight and others were not excused for their absence. Some, for good cause, were excused. The Senators from Dinwiddie, Henry, Boone, and Rockingham, who were on the outside, were then, by order of the President, "arrested" seriatim by the Sergeant-at-Arms, and being brought into the Senate chamber severally made their excuses, which were allowed. The Sergeant- at-Arms was then sent off to hunt up the Senators from Goochland and Fauquier, who were understood to be in the city, but not present. The further call of the Senate was then dispensed with, on motion, and the vote being taken on the bill to a