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Chesterfield (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 1
ing William. Mr. Tredway nominated S. H. Joter, of Richmond. Mr. Speed nominated Wm. Josiah Leake, of Goochland. Mr. Cox nominated Wm. Welch, of Chesterfield. Mr. Montague nominated Jos. Tompkins, of Chesterfield. There being no further nominations the Secretary proceeded to call the roll, and the vote resChesterfield. There being no further nominations the Secretary proceeded to call the roll, and the vote resulted as follows: Jeter 35, Leake 34, Coleman 26, Welch 26; others, 16. No election. Mr. Morton moved a suspension of the rules to allow him to make a motion to withdraw all but the three highest candidates.--Carried. Mr. Morton then made the motion indicated, but there being a tie between two of the candidates, it was amended on the suggestion of Mr. Cox, of Chesterfield, so as to drop all but four, and the motion, as amended, was adopted. The Secretary then announced the names of the candidates, as follows: Messrs. Leake, Jeter, Welch, and Coleman. The vote resulted: Leake 46, Jeter 40, Welch 31, Coleman 27. No election. Mr. Wi
Goochland (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 1
called to order at 12 o'clock, by President Janney. Prayer by the Rev. Jas. A. Duncan, of the Broad Street M. E. Church. The President announced the first business in order to be the Election of second Doorkeeper. Mr. Forues nominated J. J. Winn, of Albemarle. Mr. McComas nominated Henry S. Coleman, of Stafford. Mr. Gregory nominated Roscoe Burke, of King William. Mr. Tredway nominated S. H. Joter, of Richmond. Mr. Speed nominated Wm. Josiah Leake, of Goochland. Mr. Cox nominated Wm. Welch, of Chesterfield. Mr. Montague nominated Jos. Tompkins, of Chesterfield. There being no further nominations the Secretary proceeded to call the roll, and the vote resulted as follows: Jeter 35, Leake 34, Coleman 26, Welch 26; others, 16. No election. Mr. Morton moved a suspension of the rules to allow him to make a motion to withdraw all but the three highest candidates.--Carried. Mr. Morton then made the motion indicated, but there be
South Carolina (South Carolina, United States) (search for this): article 1
he Southern Commissioners. Mr. Preston, from the committee appointed to wait on the Southern Commissioners, submitted the following report: "The Committee appointed by the Convention to wait upon the Commissioners from the States of South Carolina, Georgia and Mississippi, to invite them to accept seats on the floor of this Convention, and inform them that the Convention would receive any messages from them, respectively, at such time and in such form as they might choose, respectfully, stating that it was difficult to convince the people that he was not at Washington or at Harper's Ferry, in disguise.--He could have told them that if he wanted to engage in any raid he could have sent any day 20,000 barrels of gunpowder to South Carolina; and that if anything could have tempted him into the attributed acts, it would have been these aspersions cast upon himself. When he arrived in the city last night, these rumors pursued him still, and a paper was placed in his hands form wh
Georgia (Georgia, United States) (search for this): article 1
The vote was again taken, (the lowest candidate having been dropped by the rules,) with the following result: Leake 79, Welch 24, Jeter 42. Necessary to a choice 73. So Mr. W. J. Leake was declared elected second Doorkeeper. The Southern Commissioners. Mr. Preston, from the committee appointed to wait on the Southern Commissioners, submitted the following report: "The Committee appointed by the Convention to wait upon the Commissioners from the States of South Carolina, Georgia and Mississippi, to invite them to accept seats on the floor of this Convention, and inform them that the Convention would receive any messages from them, respectively, at such time and in such form as they might choose, respectfully report — That the Committee waited upon the gentlemen named in the resolution, yesterday evening, and stated to them, as directed, the purport of the visit. The Commissioners expressed their grateful sense of the courtesy shown to them personally, and the hono
Augusta (Georgia, United States) (search for this): article 1
of vindicating himself from aspersions cast upon him at this capital and at Washington. He asked if the gentleman from Augusta (Mr. Stuart) was in his seat. Mr. Stuart.--He is. Mr. Wise proceeded to remark that he was in feeble health; tform which it appeared that a debate took place in the Senate of Virginia, on a resolution offered by the gentleman from Augusta. Mr. Patrick here suggested that the matter be postponed until to-morrow. Mr. Wise said it would take but a few moments, and he wished to make his statement now, in order that the gentleman from Augusta might have an opportunity to relieve him from the imputation contained in the resolution. The Clerk was then requested to read the resolution referred rsons" in Virginia contemplated an attack upon the Federal property, an invasion of Washington, &c.) Mr. Stuart, of Augusta, said he could set the matter at rest. He never dreamed of alluding to Mr. Wise as one of the rash and ill-advised pers
Harper's Ferry (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 1
ark that he was in feeble health; that he had been in retirement for the past two months, nursing the sick, during which time he had not interfered with public concerns, nor even meddled with the election which brought him here. But he had been pained to hear, from day to day, that he was heading a revolutionary army to commit outrages without the pale of law. He had received letters from the North, stating that it was difficult to convince the people that he was not at Washington or at Harper's Ferry, in disguise.--He could have told them that if he wanted to engage in any raid he could have sent any day 20,000 barrels of gunpowder to South Carolina; and that if anything could have tempted him into the attributed acts, it would have been these aspersions cast upon himself. When he arrived in the city last night, these rumors pursued him still, and a paper was placed in his hands form which it appeared that a debate took place in the Senate of Virginia, on a resolution offered by the
rd. Mr. Gregory nominated Roscoe Burke, of King William. Mr. Tredway nominated S. H. Joter, of Richmond. Mr. Speed nominated Wm. Josiah Leake, of Goochland. Mr. Cox nominated Wm. Welch, of Chesterfield. Mr. Montague nominatentague, the resolution was amended by inserting "so far as they are applicable," and passed. Place of meeting. Mr. Speed offered the following: Resolved. That a committee of five be appointed, with instructions to ascertain whether soll can be occupied by the Convention during a portion of the day. The objection to the present hall, as stated by Mr. Speed, was the difficulty of a member in making himself heard or hearing others. Mr. Morton offered the following as a sThat a committee be appointed to see if a more suitable place can be procured for the meetings of this Convention. Mr. Speed was willing to modify his resolution so as to instruct the committee, in case of a failure to make an arrangement with
Wise, Mr. Conrad submitted the resolution, so modified as to make it read "to said committee all resolutions touching Federal Relations which may be offered in Convention shall be referred; and it shall be their duty," &c. The resolution then passed in that form. Resolution of thanks. On motion of Mr. Graves, the thanks of the Convention were tendered to Wm. F. Gordon, Jr., for the handsome manner in which he had discharged the duties of temporary Clerk. Peace Conference. Mr. Wilson offered the following: Resolved, That the Virginia Commissioners to the Peace Conference now in session in the city of Washington, be respectfully requested to report to this body, at their earliest convenience, whether, in their opinion, any result acceptable to Virginia may be expected from the deliberations of their body. Mr. Clemens objected. The resolution lies over. Election of Printer. Mr. Johnson, of Richmond, reminded the Convention that they had not yet elect
Edward Gay (search for this): article 1
e House of Delegates. Accommodations. Mr. Morris offered a resolution for the appointment of a committee of five, to ascertain and report speedily if the hall cannot be better arranged for the accommodation of the Convention. Laid on the table. Pages. The President said he had a disagreeable task to perform, namely: To disappoint twenty out of twenty-four of the finest lads in the Commonwealth by the appointment of four Pages from their number. He selected W. A. Talman, Edward Gay, Auguste Rosin, and Archer Fleeger. Invitation, The President submitted a communication from the Young Men's Christian Association, inviting the members to visit their Library and Reading Room, in Goddin's Hall, at such times as might suit their convenience. Mr. Patrick moved an adjournment, but withdraw it at the request of Mr. Wise. Personal Explanations. Mr. Wise said he wished to detain the members for a short time, and asked the privilege of vindicating himself
Charles W. Morris (search for this): article 1
resolution lies over. Election of Printer. Mr. Johnson, of Richmond, reminded the Convention that they had not yet elected a Printer, though work had been ordered to be done. He moved that they now proceed to the election. Carried. Mr. Johnson nominated Capt. W. M. Elliott, of the Richmond Whig, and no other person being named, he was elected. On motion of Mr. Haymond, the pay was fixed at the same rate of the Printer for the House of Delegates. Accommodations. Mr. Morris offered a resolution for the appointment of a committee of five, to ascertain and report speedily if the hall cannot be better arranged for the accommodation of the Convention. Laid on the table. Pages. The President said he had a disagreeable task to perform, namely: To disappoint twenty out of twenty-four of the finest lads in the Commonwealth by the appointment of four Pages from their number. He selected W. A. Talman, Edward Gay, Auguste Rosin, and Archer Fleeger. Invit
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