A resolution offered yesterday, by Mr. Hall
, of Wetzel
, requesting the Committee
on Federal Relations to report the Constitution
of the Confederate States
of the South
was laid upon the table.--A supplemental report from the Committee
on Federal Relations was submitted by Mr. Conrad
, the Chairman
It embodies proposed amendments to the Federal Constitution
, in some respects similar to the propositions emanating from the Peace Conference, but changed in essential particulars.
The report, which was referred to the Committee of the Whole, will be found in the regular proceedings.
A resolution to hold night sessions was voted down by a large majority.-- Mr. Branch
presented the Petersburg
secession resolutions, and expressed his readiness to "bow to the will of his constituents." The subject of taxation was considered, and Messrs. Woods
made speeches in favor of equality.
finished his able argument on the Committee
's reports, and Mr. Holcombe
has the floor, in Committee of the Whole, to-day.