mendments, which the President (Mr. Claiborne in the chair) pronounced out of order, because involving the same principle as voted on and rejected yesterday.
Mr. Neeson appealed from the decision; on which the yeas and nays were called, and resulted — yeas 13, nays 18.
The Senate refusing to sustain the Chair, the amendment of Mr. Armstrong was considered and rejected — yeas 17, nays 18.
The vote on the passage of the bill was recorded as follows:
Yeas.--Messrs. Brannon, Bruce, Carson, Carraway, Claiborne, Coghill, Day, Dickinson of Price Edward, Douglass, Finney, French, Hubbard, Johnson, Lynch, Marshall, McKenney, Nash, Newman, Pate, Pennybacker, Quesenberry, Smith, and Thompson--28.
Nays.--Messrs. Armstrong, August, Dickenson of Grayson, Gatewood, Greever, Layne, Logan, Neeson, Newton, Paxton, Stuart, Townes, and Wickham--13.
Belmont Bridge Company.--The bill suspending the levying of taxes by the State on the Wheeling and Belmont Bridge Company for s
ce, Pugh, Rives, Robert E. Scott, Wm. C. Scott, Sharp, Sillington, Spurlock, A. H. H. Stuart, C. J. Stuart, Summers, Tarr, Tayloe, and Willey.--50.
Nays.--Messrs. Ambler, Armstrong, Jas. Barbour, Blakey, Boissean, Borst, Boyd, Branch, Brent, Bruce, Byrne, Cabell, Chambliss, Chapman, Coffman, Conn, C. B. Conrad, Jas. H. Cox, Richard H. Cox, Custis, Deskins, Dorman, Dulany, Echols, Fisher, Flournoy, Forbes, French, Garland, Gillespie, Graham, Gray, Gregory, Goggin, J. Goode, Jr., T. F. Goodeendment offered by Mr. Seawell.
Mr. Woods, of Barbour, desired to address the Committee, but was declared out of order.
The vote was then taken, and resulted as follows:
Yeas.--Messrs. Ambler, Jas. Barbour, Blakey, Boissean, Borst, Bruce, Cabell, Chambliss, Chapman, Coffman, Conn, Richard H. Cox, Fisher, Flournoy, Forbes, Garland, Graham, Gregory, John Goode, Jr., Thos F. Goode, Cyrus Hall, L. S. Hall, Holcombe, Hunton, Isbell, Kent, Kindred, Lawson, Leake, Chas. K. Mallory, Mary
d be engrafted, merely to gratify a hyper-critic.
Mr. Fisher briefly rejoined, sustaining his previous position.
Calls for "question," "question."
Mr. Bruce, of Halifax, and Mr. Wise, of Princess Anne, continued the debate.
The question being to strike out the words specified and insert the amendment offered by 4.
Yeas.--Messrs. Janney, (President,) Ambler, Armstrong, Aston, Baldwin, Alfred M. Barbour, Baylor, Berlin, Blow, Boggess, Borst, Boyd, Branch, Brent, Brown, Bruce, Burdett, Burley, Byrne, Cabell, Campbell, Caperton, Carlile, Carter, Chambliss, Chapman, Coffman, C. B. Conrad, Robert Y. Conrad, Couch, J. H. Cox, Critcher, Custfield, Wise, and Woods. --37.
Nays.--Messrs. Janney, (President,) Armstrong, Aston, Baldwin, A. M. Barbour, Baylor, Berlin, Blow, Boggess, Boyd, Brent, Brown, Bruce, Burdett, Burley, Byrne, Campbell, Caperton, Carlite, Carter, C. B. Conrad, R. Y. Conrad, Couch, James H. Cox, Critcher, Custis, Deskins, Dorman, Dulany, Early, Ec