rtions and proportion our efforts to the exigency of the times."
4th. Resolved, That in the defence of our liberties we solemnly pledge, for ourselves and our constituents, to the Government of the Confederate States, our whole resources, public and privates; and deliberately declare to our enemies and to the world that we will never submit, under any circumstances, to union with the North, nor abandon this contest so long as a hostile poet-rests upon our soil.
The reading of the report was listened to with marked attention.
Mr. Johnson, or Bedford, moved the rules be suspended, to put the resolutions on their passage at once.
Mr. Collibe thought they were inadequate to the occasion; that the preamble wholly failed to do justice to the great subject.
He would like himself to examine, with a view of amending.
Mr. Johnson withdrew his motion, and they were laid over.
Mr. Pennybacker moved an adjournment until to morrow at 12 o'clock. The motion was carried.