s he was unprepared to make suitable selections.
Mr. Montague, of Middlesex, moved, as an amendment to the resolution, that a committee of fifteen be appointed for the purpose of selecting the officers named.
On motion of Mr. Patrick, of Kanawha, the resolution and amendment were laid on the table.
The Convention then proceeded to the election of Sergeant-at-Arms.
Mr. Niglett, of Lurenburg, nominated Wm. C. Snead, of that county.
Mr. Johnston, of Lee, nominated Charles E. Crosby, of Washington.
Mr. Willey, of Monongalia, nominated Josiah W. Rives, of Barbour.
Mr. Mallory, of Elizabeth City, nominated Robert H. Vaughan, of that county.
Mr. Morris, of Caroline, nominated Dan'l Atwell, of Caroline.
Mr. Dorman, of Rockbridge, nominated N. A. Thompson, of Hanover.
Mr. Macfarland nominated John G. Moss, of Richmond city.
Mr. Coffman, of Rockingham, nominated J. J. Farish, of Albemarle.
Mr. Dulaney, of Fairfax, nominated John E. Scr