oceeded to vote, with the following result: Thompson 84, Farish 37, Rives 22.
Necessary to a choice 72.
So Mr. N. A. Thompson was declared elected Sergant-at-Arms.
Mr. Nelson, of Clarke, offered a resolution for the appointment of a committee to take into consideration the rules of the House of Delegates, and report such as are applicable to this body.
The Convention then proceeded to the
election of First Doorkeeper.
Mr. Mallory, of Brunswick, nominated C. Drumright, of Mecklenburg.
Mr. Hall, of Lancaster, nominated Richard Rains, of Richmond city.
Mr. French, of Mercer, nominated Benjamin R. Linkous, of Raleigh.
Mr. Critcher, of Richmond county, nominated James R. Fisher, of Richmond city.
Mr. Johnson, of Richmond, nominated Samuel H. Jeter, of that city.
Mr. Carlile, of Harrison, nominated Chas. Lewis, of that county.
Mr. Flournoy, of Halifax, nominated Chas. Kent, of Pittsylvania.
Mr. Morton nominated Mr. Routt,