or he thought its effect would be to protract the session interminably, while he doubted not that there was enough newspaper enterprise in Richmond to print all that was necessary to be printed without burdening the State with the expense.
Mr. Fisher, of Northampton, opposed the resolution, and moved that it be laid upon the table.
On this motion the yeas and nays were called, and resulted — yeas 30, nays 62.
So the Convention refused to lay the resolution upon the table.
Mr.mitted to the people for ratification, by which Virginia shall resume all the powers delegated by her to the Federal Government, and declare her connexion with that Government dissolved.
Referred to the Committee on Federal Relations.
Mr. Fisher, of Northampton, offered the following, which were likewise referred:
Resolved, That in the opinion of this Convention, any attempt on the part of the Federal Government to collect revenue on goods in transit to any port or ports in any o
of the people of Virginia be and they are hereby most cordially tendered to the Hon. John J. Crittenden, for his reasonable, jealous and patriotic efforts in the Senate of the United States to bring about a just and honorable adjustment of our national difficulties.
Mr. Wise, of Princess Anne, moved to lay the resolution upon the table, upon which motion Mr. Brown called for the yeas and nays, and the vote resulted as follows:
Yeas.--Messrs. Blakey, Bolssean, Borst, Boulbin, Conn, Fisher, Graham, Harvie, Hunton, Isbeth, Leake, Macfarland, Millor, Morton, Orrick, Baldwin, Seawell, Slanghter, Speed, Strange, Thernton, Ro. H. Turner, Wise, and Woods--23.
Nays.--Messrs. Janney, (President,) Aston, baldwin, Alfred Mr. Barbour, James Barbour, Taylor, Berlin, Blow, Jr., Boggess, Branch, Brent, Brown, Bruce, Burdett, Burley, Caperton, Carder, Chapman, Clemens, Coffman, C. B. Conrad, Ro. Y. Conrad, Couch, Critcher, Custis, Dent, Beskias, Dulany, Early, Echols, Forbes, Fugate, Ga