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efraying the expenses of the State, so soon as the Convention passes the Ordinance of Secession. Meeting in Baltimore. A very large Union meeting was held at Baltimore on Thursday evening. Among the most distinguished speakers was Hon. Reverdy Johnson. He made a legal argument of great length against the right of secession.--He also thought it necessary that time should be had to afford an opportunity to the Northern States to make the concessions which will guarantee to all the States their rights. The North was the aggressor and to blame, and the South was not blameless. But the time would come when all the difficulties could be healed, and peace and prosperity be restored. Mr. Johnson spoke at length, and his remarks were so protracted that but a faint idea of them can be given, so late was the hour when he concluded. Throughout he was frequently interrupted by applause, and once or twice by confusion on the floor. At the conclusion of his remarks three cheers we
United States, and to each of the Governors of the Southern States. Mr. Paxton moved to commit the resolutions to the Committee on Federal Relations. Mr. Johnson hoped that the resolutions would be acted upon speedily and promptly. He called for the yeas and nays on Mr. Paxton's motion. Mr. Stuart briefly advocatedenny backer, Richmond, Thompson--20. nays.--Messrs. Armstrong. Caldwell Carraway, Jr., Carter. Crichter, Dickinson of Pr. Edward, French, Greever, Hubbard, Johnson, Marshall, Messrs, McKenney, Neal Neeson, Newton, Newman, Pate Rives, Stuart, Thomas of Fairfax, Thomas of Henry, Townes, Urquhart, and Wickham--5. Mr. Claibch, Nash Neeson, Newman, Pate, Paxton, Pennybacker, Richmond and Thompson 24. Nays.--Messrs. Armstrong, Cadwell, Carraway, Carter, Critcher, French, Hubbard, Johnson, Marshall, Messrs, McKenney, Neal, Newson, Rives Stuart, Thomas of F, Thomas of H., Townes, Urquhart and Wickham--20. Mr. Thomas asked what is to become of u
t to the amendment or Mr. Keen. It was defeated. The question recurring on the adoption of Mr. Keen's amendment, he called the yeas and nays, which were ordered, with the following result: Yeas.--Messrs. Alderson, Arnold Ball, Bentley Bisbie, Hooker. Bojeman, Brown, Cassin, Christian Coleman, Collier, Cowan, Crane, Crump, Davis, Dickenson, Edgington Ferinson, Ferrit, Fleming. D. Gibson, C. H. Gilmer, Goodycon's Hanly, Harrison, Haymond, Rockley, Hoffman, Holdway, Hopkins, Hunt. Jett, Johnson, Keen, Knotts, Kyle, Leitwhlli, Locke, Lockridge, Marauder, J. G. Martin, Thos. Martin Wm. Martin, Massie, Matthews, McGruder, M. Kinney, McKenzie. D. Miller, Messrs, Myers, Patterson, Phelps Porter, Preston, Pretiow, Randolph, Reid Richardson, Riddick, Windham, Robertson, Rivers, Saunders, Scott, Setar, Sherrard Sibert, James K. Smith, Isaac N. Smith, Staples, Walker, A. Watson, Watts, Welch, Wood and Yercy--77. Nays.--Messrs. Allen, Anderson, Barley, Ballard. Barbour, Baskerville.