Bank of the Commonwealth.
Mr. H. W. Thomas offered the following resolution:
Resolved, That when the Senate adjourns on Wednesday, it will (with the consent of the House of Delegates) take a recess until the 6th day of February.
Mr. Lynch moved to lay the resolution on the table, and called the yeas and nays, with the following result:
Yeas.--Messrs. August, Brannon, Bruce, Carson, Day, French, Greever, Isbell, Lynch, Newman, Pate, Paxton, Richmond, Smith, Thompson,Townes--Lynch, Newman, Pate, Paxton, Richmond, Smith, Thompson,Townes--16.
-Nays.--Messrs. Caldwell, Carraway, Jr., Christian, Dickenson of Grayson, Gatewood, Massie, Neal, Newton, Rives, Thomas of Fairfax, Thomas of Henry, Urquhart, Wickham--13.
On motion of Mr.Paxton,
Resolved, That a joint committee, consisting of three members of the House of Delegates and two members of the Senate, be appointed to provide a hall for the accommodation of the State Convention.
The rules were suspended, the resolution adopted, and Messrs. Paxton and August ap