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n its adoption, with the following result:
Yeas.--Messrs, Armstrong, Brannon, Bence, Carson, Carraway, Carter, Christian, Claiborne, Coghill, Critcher, Day, John Dickenson, Asa D. Dickinson, Douglas, French, Gatewood, Greever, Hubbard, Isbell, Johnson, Layne, Logan, Lynch, Marshall, McKenney, Nash, Neal, Neeson, Newlon, Newman, Pate, Paxton, Quesenberry, Richmond, Rives, Stuart, Henry W. Thomas, Christopher Y. Thomas, Townes and Wickham--40.
Nays.--Messrs, August, Early, Finney, Pennybacker and Thompson--5.
Mr. August and others, in voting against the resolutions, explained their reasons for so doing.
Bills Reported.--A bill to incorporate the Valley Railroad Company; a bill allowing the Northwestern Bank of Virginia, and any of its branches, to establish an agency in the city of Richmond for the redemption of its circulating notes; a bill to authorize the Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad Company to construct a branch and to increase its capital stock; a bill author
next called up, when, on motion of Mr. Carson, it was laid on the table, with the understanding that its consideration should be resumed at some day when the attendance of Senators was greater than at present.
Mr. Isbell called up the resolution offered some time since by the Senator from Augusta, (Mr. Stuart,) relative to the contemplated attack upon the forts in Virginia and the Federal capital.
On motion of Mr. Isbell, the resolution was subsequently laid on the table.
Mr. Pennybacker offered a resolution for an adjournment of the Senate until next Wednesday, to which various amendments were proposed.
Mr. Taliaferro moved that the resolution and amendments be indefinitely postponed, and the ayes and noes were demanded — ayes 11, noes 15.
Refused to postpone.
Mr. Douglas moved to lay on the table, and again called the ayes and noes — ayes 12, noes 14.
Mr. Paxton moved to amend, by making it a joint resolution, and providing that when the Senate adjourn
endment, resulted in — ayes 24, noes 20.
The motion recurring on the adoption of the amendment, it was rejected — ayes 21, noes 24.
The bill, with but a few slight verbal amendments, was passed by the following vote:
Ayes.--Messrs. Armstrong, August, Bruce, Carson, Carraway, Claiborne, Coghill, Day, John Dickenson, Asa B. Dickinson, Douglass, Early, French, Gatewood, Greever, Hubbard, Isbell. Johnson, Logan, Lynch, Marshall, Massie, McKenney, Nash, Newlon, Newman, Pate, Paxton, Pennybacker, Quesenberry, Tallaferro, Thompson, and Urquhast--32.
Nays.--Messrs. Brannon, Caldwell, Carter, Critcher, Neal, Neeson, Rives, Stuart, Henry W. Thomas, Townes, and Wickham--11.
Bills Passed.--Senate bill organizing a volunteer company of cavalry in Albemarle county; Senate bill amending the charter of the Black Lick and Plaster Bank Turnpike Company; Senate bill to incorporate the Cove Creek Lead, Copper and Iron Manufacturing Company in the county of Tazewell; Senate bill autho