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liable for another week's rent, $150. He also understood that the gentleman from Montgomery (Mr. Preston) had some very important resolutions to offer, which would doubtless occasion some discussione motion was agreed to, and the Committee rose and reported progress. In Convention. Mr. Preston, of Montgomery, offered the following resolutions for adoption: 1. Resolved, That in tmittee rise was to afford the gentleman from Montgomery an opportunity of offering them. Mr. Preston urged the adoption of the resolutions, after which Mr. Early raised another point of order, wught, be all that was necessary. Mr. Baldwin then read a preamble which he had prepared, and Mr. Preston accepted it, withdrawing his first and second resolutions. The preamble is as follows: fficulties, and threatens a disturbance of the public peace: Therefore, Resolved, &c. Mr. Preston's third resolution was slightly changed to conform to the phraseology of the preamble. M
ht of secession for just cause. Mr. Carlilemade a persevering but unavailing effort to amend, by way of a substitute embodying a resolution offered some weeks ago by Mr.Burley, of Marshall, denying the right of peaceable secession. The 8th resolution was adopted, with a slight amendment, which does not change its meaning. Without proceeding further, the Committee rose. Quite an excitement was occasioned in the Convention, late in the evening, by a series of resolutions offered by Mr.Preston,of Montgomery, a strong Union man. These resolutions deny the right of the Federal Government to subjugate a State, and call uponLincolnto show his hand with regard to his future policy; also, provide for the appointment of a committee to wait upon that Black Republican functionary to request him to communicate his intentions to the Convention. The resolutions were modified, at the suggestion of Mr.Baldwin,and passed; but Mr.Jackson,of Wood, claimed that the question had been misunderstood