Your search returned 922 results in 301 document sections:

... 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 ...
to confer with the editors of the Enquirer, to see if the debates cannot be printed on a separate sheet without other matter. The President subsequently appointed the following committee under the resolution:-- Messrs. Hughes, Wickham, and Richardson. proceedings of A Meeting. Mr. Burgerpresented the proceedings of a meeting in his county, on National affairs, with a request that the paper be referred to the Committee on Federal Relations, and it was so referred. Unfinished Ban, Coun. C. B. Conrad, R. H. Cox, Fisher, Garland, Graham, Gregory, Goggin, J. Goode, Jr., T. F. Goode, Hale. C. Hall, L. S. Hall Harvie, Holcombe, Hunton, Isbell, Kent, Kilby, Kindred, Lawson, Leake, J. B. Mallory, Marr, Montague, Morris, Morton, Neblett, Randolph, Richardson, Seawell, Sheffey, Strange, Thornton, R. H. Turner, F. B. Turner, Tyler, Williams, Wilson, Wise, and Woods.--50. The resolution, as amended, then passed. On motion of Mr. E. B. Hall,the Convention adjourned.
blican than they were. He was a slaveholder, and represented a slaveholding constituency. Mr. B. went on to make some correction of his speech, as reported in the Enquirer, for which he did not blame the reporters, since he could not imagine how they could hear what a man said in this hall. Committee on printing. The President announced the following committee under Mr. Wickham's resolution to make certain investigations of the contract for printing the debates: Messrs. Wickham, Richardson, Hughes, Staples of Patrick, and Dent. The Southern Commissioners again. Mr. Montague asked leave to record his vote against laying on the table the resolution for printing the addresses of the Southern Commissioners, he having been necessarily absent at the time the vote was taken. Leave was granted accordingly. Mr. Branch moved that the resolution be taken up from the table. He had voted under a misapprehension, having forgotten that the Convention had passed a resolution
There were present the following members: Messrs. Saunders, Burr, Grattan. Hill, Glazebrook, Scott, Crutchfield, Greanor, Denoon, Haskins, Griffin, Howison and Richardson. The Council having been called to order by the President, reports were in order, when Mr. Burr, from the Committee on Public Grounds, presented a report cook then moved to strike out "one dollar" and insert "ninety cents. " The vote was recorded as follows: Ayes--Messrs. Denoon, Glazebrook, Greaner, Griffin, Richardson and Saunders --6. Nays--Messrs. Burr, Crutchfield, Grattan, Haskins, Hill, Howison, Scott --7. Mr. Glazebrook then moved to strike out $1 and insert 9ed dollars' value thereof." The yeas and nays being called, resulted as follows: Yeas--Messrs. Crutchfield, Denoon, Greanor, Griffin, Hill, Howison, Richardson and Saunders--8. Nays--Messrs. Burr, Glazebrook, Grattan, Haskins and Scott--5. The third section was then taken up. It reads as follows: "On e
City Council. --The regular monthly meeting of this body was held at 4 o'clock yesterday evening. Present, Messrs. Saunders, Grattan, Glazebrook, Hill, Burr, Crutchfield, Scott, Richardson, Talbott, Haskins, Denoon, Greanor, Griffin. The usual reports from police officers were returned. The Committee on Police say they find nothing in them requiring a special report. They say they also have had under consideration the petition of Charles Y. Morriss and others, asking that they would designate some other place than their wharves for landing powder, and recommend the Council to reject the prayer of the petition. The Committee of Finance reported that they had had under consideration the petition of Wm. C. Allen, executor of O. Slaughter, to have refunded to him the sum of $232.55, paid as tax on money, and report that they allow $140.52 on account of taxes on property erroneously given in to the Assessor by him. The following resolution was adopted: Resolved.
inserting the words "with the minority reports from said committee," was then adopted. Defence of the State. Mr. Richardson, of Hanover, moved to take from the table the following resolution, offered by himself on the 28th of February: to throw light on the means necessary to put the Commonwealth in a complete state of preparation against attack. Mr. Richardson advocated the taking up of the resolution. It merely instituted an inquiry, and does not propose to appropriate one n. The last clause would require the services of competent Engineers, and the State had none in her employment. Mr. Richardson said the gentleman had entirely misinterpreted the language of the resolution. It merely sought information from theLegislature, and he was opposed to taking it up. He then moved an adjournment, but withdrew it at the request of Mr. Richardson, who proceeded to correct the misapprehension under which gentlemen labored in respect to the resolution. Mr. Bo
The Convention. The conclusion of Ex-President Tyler's speech on the Peace Propositions, yesterday, was an able argument against their adoption as a basis of adjustment. He desires Virginia to present an ultimatum, containing full and ample demands, to the North and to the Border States, as the only condition of remaining in the Union. The propositions were referred to the Committee on Federal Relations. Secession resolutions from Lunenburg and Wythe counties were presented by Messrs. Neblett and Kent. A motion to take up a resolution upon the military defence of the State, offered on the 28th ult., by Mr. Richardson, was lost for want of a quorum. The reports from the Committee on Federal Relations will come up for debate today.
t direction ought to be resisted by Virginia, and favoring secession. Mr. Forres, of Rockingham, presented a series of reunion resolutions from that county. Referred to the Committee on Federal Relations. Military Defences. Mr. Richardson, of Hanover, moved that the Convention take up his resolution on the military strength of the State--a like motion having been lost yesterday for want of a full vote. Mr. Richardson demanded the yeas and nays. Mr.Brown, of Preston, oppoMr. Richardson demanded the yeas and nays. Mr.Brown, of Preston, opposed the taking up of the resolution. He thought the agitation of any subjects foreign to the purposes of the Convention would have a tendency to depreciate State stock. The motion to take up was lost — ayes 35, noes 46. Order of the day. The Convention then resolved itself into Committee of the Whole, (Mr. Southall, of Albemarle, in the Chair,) and proceeded to the consideration of the reports from the Committee on Federal Relations. The Chairman said the strict parliamentary
The Convention. A motion to take up Mr. Richardson's resolution of inquiry concerning the military strength of the Commonwealth, was yesterday voted down. Secession resolutions from the counties of Northampton, Mecklenburg, Pulaski, and Buckingham, were presented by the respective delegates, with suitable comments, and referred to the Committee on Federal Relations. The debate upon the committee's reports was opened by Mr. Conrad, of Frederick, in Committee of the Whole. He advocated the majority report, and made a strong argument in favor of the legal right of secession, but conceives it to be the duty of the Convention to make further efforts for the restoration of the Union. Mr. Randolph, of Richmond city, has the floor for to-day.
rn, Patrick, Porter, Pugh, Sharp, Sitlington, Staples, Alex, H. H. Stuart, Chapman J. Stuart, White, and Willey--46. Nays--Messrs. Ambler, Armstrong, Blakey, Blow, Rouldin, Boyd. Branch, Bruce, Caperton, Chambliss, Conn, Robert Y. Conrad, James H. Cox. Richard H. Cox. Fisher, Flournoy, Garland, Holcombe, Hunton, Isbell. Marmaduke Johnson, Kent, Kilby, Leake, McComas, James B. Mallory, Marshall, Marye, Miller, Montague, Morrie, Morton, Neblett, Nelson, Parks, Preston. Price, Randolph, Richardson, Robert E. Scott, William C. Scott Seawell, Sheffey, Slaughter, Southall, Speed, Spurieck, Strange, Sutherlin, Tredway, Robert H. Turner, Franklin P. Turner, Whitfleid, Wilson, and Wysor--61. So the motion to lay on the table was carried in the negative. The resolutions were then referred to the Committee on Federal Relations. Order of the day. The hour of 11 having arrived, the President announced that the Convention would go into Committee of the Whole, pursuant to order.
Goggin, J. Goode, Jr., T. F. Goode, C. Hall, L. S. Hall, Haymond, Holcombe, Hunton, Isbell, Kent, Kilby, Kindred, Lawson, Leake, McNeil, C. K. Mallory, Jas.B. Mallory, Marye, Miller, Montague, Morris, Morton, Neblett, Parks, Preston, Randolph, Richardson, Seawell, Sheffey, Slaughter, Southall, Speed, Strange, Thornton, Tredway, R. H. Turner, F. B. Turner, Whitfield, Williams, Wise, and Woods.--75. So the amendment to the amendment was lost. The question then recurred on the amendment er, Flournoy, Forbes, Garland, Graham, Gregory, John Goode, Jr., Thos F. Goode, Cyrus Hall, L. S. Hall, Holcombe, Hunton, Isbell, Kent, Kindred, Lawson, Leake, Chas. K. Mallory, Marye, Miller, Montague, Morris, Morton, Neblett, Parks, Randolph, Richardson, Seawell, Sheffey, Thornton, Robt. H. Turner, Franklin P. Turner, Williams, Wise, and Woods.--47. Nays.--Messrs. Janney, (President,) Armstrong, Aston, Baldwin, Baylor, Berlin, Boggess, Boyd, Branch, Brent, Brown, Burdett, Burley, Byrne, C
... 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 ...