The vote was then taken, and resulted as follows:
Yeas.--Messrs. Ambler, Jas. Barbour, Blakey, Boissean, Borst, Bruce, Cabell, Chambliss, Chapman, Coffman, Conn, Richard H. Cox, Fisher, 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, Campbell, Carter, C. B. Conrad, Robt. Y. Conrad, Couch, James H. Cox, Critcher, Custis, Deskins, Dorman, Dulany, Early, Echols, Fugate, Gillespie, Gravely, Gray, Addison Hall, Ephraim B. Hail, Hammond, Haymond, Hoge, Holladay, Hubbard, Jackson, Marmaduke Johnson, Peter C. Johnston, Kilby, Lewis, McComas, McGrew
son, Marmaduke Johnson, Peter C. Johnston, Kilby, Lawson, Lewis, McComas, McGrew, McNeil, Charles K. Mallory, James B. Mallory, Marshall, Marr, Marye, Maslin, Masters, Miller, Moffett, Morton, Moore, Neblett, Orrick, Osburn, Parks, Patrick, Porter, Preston, Price, Pugh, Rives, Robert E. Scott, Wm. C. Scott, Seawell, Sharp, Sheffey, Sitlington, Slaughter, Southall, Spurlock, Staples, A. H. H. Stuart, C. J. Stuart, Strange, Summers, Sutherlin, Tarr, Tayloe, Thornton, Treadway, R. H. Turner, F. P. Turner, Waller, Whitfield, Willey, Wilson, and Wysor.--113.
So the amendment was lost.
The question recurring on the original resolution, the vote was taken viva voce, and resulted in its adoption.
It reads as follows:
1. Be it Resolved and Declared by the People of the State of Virginia, in Convention Assembled, That the States which composed the United States of America, when the Federal Constitution was formed, were independent sovereignties, and in adopting that instrument th