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ports from the Committee on Federal Relation; at 2 o'clock said Committee of the Whole shall take a recess until 4 o'clock, when it shall resume its session. Mr. Price, of Greenbrier, called the previous question, which was sustained, and the resolution was then adopted. Equality of taxation. The Convention proceeded to the consideration of unfinished business, namely, the resolutions of Mr. Willey, of Monongahela, in regard to the subjects of taxation and representation. Mr. Hall, of Marion, being entitled to the floor, addressed the Convention in favor of immediate action. He thought it due to those who desired a change in the organic law, that the committees contemplated by the resolutions should be appointed to make the necessary inquiries. His people demanded that the question should be settled before action was had upon matters of National interest. When they were thus placed upon an equality with the people of other sections, they would stand shoulder to sh
, he had another star placed in the bottom of the Union, with but two points showing, to represent the State as just emerging from the darkness. After the raising of the flag, the Chairman introduced the Hon. D. C. Dejarnette, and after him Mr. Hall, of Wetzell. Both of these gentlemen spoke very well, and received the close attention of the audience, and renewed and loud applause. At 2 o'clock, dinner was announced, and the company sat down to an excellent bill of fare, among which we saet that they are not fully acted up to by the Convention now in session in Richmond. The resolution was adopted unanimously. On motion of Mr. Edwin Williams, it was Resolved, That the thanks of this meeting be tendered to the Hon. Mr. Hall, of Wetzel, for the able address delivered to-day, and that we offer him a cordial welcome to the hospitalities and friendship of the people of Chesterfield. Short addresses were then made, in response to calls, by Messrs. Friend, Nash, Ruf
The Convention. A resolution was adopted on Saturday to meet at 10 o'clock A. M.; to take a recess at 2 o'clock, and meet again at 4 o'clock P. M. Secession resolutions, adopted by the people of Dinwiddie, Greene, Spotsylvania, and Culpeper, were presented by the delegates representing those counties. Mr. Baldwin finished his speech against secession and in favor of the majority report. He was followed by Mr. Bruce, of Halifax, who will conclude to-day. Mr. Hall, of Marion, continued his remarks in favor of an ad valorem tax upon slaves.--Mr. Dormay, of Rockbridge, introduced a resolution, which was laid on the table, recommending a license tax on Northern productions, in retaliation for the Personal Liberty bills in vogue in the Northern States.
laveholding States." Both reports were ordered to be printed, and were made the special order for the third Monday in December. The resolution providing for the election by the Convention of seven delegates to the Border State Convention was then passed, and the Convention adjourned. St. Louis,March 22.--In the Convention this morning, a committee of one from each Congressional district was elected to call a Convention together, previous to the third Monday in December, if the public exigencies require it. The following gentlemen were elected delegates to the Border States Convention:--Hamilton R. Gamble, John B. Henderson, Wm. A. Hall, James H. Moss, Wm. Douglas, Littlebury Hendricks, and Wm. G. Pomeroy. A resolution was adopted, instructing the President of the Convention to transmit a certified copy of the proceedings of the Convention to the President of the United States, and the Governors of each State. Adjourned till the third Monday in December.