The question was taken on Mr. Wise's amendment, and it was rejected by the following vote:
Yeas.--Messrs. Ambler, Jas. Barbour, Blakey, Boisseau, Borst, Bouldin, Branch, Bruce, Cabell, Cecil, Chambliss, Chapman, Conn, Flournoy, Garland, Graham, Gregory, Goggin, John Goode, Jr., Thos. F. Goodd, Hale, C. Hall. L. S. Hall, Harvie, Holcombe, Hunton, Isbell, Kent, Lawson, Leake, Macfarland, C. K. Mallory. Jas. B. Mallory, Marr, Marye, Miller, Morris, Morton, Neblett, Richardson, Seates came here to ask it.
The vote was taken, and Mr. Thornton's amendment defeated, as follows:
Yeas.--Messrs, Ambler, Jas. Barbour, Blakey, Boisseau, Borst, Bouldin.
Cabell, Cecil, Chambliss, Chapman, Coun, Flournoy, Garland, Graham, Gregory, Goggin, John Goode, Jr., Thomas F. Goode, Hale, L. S. Hall, Hammond, Harvie, Holcombe, Hunton, Isbell, Kent, Leake, Charles K Mallory, James B. Mallory, Marr, Marye, Miller, Morris, Morton, Orrick, Parks, Richardson, Seawell, S
Coffman, C. B. Conrad, Couch, Deskins, Dorman, Dulany, Early, Echols, French, Fugate, Gillespie, Goggin, Cyrus Hall, Ephraim B. Hall, L. S. Hall, Haymond, Hoge, Hubbard, Hall, Jackson, Marmaduke Johnson, Peter C. Johnston, Lawson, Lewis, McComas, McGrew, Masters Nelson, Osburn, Parks, Patrick, Porter, Price, Pugh, Sharp, Sitlington, Spurlock, Staples, Chapman J. Stuart, Summers, Tarr, Willey, Wilson, and Wysor.--64.
Nays.--Messrs. Ambler, Blakey, Blow, Boisseau, Bouldin, Conn, Forbes, Garland, Gravely, Gregory, Thos. F. Goode, Addison Hall Holladay, Isbell, Kilby, Leake, Charles K. Mallory, James B. Mallory, Moffett, Morris, Richardson, Southall, Strange, Thornton, Whitfield, and Wickham.--26.
Thus the prolonged contest on this subject of taxation has at last resulted in the passage of this resolution:
Resolved, That a committee of thirteen be appointed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the 22d and 23d sections of Article.
of the Constitution of Virgi