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entire list was again about to be voted for when the name of Judge Allen. Mr. Forbes, of Fauquier, in a few appropriate remarks, places in nomination Hon. Allen T. Caperton, of Monroe. The nomination was sustained by Messrs. Anderson, of Botetourt, and Jones. --The withdrawal of Judge Allen and the nomination of Mr. Caperton were communicated to the Senate, and the House proceeded to its fifth ballots Rives, 41, Russell, 26; Floyd, 28; Caperton, 23; Allen 1. In due time the committee re42; Floyd, 36; Caperton, 36; scattering, 2--whole number cast, 149--necessary to a choice, 75. There being no selection, the name of Mr. Rives was dropped under the rules. A few explanatory remarks were made by Messrs. Curtis, Anderson of Botetourt, and Forbes, after which the House entered upon the 7th ballot, with the annexed result: Russell, 30; Caperton, 42, Floyd, 28; Rives, 6, Allen, 1. The committee retired, but soon re-appeared, and announced the joint vote: Russell, 47 Caperton,