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utes' duration, during which he cited various legal decisions in similar cases, and read from the statutes of Virginia to sustain him in the demand which he made of the Justices. The question was further argued till four o'clock by Hon. Patrick Henry Aylett and General Humphrey Marshall, counsel for the defence, who contended that while the acts of the Legislature on the subject of duelling were couched in the language quoted by Mr. Young, yet the decision of the courts, which were paramoun the subject of duelling passed by the Legislature were severely criticised by the counsel for the defence, and were, they contended, of such a character as, if carried out, would rob our citizens of every right of independence and justice. Messrs. Aylett and Marshall argued their points at great length, but the limited space afforded precludes us from making any extended notice of their remarks. At a few minutes past four o'clock the motion for commitment was left in the hands of the Jus