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kous, of Raleigh.
Mr. Critcher, of Richmond county, nominated James R. Fisher, of Richmond city.
Mr. Johnson, of Richmond, nominated Samuel H. Jeter, of that city.
Mr. Carlile, of Harrison, nominated Chas. Lewis, of that county.
Mr. Flournoy, of Halifax, nominated Chas. Kent, of Pittsylvania.
Mr. Morton nominated Mr. Routt, of Greene.
Mr. Scott, of Powhatan, nominated John F. Simpson, of that county.
Mr. Bouldin nominated Wm. D. Wills, of Charlotte.
Mr. Wickham nominated Francis P. Sutton, of Henrico.
No other nominations being made, the vote was taken with the following result: Linkous, 45; Lewis, 29; Jeter, 26.
All others 35.
There being no election, the rules were suspended, on motion, and a resolution was adopted to drop all but the three highest candidates.
The names of the three highest were then announced: Samuel H. Jeter, Chas. Lewis and Benj. R. Linkous — and the second ballot resulted: Linkous, 60; Jeter, 39; Lewis, 26.
The President hoped the resolution would be withdrawn, as he was unprepared to make suitable selections.
Mr. Montague, of Middlesex, moved, as an amendment to the resolution, that a committee of fifteen be appointed for the purpose of sas. Lewis and Benj. R. Linkous — and the second ballot resulted: Linkous, 60; Jeter, 39; Lewis, 26.--No election.
Mr. Montague moved that the Convention adjourn, but withdrew the motion.
Mr. Jackson, of Wood, moved that the rules be suspenddopted, and the President appointed the following Committee:
Messrs. Preston, Harvie, Macfarland, R. Y. Conrad, and Montague.
The President informed the Convention that he had received about 23 applications for the office of Page, but as hthe members the right to occupy any seats they might prefer, without regard to any previous selections.
Mr. Montague said that the rules which had been adopted required a complete organization of the Convention before the transaction o