at the resolution alluded to be taken up, which was carried in the affirmative.
A motion to amend by substituting the hour of 10 o'clock was voted down by a large majority.
Mr. Hall, of Marion, moved to amend by substituting half-past 10 for 11 o'clock, and on this motion Mr. Armstrong demanded the yeas and nays.
The roll was thereupon called, and the vote resulted — yeas 70, nays 46.
So the question on the amendment was carried in the affirmative.
Messrs. Johnson, Macfarland and Randolph, of Richmond city, voted for the amendment.
The resolution, as amended, was then adopted.
So the Convention will meet at half-past 10 A. M., until further ordered.
Mr. Armstrong moved that the hour for going into Committee of the Whole be changed to 11 o'clock.
After some debate, the motion was withdrawn.
Order of the day.
The Convention then resolved itself into Committee of the Whole, (Mr. Southall, of Albemarle, in the Chair,) and proceeded to consi