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Nicholson, Thompson of Davidson, Thompson of Maury, Wright, Warner, Walters, and President Brown—29,

For Mr. KYLE—Messrs. Branson, Baxter, Britton, Byrne, Blizard, Brandon, Coffin, Chowning, Carter, Dibbrell, Deaderick, Finley, Fulkerson, Gaut, Henderson, Heiskell, Kirkpatrick, Key, Kennedy, Kyle, Mabry, McNabb, Netherland, Parker, Seay, Shepard, Staley, Sample, Turner, and Williamson—30.

For Mr. NoLAND–Messrs. Brown of Carroll, Gibson, Madison and Henry, Campbell, Fentress, Gardner, Porter of Haywood, Porter of Henry, and Stephens—7.

Mr. PortER withdrew the name of Mr. Noland.
Another ballot was had, with the following result:

For Mr. JoNES—Messrs. Allen, Arledge, Brown of Davidson, Brooks, Burton, Brown of Carroll, Gibson, Madison and Henry, Campbell, Deavenport, Doherty, Dromgoole, Fentress, Fielder, Gardner, Gibbs, Gordon, Garner, Hill of Warren, Hill of Gibson, House of Williamson, House of Davidson, Robertson and Montgomery, Ivie, Jones of Lincoln, Jones of Giles, Martin, Morris, McDougal, Nicholson, Porter of Henry, Stephens, Thompson of Davidson, Thompson of Maury, Wright, Warner, Walters, and President Brown—35. <

For Mr. KYLE–Messrs. Branson, Baxter, Britton, Byrne, Blizard, Brandon, Coffin, Chowing, Carter, Dibbrell, Deaderick, Finley, Fulkerson, Gaut, Henderson, Heiskell, Kirkpatrick, Key, Kennedy, Kyle, Mabry, McNabb, Netherland, Porter of Haywood, Parker, Seay, Shepard, Staley, Sample, Turner, and William Son—31. • *

Mr. JoWEs having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected Assistant Secretary, and he appeared and entered upon his duties.

The Convention then proceeded to the election of a Door-keeper,

when the following named persons were put in nomination:

Mr. Jon ES, of Lincoln, nominated John H. Taylor, of Lincoln. Mr. SEAY nominated L. G. Stuart, of Sumner. Mr. THOMPSON, of Davidson, nominated T. W. Ballou, of DavidSOIl. Mr. BRowN, of Davidson, nominated W. J. Moss, of Davidson. Mr. DIBBRELL nominated Alexander Oliver, of White. A ballot was had with the following result:

For Mr. TAYLOR-Messrs. Arledge, Cummings, Dromgoole, Gaut, Gordon, Henderson, Ivie, Jones of Lincoln, Jones of Giles, Key, Martin, Nicholson, Thompson of Maury, Warner and President Brown—15.

For Mr. BALLOU—Mr. Thompson of Davidson—1.

For Mr. Moss—Messrs. Brown of Davidson, Branson, Baxter, Britton, Brandon, Chowning, Carter, Finley, Fulkerson, Fielder, Hill of Gibson, House of Williamson, Kirkpatrick, Kennedy, Parker, Stephens and Staley—18.

For Mr. STUART-Messrs. Allen, Blizard, Burton, Brown of Carroll, Gibson, Madison and Henry, Coffin, Campbell, Deavenport, Doherty, Fentress, Gardner, Garner, Heiskell, Mabry, Morris, McDougal, McNabb, Netherland, Porter of Haywood, Porter of Henry, Seay, Shepard, Thompson of Maury, Turner, Wright, Williamson and Walters—25.

For Mr. OLIVER—Messrs. Brooks, Byrne, Dibbrell, Deaderick, Gibbs, Hill of Warren, Kyle and Sample—8.

There being no election, another ballot was had as follows:

For Mr. TAYLOR-Messrs. Arledge, Cummings, Dromgoole, Gaut, Henderson, Hill of Warren, Ivie, Jones of Lincoln, Jones of Giles, Key, Kennedy, Martin, Nicholson, Thompson of Maury, Warner and President Brown—16.

For Mr. STUART-Messrs. Allen, Blizard, Burton, Brown of Henry, Carroll, Gibson and Madison, Campbell, Carter, Deavenport, Deaderick, Doherty, Fentress, Fielder, Gardner, Garner, Gibbs, Gordon, Heiskell, House of Davidson, Robertson and Montgomery, Kirkpatrick, Mabry, McDougal, Netherland, Porter of Haywood, Porter of Henry, Seay, Shepard, Stephens, Turner, Wright, Williamson and Walters—30. - :*

For Mr. Moss—Messrs. Brown of Davidson, Branson, Britton, Brandon, Chowning, Finley, Hill of Gibson, House of Williamson, Morris, McNabb, Parker and Staley—12.

For Mr. OLIVER—Messrs. Brooks, Byrne, Dibbrell, Fulkerson and Mr. Kyle—5.

For Mr. BALLOU—Mr. Thompson of Davidson—1.
There being no election, another ballot was had as follows:
[Mr. DIBBRELL withdrew the name of Mr. Oliver.]

For Mr. TAYLOR—Messrs. Arledge, Baxter, Cummings, Dibbrell, Finley, Fulkerson, Gaut, Henderson, Hill of Warren, Ivie, Jones of Lincoln, Jones of Giles, Key, Martin, Nicholson, Thompson of Maury, Warner and President Brown—18.

For Mr. STUART-Messrs. Allen, Branson, Britton, Byrne, Blizard, Burton, Brown of Henry, Carroll, Gibson and Madison, Coffin, Carter, Campbell, Deavenport, Deaderick, Doherty, Dromgoole, Fentress, Fielder, Gardner, Gibbs, Gordon, Garner, Hill of Gibson, Heiskell, House of Davidson, Robertson and Montgomery, Kirkpatrick, Kennedy, Kyle, Mabry, Morris, McDougal, Netherland, Porter of Haywood, Porter of Henry, Seay, Shepard, Stephens, Sample and Turner—40. - - - . -

For Mr. Moss—Messrs. Brown of Davidson, Brooks, Brandon, Chowning, House of Williamsom, McNabb, Parker, Staley and Thompson of Davidson—9.

Mr. L. G. STUART having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected Door-keeper of this Convention for the present term. . The Convention then proceeded to the election of an Assistant Door-keeper. - Mr. MARTIN nominated John E. Bennett, of Coffee. Mr. THOMPsoN, of Davidson, nominated H. A. Ausburn, of the County of Davidson. - . Mr. BAXTER nominated Abraham Brown, colored, of the County of Davidson. r . . . . . . Mr. THOMPSON, of Davidson, nominated E. B. Drake. Mr. BRow N, of Davidson, nominated W. H. Grant.

There being no other nominations the Convention proceeded to ballot with the following result:

For Mr. AUSBURN–Messrs. Brown of Henry, Carroll, Gibson and Madison, Campbell, Heiskell, Mabry, Netherland, Porter of Henry, Turner and Walters—8. - .

For Mr. BENNETT–Messrs. Allen, Arledge, Brooks, Burton, Cummings, Coffin, Chowing, Dibbrell, Deavenport, Deaderick, Dromgoole, Fulkerson, Fentress, Fielder, Gaut, Gardner, Gibbs, Garner, Gordon, Henderson, Hill of Warren, Hill of Gibson, House of Wiliamson, Ivie, Jones of Lincoln, Jones of Giles, Kennedy, Kyle, Martin, Morris, McDougal, Nicholson, Porter of Haywood, Parker, Seay, Shepard, Stephens, Thompson of Maury, Wright, Williamson, Warner and President Brown—41.

For Mr. DRAKE-Messrs. i)oherty, House of Davidson, Robertson and Montgomery, and Thompson of Davidson—3.

For Mr. GRANT—Mr. Brown of Davidson—1.

For ABRAHAM BROWN-Messrs. Branson, Baxter, Britton, Blizard, Finley, Gaut, Kirkpatrick, Key, McNabb, Staley and Sample—-11.

John E. BENNETT having received a majority of all the votes cast, was declared duly elected Assistant Door-keeper of this Convention

for the present term.
The Convention then proceeded to the election of a Messenger.

Mr. WILLIAMSON nominated Master Paul Jones, of Davidson.
Mr. WARNER nominated H. N. C. Davis, of Marshall.
Mr. DIBBRELL nominated — Skipworth.
Mr. BURTON nominated G. W. Blanche, of Butherford.
Mr. KYLE nominated Wm. Polk, colored, of Davidson.
Mr. BROWN, of Davidson, nominated Baskett.
Mr. THOMPSON, of Davidson, nominated J. N. Todd.
Mr. THOMPSON, of Davidson, nominated H. A. Ausburn.
There being no other nominations the Convention proceeded to
ballot with the following result: -
For Master Jon Es—Messrs. Arledge, Garner, House of Davidson,
Robertson and Montgomery, Morris, McDougal, Shepard and Wil-
liamson—7. r
For Mr. DAVIS-Messrs. Branson, Britton, Brooks, Byrne, Dea-
. venport, Deaderick, Doherty, Fulkerson, Fielder, Gardner, Gibbs,
Gordon, Hill of Gibson, Heiskell, House of Williamson, Ivie,
Jones of Lincoln, Jones of Giles, Kirkpatrick, Martin, Mabry,
McNabb, Nicholson, Porter of Haywood, Parker, Stephens, Thomp-
son of Maury, Turner, Wright, Warner, Walters and President
Brown—32. - .
For Wm. Polk—Messrs. Baxter, Blizard, Brandon, Finley, Gaut,
Henderson, Key, Kyle and Sample—9.
For Mr. SKIPworTH–Messrs. Coffin, Chowning, Dibbrell, Ken-
nedy, Netherland and Staley—6.
For Mr. BASKETT–Messrs. Brown of Davidson, and Hill of War-

ren—2. <
For Mr. AUSBURN–Mr. Carter—1.
There being no election—when, on motion of Mr. GARNER,
Mr. DAVIS was declared to be the Messenger of the Convention for

the present term.
This completed the organization of the Convention.

On motion of Mr. KIRKPATRICK, it was

Resolved, That the resident clergy of this city be, and they are hereby respectfully solicited to act as Chaplains of this Convention during its sittings, dividing the time among themselves in such manner as they may deem most expedient.

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Mr. GARNER called up the resolution of Mr. Baxter in relation to the oath to be taken by the members of the Convention, when Mr. Jones, of Lincoln, offered the following in lieu, which was accepted by Mr. Baxter, and adopted by the Convention :

Resolved, That the following oath be administered to the members of this Convention, by some Judge or Justice of the Peace:

We, and each of us, solemnly swear upon the Evangelists of Almighty God, that we will support the Constitution of the United States, and discharge the duties of delegates of this Convention

faithfully and to the best of our ability. Resolved, That a similar oath be administered to the officers of

this Convention.

On motion of Mr. KENNEDY, it was

Resolved, That the reporters of the newspapers in the city of Nashville be invited to seats within the bar for the purpose of reporting the proceedings of this Convention.

On motion of Mr. CAMPBELL, it was

Resolved, That a committee of five delegates be appointed to report permanent rules for the government of this Convention.

Resolved, That a committee of five delegates be appointed to report upon credentials of members.

On motion of Mr. JONES, of Lincoln, it was

Resolved, That the President of this Convention be authorized to appoint one porter to serve this body.

Mr. BRowN, of Davidson, offered the following resolution :

Resolved, That Clay Roberts, who arranged the present hall, be appointed to remain in charge of the same, with instructions to have the hall kept in order and furnished with all necessary fuel, stationery, and other supplies, and he shall receive the same compensation as the Secretary of the Convention. . *

On motion of Mr. BAXTER, the resolution was laid on the table.

Mr. Nicholson offered the following resolution: .

Resolved, That the following shall be the Standing Committees to be appointed by the President:

On the Legislative Department,

On the Judicial Department,

On Taxation, r

On Interest and Usury,

On Revision,

On Enrollments,

On Franchise,

Each Committee to consist of nine members.

The resolution was laid over until to-morrow.

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