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Messrs. Arledge, Baxter, Britton, Carter, Cypert, Deaderick, Dibbrell, Gordon, Hill of Gibson, Ivie, Jones of Lincoln, Jones of Giles, Kirkpatrick, Kyle, McDougal, Martin, Meeks, Netherland, Nicholson, Seay, Taylor, Thompson of Davidson, Thompson of Maury, Turner, Walters and Warner--27.

Those voting in the negative are:

Messrs. Allen, Bate, Blizard, Brandon, Branson, Brooks, Brown of Davidson, Brown of Henry, etc., Burkett, Burton, Byrne, Campbell, Chowning, Coffin, Cummings, Deavenport, Doherty, Dromgoole, Fentress, Fielder, Finley, Fulkerson, Gardner, Garner, Gibbs, Gibson, Heiskell, Henderson, Hill of Warren, House of Williamson, Kennedy, Key, McNabb, Morris, Parker, Porter of Haywood, Porter of Henry, Sample, Shepard, Shelton, Staley, Stephens, Williamson and Wright—44.

Mr. FENTRESS moved to reconsider the vote by which Mr. Ivie's amendment in lieu of the first four lines of Section 28 was adopted.

Mr. WALTERS moved to lay the motion to reconsider on the table, and demanded the yeas and nays, which were ordered, and the motion to lay on the table rejected. Yeas..

29 Nays....

42 Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Arledge, Britton, Brown of Davidson, Carter, Cummings, Deaderick, Dromgoole, Fielder, Fulkerson, Garner, Gordon, Henderson, Hill of Warren, Hill of Gibson, Ivie, Jones of Lincoln, Jones of Giles, Kirkpatrick, Kyle, McDougal, McNabb, Meeks, Netherland, Nicholson, Taylor, Thompson of Davidson, Turner and Waiters -29. Those voting in the negative are:

Messrs. Allen, Bate, Baxter, Blizard, Brandon, Branson, Brooks Brown of Henry, etc., Burkett, Burton, Byrne, Campbell, Chowning, Coffin, Cypert, Deavenport, Dibbrell, Doherty, Fentress, Finley, Gardner, Gibbs, Gibson, Heiskell, House of Williamson, House of Montgomery, etc., Kennedy, Key, Martin, Morris, Parker, Porter of Haywood, Porter of Henry, Sample, Seay, Shepard, Shelton, Staley, Stephens, Warner, Williamson and Wright—42.

The further consideration of the subject was postponed until to

morrow.

LEAVES OF ABSENCE.

On motion of Mr. NETHERLAND, indefinite leave of absence was

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granted to Mr. Carter, delegate from Carter and Johnson, on ae count of ill-health.

On motion of Mr. BURTON, leave of absence was granted ME, Cummings for the remainder of the week.

On motion of Mr. JONES, of Giles, the Convention adjourned until to-morrow morning at 93 o'clock.

THURSDAY MORNING, FEBRUARY 10, 1870.

The Convention met pursuant to adjournment, Mr. President BROWN in the Chair.

Prayer by the Rev. Mr. INMAN,
The Journal of yesterday was read and approved.

MEMORIALS AND PETITIONS.

Mr. SHEPARD presented a memorial from citizens of Wilson, Smith, DeKalb, Cannon and Rutherford Counties, praying the creation of a new county out of portions of said counties, which, without being read, was referred to the Committee on New Counties and County Lines.

REPORTS OF COMMITTEES,

Mr. GARDNER, from the Committee on Finance, reported back the resolution of Mr. Thompson, of Davidson, in relation to rechartering the Bank of Tennessee, and asked that the Committee be discharged from its further consideration, and it was so ordered by the Convention.

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siness of yesterday, the pending question being Mr. FENTRESS' motion to reconsider the vote adopting Mr. Ivie's amendment to Section 28 of the Legislative Report.

Mr. CYPERT demanded the yeas and nays on the motion to reconsider, which were ordered, and the motion to reconsider adopted, Yeas....

39 Nays.....

33 Those veting in the affirmative are :

Messrs. Allen, Bate, Baxter, Blizard, Brandon, Brown of Davidson, Brown of Henry, etc., Burkett, Burton, Byrne, Campbell, Chowning, Coffin, Deavenport

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, Doherty, Fentress, Finley, Gardner, Gaut, Gordon, Heiskell, House of Williamson, House of Montgomery, etc., Kennedy, Key, McDougal, Meeks, Morris, Porter of Haywood, Porter of Henry, Sample, Seay, Shepard, Shelton, Stephens, Turner, Williamson and Wright--39.

Those voting in the negative are :

Messrs. Arledge, Branson, Britton, Brooks, Carter, Cypert, Deaderick, Dromgoole, Fielder, Fulkerson, Garner, Gibbs, Gibson, Henderson, Hill of Warren, Hill of Gibson, Ivie, Jones of Lincoln, Jones of Giles, Kirkpatrick, Kyle, Mabry, McNabb, Martin, Netherland, Nicholson, Taylor, Thompson of Davidson, Thompson of Maury, Walters and Warner-33.

Mr. FENTRESS offered the following amendment in lieu of the amendment in lieu of Mr. Ivie:

All property, real, personal and mixed, shall be taxed except such as may be held by the State and counties; Provided, The Legislature shall have power to exempt such property as may be held by the cities or towns exclusively for corporation purposes, and also, such property as may be held or used for purposes purely and exclusivey religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational, and also household and kitchen furniture and farming implements to the walue of five hundred dollars.

Mr. JONES, of Lincoln, demanded the yeas and nays on the adopion of the amendment in lieu, which were ordered, and the amendanent rejected. Yeas....

22 Nays.

50 Those voting in the affirmative are:

Messrs. Blizard, Britton, Brooks, Brown of Henry, etc., Burkett, Burton, Campbell, Chowning, Fentress, Gardner, Gaut, Gordon, House of Williamson, Key, McDougal, McNabb, Porter of Hay

wood, Shepard, Thompson of Davidson, Thompson of Maury, Turner and Williamson-22.

Those voting in the negative are :

Messrs. Allen, Arledge, Bate, Baxter, Brandon, Branson, Brown of Davidson, Byrne, Carter, Coffin, Cypert, Deaderick, Deavenport, Dibbrell, Doherty, Dromgoole, Fielder, Finley, Fulkerson, Garner, Gibbs, Gibson, Heiskell, Henderson, Hill of Warren, Hill of Gibson, House of Montgomery, etc., Ivie, Jones of Lincoln, Jones of Giles, Kennedy, Kirkpatrick, Kyle, Mabry, Martin, Meeks, Morris, Netherland, Nicholson, Parker, Porter of Henry, Sample, Seay, Shelton, Staley, Stephens, Taylor, Walters, Warner and Wright—50.

Mr. ALLEN offered the following in lieu of Mr. Ivie's :

Resolved, That all property, personal, real or mixed, shall be taxed, except that the Legislature may exempt such as may be held by the State, by counties, cities or towns, and used for public or corporation purposes, or such as may be held for purposes purely religious, charitable, scientific, literary or educational, and except three hundred dollars' worth of personal property in the hands of each tax-payer.

Mr. BLIZARD moved to lay the amendment of Mr. Allen on the table.

Mr. CYPERT demanded the yeas and nays, which were ordered, and the motion to lay on the table sustained. Yeas....

...61 Nays..

11 Those voting in the affirmative are :

Messrs. Arledge, Bate, Baxter, Blizard, Brandon, Branson, Britton, Brown of Davidson, Brown of Henry, etc., Burton, Byrne, Carter, Chowning, Coffin, Cypert, Deaderick, Deavenport, Dibbrell, Doherty, Dromgoole, Fielder, Finley, Fulkerson, Gardner, Gaut, Gibbs, Gibson, Gordon, Heiskell, Xíll of Warren, Hill of Gibson, House of Williamson, House of Montgomery, etc., Ivie, Jones of Lincoln, Jones of Giles, Kennedy, Kirkpatrick, Kyle, Mabry, McDougal, McNabb, Martin, Meeks, Morris, Netherland, Nicholson, Parker, Sample, Seay, Shepard, Shelton, Staley, Stephens, Taylor, Thompson of Davidson, Walters, Warner, Williamson and Wright -61.

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Those voting in the negative are :

Messrs. Allen, Brooks, Burkett, Campbell, Fentress, Henderson, Key, Porterof Haywood, Porter of Henry, Thompson of Maury, and Turner-11.

Mr. GIBSON offered the following in lieu of Mr. Ivie's amendment:

Section 28. All property, real, personal or mixed, shall be taxable except eight hundred dollars' worth of personal property in the hands of each tax-payer, and the direct product of the soil in the hands of the producer, but the Legislature may exempt such property as may be held by the State, by counties, cities or towns, and used exclusively for public or corporation purposes, and such as may be held and used for purposes exclusively religious, charitable or educational,

Mr. HOUSE, of Montgomery, etc., moved to lay the amendments of Messrs. Gibson and Ivie on the table.

Mr. JONES, of Lincoln, demanded the yeas and nays, which were ordered, and the motion to lay on the table sustained. Yeas...

39 Nays....

33 Those voting in the affirmative are :

Messrs. Allen, Bate, Baxter, Blizard, Brandon, Brown of Davidson, Brown of Henry, etc., Burkett, Burton, Campbell, Chowning, Coffin, Deavenport, Dibbrell, Doherty, Fentress, Gardner, Gaut, Gordon, Heiskeli, House of Williamson, House of Montgomery, etc., Kennedy, Key, Kirkpatrick, McDougal, Meeks, Morris, Porter of Haywood, Porter of Henry, Seay, Shepard, Shelton, Staley, Stephens, Turner, Walters, Williamson and Wright-39.

Those voting in the negative are:

Messrs. Arledge, Branson, Britton, Brooks, Byrne, Carter, Cypert, Deaderick, Dromgoole, Fielder, Finley, Fulkerson, Garner, Gibbs, Gibson, Henderson, Hill of Warren, Hill of Gibson, Ivie, Jones of Lincoln, Jones of Giles, Kyle, Mabry, McNabb, Martin, Netherland, Nicholson, Parker, Sample, Taylor, Thompson of Davidson, Thompson of Maury, and Warner-33.

Mr. KIRKPATRICK moved to reconsider the vote. laying the amendments on the table.

Mr. Key moved to lay the motion to reconsider on the table. .

Mr. House, of Montgomery, etc., demanded the yeas and nays, which were ordered, and the motion to lay on the table sustained.

.41 Nays..

....30 Those voting in the affirmative are :

Messrs. Allen, Bate, Baxter, Blizard, Brandon, Brown of Da-. vidson, Brown of Henry, etc., Burkett, Burton, Campbell, Chown

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