The Sailors' and Firemen's Union refused to carry the delegates.
Here it is sufficient to say that only nine of the forty-six delegates from the present state of West Virginia voted to secede.
After legates came special delegates appointed by the pope to hear a particular cause.
He was one of the delegates in 1789 from the Irish parliament to George, prince of Wales, requesting him to assume the regency as a matter of right.
In accordance with the understanding arrived at, the various Australasian parliaments appointed delegates to attend a national convention to be held in Sydney, and on the 2nd March 1891 the convention held its first meeting.