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etween these gentlemen, telegrams were sent to Washington for further instructions, and until they are received, the Star of the West will remain where she now is with the troops on board, and no communication will be permitted except to Government officers, between her and the shore. The troops, two hundred in number, are in excellent health and spirits. Statement of Capt. McGowan. The following is an official account of the trip: Steam ship Star of the West. New York, Jan. 12th, 1861. M. O. Roberts, Esq--Sir: After leaving the wharf on the 5th inst., at 5 P. M., we proceeded down the bay, where we have to and took on board four officers and two hundred soldiers, with their arms, ammunition, &c, and then proceeded to sea, crossing the bar at Sandy Hook at 9 P. M.--Nothing unusual took place during the passage, which was a pleasant one for the season of the year. We arrived off Charleston bar at 1.30 A. M. on the 9th inst. but could find no guiding marks for
General Assembly of Virginia.[extra session.] Senate. Saturday, Jan. 12, 1861. The Senate was called to order at 12 o'clock. Lieut. Gov. Montague in the chair. Prayer by the Rev. J. L. Burrows. Mr. Wickham, from a Special Committee, presented a bill amending and re-enacting the 22d section of the charter of the Richmond and Mechanicsville Turnpike Company. Mr. Carraway presented the proceedings and resolutions of a meeting of the citizens of Princess Anne, in favor of the call of a State Convention. Also, resolutions passed by a meeting of the citizens of the same county, for the removal or enslavement of free negroes. Mr. Carson presented the petition of Thos. P. Marshall, for the appointment of trustees for Middletown, in Frederick county. Resolutions of Inquiry.--The following resolutions of inquiry were reported and appropriately referred: Refunding to Moses G. Booth a certain sum of money; amending the law compensating jurors for services, so as
House of delegates. Richmond, Jan. 12, 1861. The House was called to order at 12 o'clock, M., by Speaker Crutchfield and opened with prayer by Rev. J. A. Duncan of the Broad Street M. E. Church. Bills Reported.--The following bills were reported from committees, viz: A bill refunding to Matthew Warnsley, of the county of Randolph, a certain sum of money erroneously paid by him; a bill for the relief of James Scott, of Greenbrier co.; a bill authorizing the payment to Wm. G. Jackson of certain coupons; a bill refunding a license tax to Paul A Farley, of the county of Lunenburg; a bill for the relief of Enoch Atkinson, of Giles county; a bill for the relief of Nathaniel B. Harvey; a bill to incorporate the Berkeley Border Guards; a bill to incorporate the town of Cameron, in the county of Marshall; a bill authorizing a loan from the Literary Fund to the Alleghany College; a bill for the relief of Rev. J. Packard. Committee on Claims.--The Committee on Claims asked le