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General Assembly of Virginia.[extra session.]Senate. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 1861. Called to order at 12 o'clock. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Minnegerode, of the Episcopal Church. A communication was received from the House announcing the passage of a resolution by that body inviting the members of the Senate to assemble in the Hall of the House of Delegates at 1 o'clock to-day, for the purpose of receiving the Alabama Commissioners. Accepted and communicated back to the House. Pardons and Reprieves.--A communication from Gov. Letcher relative to reprieves, pardons, &c. was received, and, on motion, laid upon the table and ordered to be printed. Bills Reported.--By Mr. Coghill, from the Committee of Courts of Justice, to compensate jurors serving on inquests in the counties of New Kent, Charles City, James City, York, Warwick, and Elizabeth City, and also the cities of Williamsburg and Norfolk. The rules were suspended, and the bill passed to its third reading. Re
House of Delegates. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 1861. The House was called to order at 12 o'clock M., by Speaker Crutchfield. Prayer by Rev. Francis J. Boggs, of the Seamen's Bethel Pardons, &c.--The Speaker announced a communication from the Governor, embracing a list of reprieves, pardons, &c, granted during the last year the Executive, amounting to thirty in number, accompanied by his reasons therefore. Resolutions Offered and Referred.--By Mr. Jones, of Appomattox, of reporting a bill authorizing the County Court of Appomattox to raise $6,000 in the manner indicated in their petition, for the purpose of arming the volunteer and militia companies of said county; by Mr. Richardson, of amending and re-enacting an act, entitled "an act for the encouragement of certain volunteer military companies in the city of Wheeling, passed March 27th, 1858, of amending the 4th section of the act making regulations concerning licenses; by Mr. Newton, of incorporating the Richmond and