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General Assembly of Virginia.[Extra Session.]Senate. Friday, Feb. 1, 1861. Called to order at 12 o'clock. Prayer by the Rev. J. A. Duncan, of the Broad Street Methodist Church. A communication from the House was read, announcing the passage of sundry bills. The President laid before the Senate a communication from Governor Letcher, transmitting "from his Excellency John Tyler a detailed report of his acts as Commissioner, accompanied by a copy of the correspondence between himself and the President of the United States." The following is the correspondence which passed between Ex-President John Tyler and President Buchanan, soon after the arrival of the former in the city of Washington: From Ex-President Tyler to the President.brown's Hotel., Washington City, Jan. 23, 1861. Dear Sir: I take the earliest moment to apprize you of my arrival in this city, in charge of the feelings and wishes of the Legislature of Virginia, which have in view the
House of Delegates. Friday, Feb. 1st, 1861. The House was called to order at 12 o'clock M., by Speaker Crutchfield, and opened with prayer by Rev. M. D. Hoge, of the Presbyterian Church. A message was received from the Senate announcing that body had passed bills entitled "an act to authorize the Governor of the Commonwealth to pardon a negro slave, Tom, and restore said slave to his owner;" and "an act to stay the proceedings on executions, trust deeds, and other demands, in cases of refusal to receive bank notes." [Both bills were read twice, and referred to Committee of Courts of Justice.] Resolutions.--The following resolutions of inquiry into expediency were offered and referred: By Mr. Evans, of reporting a bill for the voluntary enslavement of George Woodson and Sucky Woodson, free persons of color, in the county of Buckingham; by Mr. Saunders, of chartering the Citizens' Insurance Company of the city of Richmond; by Mr. Watson, of consolidating the admin
Henrico county--Convention. --We are authorized by Mr. Lyons to say that he will support Dr. Garnett for the Convention, with great cordiality, as he would have any other gentleman who might have been nominated by the Anti-Submission State-Rights party of the country. The following card has also been furnished to the friends of Dr. Garnett, by the Hon. A. R. Hollanday: "I was never, at any time, a candidate for a seat in the Convention, and never desired to be a candidate; but having been informed that it was the wish of some of my friends to tender a nomination to me, I beg permission to express my earnest desire, and hope they will give their most active, earnest, and cordial support to Dr. John R. Garnett, as he shall certainly have mine with all my heart. Alex. R. Holladay. "February 1st, 1861." fe 2--2t
Comparative statement of Inspections of Tobacco in the City of Richmond, from 1st October, 1859, to 1st February, 1860, and from 1st October, 1860, to 1st February, 1861: 1860. Shockoe1,155 Public630 Seabrook's425 Dibrell's495 Mayo's, (no inspection.) 2,705 1861. Shockoe2,172 Public1,482 Seabrook's792 Dibrell's597 Mayo's968 6,011 2,705 Excess3,306 Wm. Y. Sheppard, Proprietor of Tobacco Exchange. Richmond Tobacco Exchange, Feb. 1, 1861. fe 2--1t Comparative statement of Inspections of Tobacco in the City of Richmond, from 1st October, 1859, to 1st February, 1860, and from 1st October, 1860, to 1st February, 1861: 1860. Shockoe1,155 Public630 Seabrook's425 Dibrell's495 Mayo's, (no inspection.) 2,705 1861. Shockoe2,172 Public1,482 Seabrook's792 Dibrell's597 Mayo's968 6,011 2,705 Excess3,306 Wm. Y. Sheppard, Proprietor of Tobacco Exchange. Richmond Tobacco Exchange, Feb. 1, 1861. fe 2--1t