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General Assembly of Virginia.[extra session.] Senate. MondayFeb. 4, 1861. The Senate was called to order at 12 o'clock, Lieutenant Governor Montague in the Chair. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Seely. A message was received from the House, through its Clerk, announcing the passage of House bill "amending section 107 of chapter 35 of the Code of Virginia, and providing for the correction of erroneous assessment of taxes on land." The bill was read twice, and referred to Committe, Isbell, Logan, Marshall, Neeson, Newlon, Pate, Richmond, Stuart, Thomas of Fairfax, Townes.--15. The preamble and resolutions were then adopted. Sundry bills were advanced a stage. Adjourned. House of Delegates. Monday,, Feb. 04, 1861. The House was called to order at 12 o'clock M. by the Speaker, and opened with prayer by Rev. J. B. Deshiell, of the P. E. Church. Bills Reported.--To amend an act entitled an act incorporating the Belleville and Williamsport T
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.contest for the Convention — religious matters, &c. Petersburg, February 4, 1861. It is now snowing rapidly, and there is every prospect for a very deep snow. It will interfere very much with the voting. Should the polls be open to-day you will be telegraphed as to the result. The canvass here has been a most exciting one. Messrs, Branch, Collier and Lyon are known as the Union candidates, and Mr. Wallace as the Secessionist. A meeting was held on Friday night to select the most available man of the three Union candidates; but it was no go, as the meeting broke up in a row. So that Mr. Wallace's chances are considered very good, as those for immediate secession unite upon him. The members of Rev. J. M. Butler's Church, (colored,) are building a mammoth house of worship, to cost not less than $13,000, all of which is raised by the colored people of this one church, besides paying their pastor $800 or $900 salary. The Bapt
Commercial. Richmond Markets, Feb. 4, 1861. The day is inclement — a snow storm prevailing — and the excitement of the election absorbs public attention. There is but little doing, and business with the Northern cities is very much restricted, being confined to immediate necessities. There is little change in quotations. Tobacco.--Sales still limited, at former quotations. We notice the sales of some Lugs and common Leaf Lugs, $1.75@2.50; Leaf $3@4.50; some stemming Leaf $ @.50, no fine manufacturing in market. Stock on hand of the old crop very light, and mostly of inferior quality. Flour.--There are no sales for shipment. The stock of country is very limited, and sales confined to home consumption. We quote $4.25@5.50 for Superfine; Extra $6.75@7; Family $7.50@7.75, Wheat.--Receipts light and market firm at $1.50@$1.56 for White; $1.30@$1.35 for Red. Corn.--Market steady at 60@65 cts. per bushel. Oats.--30@35 cts. per bushel. Hay.--$1.1