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Virginia State Convention.twenty-second day. Monday, March 11, 1861. The Convention assembled at 12 o'clock, and was called to order by the President. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Peterkin, of St. James' Episcopal Church. Mr. Brown, of Preston, corrected some portion of his remarks, delivered on Thursday last, as reported in the Richmond Enquirer. Thanks to Mr. Crittenden. Mr. McGeen, of Preston, offered the following resolution: Resolved. That the thanks of the people of Virginia be and they are hereby most cordially tendered to the Hon. John J. Crittenden, for his reasonable, jealous and patriotic efforts in the Senate of the United States to bring about a just and honorable adjustment of our national difficulties. Mr. Wise, of Princess Anne, moved to lay the resolution upon the table, upon which motion Mr. Brown called for the yeas and nays, and the vote resulted as follows: Yeas.--Messrs. Blakey, Bolssean, Borst, Boulbin, Conn, Fisher, Graham, Har
General Assembly of Virginia.[extra session.]Senate. Monday, March 11, 1861. The Senate was called to order at 11 o'clock, and opened with prayer by the Rev. T. V. Moore, of the 2d Presbyterian Church. Richmond Charter Amendment.--A communication from the House was read, announcing the passage of several bills — among them a bill amending the charter of the city of Richmond, which was read and referred to the Committee on General Laws. Treasury Note Bill Passed.--When the Senate adjourned on Saturday, it had under consideration the proposition of Mr. Paxtonto lay the bill authorizing the issue of Treasury notes on the table. The Senate refusing to lay on the table, Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, proposed to amend by inserting $100 instead of $10, as the smallest amount for which the notes should issue. Mr. Douglass proposed $50, which was accepted by Mr. Thomas. Mr. August, Mr. Logan, &c., opposed the amendment, and Mr. Thomas, Mr. Rives, &c., advocated i
House of Delegates. Monday, March 11th, 1861. The House was called to order at 11 o'clock, by Mr. Tomlin, and opened with prayer by Mr. Petherbridge. A communication from the Senate announced the passage of a number of bills, which the House concurred in. Bills were reported granting rights of way to Mining and Manufacturing companies in this Commonwealth; authorizing a certain estate to be paid over to the School Commissioners of the county of Culpeper; amending the 2d section of an act passed April 2d, 1858, entitled an act to "provide for the payment of the purchase money of the Berryville and Charlestown Turnpike by the Board of Public Works." A communication was read from the Secretary of State, in pursuance of a resolution adopted by the House, on Saturday last, in regard to the contracts made by him, on behalf of the State, with Wm. F. Ritchie, State Printer. The bill imposing taxes for the support of Government was passed. Ayes 78, noes 1.
Headq's --F-- Co., 1st Reg. Va. Vols.,Richmond, March 11th, 1861 Order No. 28. This Command will assemble for Drill, at Military Hall, on Tuesday, 12th inst., at 8 o'clock P.M. By order of the Captain. Edward Mayo, 1st Serg't. mh 12--1t
Armory R. L. I. Blues,Richmond,March 11, 1861. Order No. 8. This command will attend a Special Meeting this (Tuesday) evening, at 8 o'clock, for the transaction of important business. By order of Capt. Wise. C. P. Bigger, mh 12--1t