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Virginia State Convention.Fortieth day. Monday, April 1, 1861. The Convention was called to order at the usual hour. Not more than one-fourth of the members were present, and very few spectators. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Petigeur, of the Disciples' Church. Mr. Southall, of Albemarle, rose to a privileged question. He said he received a few days ago a copy of the proceedings of a meeting held at Scottsville, in Albemarle county, and considered this the place for replying to an allusion to himself in one of the resolutions. He conceded the perfect right of any portion of the people, whether few or many, to assemble for deliberation on affairs of public concern, and, if need be, to criticise the conduct of those to whom they had entrusted the discharge of public duties; but he also held that it would be proper for them to possess themselves of full information previous to passing judgment. The resolutions were read by Mr. Southall. They censure him for his course in
City Point, April 1, 1861. Arrived, Bremen ship Helene, Bashen, in ballast, from Bremen.
General Assembly of Virginia.[Extra session.] Monday, April 1st, 1861. The Senate met at the usual hour, Mr. Johnson in the chair. A communication from the House was read, announcing the passage of sundry bills, together with a substitute for other resolutions in regard to the removal of troops and arms across the soil of Virginia, which was laid on the table. Covington and Ohio Railroad.--The bill for the relief of the Covington and Ohio Railroad was then taken up and considered. A substitute, offered by Mr. Wickham, was adopted, and the bill laid on the table. The resolutions in regard to the "big gun" to be moved through Virginia, with the amendments of the House, were then taken up and agreed to. Mr. H. W. Thomas presented a protest against the passage of the resolutions into a law, signed by Messrs. Carter, Wickham, Marshall, Johnson, H. W. Thomas, Carraway, Jr., Stuart, McKenney, and Townes. Messrs. Brannon, Neeson, and Coghill, objected to the
House of Delegates. Monday, April 1, 1861. Speaker Critchfield called the House to order at 10 o'clock. Altering the Code.--The House were informed of the passage, by the Senate, of House bill amending and re-enacting the 45th section of chapter 85 of the Code of 1849, with amendments. The House agreed to Senate amendments. Senate Bills Passed.--Senate bills were passed for the relief of E. N. Eubank, Commissioner of the Revenue for the city of Lynchburg — yeas 93, nays 2; for the relief of Thomas W. Scott, Sheriff of Dinwiddie county--yeas 90, nays 3. Appropriation Bill.--The House proceeded to consider Senate amendments to House bill making appropriations for deficiencies in former appropriations, and for defraying expenses of the General Assembly and Convention now in session, which was debated and concurred Covington and Ohio Railroad.--A message was received from the Senate by Hon. Wm. Smith, who informed the House that the Senate had passed, with am