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Virginia State Convention.forty-first day. Tuesday, April 2, 1861. The Convention was called to order at 10 o'clock. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Petigrue, of the Disciples' Church. Equality of Taxation. The Convention proceeded to the consideration of unfinished business — namely, the resolutions on Taxation and Representation, offered by Mr. Willey, of Monongalia. Mr. Willey being entitled to the floor, addressed the Convention. He protested against the consideration of the subject as a sectional question, question, asserting that not only the West and the Northwest, but all other sections of the State, were equally interested in it. He produced facts from the Auditor's report to show the large number of non- slaveholding taxpayers East of the Blue Ridge, whose interest it was to have the organic law changed in this respect. He particularly contended for justice to the Western people, who would be called upon to fight the battles, if the State were to become in
General Assembly of Virginia.[extra session.]Senate. Tuesday, April 2, 1861. The Senate was called to order at the usual our by Mr. Johnson. Mr. A. D. Dickinson reported a bill allowing the County Court of Lunenburg county a uniform and equip volunteer companies; A. Mr. Bruce, for the relief of W. H. Morton. Bills Passed.--Senate bill changing the time or holding counts in the Fifteenth Circuit; senate bill to incorporate the Cabell county Petroleum Company; to incorporate the town of Richburg, in the county of Wirt: to incorporate the Rocky Point and Howe Lime and Marble Manufacturing Company, in the county of Wirt: to incorporate the Old Dominion Mining and Manufacturing Company; to amend the charter of the Southwestern Bank of Virginia; incorporating the Staunton Savings Bank; to authorize Joseph Gushman to rebuild his mill; to incorporate the Great Kanawha Company, (limited,) in the county of Putnam; to amend the charter of the Bank of the Old Dominion; House bill
House of Delegates. Monday, April 2, 1861. The House was called to order at 10 o'clock A. M., by Speaker Crutchfield. Senate amendments to House bill incorporating the Carroll Mining and Manufacturing Company, were agreed to by the House. Senate Bills Passed.--Incorporating the Central Savings Bank of the City of Richmond incorporating the town of Independence in the county of Grayson; relieving the personal representatives of Wm. S. Croxton, need, authorizing the Governor to pardon a slave, John Ricks, and restore him to his owner; for the relief of Celia Edmunds; authorizing the issue of certain arms to Quincys C. Williams, proprietor of a Military academy in Tazewell county; authorizing the payment to John G. Jackson of certain st coupons. A resolution was passed to grant leave to bring in a bill authorizing the County Court of Lanenburg to uniform and equip volunteer companies; and the Chair appointed as a committee Messrs. Orgain, Collier, Robertson, Magr