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General Assembly of Virginia.Senate. Tuesday Feb. 4, 1862. The Senate was called to order at the usual hour. Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Moore, of the First Presbyterian Church. A communication was received from the House of Delegates announcing the passage of the following bills: To incorporate the Mutual Life Insurance Company; to amend the charter of the town of Danville, &c. Bills reported. Mr. Brannon, from the Committee on Finance and Claims, reported a bill authorizing a re-assessment of a house and lot in Lynchburg. Mr. Newman, from the Committee on Military Affairs, reported a bill to secure to Virginia the arms, accoutrements, and equipments furnished by her, to troops now or to be placed in the field. Mr. Pate; from a select committee, reported a bill to empower the Governor to have made out and filed in the State Department complete lists of the Virginia forces. Communication from the Executive. The President laid before the Senate a
House of Delegates. Tuesday, Feb. 4, 1862. The House met at 11 o'clock. Prayer by Rev. Dr. Burrows. The Senate bill to incorporate the Confederate Insurance Company was reported by the Clerk, read a third time, and passed. The Senate bill amending section 28 of ch. 52 Code of 1860, was reported, read a second time, and committed. Mr. Burks presented a remonstrance of sundry soldiers against the Senate bill to organize the troops and volunteers of Virginia — Referred to the Committee on Military Affairs. The bill to incorporate the Petersburg Iron Works was passed. On motion of Mr. Prince the rules were suspended, so as to take up the bill to amend the ordinance of the Convention providing for the enrollment and employment of free negroes in the public service. Mr. Prince proposed several amendments, which were adopted, and the bill was ordered to its engrossment. On motion of Mr. Hunter, the rules were suspended, so as to take up and consider t