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The Daily Dispatch: December 16, 1861., [Electronic resource], The orders for the arrest of Mason and Slidell. (search)
Legislature of Virginia.House of Delegates. Friday, Dec. 13. The House met at 12 M. Prayer by Rev. W. W. Bennett. Mr. Barbour, of Culpeper, offered a resolution, which was adopted, that the Committee of Finance be instructed to tender relief to the suffers by the conflagration in Charleston. The bill on the extortion in the article of salt was ordered on its second reading. On motion, it was Resolved, That cities and towns be reimbursed (from the State Treasury) for equipping volunteers. The following resolution, offered by Mr. Payne, was adopted: Resolved, That the Committee on Courts of Justice be instructed to inquire into the expediency of so amending the usury laws of this State that, in contracts hereafter entered into for the lending of money, the borrower may obligate himself so pay such taxes as the State of Virginia may levy on said money. Mr. Baskerville offered a resolution to continue in force the present stay law sixty inste
ngregation was originally Presbyterian, but probably united both Congregationalists and Presbyterians. In 1734 the latter separated and commenced worship in a new wooden edifice, on the site of the present "Scotch Church." The pulpit has been filled for a period of 175 years, by seventeen pastors, commencing with the Rev. Messrs. Pierpont, Adams, and Cotton, in the latter fifteen years of the 17th century, and followed by the Rev. Stobo, Livingston, Bassett, Parker, Smith, Edmonds, Hutson, Bennett, Thomas, Tenent, Hollingshead, Keith, Palmer, and Post. On the 25th May, 1806. the new building was opened for the first time, with appropriate religious exercises. The new building was circular in form, and 88 feet in diameter. In 1838 the addition of a lofty spire, 182 feet high, added to the appearance of the building. A few years since, the Church was entirely renovated, at an expense of $20,000, rendering it one of the most beautiful and consistently arranged of our city pl