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ut upon its passage. Mr.Smith, of Greenbrier, and Mr.Stuart, of Augusta, advocated the passage of the bill. Mr.Brannon opposed the bill, and on his motion it was laid on the table. York River Railroad.--On motion of Mr. Douglass, the ished business, the Tax bill, was taken up. When the Senate adjourned yesterday, it was considering the proposition of Mr. Brannon, taxing charters. Mr. Neeson proposed an amendment providing that the tax should be paid before the introduction of a bill giving a charter. On motion of Mr. Day, the whole amendment proposed by Mr. Brannon was referred to the Committee for Courts of Justice. On a motion to reconsider the vote by which the 31st section, in regard to auctioneers, was 1st section, in regard to auctioneers, was amended, a discussion arose. Mr.August maintained the injustice of the amendment. Messrs. Coghill and Brannon opposed the reconsideration. Pending the discussion, The Senate adjourned.
ered in the Senate yesterday, allowing Col. A. W. McDonald to print a portion of the documents recently obtained by him in London, as agent of the State, relative to the boundary line of Maryland and Virginia. A number of local bills were reported. A resolution was adopted asking the Auditor for information as to how much additional taxation will be necessary to defray the expenses of government, &c. The bill concerning the Covington and Ohio Railroad was laid on the table, on motion of Mr. Brannon. The bill increasing the capital stock of the York River Railroad was lost for want of a constitutional majority. The Tax bill was further debated. In the House, the bill exempting the Orange and Alexandria Railroad from the payment of interest till 1864 on $400,000 due the State, was lost. The bill incorporating the Augusta and Rockbridge Lumber Company was passed.--The House refused to fix on a time for the election of militia Generals, and after spending several hours in debate,