the House then agreed to lay the bill and substitute on the table, and fixed Tuesday next for its consideration.
Mr. Collier offered a resolution instructing the Committee on Finance to inquire if any additional legislation is necessary to enforce the collection of public dues from Collectors in disloyal districts of this State.
The Speaker appointed the following special committee on the part of the House to examine into the civil and military expenditures of the Commonwealth: Messrs Davis of Amherst Tyler, Riddick, Hopkins, Anderson of Roch bridge, Nelson of Fluvanna, and Ewing.
One o'clock having arrived, the Speaker announced the order of the day, which was the consideration of the proposed substitute to the stay law.
Mr. Forbes asked the postponement of the subject, and that it might be made the order of the day for Monday next.
On motion of Mr. Hunter, the bill to connect the Manassas Gap Railroad and Winchester and Potomac Railroad, between Strasburg an