pinion of the committee, sufficient time before the end of the present session properly to investigate the same.
Petitions.--Mr. Ballard presented the petition of Wm. Stratton, praying to be released from damages.
Adverse Report.--The Committee on Military Affairs reported that it was inexpedient to grant arms to T. V. Williams, of Tazewell, for the use of an Academy.
Senate Bills Reported.--The following Senate bills were reported from House Committees: For the relief of Celia Edmonds; releasing the schr. Pauline from the payment of Commonwealth's claim to any fine imposed, for an alleged violation of the inspection laws.
Sheriffs of the State.--The House adopted a resolution reported by Mr. Haymond, of the Finance Committee, which reads as follows:
Resolved, by the General Assembly, That the Sheriffs of this Commonwealth who pay all the revenue now due, and that portion which becomes due the 15th of the present month, by the 1st of April next, shall be ent