d, who desired to offer an amendment acceptable to members from all sections of the State, the bill was laid on the table for the present.
Committee on the Capital.--The Chairman announced the following Special Committee on the above subject, viz: Messrs. Magruder, Christian, Tomlin, Segar, Anderson, Thomas, Claiborne, Edginton, Watson of Accomac, Boreman, Edwards, Crane and Preston.
Petitions, &c.--The following petitions, &c., were presented: by Mr. Haymond, the application of Thomas Hough for relief from any alleged erroneous assessment: by Mr. Haymond, a copy of the order of the County Court of Marion, refunding $65 to M. W. Selby; by Mr. Mong, the petition of A. S. Chambers and ninety-eight other citizens of Martinsburg, praying an amendment to their town charter.
Stay Law.--The Committee of Courts of Justice having reported adversely on the resolution to inquire into the expediency of a Stay Law, Mr. Keen made a motion, which was carried, that the subject be made t