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nes, Mosby having given notice that he would burn the buildings of all Union men within his reach in retaliation for the destruction of rebel property in the Valley and along the Manassas Gap railroad. The electors chosen at the recent Presidential election in all the Yankee States met on Wednesday and cast their votes for President and Vice-President of the United States. The place of meeting in each State was the capital thereof. All the electors voted for Lincoln for President and Johnson for Vice-President, except those chosen in New Jersey, Kentucky and Delaware, who cast their ballots for General McClellan and Pendleton. In the Yankee Senate, on Wednesday, a remonstrance from citizens of Louisiana against the admission of Cutler and Smith to the Senate from that State was presented. Mr. Powell offered a resolution calling for the report of the proceedings of the court-martial appointed to investigate the conduct of General Payne while in command at Paducah, Kentucky
Virginia Legislature. [Extra Session.] Senate. Saturday, December 10, 1864. The Senate met at 12 o'clock. Lieutenant-Governor Price in the chair.--Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Doggett. The roll being called by the Clerk, it was found that a quorum was present. Messrs. Johnson, Neeson, and Newman, of Mason, were appointed a committee to wait upon General Joseph E. Johnston, now in the city, and invite him to a privileged seat on the floor of the Senate during his sojourn here. A resolution, offered by Mr. Dillard, was adopted, instructing the Committee on Finance to report a tax bill as early as practicable, with a view to shorten the session by promptly maturing the legislation required on that subject. The hour of meeting was fixed hereafter at 12 o'clock; after which the Senate adjourned. House of Delegates. The House met at noon. Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Moore, of the Presbyterian Church. Mr. Haymond, of Marion, introduced a resolution direct
Oakland for Rent-- for Sale. --The above Farm, it a large and desirable mansion, and comparatively safe, the Colonel William R. Johnson, with accommodations, will be year, on the premises, on Thursday, the 15th instant. It lies on the the county of Chesterfield, minus of the Clover Hill colonel, about one thousand acres, which is cheated. One hundred oats have been sewed upon the well; and there is land to more. The prospect is good season, some of the land having for that purpose. Immediately been rented, I will sell in 150 barrels of Corn, Oats, pounds Black Hay, a good lot of Shucks, six good Cows, some Sheet and a good Buggy and Harness, Extra Family Flour. Farming Vegetables, Poultry, &c. Terms: Cash for the crops, and the a monied rent, payable at the end of the or, at the option of the payment will be received in advance. I can also hire, to the renting, some good Servants, to return upon the place. A. H. Drewry. [de 7--8t*]