Brown, &c., vs. Shoemaker, &c. Argued by James Garland for the appellants, and C. R. Slaughter for the appellees.
Decree of the Circuit Court of Lynchburg affirmed.
Hall's adm'rs vs. Hall and others.
Argued by Con. Robinson and J. Alfred Jones for the appellants, and C. G. Griswold for the appellees.
Decree of the Circuit Court of Gloucester county reversed.
Sale vs. Sale's ex'or and als., and Sale's ex'or vs. Sale and others.
Argued by John Thompson, Jr., for the appellanters vs. Barbara and others.--Argued by Tazewell Taylor for appellants; no counsel for appellees.
Decree of the Circuit Court of Isle of Wight county affirmed.
Morton vs. Morton and others.
Argued by Wm. T. Joynes for the appellants, and J. A. Jones for the appellees.
Decree of the Circuit Court of Petersburg reversed.
Alexandria and Washington Railroad Company vs. Studd and others; supercedes denied.
Same vs. Fowle and others; supercedes. denied.
Ann C. White against John C.
e-fourth of the principal, to be collected per annum; and a further inquiry was ordered, on motion of Mr. Braxton, into the expediency of suspending all legal proceedings for the collection of debts for a limited period.
On motion of Mr. Grattan, ordered that inquiry be made as to the expediency of amending the charter of the city of Richmond; also, as to allowing the Richmond and Petersburg Railroad Company to borrow money for repairs; also, for incorporating a new insurance company--J. Alfred Jones, Wellington Goddin, Thomas, W. McCance and others, corporators.
Mr. Daniel, of Prince George, got leave to bring in a bill incorporating the Petersburg Iron Company.
The Governor's Message was properly referred, and the House adjourned.
Wednesday, December 6.--In the Senate, a number of resolutions of inquiry as to the expediency of a great many propositions were agreed to. We notice a few of special interest, viz: By Mr. Gilmer --For incorporating the National Express and Transp