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orted a bill to authorize payment for horses taken by the enemy, or taken from the owners by impressment for the public service. Several House bills were reported without amendment. Resolutions of inquiry. Resolutions of inqury into expediency were offered and adopted as follows: By Mr. Stitler--Of requiring the County Courts to make provision for the support of families of volunteers who are in a destitute condition. By Mr. Christian, of Middlesex.--Of refunding to Lewis Jones a certain sum of money improperly paid to the Sheriff of Middlesex as a license tax. By Mr. Branch.--Paying to John S. Lacy, Sheriff of New Kent county, a sum of money paid by him into the public treasury upon three executions recovered against him by the Commonwealth. By Mr. Branch.--Of paying the claims of James M. Vaugun, R. B. Chismen, and Wm. Clinton for services rendered on board the U. light vessel at Willough by Spit. By Mr. Pate.--Of releasing the securities of Ro
having engaged the small battery at that point. The troops there stationed being unequal to the great odds against them, retired, taking along their guns. The march of the enemy from Coosaw river was not unobstructed, for they soon encountered Jones's regiment and a portion of Col. Dunnovant's, who speedily caused the greatly superior force to fly with precipitancy to the cover of their guns. The casualties on our side have been small--fifteen killed and wounded--the result of a too ardent confident people are here; let it suffice, however, to know that no such trifling occurrence as that of New Year's day can affect the well grounded and assured faith in our brave soldiers and the ability of our Generals. The beautiful charge of Jones's regiment upon the enemy on the 1st inst., is worthy of praise; with one volley into their masses, the bayonet did the rest, and it must be borne in mind that that this regiment has not seen much service, had not smelt powder before, and were on