We believe this communication should have been reserved for a secret session.
And therefore refrain from copying the list.
This communication was referred to James Barbour's Committee on Confederate Relations.
On motion of Wm. P. Cecil, the name of Scott county was ordered to be changed to Davis county, and Buchanan county to Stephens county.
The motion, however, was not finally acted upon, but was ordered to be printed.
When it comes up it will go through like a breeze.
Mr. Leaks submitted a resolution, which was appropriately referred, exempting persons employed in the mines of the Commonwealth from military duty.
Mr. McComas, in view of the invasion of the State and the actual hostilities now forced upon us, favored an adjournment from next Monday till December, and delivered a patriotic and eloquent speech in favor of his motion.
It was amended so as to make the adjournment sine die; but, on motion of R. E. Scott, of Fauquier, the whole subject was laid on