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.]Senate. Tuesday, Jan. 15, 1861. Called to order at 12 o'clock. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Minnegerode, of the Episcopal Church. A communication was received from the House announcing the passage of a resolution by that body inviting the members of the Senate to assemble in the Hall of the House of Delegates at 1 o'clock to-day, for the purpose of receiving the Alabama Commissioners. Accepted and communicated back to the House. Pardons and Reprieves.--A communication from Gov. Letcher relative to reprieves, pardons, &c. was received, and, on motion, laid upon the table and ordered to be printed. Bills Reported.--By Mr. Coghill, from the Committee of Courts of Justice, to compensate jurors serving on inquests in the counties of New Kent, Charles City, James City, York, Warwick, and Elizabeth City, and also the cities of Williamsburg and Norfolk. The rules were suspended, and the bill passed to its third reading. Resolutions of Inquiry.--The following resoluti
The Legislature. The Senate yesterday received and laid on the table a message from Governor Letcher, announcing the number of his pardons, reprieves, &c., during last year. A resolution was offered to inquire into the expediency of relieving the Asylums of this State from certain harmless and incurable patients. A joint resolution was offered, which under the rules lies over, requesting the President of the United States to inform the Governor of Virginia the object of the Federal Government in sending reinforcements to the forts and arsenals of Virginia, and whether, in his opinion, the object of the erection of said forts, &c. --the defence of the property of Virginia — is likely to be realized thereby. The Joint Committee on State and Federal Relations presented a report, (printed in the Dispatch yesterday,) which was ordered to be printed. In the House, resolutions were introduced for establishing the Richmond and Liverpool Packet Company, and for establishing a scho