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Virginia Legislature.[Extra session.] Senate. Tuesday, December 20, 1864. Lieutenant-Governor Price called the Senate to order at 12 o'clock M. Prayer was offered by Rev. Dr. Peterkin. The bill, passed by the House of Delegates, increasing the per diem compensation of members and other officers of the General Assembly, was taken up and adopted by the Senate. A series of resolutions, communicated from the House of Delegates, upon the state of the country, and expressing the determination, on the part of Virginia, to prosecute the war till our independence is accomplished, were read and referred to the Committee on Confederate Relations. The bill increasing the salaries of certain officers of the State, passed by the House of Delegates, was so amended as to increase their compensation one hundred per cent., and thereupon was adopted by the Senate. The Senate then went into secret session; and when the doors were opened, adjourned. House of Delegates