Messrs. Myers and Jones of G. favored the bill on the grounds of justice to the parties.
The bill was amended on motion of Mr. Haymond, by requiring resident security on real estate.
Mr. Christian said he should vote against the bill, as it established a precedent that must inevitably create carelessness on the part of coupon holders.
The bill passed — ayes 90, noes 11.
Committee Reports.--Adverse to the passage of Senate bill refunding a sum of money to Silas Reese, of Hampshire, and directing the payment of certain interests to E. J. O'Brien.
State's Prison.--The Committee of Finance were granted permission to send for persons and papers in reference to the report of the Committee on the State's Prison.
Re-Charter of Banks.--On motion of Mr. Gibson, of Hampshire, the bill for re-chartering the Bank of Virginia, and all similar bills, were made the order of the day for Tuesday, (to-day,) at 12 o'clock.
Militia Bill.--A Committ