o communicate the name, rank, and pay of the several officers and employees of the ordnance Department of Virginia," was read, ordered to be printed, and referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.
Mr. John Koote was elected General Agent and storekeeper of the Penitentiary, vice Ro. P. Ninmo, who had felled to quality.
Several pending bills were read and advanced a stage on the calendar.
The following resolutions of inquiry into expediency were offered and adopted; By Mr. Robertson, of amending the 4th section of chapter 190 of the Code, so as to make the testimony of free negroes and slaves alone or in connection with that of white witnesses, competent evidence against all persons charged with the crime or offence prohibited by the said section; by Mr. Spitter, of paying the wages of all second Majors duly elected, and who have rendered service, by Mr. Dickinson, of what legislation, if any, is necessary to secure exemption from military service to persons who, un