cco inspectors; and Mr. Finney moved to amend the amendment by providing for the exemption of "all farmers." The latter was agreed to, and the amendment, as amended, rejected.
On motion of Mr. Neeson, the bill was further amended so as to empower the Governor to appoint three justices of any county as a Board, in the event that the Board should not be organized.
On motion of Mr. Johnson, the rules were suspended, and the bill passed unanimously.
On motion of Mr. Wilby, it was resolved that the Committee for Courts of Justice be instructed to inquire into the propriety of authorizing the Roanoke Savings Bank, in the county of Roanoke, to issue small notes, under certain conditions and restrictions.
On motion of Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, it was resolved that the Committee for Courts of Justice be instructed to inquire into the expediency of providing by law some means of perpetuating the testimony of losses of property occasioned by the invasion of the
mbly of Virginia. Senate. Saturday March 22, 1862.
The Senate was called to order at 11 o'clock A. M., the President in the chair.
The President laid before the Senate a communication from the Executive, dated March 21st, 1862, enclosing a report from the Adjutant-General, supplementary to a previous report from the same officer, receive on Monday last, showing what had been done to carry out the act of the Legislature of February 8th, 1862. (The Draft Bill.)
On motion of Mr. Wilby, the communication and accompanying document were referred to the Committee on Military Affairs.
By Mr. Robertson: That the Committee for Courts of Justice, inquire and report to the Senate, as soon as practicable, whether any legislation be rendered necessary or proper before the adjournment of the General Assembly in the event of the adoption of the new Constitution.
Mr. Conrad, from a special committee, reported a bill for the revision of the