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esist such exercise of power with all her means: Therefore, be it Resolved, That the Legislature of the State be requested to make all needful appropriations of means, and provide the necessary forces to resist and repel any attempt on the part of the Federal authorities to "hold, occupy, and possess the property and places" of the United States in any of the States that have withdrawn or may withdraw from the Union, or to collect the duties on imports in the same. Mr. Dorman, of Rockbridge, said that none of the resolutions met his approval. He spoke at some length on the Inaugural Address, the coercive policy of which he condemned, but thought, as the shock of the battle, which all anticipated, had come, it was the duty of the friends of the Union to stand firm. Mr. Branch, of Petersburg, approved the original resolution. It contained something practical, and was easy to understand; while that of the gentleman from Goochland was a volume of words, the application of
nia Coal Oil Company, in the county of Taylor. Most of the Senate bills above named were referred to committees. Bills Passed.--Senate bill incorporating the Maryland and Virginia Coal Oil Company in Taylor county; House bills amending the act passed March 20th, 1860, authorizing the Council of the City of Richmond to construct a railroad in its streets; amending certain laws respecting the militia of the Commonwealth; for the relief of David A. Hopkins and Saml. Y. Campbell, of Rockbridge county. Bills Reported.--For the relief of Thomas Nichols; refunding a sum of money to the heirs of Wm. A. Bradford and Peter Grant; refunding a sum of money to P. B. Crowder. Mr. Bass presented a report from a special committee authorizing the Trustees of the Parsonage of the M. E. Church in Salem, Roanoke county, to execute a deed of trust on their property in said town. The Tax Bill.--The hour having arrived for the consideration of the bill "imposing taxes for the support o