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ration of the bill amending the 107th section of chapter 35 of the 2d edition of the Code of Virginia, and providing for the correction of erroneous assessment of taxes on lands, was resumed, when the House bill was voted down, and a substitute proposed by Mr. Coghill adopted. The substitute leaves the subject in the hands of the Courts, and embraces taxes on persons and property erroneous, including license taxes. Treasury Note Bill.--On a motion to take up and consider the bill authorizing the issue of Treasury notes, an animated discussion arose. Explanations were made by Messrs.Carter and Stuart as to their votes on the anti-coercion resolutions, which passed the Senate several weeks ago. Spirited remarks were made by Messrs. A. D. Dickinson, Brannon, Douglas, Isbell and others. The bill was taken up, and, on motion of Mr. Bruce, it was laid on the table and made the order of the day for to-morrow at 12 o'clock. On motion of Mr. Isbell, the Senate adjourned.
The Daily Dispatch: March 8, 1861., [Electronic resource], The debate in the Senate on printing the Inaugural. (search)
pendence of Great Britain, nobody supposed the Colonies would pay taxes. In fact, they refused to pay before the Declaration of Independence. He repeated, that if the President's policy would be carried out there must inevitably be war. Mr. Douglas said he could not consent that the Senator's remarks should go out unanswered. He had read the Inaugural carefully, with a view of understanding what the policy of the Administration is to be, as there in indicated. It is characterized by gr be conducted exclusively with reference to a peaceful solution of our national difficulties. It is true the President indicates a certain line of policy, so to be conducted as to lead to a peaceful solution, but it was not as explicit as he (Mr. Douglas) desired. He then quoted from the Inaugural in support of his positions, saying that unless the means be furnished the President cannot execute the laws. He thought the President in his remarks on the subject was referring to future action o
Government does not remove the troops at Forts Sumter and Pickens, the Confederate States will soon do it for it. The old Union is dead, and the only question is, shall it be buried in a respectable Protestant manner, or by an Irish wake? Mr. Douglas, in rejoinder, reiterated his positions of yesterday, that the Inaugural was indicative of peace. He learned, from the best military authority, it would take 10,000 men, and the entire navy, to reinforce Sumter. Mr. Mason said it was unu it was unusual to print an inaugural, as it was not a Senate document, but merely a disquisition on political views. He took issue with Mr. Douglas, arguing that it was plainly a proclamation of war, only omitting the time when the military forces were to be used for the purposes stated therein. There was a wicked omission, too, of the fact, that the Union was broken. As for Virginia, he could not say whether she would take common cause with her sister States against coercion. Adjourned.