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House of Delegates. Saturday,March 23d, 1861. Mr. Tomlin, of King William, called the House to order at 10 o'clock A. M., in the absence of the Speaker. Bills were reported allowing a pension to Amanda Higdon for five years, and for organizing the Metropolitan Guard of Richmond City. Leave was given a committee to report a bill for the relief of Ellen B. Lane, widow and administratrix of A. C. Lane, late Second Lieutenant in the Public Guard. Bills were passed amending the charter of the Bank of Richmond, and incorporating the town of Asbury. State Penitentiary.--The following preamble and resolutions were offered by Mr. McCue and adopted: Whereas, The Penitentiary of Virginia, for years past, has rested as an incubus on the State Treasury, through improper management; and, whereas, through serious defects in the criminal code its inmates have increased so rapidly that the building is entirely inadequate to its uses, whether in regard to the securi
Marine. --The men who go down to the sea in ships report the weather as very bad on last Wednesday and Thursday outside the Capes. The schr. Manchester, (now in port,) while off Cape Hatteras, at the time mentioned carried away her main boom, mainsail, stove monkey rail, and sustained other injuries. The bark Abigail, it is feared, has met with some accident, having been expected in for more than a week past, and not arriving. Landsmen who experience the force of the wind on terra firma can form but a faint conception of its power when created on the bosom of the "mighty deep." The schr. Danville, Chester master, of Richmond, Va., arrived in New York on Saturday, 7 days from this port, with flour and tobacco consigned to C. H. Pierson & Co. Her captain reports that on the 18th inst. while off the capes of Delaware, in a heavy gale from N. E., a seaman called Louis, of Bremen, fell from the bowsprit overboard, and was drowned.
ties. The French Senate has finally adopted an address in reply to the Emperor's speech. There were but three negative votes against it. On the Paris Bourse the rentes are at 68f. 20 Commercial intelligence. State of Trade in Manchester.--The advices from Manchester are unfavorable. There was less demand, and the improved tone of Tuesday was partially lost. Liverpool, Friday.--Breadstuffs are steady.--Messrs. Wakefield, Nash & Co. Richardson, Spence & Co., and Bigland, AManchester are unfavorable. There was less demand, and the improved tone of Tuesday was partially lost. Liverpool, Friday.--Breadstuffs are steady.--Messrs. Wakefield, Nash & Co. Richardson, Spence & Co., and Bigland, Athya & Co., report Flour quiet but steady, at 28@31s. for American. Wheat firm at full prices for fine, and with a partial advance of 2@3d for spring red, which was quoted at 11s. 2d. @12s. 10d.; white 12s. 6d. @14s. 6d. Corn firm. Provisions.--Provisions are dull. London, Friday--Consols 91½@91 5/8 for money, and 92@92½ for account. Haver,Wednesday.--New Orleans tres ordinaire 101f.; do bas 94. Market steady. Sales of the week 6,500 bales. Stock 240,000. London,Friday.--