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General Assembly of Virginia.[Extra session.] Senate. Monday, Jan. 14, 1861. The Senate met at 12 o'clock, Lieut. Gov. Montague in the chair. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Minnegerode, of St. Paul's Church. Resolutions of Inquiry.--The following resolutions of inquiry were appropriately referred: By Mr. August, of incorporating the Virginia Arms Company; by Mr. Isbell, of reporting a bill incorporating a joint stock company to construct a railroad from the town of Winchester, in dicated by the Commissioners. "Respectfully submitted. "T. P. August, Chair'n. Senate Com.,"John Seddon, Ch'n. Com. Ho. Del." The report was adopted; and, On motion of Mr. Paxton, the Senate adjourned. House of Delegates. Monday, Jan. 14, 1861. The House was called to order at 12 o'clock M., by Speaker Crutchfield. The Convention Bill.--The House was informed by message from the Senate of the passage (with amendments) of the bill "to provide for electing members of a Conv
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.State Convention--secession feeling, &c. Powhatan Co., Va., Jan. 14, 1861. I am not surprised that you have been receiving of late an average of one hundred new subscribers per day. From the eagerness of the people to inform themselves of the state of the country, I predict that soon you will have two hundred new names added to your list every day. The truth is, the people are sick of politics, and they have but little faith in politicians. They feel that it is time for every man, however humble and obscure, to read and think and decide for himself. As you give the facts on all sides, and have no party to build up, they naturally look to you for the information they need. Your Washington correspondent is worthy of all praise. "Zed" in furnishing food for thought, and no word from him is overlooked. What is the matter with the anti-Convention members of the General Assembly? They will have their reward, and no more be troubled w
Commercial. Richmond Markets, Jan. 14, 1861. There is yet no change in political affairs to throw a gleam of sunshine on the commerce and industry of the country. At present the signs are as discouraging to those who have the least hope of the Union as they well can be. There is one thing consoling, however, in the exigency of the times, and that is, that the denouement of our troubles must in all human probability be speedily developed. Whatever it be, unless it entails war, the country will in a few months be prospering and thriving as rapidly as ever. There are few changes in quotations. The market is dull and money scarce. Wheat is a shade better. Tobacco,--Nothing doing. The holiday has suspended breaks. Last quotations: Inferior Lugs at $2.25@2.50, good and fine $3@3.50; inferior Leaf $6@7, good $8@9; fine manufacturing scarce, price $12.50@20; good and fine English $6.50@10.50. fancy cases $20@90. Flour.--Shippers are not over $6 for superfine.