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The fire at Dibrell's --The report of B. J. Johnson, Inspector, in regard to the recent fire at Dibrell's Warehouse, states that the damage on 44 hhds. of tobacco amounts to $134--that is to say, to the owners $58, and the Inspector's bill of opening the same, and assessing, $76. An investigation of the cause of the fire was had, and a report has been made to the Governor by R. D Sanxay, Commissioner, and Lewis L. Barnes, Chief Engineer, in which they state that they found the third storyDibrell's Warehouse, states that the damage on 44 hhds. of tobacco amounts to $134--that is to say, to the owners $58, and the Inspector's bill of opening the same, and assessing, $76. An investigation of the cause of the fire was had, and a report has been made to the Governor by R. D Sanxay, Commissioner, and Lewis L. Barnes, Chief Engineer, in which they state that they found the third story of the jail occupied by federal prisoners, the room having a fire-place and a coal fire; on the second story the prison-room has a small stove, the pipe extending through the window and over the warehouse shed. From the various statements they could draw no correct inference; but were satisfied that the fire originated from the second or third story apartment of the jail. They recommend that the stove-pipe should be conducted to a chimney flue, instead of through the window, and that the Fed
Senate. Thursday, December 5, 1861. The Senate was opened with prayer by the Rev. Dr. Burrows, of the First Baptist Church. Executive communication. A communication was received from the Executive, transmitting a report relative to the recent fire at Dibrell's Warehouse, and recommending that all the tobacco warehouses of the State be made fire-proof. Referred to the Committee on Agriculture and Commerce. Exports. Mr. Logan, from the Committee on General Laws, reported House bill entitled an act to amend and re-enact the act entitled "an act providing for the employment of negro convicts on public works," with an amendment; also, a bill constituting a part of New River a lawful fence. Resolutions of Inquiry By Mr. Spitler, relative to authorizing the Sheriffs in the counties' that have not been able to hold Courts of Inquiry for the present year to suspend the collection of muster fines until December 1, 1862; by Mr. Newman, of paying to T. P. Tur
separate the State from the banks by a sale of its stocks therein, and the application of the proceeds to the redemption of the public debt," so as to authorize the exchange of such stocks for the eight per cent, bonds of the Confederate States. By. Mr. Stegar: Of establishing a military hospital for the State. On motion of Mr. Walker, the Clerk was ordered to buy a clock for the use of the House. A communication from the Governor was received, in reference to the burning of Dibrell's Warehouse, and recommending that prevision be taken to have the tobacco warehouses in the State made fire-proof. On motion of Mr. Blue, referred to the appropriate committee. Mr. Steger presented the memorial of the Common Council of the City of Richmond, asking the Legislature to pass a law legalizing the issue of $300,000 worth of small notes made by them in pursuance of an ordinance passed April 19, 1861, The following special committee to confer wit the Confederate authorit