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&c.; keepers of negro jails, $100, &c.; again for hitting out slaves, desires in houses, mules, and horned cattle, $100 each; auctioneers divided into twelve classes, shall pay — the 1st $3,000; 2d, $2,500; 3d, $2,000; 4th $1,500; 5th, $1,250; 6th, $4,000; 7th, $750; 8th, $700; 9th, $600, 10th, $400; 11th, $300; 12th keepers, of cook-shops and eating-houses six classes, and for the 1st class, $200 tax; express company, with office in Richmond, $500; telegraph do., do., $100; keeper of livery stable, $1 on each stall.
At the meeting at which the tax bid was passed, a motion was made to strike out the tax on auctioneers, and the ayes and need being called, resulted as follows: Ayes — Saunders, Dancon Epps, Wynne, Stokes, and Griffin Noes — Grattan, Hill Burr, Scott, Crutchfield, Heskins, and Glazebrook.
The Committee on Finance will commence at an early day to classify persons and firm, after which notice will be given for objection to be made, if people see fit to make