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Virginia Legislature. [Extra Session.] Senate. Thursday, January 5, 1865. At the usual hour, Mr. Johnson, of Bedford, called the Senate to order.--Prayer was offered up by Rev. Dr. Leyburn. A communication was received from the House of Delegates, enclosing two resolutions passed by that body, as follows: Authorizing the Governor to issue arms to such civil officers of the Commonwealth as are required to arrest, or aid in arresting, deserters, and providing for the distribution of the address of the last session of the Legislature to the soldiers of Virginia. A communication from the Auditor of Public Accounts, in response to a resolution calling for the names of all officers of other persons who have failed to draw from the treasury their salaries or per diem compensation accruing since the 17th of April, 1861, was laid on the table and ordered to be printed. A lution instructing the Committee on Finance to inquire into the expediency of increasing
Runaway--one Thousand Dollars reward. --Ran away, on Friday, December 30, a Negro Boy, about twenty-five years old, named Hampton Johnson. He is about five feet six inches in height; weighs about one hundred and thirty pounds; black; a good many of his jaw teeth are out; and inclined to be delicate. I purchased him about three years ago from William Garett. His wife lives on Seventeenth street, near Austin's grocery. He can read and write remarkably well. He has been working in my foundry as a mechanic. I will pay one Thousand Dollars reward if taken within the enemy's lines, or five Hundred Dollars if within our lines, and delivered to Hill, Dickinson &Co. W. B. Cook, Founder, Eighth street, near Main. ja 4--6t*