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Mason County (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 5
Enforcing the payment of balances due from Commissioners upon forfeited and delinquent lands; incorporating the Rockbridge White Sulphur Springs Company; amending the act incorporating the Mason City Mining and Manufacturing Company, in Mason county; providing for the voluntary enslavement of certain free negroes of Fauquier county; incorporating the Virginia Mineral Oil and Coal Company, in Mason county; incorporating the Jackson County Agricultural Society; providing for the voluntary eMason county; incorporating the Jackson County Agricultural Society; providing for the voluntary enslavement of certain free negroes in Hanover county. Turnpike Companies.--The bill amending that portion of the Code concerning Turnpike Companies was laid on the table. Federal Relations.--Mr. Robertson said he designed to offer for the action of the House, a series of rssolutions on the present state of affairs. He requested that they be read, which was done, as follows: Resolved, by the General Assembly of Virginia, That without deeming it necessary to decide on the right o
Gloucester, Va. (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 5
(after addressing the House,) he could make no reply to it. The Speaker said that Mr. Robertson would be afforded an opportunity of addressing the House by moving to indefinitely postpone — He then made such motion, and addressed the House; at the close of which, a motion to lay on the table prevailed. Mr. Crane renewed the motion for indefinite postponement. Mr. Haymond objected to the resolutions. He supposed they would lay on the table, if objected to. Mr. Jones, of Gloucester, said the unfinished business of yesterday was before the House when the resolutions were offered. The mover only asked that they be read for the information of members. He was of opinion that further proceedings were out of order, as no motion had yet been submitted to pass by the unfinished business, and consequently the resolutions were not properly before the House. The Speaker said that if it were insisted on, the unfinished business took precedence over everything else. M
United States (United States) (search for this): article 5
inquire into the General Government to execute the laws of the United States within the territory, or against the people of such seceded Stag to do so, which seems to be indicated by the President of the United States as that which he proposes to pursue, as being, in the actual ci of nine States of the original thirteen, the Government of the United States became an established Government among the Powers of the earth; shall choose to continue it. 5. That the Government of the United States is, therefore, competent to consider the seceded States or the Confederate States of America, without any necessity for deciding the validity of the claim they assert to independence de jure, as being indstly recommend the present recognition by the Government of the United States of the fact of the independent political existence of the Southabstaining from all efforts forcibly to execute the laws of the United States within their territorial limits, or against their citizens, or
Hanover County (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 5
from Commissioners upon forfeited and delinquent lands; incorporating the Rockbridge White Sulphur Springs Company; amending the act incorporating the Mason City Mining and Manufacturing Company, in Mason county; providing for the voluntary enslavement of certain free negroes of Fauquier county; incorporating the Virginia Mineral Oil and Coal Company, in Mason county; incorporating the Jackson County Agricultural Society; providing for the voluntary enslavement of certain free negroes in Hanover county. Turnpike Companies.--The bill amending that portion of the Code concerning Turnpike Companies was laid on the table. Federal Relations.--Mr. Robertson said he designed to offer for the action of the House, a series of rssolutions on the present state of affairs. He requested that they be read, which was done, as follows: Resolved, by the General Assembly of Virginia, That without deeming it necessary to decide on the right of a State to secede from the Union, we yet re
Fauquier (Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 5
se agreed to Senate amendments to bill establishing branches of the Merchants' Banks at certain places. Senate Bills Passed.--Senate bills were passed as follows: Enforcing the payment of balances due from Commissioners upon forfeited and delinquent lands; incorporating the Rockbridge White Sulphur Springs Company; amending the act incorporating the Mason City Mining and Manufacturing Company, in Mason county; providing for the voluntary enslavement of certain free negroes of Fauquier county; incorporating the Virginia Mineral Oil and Coal Company, in Mason county; incorporating the Jackson County Agricultural Society; providing for the voluntary enslavement of certain free negroes in Hanover county. Turnpike Companies.--The bill amending that portion of the Code concerning Turnpike Companies was laid on the table. Federal Relations.--Mr. Robertson said he designed to offer for the action of the House, a series of rssolutions on the present state of affairs. He r
Jackson County (West Virginia, United States) (search for this): article 5
Senate Bills Passed.--Senate bills were passed as follows: Enforcing the payment of balances due from Commissioners upon forfeited and delinquent lands; incorporating the Rockbridge White Sulphur Springs Company; amending the act incorporating the Mason City Mining and Manufacturing Company, in Mason county; providing for the voluntary enslavement of certain free negroes of Fauquier county; incorporating the Virginia Mineral Oil and Coal Company, in Mason county; incorporating the Jackson County Agricultural Society; providing for the voluntary enslavement of certain free negroes in Hanover county. Turnpike Companies.--The bill amending that portion of the Code concerning Turnpike Companies was laid on the table. Federal Relations.--Mr. Robertson said he designed to offer for the action of the House, a series of rssolutions on the present state of affairs. He requested that they be read, which was done, as follows: Resolved, by the General Assembly of Virginia,
Robertson (search for this): article 5
over county. Turnpike Companies.--The bill amending that portion of the Code concerning Turnpike Companies was laid on the table. Federal Relations.--Mr. Robertson said he designed to offer for the action of the House, a series of rssolutions on the present state of affairs. He requested that they be read, which was donee hoped the House would lay the resolutions on the table, as he was of opinion that they assumed the duties of the Convention now in session in this city. Mr. Robertson said he was embarrassed by the motion offered. Designing, as he had done, to offer one of similar import, (after addressing the House,) he could make no reply to it. The Speaker said that Mr. Robertson would be afforded an opportunity of addressing the House by moving to indefinitely postpone — He then made such motion, and addressed the House; at the close of which, a motion to lay on the table prevailed. Mr. Crane renewed the motion for indefinite postponement. Mr. Haym
House of delegates. Tuesday, March 12th, 1861. The House was called to order at 11 o'clock, by Mr. Tomlin, of King William. The passage of a number of bills by the Senate was communicated from that body.-- The House agreed to Senate amendments to bill establishing branches of the Merchants' Banks at certain places. Senate Bills Passed.--Senate bills were passed as follows: Enforcing the payment of balances due from Commissioners upon forfeited and delinquent lands; incorporating the Rockbridge White Sulphur Springs Company; amending the act incorporating the Mason City Mining and Manufacturing Company, in Mason county; providing for the voluntary enslavement of certain free negroes of Fauquier county; incorporating the Virginia Mineral Oil and Coal Company, in Mason county; incorporating the Jackson County Agricultural Society; providing for the voluntary enslavement of certain free negroes in Hanover county. Turnpike Companies.--The bill amending that p
siness took precedence over everything else. Mr. Haymond said he supposed the resolutions would lay on the table, objection having been made to them. The Speaker so ruled, and the resolution were laid on the table. Direct Trade.--Mr. Newton moved to lay over the unfinished business of yesterday, (the James River and Kanawha Canal bill,) which next came up in order. He did so for the purpose of asking the House to take up the bill incorporating the Richmond and Liverpool Packet Company. The motion to lay over on the table was agreed to. On motion of Mr. Newton, the bill of incorporation was then taken up, and being read a third time, was passed. The James River and Kanawha Canal.--The Speaker said that the "bill incorporating the Virginia Canal Company, and transferring the rights and franchise of the James River and Kanawha Canal Company," came up as unfinished business. The House proceeded to its consideration.--It was read section by section, and w
the earliest practicable action on them by the people of the different States, through a General Convention or otherwise, whose proceedings, if the same be held, to be reported back to the Convention of Virginia for ratification or rejection; and if said General Convention be not held, or if its conclusions be not ratified, then the Convention of Virginia to take such measures for severing her connection with the present Union, and for her future welfare, as to them shall seem best. Mr. Gibson, of Jefferson, said he hoped the House would lay the resolutions on the table, as he was of opinion that they assumed the duties of the Convention now in session in this city. Mr. Robertson said he was embarrassed by the motion offered. Designing, as he had done, to offer one of similar import, (after addressing the House,) he could make no reply to it. The Speaker said that Mr. Robertson would be afforded an opportunity of addressing the House by moving to indefinitely postpone
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