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John J. Grandstaff (search for this): article 5
arterly bank statements in the city papers, leaving so much of the law in force as requires them to be published by the banks in the towns and cities in which they are located, and that the banks of this Common wealth be required to make prompt quarterly returns of their conditions to the Executive Department; by Mr. Hoffman, of refunding to the executor of Chas. Holden the amount of a fine paid by him, and paying to the said executor certain commissions; by Mr. Sibert, of refunding to John J. Grandstaff, late sheriff of Shenandoah, a certain sum of money erroneously paid; by Mr. Jett, the proceedings of a meeting in Richmond county, in favor of a Convention. Position of Virginia.--Mr. Wood, of Albemarle, offered the resolution of Mr. Newton, rejected yesterday, declaring the position Virginia would occupy in the contingency of a last alternative in a war between different sections of the Confederacy. The Speaker ruled the motion out of order. Ordnance Department.--The bill
Peyton Johnston (search for this): article 5
he county of Bland out of parts of Giles, Wythe and Tazewell; amending the 11th section of chapter 212 of the Code of Virginia. Adverse Reports.--The Committee on Banks made an adverse report on the proposition to establish the Planters' Savings Bank in the city of Petersburg, and adopted a resolution that it is inexpedient under existing circumstances to incorporate any new Banks or branches; the Committee on Finance returned an adverse report on the petition of George I. Herring, Peyton Johnston and others, asking to be released from the payment of money as sureties of P. P. Winston, late Sheriff of the City of Richmond; also, a similar report on the petition of James A. Harris, and others, asking that James V. Thomas be released from the payment of a fine. Resolutions, &c., Presented.--By Mr. Haymond, of allowing the sureties of P. P. Winston, late sheriff of Richmond city, longer time to pay their liability as such sureties, to the Commonwealth; by Mr. Gibson, of Jeffers
Emory Edwards (search for this): article 5
asking to be released from the payment of money as sureties of P. P. Winston, late Sheriff of the City of Richmond; also, a similar report on the petition of James A. Harris, and others, asking that James V. Thomas be released from the payment of a fine. Resolutions, &c., Presented.--By Mr. Haymond, of allowing the sureties of P. P. Winston, late sheriff of Richmond city, longer time to pay their liability as such sureties, to the Commonwealth; by Mr. Gibson, of Jefferson, of paying Emory Edwards, for a negro man who was sentenced to be sold and transported by the County Court of Jefferson; by Mr. Brown, of reporting a bill for the voluntary enslavement of Clara, a free woman of color, and her children, in the county of Rappahannock; by Mr. Knotts, of withdrawing from the files of the last session, the petition from Gilmer and Braxton counties, praying that a portion of the county of Brax on be attached to the county of Gilmer; by Mr. Booker, of repealing the law requiring the pu
st mentioned purpose. The vote on the passage of the bill was — yeas 120; nays 0. Treasury Note Bill.--On motion of Mr. Haymond, the House proceeded to consider the bill "authorizing the issue of Treasury notes." A motion was submitted by Mr. Bass, to send the bill back to the Finance Committee, to be amended. Mr. Keen spoke in opposition thereto, saying that previous bills had appropriated sums of money not in the Treasury, and this bill was intended to supply it. Mr. Yerby favored speedy action in the premises. The motion to reconsider failed. The vote on the passage of the bill resulted, ayes, 111; noes, none. The Speaker congratulated the House on having done a good day's work. The 1st section of the bill directs the Governor, for the purpose of raising means for the defence of the State, to authorize the Auditor to issue Treasury notes in sums of not less than $20, and not exceeding one million in amount. The 2d section states that
s of war, was taken up on motion of Mr. Kemper, and, being amended by the addition of a section providing that "the duties heretofore assigned to the Commissioners of the Armory shall be performed by the officers whose appointment is authorized by this act," was read the requisite number of times and passed — ayes 130. State Defence.--On motion of Mr. Kemper, the bill appropriating one million of dollars for the defence of the State was taken up, and debated by Messrs. Haymond, Kemper, McKenzie and others. The bill authorizes and requires the Colonel of Ordnance to purchase, under the direction of the Governor, such arms, &c., including machinery, &c., for altering and improving cannon and small arms, and for manufacturing equipments and munitions, as may be required for the defence of the State, and appropriates $800,000 for that purpose. The bill authorizes the Governor to employ an engineer to construct such coast, harbor and river defences as are immediately needed. The
Resolutions, &c., Presented.--By Mr. Haymond, of allowing the sureties of P. P. Winston, late sheriff of Richmond city, longer time to pay their liability as such sureties, to the Commonwealth; by Mr. Gibson, of Jefferson, of paying Emory Edwards, for a negro man who was sentenced to be sold and transported by the County Court of Jefferson; by Mr. Brown, of reporting a bill for the voluntary enslavement of Clara, a free woman of color, and her children, in the county of Rappahannock; by Mr. Knotts, of withdrawing from the files of the last session, the petition from Gilmer and Braxton counties, praying that a portion of the county of Brax on be attached to the county of Gilmer; by Mr. Booker, of repealing the law requiring the publication of quarterly bank statements in the city papers, leaving so much of the law in force as requires them to be published by the banks in the towns and cities in which they are located, and that the banks of this Common wealth be required to make promp
uthorized to acquire for such purpose, by purchase or condemnation, all sites, &c., necessary for the defensive works aforesaid, $200,000 is appropriated for the last mentioned purpose. The vote on the passage of the bill was — yeas 120; nays 0. Treasury Note Bill.--On motion of Mr. Haymond, the House proceeded to consider the bill "authorizing the issue of Treasury notes." A motion was submitted by Mr. Bass, to send the bill back to the Finance Committee, to be amended. Mr. Keen spoke in opposition thereto, saying that previous bills had appropriated sums of money not in the Treasury, and this bill was intended to supply it. Mr. Yerby favored speedy action in the premises. The motion to reconsider failed. The vote on the passage of the bill resulted, ayes, 111; noes, none. The Speaker congratulated the House on having done a good day's work. The 1st section of the bill directs the Governor, for the purpose of raising means for the defence o
P. P. Winston (search for this): article 5
sting circumstances to incorporate any new Banks or branches; the Committee on Finance returned an adverse report on the petition of George I. Herring, Peyton Johnston and others, asking to be released from the payment of money as sureties of P. P. Winston, late Sheriff of the City of Richmond; also, a similar report on the petition of James A. Harris, and others, asking that James V. Thomas be released from the payment of a fine. Resolutions, &c., Presented.--By Mr. Haymond, of allowing the sureties of P. P. Winston, late sheriff of Richmond city, longer time to pay their liability as such sureties, to the Commonwealth; by Mr. Gibson, of Jefferson, of paying Emory Edwards, for a negro man who was sentenced to be sold and transported by the County Court of Jefferson; by Mr. Brown, of reporting a bill for the voluntary enslavement of Clara, a free woman of color, and her children, in the county of Rappahannock; by Mr. Knotts, of withdrawing from the files of the last session, the
ires them to be published by the banks in the towns and cities in which they are located, and that the banks of this Common wealth be required to make prompt quarterly returns of their conditions to the Executive Department; by Mr. Hoffman, of refunding to the executor of Chas. Holden the amount of a fine paid by him, and paying to the said executor certain commissions; by Mr. Sibert, of refunding to John J. Grandstaff, late sheriff of Shenandoah, a certain sum of money erroneously paid; by Mr. Jett, the proceedings of a meeting in Richmond county, in favor of a Convention. Position of Virginia.--Mr. Wood, of Albemarle, offered the resolution of Mr. Newton, rejected yesterday, declaring the position Virginia would occupy in the contingency of a last alternative in a war between different sections of the Confederacy. The Speaker ruled the motion out of order. Ordnance Department.--The bill to create an Ordnance Department, to consist of one Colonel of Ordnance, to be chosen b
, harbor and river defences as are immediately needed. The Governor is also authorized to acquire for such purpose, by purchase or condemnation, all sites, &c., necessary for the defensive works aforesaid, $200,000 is appropriated for the last mentioned purpose. The vote on the passage of the bill was — yeas 120; nays 0. Treasury Note Bill.--On motion of Mr. Haymond, the House proceeded to consider the bill "authorizing the issue of Treasury notes." A motion was submitted by Mr. Bass, to send the bill back to the Finance Committee, to be amended. Mr. Keen spoke in opposition thereto, saying that previous bills had appropriated sums of money not in the Treasury, and this bill was intended to supply it. Mr. Yerby favored speedy action in the premises. The motion to reconsider failed. The vote on the passage of the bill resulted, ayes, 111; noes, none. The Speaker congratulated the House on having done a good day's work. The 1st section of the
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