f the clerks of each of their offices.
On motion of Mr. Carson:
Resolved, That the Governor he requested to communicate to the Senate the names, rank and pay of the several officers and employees of the Ordnance Department of Virginia.
The Senate were notified that the House of Delegates had agreed to a joint resolution postponing the election of Confederate Senator till Tuesday, January 20th.
The Senate refused to postpone the election; eyes 15, 24, and Mr. Johnson, of Bedford was requested to communicate the information to the House.
After the lapse of an hour, a message, was received, stating the readiness of the House to proceed with the execution of the joint order.
The Senate awaited the action of the House till 2½ o'clock, when a message was received that the House had postponed the execution of the joint order till 12 ½ o'clock Wednesday.
The Senate concurred in the postponement.
House of Delegates--The House met at 12 o'clock M, and
to pressed at once to the election of a Senator.
Another Reffentual attempt was made to postpone the election until Saturday, but after some tery discussion the House proceeded to the confederation of the joint order, when.
Mr. McDonald moved that the House adjourn, upon which the eyes and nays were demanded and resulted in the negative eyes 18, nays 83.
Fomiactions for Senator.--air.
Anderson, of Rockbridge put in nomination the Hon. Wm. C. Rives, which was ascended by Messrs. Prince, Mag Rives, and Staples.
Mr. Anderson, of Botetourt, nominated Judge John J. Allen.
Mr. Green, of Jefferson, presented the name of Hon, Chas.
W Russell Wheeling, which was accorded by Messrs, Edmund and Lairdly.
Mr. Wynne nominated Gen. John B Floyd, each gentleman taking occasion to pay an appropriate to the candidate of his choice.
It's being found impossible to conclude the election today, its further consideration, was on motion, postponed until 15½ P. M. to-m