In the Senate, yesterday, House
bill ‘"increasing the capital stock of the Danville Railroad, and for other purposes,"’ was laid on the table.
Joint resolutions, adopted by the Legislature of Kentucky, concerning the appointment of Commissioners and the calling of a Convention of all the States, were read and ordered to be printed.
Certain resolutions, of an offensive character, adopted by the Legislature of Minnesota, and transmitted hither by Alex. Ramsey
of that Province, were read, after which a motion prevailed directing Gov. Letcher
to send them back again.
This last motion was a substitute for a resolution offered by Dr. Finney
, of Accomac
, to lay them under
The resolutions, heretofore offered, in relation to an alleged intended attack by citizens of this State on the Federal
forts within her limits, and the Capital
, before the 4th of March next, coming up for action, the Senate adopted a resolution to the effect that no just grounds existed in which to predicate such an assumption, and ‘"therefore all preparations intended to resist the same are unnecessary, so far as this State is concerned."’
In the House
, resolutions were offered to authorize the 2d Auditor to receive State bonds in payment of interest due the Commonwealth
; to incorporate the Farmers
' and Mechanics
' Insurance Company of the City of Richmond
; to exempt employees of telegraph companies from military duty; and asking the Governor
for information relative to the State
muskets sold Joseph R. Anderson
& Co. Joint resolutions of the Kentucky Legislature
, in response to the Virginia
invitation to all the States to appoint Commissioners to meet in Washington
, on the 4th of February, to attempt an adjustment of the present difficulties, were read and ordered to be printed; a second series of resolutions, adopted by the legislature of the same State, favoring a Convention of all the States, were referred to the Committee
on Federal Relations.
Joint resolutions on the state of the Union
, adopted by the Legislature of Minnesota, were also read and laid on the table.
These resolutions, which are framed after the most straightlaced Back Republican pattern, will be found at length in the proceedings of the House