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General Assembly of Virginia.
[extra session.]

Tuesday, April 2, 1861.

The Senate was called to order at the usual our by Mr. Johnson.

Mr. A. D. Dickinson reported a bill allowing the County Court of Lunenburg county a uniform and equip volunteer companies; A. Mr. Bruce, for the relief of W. H. Morton. Bills Passed.--Senate bill changing the time or holding counts in the Fifteenth Circuit; senate bill to incorporate the Cabell county Petroleum Company; to incorporate the town of Richburg, in the county of Wirt: to incorporate the Rocky Point and Howe Lime and Marble Manufacturing Company, in the county of Wirt: to incorporate the Old Dominion Mining and Manufacturing Company; to amend the charter of the Southwestern Bank of Virginia; incorporating the Staunton Savings Bank; to authorize Joseph Gushman to rebuild his mill; to incorporate the Great Kanawha Company, (limited,) in the county of Putnam; to amend the charter of the Bank of the Old Dominion; House bill to authorize the County Court of Lunenburg to appropriate money to uniform and equip certain volunteer, companies; refunding to Jas. A. Russell excess of taxes paid by him, and authoring correction of erroneous assessment; mending and re-enacting an act authorizing the construction of the Wolt Creek Turnpike road. in Wythe and Tazewell counties; to authorize a volunteer battalion in the city of Alexandria; authorizing the Governor to pardon slave named Bill, and restore him to the former owner; authorizing the Council of the city of Petersburg to declare what shall constitute an unlawful assembly of negroes, and to prescribe the punishment therefore.

Covington a and Ohio Railroad.--The bill for the relief of the Covington and Ohio Railroad was returned from the House with an amendment — which was concurred in.

Several motions were made, and no quorum being present, no motion was in order, except that for a call of the Senate, or an adjournment.

Laid on the Table,--On motion of Mr. Thomas, it was resolved, that when the Senate adjourn to-day it will adjourn to meet tomorrow at 10 o'clock.

On motion of Mr. Thompson, the Senate adjourned until to-morrow at 10 o'clock.

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