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House of Delegates.

The House was called to order at 12 o'clock. Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Reed, of the Presbyterian Church.

The Speaker announced the following

Standing Committees.

Privileges and Elections--Messrs. Blue, Friend, Kyle, Evans, Woodson, Murdaugh, Eggreston, Baskervill, Carter, Mc. Donald of Logan, Baker, Jordon, Wilson of Isle of Wight, Bayse.

Courts of Justice--Messrs. Rutherfoord, Bunter, Baldwin, Colner, Jones, Stegen, Anderson of Rockbridge, Forbes, Gilner, Burks, McKinney, Evans, Harrison, McCamant, Coleman of Fayette and Raleigh.

Propositions and Grievances--Messrs. McCamant, Riddick, Kaufman, Pyler, Wilson of Isle of Wight, Fleming, Anderson of Albemarle, Hopkins, Troy, Shannon, West of Halifax, Priner, George, Garrison, Coleman of Nerson.

Finance--Messrs. Barbour, Tomlin, Edmunds, Bouldin, Newton, Cother, Flood, Wyhne, Thomas, Davis of Campbell, Miner, Gordon, Reid, Noland, Gatewood.

Military Affairs Messrs. Anderson, Jones, Huster, Robertson, Military, Pitman, Davis of Amherst, Richardson, Saunders of Campbell, Lundy, M.Gruder, McDonald of Hampshire, Friend, Bradford, Eggleston.

Penitentiary--Messrs. Montague, Davis of Amherst George, Payne, Bass, Jordan, Johnson, Friend, Fleming, Staples, James, Dabney, Dunn, Fletener, Vermillion.

Executive Expenditures--Messrs. George, Anderson of Albemarle, Damel, Richardson, Payne, Thrash, Gillespie, Carpenter, Baker.

Lunatic Asylum--Messrs. Rives, Curtis, Tate, McGruder, Nelson of Fluvanna, Clockett, Worsham, Hopkins, Anderson of Albemarle, Lockridge, Woolfolk, Bradford, Vaden, Vernmillion, Clarke.

Enrolled Bills--Messrs. Hunt, Kyle, Wootten, Gillespie, Booten, Taylor, Prince, Worsham, McDonald of Logan, Woolfolk, Nelson of Louisa, Cecil, Fletcher, Rowan, Bayse.

Banks--Messrs. Robertson, Edmunds, Ward, Davis of Campbell, James, Wilson of Norfolk, Buford, Grattan, Lundy, McDonald of Hampshire, Orgain, Dunn, Rives, Walker, Cazenove, Baker, Carter, Wilson of Isle of Wight.

Treasurer's Accounts--Messrs. Matthews, Cazenove, Walker, Bass, Curtis, Noland, McGrader, Ewing, McDonald of Hampshire.

First Auditor's Office--Messrs. Johnson, Woodson, Wilson of Isle of Wight, Tate, Spady, Franklin, McKinney, Flood, McLaughlin, Wooten, Williams.

Second Auditor's Office--Messrs. Shannon, Woodhouse, Bayse, Coleman of Nelson, Mallory, Blue, Ward, Clarke, Laidly, Vaden, Lively.

Library--Messrs. Edmunds, Minor, Sheffey, Gordon, Mallory, Anderson of Botetourt, McKinney, Burke, Baker, Cazenove, Crochett, Gilmer, Dabney, Nelson of Louisa, Garrison.

Armory--Messrs. Blue, Carter, Wright, Shannon, West, Lynn, Lockbridge, Cecil, Fletcher, Ewing, Huntt, McLaughlin, Thrash, Taylor, Boggs.

Clerk's Office--Messrs. Reid, Thomas, Baskerville, Lynn, Graton, Murdaugh, Carpenter, Nelson of Fluvanna, Boggs

Roads, &c--Messrs. Sheffey, Carpenter, Baskervill, Ward, Flood, Treadway, Anderson of Rockbridge, Murdaugh, Saunders of Fairfax, Saunders of Campbell, Woodson, Wynne, Rowan, and Staples.

Board of Public Works--Messrs. Banks, Gatewood, Steger, Barbour, Anderson, of Rockbridge, Rutherfoord, Spady, Harrison, McCamant, Forbes, and Coleman of Fayette.

Agriculture and Manufactures--Messrs. Orgain, Tyler, Lynn, Riddick, Johnson, Lockridge, Watson, of Fluvanna, Payne, McDonald of Logan, Daniel, Lively, Woolfolk, Prince, Irby, and Boggs.

Claims.--Messrs. Bass, Kaufman, Brooks, Grattan, Davis of Amherst, Pitman, Nelson of Louisa, Montague, Wilson of Norfolk, Walker, Woodhouse, Matthews, Huntt, Dunn, and Gillespie.

Register's Office.--Messrs. Brooks, Lively, Wright, Mattheus, Irby, Hopkins, Jordan, Williams, and Garrison.

Schools and Colleges.--Messrs. Newton, Minor, Riddick, Treadway, Tate, Daniel, Saunders of Franklin, Crockett, Spady, Read, Curtis, Booten, Noland, Wright, and Laidley.

Resolutions of Inquiry.

By Mr. Jones: Of authorizing the banks of this Common wealth to issue a larger amount than 5 per cent. of their capital in notes of a less denomination than $5.

By Mr. Wooten: Of legalizing the issue of small notes heretofore made by the various counties, cities and towns of this Commonwealth, and providing for the future issue of such notes, and their redemption.

By Mr. James: Of transferring to the counties in which it is located the Commonwealth's interest in the Southwestern Turnpike, leading from Buchanan, in Botetourt, to the Tennessee line.

By Mr. Dunn: Of establishing a system of free schools for the education of orphans and poor children of those of our soldiers at present, or who may hereafter be engaged in the service of the Confederate army.

By. Mr. Buford: Of so amending the existing laws regulating judicial elections so as to provide the time of holding such elections shall be announced by proclamation of the Governor.

By Mr. Kaupman: Of resending so much of the acts of the last House of Delegates as made appropriations to works of internal improvement not already expended.

By. Mr. Sheffey: Of amending the act passed March 18th, 1856, entitled "An Act to separate the State from the banks by a sale of its stocks therein, and the application of the proceeds to the redemption of the public debt," so as to authorize the exchange of such stocks for the eight per cent, bonds of the Confederate States.

By. Mr. Stegar: Of establishing a military hospital for the State.

On motion of Mr. Walker, the Clerk was ordered to buy a clock for the use of the House.

A communication from the Governor was received, in reference to the burning of Dibrell's Warehouse, and recommending that prevision be taken to have the tobacco warehouses in the State made fire-proof. On motion of Mr. Blue, referred to the appropriate committee.

Mr. Steger presented the memorial of the Common Council of the City of Richmond, asking the Legislature to pass a law legalizing the issue of $300,000 worth of small notes made by them in pursuance of an ordinance passed April 19, 1861,

The following special committee to confer wit the Confederate authorities in reference to the proposed railroad extension between Danville and Greensboro, N. C., was announced by the Speaker.

Messrs, Buford, Wooten, Sheffey, Steger, Gilmer, Lively, McKinney, Kile, Riddick, Clark, Nelson of Fluvanna, and Richardson.

On motion, the Houses then adjourned.

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