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House of Delegates.

The House met at 12 M. The Speaker, Mr. Kemper, in the chair.

Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Dashiell, of the Protestant Episcopal Church.

The appropriate Standing Committees were instructed to inquire into the expediency of sundry propositions, viz:

By Mr. Prince: Of authorizing the Governor to offer a bounty during the war on shoes, leather, &c.

By Mr. Flood--Releasing from the penalties of the laws Savings' Banks for having issued notes as currency, and individuals for receiving and passing the notes of said banks; and imposing a condition upon said banks to make no further issues of said notes.

By Mr. Bayse--Of increasing the salary of the Clerk of Accounts in the Auditor's office.

By Mr. Lynn--Of increasing the allowance of the Jailor of Prince William county, for keeping prisoners.

By Mr. Spady--Of amending the 26th section, chapter 192 of the Code of Virginia, 1861.

By Mr. George--Of amending and establishing a branch Bank at Jeffersonville.

Mr. Collier, from the committee appointed to confer with the President in regard to obtaining from the Confederate Government a supply of salt for the State of Virginia, made a report, from which it appeared the Confederate authorities were unable to comply with the request of the committee.

Mr. West moved to take up the bill reenacting the stay law. Negatived.

On motion, the bill appropriating fifty thousand dollars for the relief of the Charleston sufferers was taken up and passed — ayes 83, noes 13.

Mr. Wynne offered a joint resolution, which was adopted, authorizing the appointment of a committee to consider what arrangements should be made for the purpose of accommodating the Senate and House of Representatives of the Confederate States.

The order of the day, being a bill to encourage the production of salt from sea water, came up.

The bill was discussed by Messrs. McCamant, Sheffey, Robertson, Worsham, Collier, and Steger; after which a vote was taken thereupon, but failed to pass.

A bill constituting a part of New River a lawful fence, was read a third time and passed.

On motion of Mr. Cazenove, the vote on the salt bill was reconsidered.

After a long and desultory debate, a motion was made to table the bill, but failed to carry. Another debate ensued which was put an end to by the previous question being sustained, and the bill being again voted on, passed by the following vote;--Ayes 80, noes 16.

And then the House adjourned.

The following resolutions were offered in the House of Delegates some time ago — but omitted:

On motion of Mr. West, of Halifax:

Resolved, That the Committee on Finance inquire into the expediency of refunding to James Young, executor, etc., a sum of money erroneously paid by him on account of land tax charged to Thomas Owen's estate.

On motion of Mr. West:

Resolved, That the Committee of Schools and Colleges inquire into the expediency of paying to J. B. Bass a sum of money due him on account of teaching indigent children, etc.

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