House of Delegates. Tuesday,April 1, 1862.
In obedience to the proclamation of the Governor
calling an extra session of the Virginia Legislature to day, at the request of a majority of members of both houses, the House
met at 11 o'clock, when the following business was transacted:
On motion of Mr. Robertson
, of Richmond
, the following preamble and resolutions were adopted by a vote of — ayes 56, noes 18: [Sea Senate above]
passed the joint resolution releasing the lessees of the Smythe and Washington County
Salt Works from their contract to furnish 4,000 bushels of salt.
adjourned till the first Monday in May, unless sooner called together by the Governor