was not in session yesterday.
In the House
several Senate bills were received and committed.
, from the Committee on Propositions and Grievances, reported a bill incorporating the Virginia Volunteer Navy Company.
The. Senate bill to abolish the auditing board was reported from the Committee
on Finance; as also a bill in relation to the currency.
The following resolutions of inquiry were submitted: By Mr. Irving
--Of forming into military districts, for defence against raids, such cities, towns, and counties as may be so situated as to render the formation of such districts convenient as well as mutually defensive.--By Mr. Edwards
--Of requiring the Banks of the Commonwealth
to receive deposits from all citizens who may desire to make them.
By Mr. Saunders
--Of reporting a bill to prevent the impressment of articles on the way to market for the supply of the same.
A resolution, submitted by Mr. Pretlow
, to appoint a special committee to wait on the Governor
and request him to make known to the citizens, by proclamation or otherwise, their rights under the impressment laws, and their cause of procedure for illegal seizures of their property, was laid over under the rules.
The bill providing for disabled soldiers, and the families of deceased soldiers, which was made the order of the day for to-day on Saturday last was taken up, and after various amendments was ordered to its engrossment.
The hour of 12 having arrived, the regular order of the day, the bill to reorganize the militia, was taken up, and its consideration continued.