In the Senate
yesterday the joint resolution of Mr. Arnstrong
remonstrating against the passage of any law by Congress rendering persons between the ages of 16 and 18 and 45 and 55 years liable to conscription, which had been referred to the Committee
on Confederate Relations and reported back, with the recommendation that it pass, was taken up, agreed to, and communicated to the House
A bill was reported authorizing the transfer of certain bonds of the State
held in trust by the United States
for the Cherokee Indians
, and providing for the payment of Interest thereon.
The consideration of the militia bill was resumed.
Before reaching a vote on the bill the Senate adjourned.
In the House
the joint resolution of the Senate in regard to liability of militia officers to conscription was received and adopted.
A bill from the Military Committee was introduced for organizing the State
The bill imposing taxes for the support of the Government
was also introduced.
A communication from the Governor
similar to that submitted to the Senate on the previous day was read; which, after an animated discussion, was tabled and ordered to be printed.
The bill vacating the commissions of militia officers of the State
was called up and passed.
The bill appropriating one million of dollars for the relief of families of soldiers within the enemy's lines was under discussion at the hour of adjournment.