In the Senate
yesterday, there was but little business to transact.
A joint resolution from the House
in regard to the accounts of the Public Printer
, was referred to the Finance Committee.
The Committee on Privileges and Elections reported that the following gentlemen had been duly elected to fill vacancies at late special elections:
J. J. Graham
, vice Lt. Col. Peters
, resigned; E. T. Taylor
, vice John Seddon
, deceased; Wm. Mahone
, vice W. E. Taylor
, resigned; Andrew Hunter
, vice E. L. Moore
Laid on the table.
The joint Committee of Conference, on the disagreement of the two Houses on the bill for the relief of soldiers' families residing within the lines or under the control of the enemy, reported a recommendation that the House
recede from its amendment.
A bill in regard to compensation to the pages and porters, clerk of Salt Committee, &c., communicated from the House
, was passed.
In the House,
the bill to provide compensation to the pages and porters of the two Houses, the clerk of the joint Salt Committee, and the engineer to examine the Salt Works
, was passed and communicated to the Senate.
The Militia Bill was again taken up and considered until the hour of adjournment.