was not in session on Saturday.
House of Representatives.
met at 12 o'clock. Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Duncan
The Standing Committees, appointed by the Speaker
, were announced.
A special committee was appointed to investigate the charges against the Hon. Williamson R. W. Cobb
Several other special committees of minor importance were also appointed.
, of Ala, presented a memorial from Mr. J. H. Winn
, which was referred to the Committee
, of Ga.
, presented a memorial from the citizens of Georgia
, asking relief from taxation.
, of S. C.
, introduced a bill to secure a more extended circulation of the General Orders
, issued from the Adjutant and Inspector General's Office.
, of Tenn.
, submitted a resolution of inquiry, t ascertain what legislation was necessary to equalize the prices of impressments in the different States.
, of Tenn.
, introduced a bill to facilitate the detection of fraud in the Quartermaster's Department, and disbursing offices generally.
, of Miss.
, introduced a bill, to increase the pay of the clerk in the employment of the General
in Command at the seat of Government, from $1,200 per annum to $3,000, and to provide that such clerk, when employed, shall not be liable to any duty in the field.
On motion the House