met Saturday at 12 o'clock M. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Duncan
, of the Methodist Church.
, of Ark, introduced a bill to
authorize the appointment of additional military storekeepers.
, of N. C.
, introduced a bill to provide that the bonds and certificates mentioned in the second section of the "act to reduce the currency, &c," be receivable in payment of all Government dues which shall have occurred prior to the first of January, 1865, except export and import duties.
Also, a bill to amend the act to levy additional taxes for the common defence and support of the Government
, from the Military Committee, reported back the bill to authorize the appointment of an ensign in each battalion of infantry.
, of La, introduced a bill to provide for the immediate payment to the family of Gen. Stafford
, of La.
, deceased, of the amount of pay due him at the time of his death.
On motion, the Senate resolved into secret session.
In the House
there was no business of importance transacted.