Saturday, December 17, 1864.
After the usual organization of the Senate, the Rev. Dr. Doggett
led in prayer.
, of Middlesex
, offered a resolution having for its object the prevention of speculation in salt and other necessaries of life.
A resolution inquiring into the propriety of making appropriations so as to continue at the Military Institute the full number of cadets, was presented by Mr. Ball
Agreed to and properly referred.
On motion of Mr. Johnson
the Senate adjourned.
House of Delegates.
met at 12 M., Opened with prayer by Rev. Dr. Jeter
The bill to increase, one hundred per cent, the salaries of certain officers of the State Government
was called up on its third reading and passed.
The bill is retrospective as well as prospective in its action, and fixes upon July last as the date from whence the increase shall begin.
After the introduction of the usual number of resolutions, etc., the House