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Virginia Legislature.
[extra session.]


Saturday, December 17, 1864.
After the usual organization of the Senate, the Rev. Dr. Doggett led in prayer.

Mr. Christian, of Middlesex, offered a resolution having for its object the prevention of speculation in salt and other necessaries of life. Agreed to.

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.

The House 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 adjourned.

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