Saturday, March 11, 1865.
The Senate was called to order at 11 o'clock by Mr. Johnson
, of Bedford
Certain patriotic resolutions, adopted by the officers and soldiers of the Fourteenth Virginia regiment, were introduced by Mr. Nash
and referred to the Committee
on Confederate Relations.
The President pro tempore
read a letter from Dr. L. S. Joynes
of the Faculty of the Medical College of Virginia
, inviting the attendance of the members of the Senate at the annual commencement of that institution, on the 11th instant, at the Medical College in this city.
Senate bill supplemental to the act passed March 8, 1864, entitled an act appropriating the public revenue for the fiscal years 1863--'64 and 1864 '65, with amendments proposed by the House of Delegates, was taken up. Some of the amendments were agreed to, and others disagreed to, after which it was returned to the House of Delegates.
On motion of Mr. Coghill
, the bill providing for the distribution of salt to the citizens of Virginia
was taken up, read the third time and discussed till the hour of adjournment.
House of Delegates.
met at 10 A. M.
The following bills were called up, discussed and passed:
Bill for the relief of William E. Herndon
, member of the House
, with Senate amendment thereto.
Senate bill to protect legitimate Virginians
against the acts of the bogus government of Peirpoint
. Senate bill to assess incomes, persons and property.
The Senate bill to impose taxes for the support of Government was taken up, and discussed for the remainder of the session.