In the Senate
on Saturday a resolution of inquiry was adopted for the confiscation of all the property of persons within the conscript age who have abandoned the Southern
cause and fled to foreign countries, and also to inquire how the estates of those who have already fled may be reached and held by the Commonwealth
A bill was passed for the relief of Ro. F. and D. G. Bibb
A resolution was adopted inquiring into the expediency of amending the law for the suppression of gambling, so as to make the same more effectual.
The Senate then went into secret session, and so remained until about 3 o'clock, when the doors were reopened.
On motion, the Senate adjourned.
In the House
on Saturday Mr. Pendleton
, from the Committee
on Public Printing, submitted a report, with a joint resolution, directing the First Auditor to settle the paper accounts of the Public Printer
, and to demand of the Printer a return to the State
of a statement of the amount of paper used by him for other purposes than that of public printing, in kind, class, quantity, and quality.
The military bill occupied the remainder of the day's session.