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Virginia State Convention.thirty-fourth day. Monday,March 25, 1861. The Convention was called to order at 10 o'clock Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Solomon, of the Disciples Church. personal Explanations. Mr. Hall, of Marion, rose to a privileged question, and proceeded to correct some portion of his remarks on Friday and Saturday, as reported in the official organ of the Convention, the Richmond Enquirer Mr. Boisseac, of Dinwiddle, made a similar correction of his remarks on Saturday. Equality of taxation. The President announced the pending question, namely the resolutions on the subject of taxation and representation, offered by the gentleman from Monongahela, (Mr. Willey,) Mr. Turnek, of Jackson, being entitled to the floor, addressed the Convention. He desired the withdrawal of the resolutions, and advocated the adoption of a series offered by himself, early in the session. He maintained that they covered the whole subject wherein the people of h
General Assembly of Virginia.[extra session.]Senate. Monday, March 25, 1861. The Senate was called to order at the usual hour, Mr. Johnson in the chair. Bills Reported.--Incorporating the Staunton Savings Bank; to refund to Samuel E. Lee, a part of the license tax paid by him for such part of the year as the same was not used. Bills Passed.--House bill to amend the charter of the Bank of Richmond; House bill to incorporate the town of Asbury, in Wythe county; Senate bill for the relief of Enoch Atkins, of Giles county; Senate bill for the relief of John M. Jones, late Sheriff of Pendleton county; Senate bill releasing the Commonwealth's title to 556 ½ acres of land in Harrison county, to John H. Taliaferro; Senate bill to repeal an act passed 19th March, 1860, concerning the mode of catching fish in certain waters. Tax Bill.--On motion, the special order of the day was passed by, and the bill imposing taxes for the support of Government was taken up for consi
House of Delegates. Monday, March 25th, 1861. The House was called to order at 10 o'clock, by Mr. Tomlin, of King William. A communication was read from the Senate announcing the passage of a number of bills. Senate bills were passed, for the relief of Wm. M. Hundley, Commissioner of the Revenue for Matthews county; releasing Schr. Virginia, of Alexandria, from the payment of certain fines for an alleged violation of the inspection laws, and changing the names of the Lunatic Asylums of the State. Senate bill paying the Adjutant General, (Wm. H. Richardson,) "on account of his services in reorganizing the Militia of the State in the years 1858-59," which passed the Senate unanimously, was called up by Mr. Kemper, and, being discussed, was put on its passage and carried in the affirmative — ayes 81; noes 25. Bills were reported for the relief of Joseph Guseman, and for releasing to the personal representatives of A. C. Layne the rent due under his lease fo