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Confederate States Congress.Tuesday, March 17, 1863. Senate.--The Senate was called to order at 11 o'clock A. M., Mr. Hunter, of Va., in the chair Prayer by Rev. Jas. A. Duncan, of the Methodist Church. The consideration of the bill to organize the Supreme Court of the Confederate States was resumed, the pending question being on the adoption of the amendment of Mr. Clay, of Ala., repealing the 45th and 46th sections of the act of the Provisional Congress, approved March 16th, 1861. Mr. Yancey proceeded to address the Senate at some length in favor of the proposed amendment of Mr. Clay. He spoke from 11 o'clock till a few minutes of 3 o'clock. Mr. Orr called the previous question, which he withdrew in order to allow Mr. Phelan to submit a closing argument. The bill was then informally passed over. The Senate were notified that the House of Representatives had disagreed to the amendment of the Senate to a bill authorizing the impressment of private property
General Assembly of Virginia.Tuesday, March 17, 1863. Senate.--The Senate assembled at 10 o'clock A. M. the Lieutenant Governor in the chair. The bill providing for voting in camps, and in other places, passed by the House of Delegates, was received in the Senate, read the third time, and laid upon the table. Mr. Quesenberry introduced a resolution instructing the Committee on Salt to ascertain and report to the Senate on what terms the Salt Works in Washington and Smyth counties can be purchased. The resolution was agreed to. The consideration of the Salt Contrast, entered into by the committee with Messrs. Scott & Co., was the next business in order; and the question was upon the substitution of the minority report of the committee, contracting with Col. John N. Clarkson for a supply of salt. Mr. Coghill resumed his remarks on the question, commenced on Monday evening, and concluded, and was followed by Messrs. Collier and Johnson, the latter of whom took
From Fredericksburg.[from our own correspondent.] Fredericksburg, Va., March 17, 1863. Fredericksburg has again uttered her denial to the insolent foe of allegiance to the United States. Hooker is sent to seize her, after Burnside's brief, brutal, and inglorious three days occupation, and appoint officials to administer her government. But to-day, at the legally appointed period designated by her charter, her citizens have chosen her municipal officers for the ensuing year. Protected by Barksdale's Brigade, under the very guns of the Yankees, this election was conducted with unusual quiet and order M. Slaughter, Esq., who for several terms, and especially during the war; has discharged the onerous and important outles of the office with honor and credit to the community and himself, was re-elected Mayor; W. A. Little, Recorder; and L. J. Huffman H. B. Hall. Geo. W. Eve, Dr. J. G. Wallace, John F. Scott. J. G. Hurkarf, D. H. Gordon, Jno. M. Herudon. Jno. A. English, and Jam
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Tuesday, March 17, 1863. Specie and Bank Notes.--The brokers are now giving five for one for gold, and selling at $4.25 premium. Silver is selling at $4@4.40.--Bank notes of this State, North and South Carolina, and Georgia, are quotable at 90 per cent. premium — selling rate. We hear of no transactions in exchange. Bonds and Stocks.--We quote Confederate Bonds (100 M.) at par and int., for short dates, and 100½ and int. for long dates; do., (15 M.,) 115 and int.; Virginia State stock; 108, North Carolina 6's, 165--a further advance; do. do., 8's, 118 and int.; Orange and Alexandria R. R. bonds, 6's and 8's, 102 and int.; Farmers' Bank stock, 111; Exchange Bank, 108; Bank of Virginia, 78; Richmond Fire Association 35. Other stocks at about last week's quotations. Produce and Groceries.--Since our last report we have to note an advance in many articles. Flour continues to go up, notwithstanding there is a vast amount in the interior, detained there in the first