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the House: Sec. 1. The Congress of the Confederate States of America do enact, That in addition to the taxes levied by the "act to lay taxes for the common defence and to carry on the Government of the Confederate States," approved 24th of April, 1863, there shall be levied from the passage of this act, on the subjects of taxation hereafter mentioned, and collected from every person, co-partnership, association or corporation liable therefore, taxes as follows, to wit: I. Upon the valun the first of January, 1863, and the first of January, 1865, ten per cent. In addition to the tax on such profits as income under the "act to lay taxes for the common defence, and carry on the Government of the Confederate states," approved April 24th, 1863 II. On all profits made by buying and selling money, gold, silver, foreign exchange, stocks, notes, debts, credits, or obligations of any kind, and any merchandize, profits or effects of any kind, not enumerated in the preceding paragraph,
l the act authorizing the President to confer temporary rank and command, for service with volunteer troops, on officers of the Confederate army, was taken up, and pending its consideration. On motion of Mr. Semmes, of La., the Senate resolved into secret session. The House met at 11 o'clock, and was called to order by the Speaker. Mr. Lyons, of Va., offered a joint resolution explanatory of the "Act to lay taxes for the common defence, and to carry on the war," approved April 24th, 1863, so as to exempt from taxation the daily wages of detailed soldiers and other employees of the Government, where such wages do not exceed $1,000 per annum. Passed. Mr. Lyons also offered a resolution to authorize the Speaker of the House to employ one page, at a salary of one thousand dollars per annum. Considered and adopted. Mr. Foster, of Ala., introduced a resolution to instruct the Committee on Military Affairs to report upon the bill referred to them increasing the pay o