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House of Delegates. Friday, Feb. 7th. The House met at 11 o'clock. Prayer by Rev. Dr. Burrows. The House concurred in the Senate amendment to the bill refunding to Edmund W. Balley a sum of money erroneously paid into the Treasury. The following Senate bills were reported by the Clerk and read a second time: An act to refund license taxes to volunteers in service and other persons. An act to provide for the collection of taxes and other public dues in the hands of disloyal and defaulting officers of the Commonwealth, &c. The Senate bill to empower the Governor to have made out and flied in the State Department complete lists of the Virginia forces, was passed. The following bills were reported: From the Committee on Propositions and Grievances: A bill to allow further time for the owners of lots in the town of Columbia, Fluvanna county, to build on and improve the same. This bill was read a second time. From the Committee on Financ
Capture of Fort Henry by the Yankees.Confederates retreating to Fort Donelson.destruction of Tennessee river bridge.communication between Columbus and Bowling Green cut off. Nashville, Feb. 7. --A special dispatch to the Union and American, from Clarksville, 2 o'clock, A. M., says Fort Henry has fallen into the hands of the enemy. Our force is retreating to Fort Donelson. Federal gunboats are at Danville. The Tennessee river bridge, at that place, is destroyed by the Yaenemy. Our force is retreating to Fort Donelson. Federal gunboats are at Danville. The Tennessee river bridge, at that place, is destroyed by the Yankees. 20,000 Federals formed the attacking column. No further particulars. Memphis, Feb. 7. --Fort Henry was captured by the Federals yesterday, after two hours firing. The Federals advanced and destroyed the Tennessee river bridge, thereby cutting off communication between Columbus and Bowling Green. No details yet.
Exchanged Yankee prisoners. New Orleans, Feb. 7. --Four hundred and ninety-two Yankee prisoners left yesterday evening for North Caroling, to be exchanged.