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The Daily Dispatch: March 14, 1862., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
The Daily Dispatch: January 13, 1863., [Electronic resource] 1 1 Browse Search
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canal and telegraph companies, on certificate of the respective Presidents of these companies; an editor and assistant editor of newspapers, and on the certificate of the editor or proprietor, of a sufficient jumber of employees to conduct a daily newspaper. The first of exemptions was quite nengthy, and was deemed necessary by the joint committee in barely keeping alive the various industrial, mechanical, and agricultural pursuits to which it related. An amendment was offered by Mr. Bankerville, and after a lengthy discussion, in which cotton, wool, leather, iron, &c., were severally represented, the ayes and nays were ordered, resulting in ayes 24, nays 48--no quorum voting. Mr. Mallory moved a call of the House, which was supported by Mr. Saunders, of Campbell. Mr. Cazenove would vote for a call of the House, were it not for his experience the last time it was attempted. Mr. Edmunds deplored the absence of members at such times as these, and moved that the bel
t the last section, which might be rendered null by Congressional legislation, was taken up and unanimously passed. The bill relating to the increase of salaries of Government officers was recommitted for amendment. On motion of Mr. Wynne, the bill for the relief of the Hergrant of the city of Richmond, and the Sergeant of the city of Petersburg was taken up, increasing the per diem compensation of said Sergeants for the maintenance of prisoners in their charge. Passed — ayes 78 nose 6. Mr. Murdengh offered a resolution, which was passed that the special Committee on Salt be instructed and required to report what legislation is necessary to secure for the future a supply of salt for loyal citizens new prevented from securing the same because of the presence of the enemy. Mr. Bankerville offered a resolution instructing the Committee on Roads to inquire into the expediency of closing the mortgage on the Roanoke Valley R. R. On motion, the House adjourned.