ent of damages.
On motion of Mr. Blue, the House took up and passed a bill compensating Norman C. Smoot and Thomas Caudy, commissioners of the revenue for the county of Hampshire, for service rendered.
The following resolutions of inquiry into expediency were referred to the appropriate committees:
By Mr. Bass--Of refunding to Dr. Henry C. Stevens, a license fee for which license, on account of his volunteering in the army, he has no use.
By Mr. Jones--Of refunding to Joel E. Bragg, of King and Queen county, a certain license tax paid by him.
Mr. Saunders, of Campbell, offered a resolution that, with the consent of the Senate a joint committee of both Houses be appointed to communicate to the Secretary of War the passage of the bill to organize the forces of Virginia, and to confer with the Secretary for the purpose of promoting harmony between the act of the Confederate Congress and the act of the General Assembly of Virginia.
Messrs. Anderson, of Boteto