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Arming the county. --This subject was considered by the County Court of Henrico yesterday, all the Justices being present. Col. J. Lucius Davis, from the committee appointed by the Court to inquire into the cost and description of military arms necessary to place the county of Henrico in a more efficient position of defence at this time of threatened danger, reported that they had considered the subject with earnest attention. They find, upon consultation with the Adjutant General of theing the Legislature to authorize the Court to levy on the people such amount as may be necessary to put the county in an efficient state of defence, and also authorizing the President of the Court to convene the same immediately, to lay such levy. After the reading of the foregoing report, patriotic Southern speeches were made by Col. J. Lucius Davis, Col. Sherwin McRae, N. F. Bowe, Esq., Capt. John Wilder Atkinson, Col. John B. Young, Robt. A. Mayo, Garland Hanes, and Wm. Boulware, Esqs.
pted requesting the President to inform the Senate who was Secretary of War, and why the nomination has not been sent to that body. A discussion occurred on the resolution, wherein Mr. Slidell said the President had grossly violated the Constitution. Mr. Bigler defended the President. Mr. Crittenden's resolutions were made the special order for tomorrow. The Pacific Railway bill was made the special order for Monday. The special message from the President being up, Mr. Davis, of Miss., said the message only informed the Senate of what it had known days before, and threw all the responsibility on the Senate. He defended South Carolina, denied that any attempt was to be made on the District of Columbia, and ridiculed the idea of turning Washington into a camp. He denied the right of executing the laws by military force, and asked if judicial proceedings were to be superceded by drumhead law? Fort Sumter had been garrisoned contrary to the plighted faith of th
Davis, Deupree & Co., will give their entire attention to the Sale of Negroes, Publicly and privately. Odd Fellow's Hall, Corner Mayo and Franklin streets, Richmond, Va. Ro. H. Davis, Wm. S. Deupree, S. R. Fondren. Rufus G. Maddux, Clerk. 1--1