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. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Brown. Bills Passed.--Senate bill to increase the pay of certain officers of the Public Guard; House bill to amend chapter 108 of the Code, concerning births, marriages and deaths. On motion of Mr. Douglass, House bill prs guardian or committee of William Smith, an idiot; also, to incorporate the Silver Run Mining and Manufacturing Company; House bill to amend and reenact the 2d section of an act passed Feb. 8, 1860, to revive and amend an act passed March 1st, 1853lost was reconsidered, and, on his motion, laid on the table. Bills Reported.--Mr. Brannon, from Committee, reported House bill imposing taxes for the support of government, and on his motion, it was ordered to be printed. He also reported, with a recommendation against passing, House bill to amend the 35th section of an act entitled "an act imposing taxes for the support of government," passed March 31st, 1860. Resolution of Inquiry.--Mr. Wickham offered the following joint resolut
A communication was read from the Senate announcing the passage of a number of bills; among them House bill "authorizing the issue of Treasury notes," with an amendment striking out three words-- "atted appropriations providing for the defence of the Commonwealth, and when this bill passed this House I was in favor of it--now I am opposed to it. Sir, the sovereignty of Virginia is assembled in Mfinitely postpone, lay on the table, or otherwise delay action on the bill. Some weeks ago this House had unanimously passed the bill. What light had since dawned upon his distinguished friend, (Mro move in that direction. Could Virginia originate any new movement in that direction? If this House could be regarded as a fair exponent of the purpose of the people of Virginia, any new movement preamble and first resolution originating the Peace Conference at Washington was adopted in this House with four dissenting votes. This House, by that vote, declared that the General Assembly, "repr
a bill for the relief of the Virginia Rifles was rejected for the want of a constitutional majority; also, for the same reason, the bill authorizing a loan to the Western Military College. On motion of Mr. Wickham, a special committee was appointed to inquire into the expediency of employing a portion of the Penitentiary convicts in quarrying and dressing granite, with a view to the erection of a new Capitol. The time of the House was consumed in discussing a slight Senate amendment to House bill authorizing the issue of one million of dollars in Treasury notes. The greater portion of the debate will be found in the regular report, and will repay perusal, as indicating the position of gentlemen from the East and West on the subject of State defence. A report relative to the condition of the Penitentiary and the store therewith connected, was read and referred to the Finance Committee. It seems to be the general impression that the bill for the sale of the Canal will pass both