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The Daily Dispatch: December 17, 1861., [Electronic resource], By the Governor of Virginia — a proclamation. (search)
portion representation in accordance therewith, each House shall separately propose a scheme of representation lth: Or, second, whether representation in both House shall be apportioned on the "Mixed Basis;" that is, the two Houses shall be sitting. A majority of each House shall constitute a quorum to do business; but a smalbers in such manner and under such penalties as each House may provide. 9. The House of Delegates shall chse from their own body a President pro tem; and each House shall appoint its own officers, settle its own rules rejected by the other, and may be amended by either House with the consent of the other. 12. Each House otime, and the yeas and nays of the members of either House, on any question, shall, at the desire of one-fifth ed, unless two-thirds of the members elected to that House shall otherwise determine. 13. The whole numberurrence of a majority of the members elected to each House, provision may be made for more than one Judge in a
which was adopted: Resolved, That the Committee on Banks be instructed to inquire into the expediency of requiring the banks of the State to issue twenty per cent. of their respective capital stocks in notes below the denomination of five dollars, and not less than one dollar; ten per cent, thereof to be issued in one dollar notes, and paid in gold or silver coin on presentation. Mr. West offered the following, which was adopted: Resolved, That, the Senate concurring, this House do on the 9th day of January, 1862, proceed to select Senators to represent Virginia in the Senate of the Confederate Congress. Mr. Fleming Resolved, That the Committee on Military Affairs be instructed to inquire into the expediency of reporting a bill to authorize the raising of a force of ten thousand men for the defence of exposed portions of the Commonwealth, which may not be provided for by the Confederate authorities. Adopted. On motion of Mr. McKinney, the Committee on