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rate States to make Confederate notes a legal tender, and instructing our Senators and requesting our Representatives to vote for the passage of such as act, was rejected. The vote resulted — yeas 3, nays 25, as follows: Yeas.--Messrs. Alderson, Finney, and Pats--3. Nays.--Messrs. Armstrong, Ball, Branch, Carraway, Carson, Collter, Dickinson of Prince Edward, Dickenson of Grayson, Greever, Hart, Johnson, Logan, Massie; McKenney, Neeson, Newlon, Newman, Pennybacker, Quesenberry. Robertson, Thomas of Henry, Thompson, Urquhart, Whittle, and Whitten--25. The third resolution, in regard to the States guaranteeing the Confederate bonds in their several Confederate proportions, was taken up and adopted. A resolution from the House, providing for the removal of the prisoners in the city jail, in the discretion of the Judge of the Hustings Court and the Governor, was taken up, and being so amended as to provide that those confined for violating city ordinances shall be re
On motion of Mr. Edmunds, the chair was vacated for one hour. The chair was resumed by the Speaker, (Mr. Sheffey,) at fifteen minutes to 12 o'clock. Mr. Robertson, of the city of Richmond, offered a joint resolution authorizing the Governor, in conjunction with the Judge of the Hustings Court of Richmond, to make such arnfined in the city prison as they may deem expedient; and that he may appropriate therefore money out of any contingent fund he may have under his control Mr. Robertson said that there were now in the city jail some eighty prisoners, twenty of whom were confined for felonies, and the rest for other offences. The Sergeant was with violations of city ordinances shall be removed, when necessary, and supported at the expense of the city. The House concurred in the amendment. Mr. Robertson, of Richmond, presented an act amending the 3d section of the act, passed on the 3d of March, providing for the issue of notes of a less denomination than five
Goochland Light Dragoons. A report has been in circulation, to the effect that the flag of this company was captured in the fight near Williamsburg. We present below an official and reliable contradiction of this report: Headqr's 4th Va. Cavalry, May 17th. A report having been circulated that the flag of the "Goochland Light Dragoons," 4th Virginia Cavalry, was captured by the enemy, near Williamsburg, on Sunday, the 4th inst., I take the earliest opportunity to correct the statement. The flag is still in possession of the company. B. H. Robertson, Colonel 4th Virginia Cavalry.