be charged on railroads, canals, etc., and the reasons therefore, a report was received from the Board, which was laid on the table and ordered to be printed.
Mr. Armstrong presented a memorial from the proprietors of religious newspapers in Richmond, asking that the hands in their employ be exempted from militia service.
Referred to the Committee on Exemptions.
The bill providing an additional appropriation for the Virginia Military Institute was, on motion of Mr. Christian, of Middlesex, taken from the calendar, read the third time and passed.
On motion of Mr. Graham, the House bill amending the duelling code of Virginia was taken up, discussed, and, being put upon its passage, was lost by the following vote: Yeas, 14; nays, 16.
Subsequently, on motion of Mr. Taylor, of Montgomery, the vote by which the bill was lost was reconsidered, and then it was laid on the table.
Mr. Coghill, from the Committee for Courts of Justice, reported a bill amending the third
n, John Hunter and Dr. William S. Fowler.
Lunenburg.--John Orgain, jr., Colin Stokes and Frederick Lester.
Logan.--Colonel Isaac Morgan, John Justice and G. Dingess.
Morgan.--Thomas L. Clark, John Barney and A. L. Michael.
Madison.--Robert A. Banks, William A. Hill and Joshua Miller.
Mathews.--Walter G. Lane, Thomas M. Hunley and John H. Blake.
Meeklenburg.--Tucker Carrington, Alfred Boyd and John B. Northington.
Mereer.--Syms Thompson, Davis Calfee and William Houchins.
Middlesex.--Andrew B. Evans, Dr. George L. Nicholson and Philip T. Woodward.
Montgomery.--William R. Perfater, Thomas D. Childress and David G. Thomas.
Nelson.--Joseph H. Shelton, Thomas M. Dickinson, Miles T. Shipman.
Nottoway.--Richard Irby, Travis H. Eppes and Alexander H. McQuie.
Orange.--William A. Jennings, Joseph Hiden and F. J. Saunders.
Page.--David M. Duval, Samuel Miller, Joseph E. Buracker.
Patrick.--Nathaniel C. Scales, Samuel G. Staples, Richard Zeigler.