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The State Convention.eight day. Thursday, Feb. 21, 1861. The Convention was called to order by the President, at the usual hour. Prayer by the Rev. Geo. W. Noleet, of the M. E. Church. Printing the debates. The President stated, that in pursuance of the resolution adopted yesterday, he had an interview with the editors of the Richmond Enquirer, and had received from them a statement in writing. From want of knowledge of the subject, he felt incompetent to make the contract. He would therefore submit it to the Convention, to be referred to a committee, or for such other action as might be deemed proper. The communication was read by the Clerk. It proposes to publish the matter at the following rates: For composition, per column, $3.25, (the rate allowed by the Convention of 1850;) for reporting, per column, $7.50, was paid to the Congressional Globe;) press work, per token, $2 ½ cents; for paper, the same as allowed the Public Printer. It also proposes to
General Assembly of Virginia.[Extra session.]Senate. Thursday,Feb. 21, 1861. Called to order at the usual hour, Mr. Isbellin the chair, and opened with prayer by the Rev. Mr. Bosserman, of the Universalist Church. Bills Reported.--The following bills were reported: For the relief of the securities of Joshua H. Staats, dec'd. late Sheriff of Jackson county; for the incorporation of the Kanawha Salt Company; refunding to Frank D. Redd, committee for James D. Shepherd, a sum of money paid into the Treasury on account of two fines imposed by the Circuit Court of Prince Edward upon the said Jas. D. Shepherd; authorizing a loan to the Dismal Swamp Canal Company; authorizing the formation of a battalion by two companies in the towns of Scottsville and Howardsville, in the county of Albemarle. Resolutions of Inquiry.--The following resolutions of inquiry into expediency were adopted: By Mr. Coghill, authorizing the Circuit Courts of the Commonwealth to convert decrees of d
House of Delegates. Thursday, February 21st, 1861. The House was called to order at 11 o'clock, by Speaker Crutchfield. Prayer by Rev. George Jacobs, of the Mayo Street Hebrew Church. A message from the Senate announced the passage of several bills. Referred to House committees. Bills Reported.--The following bills were reported, viz: Requiring reports from Savings Banks and certain Insurance Companies, and imposing a tax thereon; for the relief of John Avis, late Jailor of Jefferson county; authorizing the payment of a sum of money to Henry Exall, of the city of Richmond, for services rendered and expenses incurred in altering and repairing the State Court-House in the city of Richmond; refunding to Jas. W. Larue a sum of money paid on an erroneous assessment of land. Harper's Ferry Expenses.--Mr. Duckwall moved to take up from the table the report of the Harper's Ferry Auditing Board, on the subject of paying a portion of the 89th Regiment of Virginia M
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.what a Richmond clergyman thinks of the state of things in the South. Richmond, Va., Richmond, Va., Feb. 21, 1861 The following is from a distinguished clergyman of this city, who has for a week or two been traveling in the Gulf States. As it is reliable information in regard to points which are now exciting the nation, I conclude to place it at your disposal: "Political questions are now wholly absorbing the minds of the people. All seem to be gratified with the organization of a Southern Confederacy. They regard this as very much relieving the states of responsibility, all the more serious as it involved the probability of hourly collision in some way with the Federal Government. This responsibility is now transferred to the Southern General Government. It must not be supposed, as is reported in the Northern papers, that the people here and in Charleston are impatient for war. They desire no such thing. I have heard no man
Commercial. Richmond Markets, Feb. 21, 1861. Apples.--Northern $2.50@3.50; Virginia Pippins $2.50 to $4. Bacon.--Demand moderate. We quote Sides 11 ½ cents; Shoulders 9 ½ cts.; plain Hams 12 ½ cts; Sugar-cured 13@13 ½ cents. Stock light. Bags.--Seamless Bags, 25; Manchester do., 19@23; Gunny do., 12@14 Beans:--White $1.37 ½@1.50, per bushel. Beeswax.--27 cts. Brooms.--$2@3, according to quality. Buckets, &c.--Painted Buckets $1.87 ½@$2 per dozen; threeJeffersonville, Tazewell. There are probably few, if any, of the notes of the last named Bank afloat, as it has been discredited for some years. Sales of Stocks in Richmond. Reported by John A. Lancaster &Son, for week Ending February 21ST, 1861. Virginia 6 per cent. Registered Bonds, sales $81. Richmond City Bonds, sales $90. Petersburg City Bonds, no recent sales. Lynchburg City Bonds, no recent sales. Norfolk City Bonds, no recent sales. Exchange Bank Stock, s<