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General Assembly of Virginia.[Extra session.] Senate. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1861. The Senate was called to order at 11 o'clock, and opened with prayer by the Bev. Mr. Peterkin, of St. James' Church. Mr. Coghill, from the Committee of Courts of Justice, reported adverse to the petition of Edgar McCloud, asking for the enslavement of certain free negroes. Mr. Thompson reported a bill to amend the charter of the Virginia Car Spring Company. The President laid before the Seuse bill to amend the 1st section of the act passed March 4, 1856, for marking the boundary line between Fluvanna and Albemarle counties. On motion of Mr. Dickinson, of Prince Edward, the Senate adjourned. House of Delegates. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1861. Speaker Critchfield called the House to order at 11 o'clock. The House were informed by the Clerk of the Senate of the passage by that body of a number of bills; some of which were passed by the House, as follows: Incorporati
Virginia State Convention.Twelfth day. Wednesday, Feb. 27, 1861. The Convention was called to order at 12 o'clock. Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Minnegerode, of St. Paul's Church. Defence of the Commonwealth. Mr. Fisher, of Northampton, offered the following: Resolved, That a committee, consisting of thirteen the request of the President. Military force of the State. The following communication was received from the Executive: Executive Department, February 27, 1861. Gentlemen of the Convention: In response to your resolution, adopted on the 20th instant, calling for information as to "the number of the enrolled mirms; their kind and description," I communicate herewith a report from the Adjutant General. Respectfully, John Letcher. Adjutant General's Office, Feb. 27, 1861. His Excellency John Letcher, Governor of Va.:Sir: --I have the honor to report the information called for by resolution of the Convention, of the 21st i