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General Assembly of Virginia.Extra session.Senate. Monday, May 12th, 1862 The Senate was called to order at 12 M., by Lieut. Gov. Mon The Clerk presented a joint resolution from the House of Delegates, announcing its concurrence in a resolution to pay L. D. Haymond a sum of money. Mr. Nath asked and obtained leave to introduce a bill to raise an army of the State of Virginia, to be to the Confederate army. Read a first time and ordered to be printed. Mr. Ball offered the following, which was adopted: Resolved, That so much of the Governor's Message as refers to the election of a successor to Hon. John W. Tyler, as Judge of the 9th Judicial Group, be referred to the Committee for Courts of Justice. Mr. Whittle offered the following resolution, which was adopted: Resolved, That 1,000 copies of all acts passed by the Confederate Government for impressing property for the public use, be published by the Public Printer, for the information of t
May 12, 1862. The House was opened with prayer by the Rev. Dr. Woodridge, of the P E Church. Mr. Crockett presented a communication from Judges A S Fulton, David McComas, Evermont Ward, and G D Camden deputed by the citizens of Southwestern Virginia to petition the General Assembly to use all his exertions towards the restoration of Gen. John B Floyd to his command. The communication called attention to the fact that Southwestern Virginia possesses more means for the successful prosSouthwestern Virginia possesses more means for the successful prosecution of the war, in the shape of salt, lead, and iron, than any other section of country of its extent in the entire confederacy. How that this valuable region was threatened by the enemy, it is important that it should be well defended. The means of protection was already there — the mentand the leader — but that leader, General John B. Floyd, was deprived of his authority to command. The people were anxious for Gen. Floyd again to take the field and thousand would join his standard. It