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Confederate Congress. Senate. Thursday, December 15, 1864. Prayer by Rev. Dr. Minnegerode, of the Episcopal Church. The Chair laid before the Senate the petition of adjutants of certain Georgia regiments asking increase of rank or to be put in the line of promotion. Referred to the Military Committee. House bill to regulate the pay and mileage of members, and the compensation of officers of the Senate and House of Representatives, was reported adversely from the Finance Committee, and was placed on the calendar. The Senate then resumed consideration of the bill to define and punish conspiracy against the Confederate States, the pending question being on the adoption of an amendment proposed by the Judiciary Committee. After a long discussion, which consumed most of the day, the amendment was adopted and the bill passed. Yeas, 10; nays, 7. On motion, by Mr. Hill, the Senate resolved into secret session. House of Representatives. The House wa
Virginia Legislature.[Extra session.] Senate. Thursday, December 15, 1864. The Senate met at 12 o'clock M. The Rev. Dr. Dogget led in prayer. The joint resolution of the House of Delegates providing for the adjournment of both Houses on Wednesday, 21st instant, to Wednesday, the 4th of January, 1865, was so amended as to provide for its adjournment till the 9th of January. The Committee on Finance were instructed to inquire into and report what action, if any, be necessary by the General Assembly to protect the bonds of the Commonwealth from ruinous taxation by the Confederate States Government. On motion of Mr. Christian, of Augusta, the Senate adjourned. House of Delegates. The House met at noon, and was opened with prayer by Rev. Dr. Jeter. A bill was reported from the Committee on Printing, changing the time for the commencement of the term of office of the Public Printer; and the bill passed to its second reading. Mr. Pendleton call