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g in the foregoing resolutions shall be construed into a restriction upon the General-in-Chief of the Confederate Armies, or a prohibition to the employment of the slaves and free negroes for the public defence in such manner — as soldiers or otherwise — as the General-in- Chief may deem most expedient." The following was the vote by which the foregoing resolutions were passed at the time in secret session: Yeas.--Messrs. Alderson, Armstrong, Ball, Christian of Augusta, Coghill, Douglas, Frazier, Garnett, Garrison, Hunter, Keen, Lewis, Nash, Neeson, Newlon, Newman of Mason, Newman of Madison, Stevenson, Spitler, Tayloe, Taylor and Thomas--22. Nays.--Messrs. Bales, Bruce, Christian of Middlesex, Collier, Dickinson, Dulaney, Graham, Guy, Hart, Jones, Logan, Lynch, Quesenberry, Saunders, Wiley and Witten--16. Admiral Buchanan appearing in the hall, on motion, the chair was vacated for ten minutes, in order to give the members of the Senate an opportunity to be intr
Richmond circuit Court, yesterday --Judge Meredith presiding.--In the matter of a petition for a writ of habeas corpus of Edward M. Sandy, of Essex county, Virginia: petitioner prays to be discharged from active duty, as he was over the conscript age at the time of enrollment, and to be put into the reserves. After argument by counsel, the Court retained its decision until this morning. Hon. B. B. Douglas, of the Virginia Senate, appeared for affiant; B. R. Welford, Jr., for Government. Peyton Johnston was discharged from the custody of Colonel J. B. Danforth, under a writ of habeas corpus, in consequence of being over the age of fifty years. The case of James Kennedy, who applies for a discharge from the same regiment on the same grounds, was continued until Monday. In the case of William Wingfield, of Hanover county, a bonded farmer, who was among those whose details were revoked, and he now applies for a discharge under his bond: after hearing the evidence and