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William Ira Smith (search for this): article 1
ce, with instructions to inquire into the expediency of ratifying or rejecting the same; and in the event that they are of opinion, that it should be ratified, then to report a suitable form of ratification. Mr. Nelson moved to lay the resolution on the table. Yeas and nays demanded, and recorded as follows: Yeas--Messrs. August, Brannon, Bruce, Carson, Claiborne, Coghill, Day, Dickenson of Grayson, Finly, Finney, Greever, Logan, Lynch, Nash, Neason, Newlon, Paxton, Quesenberry, Smith, Thompson, and Urquhart--21. Nays,--Messrs. Carraway, Carter, Christian, Hubbard, Johnson, Marshall, McKenney, Newman, Pate, Stuart, Thomas of Fairfax, and Townes--12. The Tax Bill Passed.--On motion, the order of the day was passed by, and the bill imposing taxes for the support of government taken up for consideration. Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, withdrew his proposition to strike out forty cents and insert fifty. Mr. Brannon proposed an unimportant amendment to the genera
me; and in the event that they are of opinion, that it should be ratified, then to report a suitable form of ratification. Mr. Nelson moved to lay the resolution on the table. Yeas and nays demanded, and recorded as follows: Yeas--Messrs. August, Brannon, Bruce, Carson, Claiborne, Coghill, Day, Dickenson of Grayson, Finly, Finney, Greever, Logan, Lynch, Nash, Neason, Newlon, Paxton, Quesenberry, Smith, Thompson, and Urquhart--21. Nays,--Messrs. Carraway, Carter, Christian, Hubbard, Johnson, Marshall, McKenney, Newman, Pate, Stuart, Thomas of Fairfax, and Townes--12. The Tax Bill Passed.--On motion, the order of the day was passed by, and the bill imposing taxes for the support of government taken up for consideration. Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, withdrew his proposition to strike out forty cents and insert fifty. Mr. Brannon proposed an unimportant amendment to the general provisions of the bill, which was adopted. After a few amendments, the bill ha
Merchants (search for this): article 1
enate then proceeded to the consideration of the various bills on the table for rechartering the Banks of the Commonwealth, when the following were passed: An act to amend the charter of the Bank of Charleston; an act to extend the charter of the Bank of Virginia; an act to extend the charter of the Farmers' Bank of Virginia; an act to extend the charter of the Bank of the Valley of Virginia; an act to extend the charter of the Exchange Bank of Virginia; an act to extend the charter of the Merchants' and Mechanics' Bank of Wheeling; an act to extend the charter of the Northwestern Bank of Virginia; an act to extend the charter of the Central Bank of Virginia. Voluntary Enslavement.--House bill providing for the voluntary enslavement of free negroes without compensation, one of the special orders of the day, was taken up, when Mr. Paxton proposed to amend by imposing a tax of -- on the master chosen when the negro was under 40 years of age, and -- when over that age, to be collect
of ratifying or rejecting the same; and in the event that they are of opinion, that it should be ratified, then to report a suitable form of ratification. Mr. Nelson moved to lay the resolution on the table. Yeas and nays demanded, and recorded as follows: Yeas--Messrs. August, Brannon, Bruce, Carson, Claiborne, Coghill, Day, Dickenson of Grayson, Finly, Finney, Greever, Logan, Lynch, Nash, Neason, Newlon, Paxton, Quesenberry, Smith, Thompson, and Urquhart--21. Nays,--Messrs. Carraway, Carter, Christian, Hubbard, Johnson, Marshall, McKenney, Newman, Pate, Stuart, Thomas of Fairfax, and Townes--12. The Tax Bill Passed.--On motion, the order of the day was passed by, and the bill imposing taxes for the support of government taken up for consideration. Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, withdrew his proposition to strike out forty cents and insert fifty. Mr. Brannon proposed an unimportant amendment to the general provisions of the bill, which was adopted. Aft
January 25th, 1861 AD (search for this): article 1
ent laid before the Senate a communication from the Executive, as follows: Executive Department,March 26, 1861 Gentleman of the Senate: I nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of your honorable body hereby appoint, Captain Charles Dimmock, Colonel of Ordnance; Briscoe G. Baldwin. Captain of Ordnance; and P. G. Coohlan, Clerk, with the rank of Captain — in pursuance of an act of the General Assembly, entitled "an act to incorporate an Ordnance Department, " passed January 25th, 1861. The act provides for a large number of officers, but I believe these will be found sufficient to secure the objects designed to be effected by the passage of the law. In nominating Captain Dimmock, I take the occasion to say, it is understood between us that he is to retain the command of the Public Guard, and to discharge the duties of Colonel of Ordnance, receiving for the performance of the duties of both positions, only the pay attached to the higher rank. The pay of a Colon
to inquire into the expediency of ratifying or rejecting the same; and in the event that they are of opinion, that it should be ratified, then to report a suitable form of ratification. Mr. Nelson moved to lay the resolution on the table. Yeas and nays demanded, and recorded as follows: Yeas--Messrs. August, Brannon, Bruce, Carson, Claiborne, Coghill, Day, Dickenson of Grayson, Finly, Finney, Greever, Logan, Lynch, Nash, Neason, Newlon, Paxton, Quesenberry, Smith, Thompson, and Urquhart--21. Nays,--Messrs. Carraway, Carter, Christian, Hubbard, Johnson, Marshall, McKenney, Newman, Pate, Stuart, Thomas of Fairfax, and Townes--12. The Tax Bill Passed.--On motion, the order of the day was passed by, and the bill imposing taxes for the support of government taken up for consideration. Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, withdrew his proposition to strike out forty cents and insert fifty. Mr. Brannon proposed an unimportant amendment to the general provisions of the bil
March 26th, 1861 AD (search for this): article 1
General Assembly of Virginia. [extra session.]Senate. Tuesday, March 26, 1861. The Senate was called to order at the usual hour--Mr. Johnson in the chair. Virginia Canal Company.--Mr. Nelson, from the special committee to whom was referred House bill to incorporate the Virginia Canal Company, and to transfer the rights and franchises of the James River Company thereto, reported the same with sundry amendments. He announced his intention of calling up the bill at the earliest pracat last taken on the bill. Only two votes were recorded against the bill--Messrs. August and McKenney. Ordnance Department.--The President laid before the Senate a communication from the Executive, as follows: Executive Department,March 26, 1861 Gentleman of the Senate: I nominate, and by and with the advice and consent of your honorable body hereby appoint, Captain Charles Dimmock, Colonel of Ordnance; Briscoe G. Baldwin. Captain of Ordnance; and P. G. Coohlan, Clerk, with the
Mechanics (search for this): article 1
eeded to the consideration of the various bills on the table for rechartering the Banks of the Commonwealth, when the following were passed: An act to amend the charter of the Bank of Charleston; an act to extend the charter of the Bank of Virginia; an act to extend the charter of the Farmers' Bank of Virginia; an act to extend the charter of the Bank of the Valley of Virginia; an act to extend the charter of the Exchange Bank of Virginia; an act to extend the charter of the Merchants' and Mechanics' Bank of Wheeling; an act to extend the charter of the Northwestern Bank of Virginia; an act to extend the charter of the Central Bank of Virginia. Voluntary Enslavement.--House bill providing for the voluntary enslavement of free negroes without compensation, one of the special orders of the day, was taken up, when Mr. Paxton proposed to amend by imposing a tax of -- on the master chosen when the negro was under 40 years of age, and -- when over that age, to be collected and paid int
the States for ratification or rejection, be referred to the Committee of Courts of Justice, with instructions to inquire into the expediency of ratifying or rejecting the same; and in the event that they are of opinion, that it should be ratified, then to report a suitable form of ratification. Mr. Nelson moved to lay the resolution on the table. Yeas and nays demanded, and recorded as follows: Yeas--Messrs. August, Brannon, Bruce, Carson, Claiborne, Coghill, Day, Dickenson of Grayson, Finly, Finney, Greever, Logan, Lynch, Nash, Neason, Newlon, Paxton, Quesenberry, Smith, Thompson, and Urquhart--21. Nays,--Messrs. Carraway, Carter, Christian, Hubbard, Johnson, Marshall, McKenney, Newman, Pate, Stuart, Thomas of Fairfax, and Townes--12. The Tax Bill Passed.--On motion, the order of the day was passed by, and the bill imposing taxes for the support of government taken up for consideration. Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, withdrew his proposition to strike out forty
ratification or rejection, be referred to the Committee of Courts of Justice, with instructions to inquire into the expediency of ratifying or rejecting the same; and in the event that they are of opinion, that it should be ratified, then to report a suitable form of ratification. Mr. Nelson moved to lay the resolution on the table. Yeas and nays demanded, and recorded as follows: Yeas--Messrs. August, Brannon, Bruce, Carson, Claiborne, Coghill, Day, Dickenson of Grayson, Finly, Finney, Greever, Logan, Lynch, Nash, Neason, Newlon, Paxton, Quesenberry, Smith, Thompson, and Urquhart--21. Nays,--Messrs. Carraway, Carter, Christian, Hubbard, Johnson, Marshall, McKenney, Newman, Pate, Stuart, Thomas of Fairfax, and Townes--12. The Tax Bill Passed.--On motion, the order of the day was passed by, and the bill imposing taxes for the support of government taken up for consideration. Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, withdrew his proposition to strike out forty cents and inser
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