the trustees of Oak Grove Church, in the county of Pocahontas, to sell and convey property; also, an act to pay to George Cooper a certain sum of money for services as clerk of the 115th Regiment Virginia militia.
The Senate announced the rejection of House bill for the relief of John Avis, late Jailor of Jefferson county.
Mr. Custis, from the Joint Committee appointed to visit the Eastern Lunatic Asylum, presented a report, which was laid on the table.
Mr. Harboun, of the Finance Committee, submitted a bill "authorizing the issue of Treasury notes by the Commonwealth;" also, an adverse report to the Senate bill, entitled "an act for the relief of Robert Shield, late sheriff of York county."
On motion of Mr. Orgain, it was
Resolved, That the Finance Committee be instructed to inquire into the expediency of assessing a tax of — per cent, on the whole estates, real and personal, of those who have been, or who shall hereafter be, exempted fro