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Confederate States Congress. Senate.--The Senate met at 12 o'clock M. yesterday. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Doggett, of the M. E. Church. The Military Committee were discharged from the further consideration of the resolution relative to the appointment of ensigns in battalions of infantry, a bill on the subject having been already reported from the committee. The same committee were discharged from the further consideration of several subjects, which were thereupon referred to other committees. House joint resolution providing for the appointment of a special committee of the Senate and House of Representatives, on the subject of impressments, was reported from the Judiciary Committee and was passed. The Military Committee were discharged from the further consideration of the resolution in relation to desertions from the infantry to the cavalry, &c. Several House bills were appropriately referred. The bill to amend the act entitled, "an act to reduce th
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without regard to the industrial pursuits of the country, and Gen. Lee gave orders that no more volunteers should be received from the city of Richmond. There was no city in the Confederacy more loyal or patriotic, and none had contributed more to the army, in proportion to its population, than the city of Richmond. A motion to lay the resolution on the table was defeated — ayes 33, nays 39--and the consideration of the resolution was deferred until Thursday. Mr Miles, of South Carolina, from the Military Committee, reported a bill to provide passports for members of Congress of the Confederate States. Mr A H Garland moved to amend by adding "delegates and officers of each House." Adopted. The bill was passed as amended. Mr Miles also reported a bill to authorize the appointment of commissaries to cavalry regiments. Passed. Mr Sexton, of, Texas, from the Postal Committee, reported a bill to extend the franking privilege to the Trans-Mississippi agent of t
the writ of habeas corpus was taken up. Mr Gaither, of N. C., supported it in some remarks, in which he reflected on the loyalty of a large portion of the citizens of Richmond. He explained by saying that he referred to the foreign population particularly, and it was well known that all the villainy had concentrated itself here, Richmond being the seat of Government. The people of Richmond proper, he was well aware, were as patriotic and loyal as any others in the Confederacy. Mr Baldwin said that he would mention one fact which was probably not known to the country or the House. At the beginning of the war he (Mr. B.) was engaged in the organization of the army of Virginia, as Inspector General of the Virginia forces, and he was receiving the different regiments into the service of the State. Company after company came from Richmond, until he was compelled to report to Gen. Lee that the people of Richmond were sending troops to the field without regard to the indust
the Secretary of the Treasury. After a number of amendments had been made, on motion of Mr. Hill, of Ga., the further consideration of the bill was postponed till to-day, and the bill was ordered to be printed. On motion of Mr. Sparrow, of La., the Senate resolved into Executive session. House of Representatives.--Prayer by Rev Dr Minnegrode. The resolution of Mr Chambliss declaring it inexpedient to repeal the act suspending the writ of habeas corpus was taken up. Mr Gaither, of N. C., supported it in some remarks, in which he reflected on the loyalty of a large portion of the citizens of Richmond. He explained by saying that he referred to the foreign population particularly, and it was well known that all the villainy had concentrated itself here, Richmond being the seat of Government. The people of Richmond proper, he was well aware, were as patriotic and loyal as any others in the Confederacy. Mr Baldwin said that he would mention one fact which was
es — that is to say, at the rate of two dollars untaxable bonds for three dollars of bonds or certificates issued under the first section; the bonds authorized by this act to be in such form and to have such authentication as may be directed by regulations of the Secretary of the Treasury. After a number of amendments had been made, on motion of Mr. Hill, of Ga., the further consideration of the bill was postponed till to-day, and the bill was ordered to be printed. On motion of Mr. Sparrow, of La., the Senate resolved into Executive session. House of Representatives.--Prayer by Rev Dr Minnegrode. The resolution of Mr Chambliss declaring it inexpedient to repeal the act suspending the writ of habeas corpus was taken up. Mr Gaither, of N. C., supported it in some remarks, in which he reflected on the loyalty of a large portion of the citizens of Richmond. He explained by saying that he referred to the foreign population particularly, and it was well known that
contributed more to the army, in proportion to its population, than the city of Richmond. A motion to lay the resolution on the table was defeated — ayes 33, nays 39--and the consideration of the resolution was deferred until Thursday. Mr Miles, of South Carolina, from the Military Committee, reported a bill to provide passports for members of Congress of the Confederate States. Mr A H Garland moved to amend by adding "delegates and officers of each House." Adopted. The bill was reported a bill to provide passports for members of Congress of the Confederate States. Mr A H Garland moved to amend by adding "delegates and officers of each House." Adopted. The bill was passed as amended. Mr Miles also reported a bill to authorize the appointment of commissaries to cavalry regiments. Passed. Mr Sexton, of, Texas, from the Postal Committee, reported a bill to extend the franking privilege to the Trans-Mississippi agent of the Post-Office Department.--Passed.
uits of the country, and Gen. Lee gave orders that no more volunteers should be received from the city of Richmond. There was no city in the Confederacy more loyal or patriotic, and none had contributed more to the army, in proportion to its population, than the city of Richmond. A motion to lay the resolution on the table was defeated — ayes 33, nays 39--and the consideration of the resolution was deferred until Thursday. Mr Miles, of South Carolina, from the Military Committee, reported a bill to provide passports for members of Congress of the Confederate States. Mr A H Garland moved to amend by adding "delegates and officers of each House." Adopted. The bill was passed as amended. Mr Miles also reported a bill to authorize the appointment of commissaries to cavalry regiments. Passed. Mr Sexton, of, Texas, from the Postal Committee, reported a bill to extend the franking privilege to the Trans-Mississippi agent of the Post-Office Department.--Passed.
Confederate States Congress. Senate.--The Senate met at 12 o'clock M. yesterday. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Doggett, of the M. E. Church. The Military Committee were discharged from the further consideration of the resolution relative to the appointment of ensigns in battalions of infantry, a bill on the subject having been already reported from the committee. The same committee were discharged from the further consideration of several subjects, which were thereupon referred to other committees. House joint resolution providing for the appointment of a special committee of the Senate and House of Representatives, on the subject of impressments, was reported from the Judiciary Committee and was passed. The Military Committee were discharged from the further consideration of the resolution in relation to desertions from the infantry to the cavalry, &c. Several House bills were appropriately referred. The bill to amend the act entitled, "an act to reduce th
ertificate for a four per cent. untaxable bond, such as is described in the preceding section, at the same rate provided therein as to old issues — that is to say, at the rate of two dollars untaxable bonds for three dollars of bonds or certificates issued under the first section; the bonds authorized by this act to be in such form and to have such authentication as may be directed by regulations of the Secretary of the Treasury. After a number of amendments had been made, on motion of Mr. Hill, of Ga., the further consideration of the bill was postponed till to-day, and the bill was ordered to be printed. On motion of Mr. Sparrow, of La., the Senate resolved into Executive session. House of Representatives.--Prayer by Rev Dr Minnegrode. The resolution of Mr Chambliss declaring it inexpedient to repeal the act suspending the writ of habeas corpus was taken up. Mr Gaither, of N. C., supported it in some remarks, in which he reflected on the loyalty of a large po
uits of the country, and Gen. Lee gave orders that no more volunteers should be received from the city of Richmond. There was no city in the Confederacy more loyal or patriotic, and none had contributed more to the army, in proportion to its population, than the city of Richmond. A motion to lay the resolution on the table was defeated — ayes 33, nays 39--and the consideration of the resolution was deferred until Thursday. Mr Miles, of South Carolina, from the Military Committee, reported a bill to provide passports for members of Congress of the Confederate States. Mr A H Garland moved to amend by adding "delegates and officers of each House." Adopted. The bill was passed as amended. Mr Miles also reported a bill to authorize the appointment of commissaries to cavalry regiments. Passed. Mr Sexton, of, Texas, from the Postal Committee, reported a bill to extend the franking privilege to the Trans-Mississippi agent of the Post-Office Department.--Passed.
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