motion was put and carried.
The Chair then announced the Standing Committees — the same as those of last session, with the exception of the following:
On Confederate Relations.--Messrs. Dickinson of Prince Edward, Robertson, Armstrong, Neeson, Johnson, Charistian of Middlesex, Thompson, Fragier, Whiltie, Wiley, and Dickinson of Grayson.
Mr. Beannon, of Lewis, offered a bill authorizing a change of licenses.
The bill was read a first time.
Mr. Johnson offered a bill to authoeived from the House, announcing the passage of "an act prescribing the effect of a judgments in favor of the Commonwealth against a deceased person.
The rules were, on motion of Mr. Brannon, suspended to put the bill upon its passage; but Mr. Neeson objecting to its passage, it was reconsidered, and referred to the Committee of Courts of Justice.
Mr. Newman offered the following resolution, which was adopted, viz:
Resolved, That the Governor be requested to inform the Senate as e