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n the Senate adjourned yesterday, coming up as unfinished business. On motion of Mr. Paxton, it was laid on the table. Amendment to the Constitution.--Mr. Stuart offered the following: Resolved. That the message of the Governor, communicating to the General Assembly the proposed amendment of the Constitution of thewlon, 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 goveof age, and -- when over that age, to be collected and paid into the Treasury by the Clerk of the Court. The proposition caused some discussion, in which Messrs. Stuart and August opposed the bill, and Messrs. Early, Bruce and Coghill argued in its favor. The amendment of Mr. Paxton coming up, the yeas and nays were dema
e 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 into the Treasury by the Clerk of the Court. The proposition caused some discussion, in which Messrs. Stuart and August opposed the bill, and Messrs. Early, Bruce and Coghill argued in its favor. The amendment of Mr. Paxton coming up, the yeas and nays were demanded — yeas 13, nays 15. An unsuccessful motion to adjourn was made. Mr. Newlon offered an amendment which was rejected, without coming to a vote on the bill. On motion, the Senate adjourned.
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. After a few amen
e resolution tabled. Night Sessions.--Mr. Day offered a resolution providing for night (as well as day) sessions of the Senate hereafter. Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, moved to lay the resolution on the table. Ayes and noes demanded — ayes 15, noes 15. Refused to lay on the table. Mr. Thomas, of F., then moved to ameenberry, 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 having been perfected, a vote was at last taken on the bill. Only two v
ejection, 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 insert fifty. Mr
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 prache 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, N
s, which was submitted by the late Congress to 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
which was under consideration when the Senate adjourned yesterday, coming up as unfinished business. On motion of Mr. Paxton, it was laid on the table. Amendment to the Constitution.--Mr. Stuart offered the following: Resolved. That 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, Marshhe 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 ovrs. Stuart and August opposed the bill, and Messrs. Early, Bruce and Coghill argued in its favor. The amendment of Mr. Paxton coming up, the yeas and nays were demanded — yeas 13, nays 15. An unsuccessful motion to adjourn was made. Mr
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Congress to 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 stri
e; 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, Hubbanon proposed an unimportant amendment to the general provisions of the bill, which was adopted. After a few amendments, the bill having been perfected, a vote was at 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 c
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