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ly of Virginia.Extra session.Senate. Thursday, May 8, 1862. The Senate was called to order by Lieut.-Governor Montague. The Clerk began the reading of the Journal of the Senate, when Mr. Johnson moved to dispense with the further reading of the same. This 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 authorise County Courts and corporations to purchase salt. Read a first time. Mr. Quesenberry offered a resolution instructing the Committee of Finance to in quire into the expediency of refunding to Miss Ann M. Fleming a coupon
The Clerk began the reading of the Journal of the Senate, when Mr. Johnson moved to dispense with the further reading of the same. This 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 authorise County Courts and corporations to purchase salt. Read a first time. Mr. Quesenberry offered a resolution instructing the Committee of Finance to in quire into the expediency of refunding to Miss Ann M. Fleming a coupon lost or stolen from her and never presented for payment. Read a first time. Mr. Alderson called up the joint resolution offe
spended 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 early as possible of the number, quality and description of arms now subject to his disposition. Mr. Quesenberry, of Caroline, moved to adjourn to 8 P. M. Mr. Newman offered an amendment fixing the time at 4 P. M. Mr. Isbell moved an adjournment till 12 o'clock to-morrow. Lost. Mr. Newman withdrew his amendment, and the original motion of Mr. Mr. Newman withdrew his amendment, and the original motion of Mr. Quesenberry prevailed. [In the report of Wednesday's proceedings, omission was made of the fact that the Senate was for some two hours in secret session. It should have been so stated. Mr. Lynch is confined at home by sickness.--Rep.] Evening session. The Senate met at 8 o'clock. Lieut. Gov. Montague in the
to order by Lieut.-Governor Montague. The Clerk began the reading of the Journal of the Senate, when Mr. Johnson moved to dispense with the further reading of the same. This 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 authorise County Courts and corporations to purchase salt. Read a first time. Mr. Quesenberry offered a resolution instructing the Committee of Finance to in quire into the expediency of refunding to Miss Ann M. Fleming a coupon lost or stolen from her and never presented for payment. Read a first time. Mr. Ald
began the reading of the Journal of the Senate, when Mr. Johnson moved to dispense with the further reading of the same. This 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 authorise County Courts and corporations to purchase salt. Read a first time. Mr. Quesenberry offered a resolution instructing the Committee of Finance to in quire into the expediency of refunding to Miss Ann M. Fleming a coupon lost or stolen from her and never presented for payment. Read a first time. Mr. Alderson called up the joint resolution offered by himsel
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rtions and proportion our efforts to the exigency of the times." 4th. Resolved, That in the defence of our liberties we solemnly pledge, for ourselves and our constituents, to the Government of the Confederate States, our whole resources, public and privates; and deliberately declare to our enemies and to the world that we will never submit, under any circumstances, to union with the North, nor abandon this contest so long as a hostile poet-rests upon our soil. The reading of the report was listened to with marked attention. Mr. Johnson, or Bedford, moved the rules be suspended, to put the resolutions on their passage at once. Mr. Collibe thought they were inadequate to the occasion; that the preamble wholly failed to do justice to the great subject. He would like himself to examine, with a view of amending. Mr. Johnson withdrew his motion, and they were laid over. Mr. Pennybacker moved an adjournment until to morrow at 12 o'clock. The motion was carried.
Carried. On motion of Mr. Quesenberry, the joint resolution for the appointment of a joint committee to take into consideration the state of the country, and to report such measures or resolutions as they may deem proper for the action of the General Assembly, was taken up and passed. Mr Brannon offered a resolution instructing the Committee of Finance to recommend a tax for the transfer and registration of the registered stock of the State. The Chair appointed Messrs. Johnson, Hart, Thompson, Brannon, and Quesenberry the committee on the part of the Senate, under the joint resolution. A message was received 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
subject to his disposition. Mr. Quesenberry, of Caroline, moved to adjourn to 8 P. M. Mr. Newman offered an amendment fixing the time at 4 P. M. Mr. Isbell moved an adjournment till 12 o'clock to-morrow. Lost. Mr. Newman withdrew his amendment, and the original motion of Mr. Quesenberry prevailed. [In the report of Wednesday's proceedings, omission was made of the fact that the Senate was for some two hours in secret session. It should have been so stated. Mr. Lynch is confined at home by sickness.--Rep.] Evening session. The Senate met at 8 o'clock. Lieut. Gov. Montague in the chair. Mr Johnson, of Bedford, from the committee raised at the morning session, to consider the present state of the country, reported the following report: The General Assembly of Virginia, now convened in extraordinary session, deem this a fit occasion briefly to review the nature and conduct of the pending war, and solemnly to reaffirm the sentiments whic
assage; 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 early as possible of the number, quality and description of arms now subject to his disposition. Mr. Quesenberry, of Caroline, moved to adjourn to 8 P. M. Mr. Newman offered an amendment fixing the time at 4 P. M. Mr. Isbell moved an adjournment till 12 o'clock to-morrow. Lost. Mr. Newman withdrew his amendment, and the original motion of Mr. Quesenberry prevailed. [In the report of Wednesday's proceedings, omission was made of the fact that the Senate was for some two hours in secret session. It should have been so stated. Mr. Lynch is confined at home by sickness.--Rep.] Evening session. The Senate met at 8 o'clock. Lieut. Gov. Montague in the chair. Mr Johnson, of Bedford, f
agricultural implements, was laid on the table. Joint resolution for auditing board, was laid on the table. Mr. Brannon moved that the bills ordered to a second reeling be retained by the Clerk and not printed, they having previously beenh measures or resolutions as they may deem proper for the action of the General Assembly, was taken up and passed. Mr Brannon offered a resolution instructing the Committee of Finance to recommend a tax for the transfer and registration of the registered stock of the State. The Chair appointed Messrs. Johnson, Hart, Thompson, Brannon, and Quesenberry the committee on the part of the Senate, under the joint resolution. A message was received from the House, announcing the passage ng 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 referre
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