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conveniences of the present passport system. By Mr. Holden--Of removing slaves from counties invaded by the public enemy. By Mr. Winston--Of amending the existing law so as to require all polls taken in camp to be forwarded by mail when practicable. By Mr. English--Of enrolling all male refugees domiciled in the State in the second class militia. By Mr. Staples.--Of repealing the act providing for the discharge from active service of persons who have furnished substitutes. By Mr. Robinson, of Berkeley — Of increasing the pay of employees of the State Government. By Mr. Pendleton--Of suppressing all trade in gold and silver, the sale of Confederate notes or bank notes of the banks in the Confederate States for less or more than their stated value, and all traffic in the notes of the Federal Government, States and banks. The two Houses, in joint session, then proceeded to count the vote for Governor and Lieutenant-Governor, which occupied the remainder of the day's session.
t exempting certain persons on religious grounds; also, reports adverse on resolutions of inquiry as to the increase of the fees of sheriffs, clerks, and commissioners of the revenue. The following resolutions of inquiry were offered: By Mr. Pendleton: Of abolishing the office of Paymaster for the Virginia forces, and to ascertain the present condition of that department and gather all other information of its expenditures which may be desirable. By Mr. Taylor: Of establishing at some heaommittee, to whom shall be referred the report of the Board of Public Works on the subject of delays in the supply of salt and all matters connected therewith; and also to inquire what legislation is necessary to obviate further delays. Mr. Pendleton offered a resolution inquiring into the expediency of authorizing railroads and other corporations to pay in Virginia bonds the amount of their indebtedness to the State if they desire to pay their debts before maturity; also, inquiring into
eported by Mr. Anderson, from the Military Committee, for the appointment of a commission to experiment with torpedoes and submarine batteries, which was read a first time by its title. From the Committee on Finance a new bill was reported by Mr. Bouldin, concerning auctioneers, which was read a first time. This bill defines the different classes of auctioneers, and imposes rigid restrictions, having for their object the limitation of auction sales. A resolution was offered by Mr. Pendleton to instruct the Committee on Finance to inquire into the expediency of reporting a bill on the rights and duties of Express companies. The following resolutions of inquiry were offered: By Mr. Hutcheson--Of employing the male convicts in the Penitentiary in the coal mines, and appropriating the proceeds of their labor to the families of poor soldiers and female refugees, and that such aid may be furnished through the Young Men's Christian Association. By Mr. Haymond, of Braxton — O
osed of the Senate adjourned. In the House, Mr. Bouldin, from the Finance Committee, submitted an adverse report upon refunding a license tax, of $400, to the Messrs. Dabney, of Henrico, also adversely as to exempting the Petersburg Model Farm from taxation. A bill was reported from the Committee on Roads and Navigation, regulating Express charges. From the Committee of Courts of Justice, a bill was reported to increase the compensation of County Clerks and Sheriffs. Mr. Pendleton offered a resolution to prevent impressments in counties containing no more provisions than are sufficient for the supply of the inhabitants thereof. A resolution was offered by Mr. Hutchinson that the memorial of the Nazarines be referred to the Committee on Military Affairs, with instructions to report a bill requiring all such sects, and especially the Nazarines, to perform military service or leave the State. Mr. Worsham offered as a substitute a resolution that, in view of
The Daily Dispatch: October 2, 1863., [Electronic resource], A remarkable Phenomenon...a Chapter of similar ones. (search)
ading. The bill provides that the increase of pay allowed shall commence from the 1st day of April, 1863, and continue for twelve months after a treaty of peace between the Confederate States and the United States. An amendment was offered by Mr. Marye, authorizing the Auditor of Public Accounts to pay, during the existing war, in the Treasury notes of the State, or of the Confederate States, $--to the Judges of the Circuit Courts, and $--to the Judges of the Court of Appeals. Mr. Pendleton submitted the following amendment to the amendment: "That this section shall not apply to those Judges who have voluntarily remained within the lines of the enemy, nor shall any such Judges receive any salary unless specially provided for by law." Mr. Tomlin moved to lay the whole matter on the table. The hour for the consideration of the order of the day — the Senate bill to organize the militia of the State--having arrived, it was taken up, and discussion upon it continued du
led, the Governor shall relieve any such officers or employees from the special duty on which they have been detailed and order them to the commandant of the county or city within which they may be resident; and any such officer or employee failing to make such report within ten days after leaving the said service shall be regarded as a deserter and treated accordingly. The bill was read the first time and ordered to its second reading. A preamble and resolution were offered by Mr. Pendleton, of Ohio, reiterating and readopting the resolutions passed by the last General Assembly, declaring it to be the fixed purpose of Virginia to maintain every foot of its ancient boundaries and landmarks, despite the erection of an usurped Government by evil-disposed and traitorous persons, and the infringements and assumptions of the Federal Government. They were laid upon the table for the present. The bill for the relief of the indigent soldiers of the State of Virginia who have b
ideration of the resolution to inquire into the expediency of employing convicts in the coal mines for the benefit of the poor. A resolution was offered by Mr. Richardson, inviting Brig. Gen. James L. Kemper to a seat within the bar of the House during his stay in Richmond.--The resolution was unanimously agreed to. A resolution was offered by Mr. Deane, and agreed to, instructing the Committee on Confederate Relations to allow the Confederate Government to purchase property in certain of the counties of Southwestern Virginia. On motion of Mr. Pendleton, the preamble and resolutions offered by him on Monday, reiterating the purpose of Virginia to maintain her ancient boundaries, were taken up, and on motion of Mr. Anderson the ayes and noes were taken on the subject, and the preamble and resolutions were agreed to without a dissenting voice. The order of the day, the military bill, was then taken up, and continued under consideration till the hour of adjournment.
Ran away from the subscriber, on the 6th inst, a negro woman, named Lucy, with a child six months old. She is about 20 years old, dark complexion, medium size, and had on when the left a striped muslin dress. She is supposed to be some where in the upper part of the city. A suitable reward will be paid for her delivery to me, on Cary st, between 3d and 4th. A F Pendleton. oc 9--2t
The Daily Dispatch: October 10, 1863., [Electronic resource], The Sufferings of the border Missourians. (search)
Ran away from the subscriber, on the 6th inst, a negro woman, named Lucy, with a child six months old. She is about 20 years old, dark complexion, medium size, and had on when she left a striped mouslin dress. She is supposed to be somewhere in the upper part of the city. A suitable reward will be paid for her delivery to me, on Cary st, between 3d and 4th. A. F Pendleton. oc 9--2t
on was offered by Mr. Welsh, of Kanawha, and agreed to, instructing the Committee on Roads to inquire into the cause of failure of the Richmond and Danville Railroad to connect with the South-Side Railroad, and report what measures are necessary to secure the connection of the said roads, and also their connection with other roads. Mr. Rives submitted a resolution, which was agreed to, inquiring into the expediency of amending the charter of the Bank of Rockbridge. On motion of Mr. Pendleton, the Senate bill to increase the pay of certain officers of the Government was taken up, [The bill provides for an increase to the different heads of Departments and their employees at the Capitol.] The bill was so amended as to increase the pay of the Sergeants-at-Arms and Doorkeepers of the Senate and House of Delegates from $40 to $50 per week. A motion was made to lay the bill upon the table, and on this the ayes and noes were had, with the following result — ayes 13, noes 97.
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