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Confederate currency. It also prohibits the exportation of gold, State or Confederate currency, without a certificate from the Governor of the State or the Secretary of the Treasury of the Confederate States. An amendment was offered by Mr. Pendleton, of Ohio, providing that the bill shall not apply to any person who shall make affidavit that such currency is purchased by him to send to prisoners in the hands of the enemy, to loyal families within the enemy's lines, and that it is necessa States, with the request that similar measures be adopted by them, and the amendment was agreed to. The bill was then ordered to its engrossment. The bill for the increase of mileage of members of the General Assembly was taken up, when Mr. Pendleton offered a substitute for the entire bill, proposing commutation to the members of the General Assembly for their per diem, by which they shall receive pay in a just proportion to the difference in the value of the currency in which they are p
n up, and, after considerable discussion, which was participated in by Messrs. Anderson, Hall, Pendleton, Tomlin, Shackelford, and others, adopted by a vote of ayes 56, noes 45. The Senate's amendmenwealth's Attorney who prosecutes the case, was passed without discussion. On motion of Mr. Pendleton, the bill to commute the pay of the members of the General Assembly was taken up. The amountcalled, resulted as follows: Ayes 61, nays 54, and the Chair decided the bill rejected. Mr. Pendleton appealed from the decision of the chair, and on this appeal the ayes and noes were ordered; but before the call of the roll commenced Mr. Pendleton withdrew his appeal. On motion of Mr. Pendleton, the rules were suspended, the vote rejecting the bill was reconsidered, and the bill laidMr. Pendleton, the rules were suspended, the vote rejecting the bill was reconsidered, and the bill laid on the table. The bill for the increase of the salaries of Judges, yesterday laid upon the table, was called up by Mr. Marye and considered by the House, and after being read was placed upon it
exempting from the penalties prescribed in the act persons buying Federal currency for loyal families, or for soldiers in the hands of the enemy as prisoners, when certificates are given to the Governor that such is the purpose, and that the same is necessary. The bill was passed with this ryder. The bill to regulate the prices of all articles produced or manufactured in this State, and the sale of all other goods, wares, and merchandize in the same, was taken up. On motion of Mr. Pendleton, the bill for the commutation of the pay of members of the General Assembly, was taken up, the vote rejecting reconsidered, and the bill laid upon the table for the present. A resolution was offered by Mr. Saunders, of Richmond, and agreed to inquiring into the expediency of increasing the toll on the York River railroad. The report of the Committee on Banks, on motion of Mr. Buford, was taken up and read. The report concludes with several resolutions, which commence by declar
submitted a resolution recommending that the Committee for Courts of Justice inquire into the expediency of increasing the compensation of Commonwealth attorneys, and the fees of commissioners of the revenue, clerks of corporation and county courts, and county surveyors, and report by bill or otherwise. A bill was reported to amend and reenact the 17th section of the 61st chapter of the Code, to give priority of transportation for food to consumers. A resolution was offered by Mr. Pendleton, that the Committee on Public Printing inquire what legislation is necessary on the subject of the public printing, and why the journal of the House is not more promptly furnished by the public printer. The resolution was agreed to. The bill to authorize the impressment of slaves for the repair of the Central Railroad was taken up, discussed, and ordered to its engrossment by a vote of 53 to 31. Mr. Cummings offered a resolution, which was agreed to, for the appointment of a s
esolution was indefinitely postponed. Mr. Cowan offered a resolution, which was laid over under the rule, to restrict debate, until the close of the session, on all subjects, to one speech of not more than five minutes. On motion of Mr. Pendleton, the bill providing for the commutation for clothing due to non commissioned officers and privates of the State Line, was taken up. Mr. Pendleton submitted a substitute, the purpose of which was to make the bill conform precisely to the Mr. Pendleton submitted a substitute, the purpose of which was to make the bill conform precisely to the Confederate regulations — namely, allowing the non-commissioned officers and privates of the State Line at the rate of $50 per annum for the time previous to October 8th, 1862; and $134.12 for the period subsequent to that time. The substitute was agreed to — ayes 51, noes 34. The bill was then put upon its passage and adopted — ayes 77, noes 21. On motion of Mr. Anderson, the Report of the committee of conference on the disagreeing vote of the two Houses on the bill to reorganize the mi<
ommittee on Confederate Relations, Mr. Robertson submitted a report on the communication of the Secretary of War, of the 24th inst. The report was accompanied by several resolutions, which, with the report, were laid over under the rule. Mr. Pendleton presented a resolution to authorize the publication of 1,000 copies of the acts of a public character passed at the present session. Mr. Haymond, of Marion, presented a communication from Colin Bass, Superintendent of the Penitentiary, dpassed. The bill authorizing the Confederate Government to acquire and hold property in the State for the purpose of mining and manufacturing iron and other metals, was taken up. A most interesting discussion sprung up on a motion made by Mr. Pendleton to indefinitely postpone the bill. At the conclusion of this discussion the ayes and noes were called on the motion, with the following result: Ayes 30, noes 56. The bill was then advanced to a third reading and passed. The House then
to be cavalry. There are no indications of an advance of the enemy, and if I ventured an opinion it would be that he would rest upon his laurels this winter. President Davis arrived by the cars on Saturday, in the afternoon train, and proceeded at once to the headquarters of Gen. Lee, with whom he has since been sojourning. On Sunday the President and Gen. Lee attended the Episcopal Church at Orange Court-House, and listened to a most excellent discourse from Rev. Dr. (now General) Pendleton, Chief of Artillery of this army. It is said that the President will review the 2d corps (Ewell's) to-day, and the 3d (Hills) to morrow. If so, I will attend and let you hear from them. Gen. Ewell is now temporarily absent at Charlottesville. In his absence the command of his corps devolves temporarily upon Major-General Early. Brigadier-General Ramseur, of North Carolina, who has been absent for more than a month, has returned to duty. During his absence General R. was made t
vernment, being the order of the day, was taken up, considered, and passed. [The bill as passed increases the pay of members to $12 per day, and includes the late extra session. The pay of the President of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Delegates is fixed at $20 per day; that of the Governor, $10,000 for the year last past and the incoming year. It also increases the salaries of the various judges and that of the clerk of the Supreme Court. Adjourned. In the House, Mr. Pendleton offered a resolution inquiring into the expediency of appropriating a sum of money, not exceeding $10,000,000, for the purpose of providing clothing for such of the soldiers of Virginia in the Confederate service as are deprived of the aid authorized by law by the presence of the public enemy. Mr. Walton offered a series of resolutions recommending an amendment of the act for the relief of indigent soldiers and sailors of Virginia. Various other resolutions were proposed and ad
The Daily Dispatch: December 21, 1863., [Electronic resource], The raid into Southwestern Virginia--depredations of the enemy. (search)
der the Constitution. The following are the members who voted against laying them on the table: Messrs. James C. Allen, Wm. J. Allen, Anconn, N Baldwin, Bliss, Brooks, Chandler, Clay, Col. Edgerton, Eldridge, English, Fink, Grider, Barding, Harrington. Harris, (Md.,) Harris, (Ill,) Herrick, Holmes, Johnson, (Ohio,) Kernan, Kinu, Knapp, Law, Lazear, LeBlond, Long, Mallery, Marcy, McDowell, McKenncy, Miller, (Penn,) Morris, (Ohio,) Morrison, Nelson, Noble, Odell, O'Nell'., (Ohio,) Pendleton, Robinson, Rollina, (Mo.,) Ross, Scott, Stebbins, Steels, (N. Y.,) Stuart, Sweat, Vorhees, Wadsworth, Chilton N. White, Joseph W. White, Winfield, and Fernando Wood. In the House on Tuesday Mr. Hardinge, of Ky., offered a resolution (which lies over,) that the "Union" is not dissolved, and that any rebel State which may voluntarily submit to the Yankee Government will be restored to "all its rights and privileges" under the Constitution of the United States Mr. Holman offered three re
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