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Coghill, the bill for the appointment of an Inspector of Salt, at Saltville, was taken up, read twice and then laid on the table. The bill for the production and distribution of salt was taken up, on motion of Mr. Coghill, and was under consideration when the Senate adjourned. House of Delegates. The House met at 11 A. M. The bill to organize an armed police force for the city of Richmond was taken up, on the motion of Mr. Saunders, and ordered to its engrossment. Mr. Barksdale offered a resolution that no slave who has served faithfully in the Confederate army shall be liable to sale, either by his owner or under execution, nor shall his wife or children be subject to sale. The resolution was rejected. On motion of Mr. Staples, the bill conferring upon the Legislature conventional powers was made the order of the day for Wednesday next at 12 M. The bill to raise and equip a volunteer soldier force of slaves and free negroes for service in the Confed
, 33. The next special order was then taken up, viz: The bill to increase the military force of the Confederate States, with an amendment by the Senate to strike out of the fourth section the following proviso: "Provided, That not more than twenty-five percent, of the male slaves between the ages of eighteen and forty-five, in any State, shall be called for under the provisions of this act." The amendment was concurred in by the following vote: Ayes.--Messrs. Anderson, Barksdale, Batson, Baylor, Blandford, Bradley, H. W. Bruce, Carroll, Clark, Clopton, Conrad, Darden, De Janette, Dickinson, Dupre, Elliott, Ewing, Funsten, Garther, Goode, Gray, Hanly, Johnston, Keeble, Lyon, Marchen, Marshall, McMullin, Menees, Miller, Moore, Murray, Perkins, Read, Simpson, Snead, Staples, Triplett, Villere. Nays--Messrs. Atkins, Baldwin, Branch, Chambers, Colyar, Cruikshank, Fuller, Gholson, Gilmer, Hartridge, Hatcher, Herbert, Holliday, J. M. Leach, J. T. Leach, Logan, McCal
ll "providing for the promotion of officers in certain cases." [The message stated that the Constitution already provided for the promotion of officers by the general commanding an army or the President.] The House sustained the veto of the President by refusing to pass the bill, as follows: Yeas.--Messrs. Atkins, Clopton, Cruikshank, Farrow, Fuller, Gilmer, Gray Herbert, Holliday, J. M. Leach, Logan Ramsay, Simpson, Smith of North Carolina, Wickham--15. Nays.--Anderson, Baldwin, Barksdale, Batson, Baylor, Blandford, Bradicy, Branch, Burnett, Carroll, Chambers, Chrisman, Clark, Colyar, Conrad, Conrow, Darden, De Jarnette, Dickinson, Ewing, Funsten, Gaither, Gholson, Goode, Hanly, Hartridge, Hatcher, Johnston, Lyon, Machen, Marshall, McMullin, Menees, Miller, Pugh, Read, Rogers, Russell, Sexton, J. M. Smith, Staples, Swan, Triplett, Wilkes--44. The Chair laid before the House Senate bill "to limit the issue of forage in certain cases." Passed. Mr. Ramsay, of North C
on being, shall the bill pass? Mr. Darden demanded the yeas and nays, which were ordered and recorded as follows: Yeas.--Baston, Bradley, E. M. Bruce, H. W. Bruce, Carroll, Christian, Clark, Cluskey, Conrad, Conrow, De Jarnette, Dupre, Elliott, Ewing, Funsten, Gholson, Goode, Gray Hartridge, Hatcher, Heiskell, Holliday, Johnston, Keeble, Lyon, Machen, Miller, Moore, Perkins, Read, Russell, Sexton, Swan, Triplett, Villere, Wilks, Mr. Speaker. --Yeas, 36. Nays.--Anderson, Baldwin, Barksdale, Baylor, Blandford, Branch, Burnett, Clopton, Colyar, Darden, Farrow, Fuller Gaither, Gilmer, Hanley, Herbert, J. M. Leach, Marshall, McCallum, McMullen, Miles, Ramsay, Rogers, Simpson, J. M. Smith, Smith of N. C., Snead, Staples, Turner, Welsh, Wickham, Witherspoon.--Nays, 32. The following is a copy of the bill as passed: Whereas, The Confederate States are invaded, and the public safety requires the suspension of the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus, the Congress of Conf
te by which the bill "to authorize the Secretary of the Treasury to receive specie from the several States of the Confederacy, and use the same for the benefit of the several States," was ordered to its third reading, being reconsidered, Mr. Barksdale, of Mississippi, offered the following amendment: "Provided, That if any part of the funds acquired under the provisions of this act from any State be applied as a credit against its taxes levied upon the property thereof, the proportion Hartridge, Herbert, Johnson, Keeble, Machen, Marshall, McCallum, McMullin, Perkins, Pugh, Read, Rogers, Russell, Simpson, J. M. Smith, Triplett, Turner, Villere, Wickham and Witherspoon--39. Those who voted in the negative were-- Messrs. Barksdale, Batson, Bradley, E. M. Bruce, Carroll, Colyar, Conrad, Conrow, De Jarnette, Dickinson, Ewing, Hatcher, Holliday, Lyon, Menees, Mills, Sexton and Wilkes--18. On motion of Mr. Machen, of Kentucky, the House took a recess until 8 o'clock
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