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was laid on the table. Joint resolutions, adopted by the House of Delegates, in honor of the death of Brigadier- General Pegram, and providing for the appointment of a joint committee of ten on the part of the Senate and twenty on the part of the House of Delegates to attend his funeral, were read and adopted, the rules being suspended for that purpose. On motion (at 1 o'clock), the Senate resolved into secret session. Note.--We are requested to state that Colonel Dillard, of Sussex, is detained from his seat in the Senate in consequence of severe indisposition. House of Delegates. The House met at 12 M. Mr. Magruder, of Albemarle, in the chair, in the absence of Mr. Sheffey. Mr. Tomlin, from the Joint Committee on Salt, made a report on the communication of the Governor of North Carolina concerning certain resolutions adopted by the Legislature of that State in regard to the diversion of certain engines and cars engaged in the transportation of salt to No
Robert A. Whitescarver, Lewis Botts. Richmond City.--E. A. J. Clopton, George W. Munford, Thomas W. McCance. Roanoke.--George P. Tayloe, Colonel G. B. Board, Giles Barnett. Rockbridge.--John Letcher, John W. Brockenbrough, James J. White. Russell.--E. R. Bayler, Dr. Eastwardly, James A. Beckly. Raleigh county.--John H. Anderson, William Prince, William Ferguson. Scott.--Thomas W. Carter, William Nash, James O. Wood. Smyth.--James Porter, James W. Sheffey, Nicholas Pratt. Sussex.--J. M. Rogers, J. D. Howie, E. T. Chappell. Surry.--J. S. Judkins, Blair Pegram, Benjamin Drew. Spotsylvania.--Lewis A. Boggs, John A. Gordon, Montgomery Slaughter. Tazewell.--A. A. Spotts, Z. S. Witten, T. J. Higginbotham. Warren.--Marcus B. Buck, Charles B. Rust, Thomas W. Forsythe. Washington.--Samuel E. Goodson, John N. Humes, Madison Beatie. Wythe.--Jesse D. Bailey, Josiah Brown, Charles C. Tate. A copy from the rolls — Teste: Wm. F. Gordon, Jr. Clerk of House
By the Governor of Virginia.--a proclamation. --Whereas a vacancy has occurred in the representation of this State in the Congress of the Confederate States, occasioned by the resignation of the Hon. Robert H. Whitfield, late the representative from the district composed of the counties of Norfolk, Princess Anne, Nansemond, Isle of Wight, Southampton, Sussex, Surry and Greensville, and the city of Norfolk: Therefore I, William Smith, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby proclaim and make know that elections will be held in the said counties and city on Monday, the 10th day of April next, to supply the said vacancy; and the sheriffs of the said counties and the sergeant of the said city are hereby required to cause elections to be held, each in his respective county or city, and officers commanding military encampments and posts are authorized to have such elections held on the said 10th day of April next for a representative to fill the vacancy aforesaid. Give
By the Governor of Virginia. --A Proclamation.--Whereas a vacancy has occurred in the representation of this State in the Congress of the Confederate States, occasioned by the resignation of the Hon. Robert H. Whilfield, late the representative from the district composed of the counties of Norfolk, Princess Anne, Nansemond, Isle of Wight, Southampton, Sussex, Surry and Greensville, and the city of Norfolk: Therefore I, William Smith, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby proclaim and make know that elections will be help in the said counties and city on Monday, the 10th day of April next, to supply the said vacancy; and the sheriffs of the said counties and the sergeant of the said city are hereby required to cause elections to be held, each in his respective county or city, and officers commanding military encampments and posts are authorized to have such elections held on the sard 10th day of April next for a representative to fill the vacancy aforesaid Given
By the Governor of Virginia.--a proclamation. --Whereas a vacancy has occurred in the representation of this State in the Congress of the Confederate States, occasioned by the resignation of the Hon. Robert H. Whitfield, into the representative from the district composed of the counties of Norfolk, Princess Anne, Nansemond, Isle of Wight, Southampton, Sussex, Surry and Greensville, and the city of Norfolk: Therefore I, William Smith, Governor of the Commonwealth of Virginia, do hereby proclaim and make know that elections will be held in the said counties and city on Monday, the 10th day of April next, to supply the said vacancy; and the sheriffs of the said counties and the sergeant of the said city are hereby required to cause elections to be held, each in his respective county or city, and officers commanding military encampments and posts are authorized to have such elections held on the said 10th day of April next for a representative to fill the vacancy aforesaid. Give
hall, of Fauquier, thought, in the present organized state of the Senate — it being evident that there was a very slim attendance present — it had better adjourn, and therefore moved that it adjourn till 12 o'clock to-morrow. Mr. Dillard, of Sussex, called for the yeas and nays, which were ordered. Mr. Frazier, of Rockbridge, desired to know whether there was any possibility of a sufficient number of members arriving in the city within the next few days to constitute a quorum. If there Edward, and Mr. Neeson, of Marion, proceeded to explain why several Senators were absent, and believed that in a day or two a sufficient number would arrive in the city to enable the Senate to proceed to business regularly. Mr. Dillard, of Sussex, moved that the Senate adjourn. On motion of Mr. Hunter, the yeas and nays were ordered, which resulted — yeas, 14; nays, 2; and the Senate therefore adjourned till 12 o'clock to-morrow. [Note.--We have been requested to state that Beve<
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