Journal of the Senate of the Commonwealth of Virginia (Google eBook)

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Superintendent of Public Printing., 1850
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Page 7 - The previous question shall be in this form, " Shall the main question be now put ?'' It shall only be admitted when demanded by a majority of the members present, and...
Page 5 - When any member is about to speak in debate, or deliver any matter to the House, he shall rise from his seat, and respectfully address himself to "Mr. Speaker," and shall confine himself to the question under debate, and avoid personality.
Page 43 - IT becomes my painful duty to announce to you the death of our senior member in the United States Senate.
Page 68 - Resolved, That our Senators in Congress be instructed, and our Representatives requested, to introduce and vote for a bill to repeal an Act entitled ' an Act respecting fugitives from justice and persons escaping from the service of their masters...
Page 61 - Houses in relation to the amendments proposed by the Senate to the bill entitled "An act to alter and amend the several acts imposing duties on imports...
Page 6 - No member shall vote on any question in the event of which he is immediately and particularly interested ; or in any case where he was not present •when the question was put.
Page 259 - Lord one thousand eight hundred and ninety seven and in the one hundred and twenty first year of the Sovereignty and Independence of the United States of America.
Page 5 - No member shall speak more than twice to the same question, without leave of the House; nor more than once, until every member choosing to speak shall have spoken.
Page 108 - ... exceeding in the whole the sum of five thousand dollars, to be divided into shares of twentyfive dollars each, for the construction of a turnpike road from the town of Mechanicksburg in Giles county, passing through the east end of the Cove in Wythe county, to the Virginia and Tennessee railroad at or near the first depot east from Wytheville.
Page 209 - That the Governor of this Commonwealth be and he is hereby requested to transmit copies of the foregoing preamble and resolutions to the Executive departments of the States of this Confederacy.

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