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And they have agreed to a resolution to adjourn from the twenty-third instant to the first Monday in December next, in which they request the concurrence of the house of delegates.

Their committee appointed to examine the enrolled bills have examined sundry other such bills, which being found truly enrolled, have been signed by their speaker, and are herewith returned to the house of delegates.

The said amendments being read, were severally agreed to, and it was ordered that the clerk inform the senate thereof.

Mr. Stillsan, from the committee on enrolled bills, reported that said committee had examined sundry other such bills and found them truly enrolled.

Ordered, That Mr. Stillman carry the same to the senate for further examination and signature.
The resolution of the senate was taken up and agreed to as follows:

Resolved, That when the senate adjourns on Tuesday the 23d instant, it will, with the consent of the house of delegates, adjourn until the first Monday in December next.

Ordered, That Mr. PATRICK inform the senate thereof.

A message was received from the senate by Mr. CAPERTON, who informed the house that the senate had passed the bill, entitled "an act divorcing Stephen Odell from his wife Eleanor.”

On motion of Mr. Tatum leave was granted to withdraw the petition of William Ayres, of the county of Patrick.

On motion of Mr. LEAKE leave was granted to withdraw the petition and documents of Christ church congregation.

A further communication was received from the senate by their clerk, which was read as follows:

IN SENATE, March 23, 1847. The committee of the senate appointed to examine the enrolled bills, have examined sundry other such bills, which being found truly enrolled, have been signed by their speaker, and are herewith returned to the house of delegates.

Mr. Stillman, from the committee on enrolled bills, reported that said committee had examined all the bills passed by both houses, and found them truly enrolled.

Ordered, That Mr. Stillman carry the same to the senate for further examination and signature.
The following communication was received from the senate by their clerk :

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IN SENATE, MARCH 23, 1847. The committee of the senate appointed to examine enrolled bills, have examined all such bills referred to them, which being found truly enrolled, have been signed by their speaker, and are here with returned to the house of delegates.

On motion, the SPEAKER signed the following enrolled bills, viz:

An act to authorize the Lynchburg and Salem turnpike company to M’Adamize their road, and for other purposes.

An act to authorize the Baltimore and Ohio railroad company to construct the extension of their railroad through the territory of Virginia.

An act changing the time of holding the circuit superior courts of the counties of Randolph, Barbour, Taylor, Harrison, Wood, Ritchie and Gilmer.

An act changing the times of holding the circuit superior courts of Cumberland, Franklin and Appomattox, and the town of Lynchburg.

An act authorizing the state's guarantee to certain bonds of the Chesapeake and Ohio canal company.
An act to amend the act passed 5th March 1846, incorporating the Hardy and Winchester turnpike company.
An act to incorporate the directors of the Scientific and Eclectic medical institute.

An act to provide for the construction of a road from Bath in Morgan county, to the mouth of St. John's run on the Potomac.

An act to provide for the construction of a turnpike road from the Richlands in Tazewell to the Kentucky line.

An act providing for the extension of the Louisa railroad to the eastern base of the Blue Ridge.

An act incorporating the Harrisville turnpike company, and re-enacting the act to incorporate the Bower's Hill turnpike company.

An act to authorize the auditor to issue a warrant upon the treasurer in favour of Peter Moore's administrator.
An act incorporating the Richmond and Danville railroad company.
An act releasing the commonwealth's right to certain lots of land 'therein mentioned to Daniel D. Jones.
An act to incorporate the Richmond male orphan society.
An act to incorporate the Little Kanawha navigation company.
An act changing the time of holding the May quarterly term of the county of Jefferson.
An act to amend the charter of the Meherrin navigation company.

An act divorcing William R. and Virginia Myers.

An act to amend, for the counties of Loudoun, Fairfax and Kanawha, the act for the establishment of district free schools, passed February 26, 1846.

An act to amend the act of the 25th of February 1846, entitled an act to establish district free schools in the counties of Lancaster, Westmoreland, Richmond, Prince William, Loudoun, Fairfax, and certain other counties therein mentioned, and providing for the general meetings of the school commissioners of Norfolk county.

An act authorizing the Masonic society of lodge No. 1 in the City of Norfolk to sell and convey a certain lot owned by them in said city, and for other purposes.

An act to authorize a lease of the Seaboard and Roanoke railroad to the trustees of Portsmouth and the city councils of Norfolk jointly, and to authorize a subsequent sale of the road to the same parties.

An act to incorporate the Little's falls railroad company.
An act making further appropriation for the Virginia regiment of volunteers.

An act to authorize a payment to be made by the school commissioners of Madison county to Joseph B. Webb, a teacher in said county.

An act incorporating the Monongahela navigation company.
An act to incorporate the Western branch railroad company.

An act authorizing a separate election at Rileysville in the county of Page, and at Stevensburg in the county of Culpeper.

An act establishing the county of Boone of parts of the counties of Kanawha, Cabell and Logan.
An act investing part of the Literary fund in buildings for the Medical college in the Valley in Virginia.
An act authorizing the county court of Amelia to reassess the lands of Francis A. Wilson.
An act to incorporate the Mount Vernon cotton manufacturing company in the town of Alexandria.
An act authorizing a separate election at Faber's mills in the county of Nelson.
An act to declare M'Kimm's creek in the county of Tyler a public highway and for other purposes.
An act refunding to David Rawls a certain sum of money.
An act to incorporate the Weston and Lewisport turnpike company.
An act concerning Franklin Tavenner.
An act concerning Thomas Brown and James Saunders of the county of Lancaster.
An act authorizing jailors to receive into their jails slaves taken under attachment.

An act to amend an act, entitled an act concerning certain chancery proceedings and for other purposes, passed February 17th, 1823.

An act concerning the Virginia military institute.
An act to establish a public free ferry across the Corotoman river in the county of Lancaster.
An act to incorporate the Wheeling cotton mills company.

An act incorporating the Franklin lodge No. 13 of the Independent order of Odd Fellows of the City of Wheeling.

An act to incorporate the Clarksburg and Weston turnpike company.
An act making further provision for the revisal of the statutes of this commonwealth.
An act to empower the corporation of Petersburg to construct a ship canal.
An act changing the time of holding the county courts of Nicholas.
An act to extend the jurisdiction of the commonwealth of Virginia over the county of Alexandria.
An act authorizing a separate election at the house of James Ferguson in Wayne county.

An act to increase the annuity of the Virginia institution for the education of the deaf and dumb and of the blind and for other purposes.

An act incorporating the Appomattox savings bank in the town of Farmville.

An act authorizing an additional troop of cavalry in the county of Charles City, within the limits of the 52nd regiment.

An act authorizing the collection of certain state rifles.
An act to incorporate the Beverley and Philippi turnpike company.
An act providing for the construction of several bridges on the Staunton and Parkersburg road.
An act to renew the act passed 1st February 1839, incorporating the Dunkard creek turnpike company.
An act to authorize the Bank of the Valley to establish a branch of said bank at Staunton.
An act to incorporate the armory iron company for the purpose of manufacturing iron.
An act providing for the payment of contractors on the road from the Ohio river to the Maryland line.
An act changing one of the boundary lines of each of the counties of Mercer and Alleghany.

An act to amend the act passed the 25th February 1846, to establish district free schools in Lancaster and other counties.

An act concerning the sheriffs of this commonwealth.
An act to declare Buffaloe creek a public highway.

An act authorizing the discontinuance and sale of certain vacant and useless streets in the plan of the town of Martinsburg in the county of Berkeley and directing the application of the proceeds thereof.

An act exempting Carter's ferry across James river from the operation of the 23rd and 24th sections of the act passed January 30, 1819, regulating ferries.

An act to revive an act providing for the construction of a road from Guest's station to the Tennes

see line.

An act to incorporate the Woodstock female seminary.
An act changing the boundary line between the counties of Marion and Monongalia, and for other purposes.
An act incorporating the Shenandoah lodge No. 32, of the Independent order of Odd Fellows.
An act to incorporate the trustees of the Piedmont institute in the county of Bedford.
An act concerning Edward S. Gay.

An act to amend an act, entitled an act to reduce into one the several acts now in force concerning the inspection of tobacco, passed March 6, 1819.

An act concerning Elijah Brown of the public guard.
An act concerning the estate of Blair Bolling late of the public guard.
An act concerning Thomas F. Conway.
An act concerning Charles W. and Helen M. Coleman.
An act releasing to Nancy Mumford alias Walden and others, the commonwealth's right to certain real estate.
An act concerning Joseph Selden late of the public guard.
An act to incorporate the Manassa's gap turnpike company.
An act concerning the sheriff of Middlesex.
An act authorizing the issuing of certain licenses and for other purposes.
An act adding the county of New Kent to the seventh judicial circuit.
An act concerning John Thompson.
An act changing the time of holding the county courts of Jackson county.
An act concerning the Rivanna and North river navigation companies.
An act to incorporate the Ivanhoe manufacturing mills company in the county of Amherst.
An act to incorporate the trustees of the glebe fund of Lancaster county.

An act increasing the capital stock of the Leesburg and Snicker's gap turnpike company, and authorizing a subscription of two fifths of the said increase by the Board of public works.

An act prescribing the mode of electing trustees for the town of Darkesville in the county of Berkeley, and vesting them with corporate powers, and of electing trustees of the town of Romney in the county of Hampshire.

An act discontinuing the separate poll required to be held at the house of David West in Wetzel county.
An act divorcing Catharine Hillary from her husband William Hillary.
An act to incorporate the Nelson county savings bank at Lovingston.
An act concerning Jane Hailstock.

An act amending an act, entitled an act changing the place of holding a separate election in the county of Mason and for other purposes, passed February 17, 1845.

An act providing for the issuing of new certificates of debt in place of certain bonds issued by the James river company.

An act authorizing the county court of Preston to divide said county into two revenue districts and for other purposes.

An act authorizing the troop of cavalry attached to the 53d regiment in the county of Campbell to make enlistments from either of the regiments in said county.

An act concerning John Coke late sergeant of the City of Williamsburg.
An act imposing taxes for the support of government.

An act directing the Board of public works to pay Shadrack White's claim as a contractor on the Price's turnpike and Cumberland gap road.

An act concerning Thomas O. Brent, deputy for D. Cox, sheriff of Northumberland county.
An act appropriating the public revenue.
An act incorporating the Rockymount turnpike company.
An act changing the laws in relation to pilots.
An act concerning Lavinia W. Richardson, administratrix of the late Capt. John B. Richardson.
An act refunding to Hezekiah Daggs and others certain sums of money.

An act establishing an inpection of tobacco on the land of William H. Macfarland and Moncure Robinson near the Richmond and Petersburg railroad depot in the City of Richmond.

An act directing the school commissioners of the county of Appomattox to pay to Barbara G. Wright a sum of money due her for the instruction of poor children in the year 1845.

An act to enlarge the powers of the trustees of the town of Woodstock in the county of Shenandoah and for other purposes.

An act further to amend an act concerning the Howardsville and Rockfish turnpike company.
An act respecting the lunatic asylums of the commonwealth.
An act to incorporate the Phænix mining and manufacturing company of the state of Virginia.
An act to incorporate the Potomac navigation company.
An act authorizing the sale of the real estate of James W. Winfree of the county of Chesterfield.

An act to amend the act, entitled an act to extend the jurisdiction of this commonwealth over the county of Alexandria.

An act to provide for cases in which the courts have failed to comply with the act of the 5th March 1846, amending the present primary school system and for other purposes.

An act concerning the City Point railroad company.
An act supplementary to the act incorporating the Monongahela navigation company.
An act to incorporate the Marshall seminary.

An act to amend and continue the act of the 2d of March 1846, providing for a road from the Guyandotte to the Kanawha river.

An act changing the time for annual meetings of the Valley turnpike company.
An act to incorporate the Branch mining and manufacturing company.
An act to incorporate the Virginia steel company and for other purposes.
An act refunding to Simeon West a certain sum of money.
An act to incorporate the Lynchburg and Botetourt iron company.

An act repealing the act, entitled an act authorizing a separate election at the house of Mrs. Prudence Perkinson in the county of Prince Edward.

An act authorizing the appointment of inspectors at Howardsville in the county of Albemarle.
An act concerning A. W. Mills.
An act authorizing the payment of a certain sum of money to Samuel Patterson.
An act authorizing the payment of a certain sum of money to William T. Simmons.
An act for the relief of James L. Campbell.
An act authorizing the payment of a certain sum of money to captain Kenton Harper.

An act to revive and amend the act, entitled an act incorporating a company to erect a tollbridge over the Ohio river at Wheeling, passed February 17, 1816, and the act amendatory of said act, passed March 10, 1836.

An act forming Highland county out of parts of Pendleton and Bath.

An act providing for the preservation of the standard weights and ineasures received from the general government.

An act authorizing David Corprew of Princess Anne county to erect a bridge across Long creek and Lynhaven inlet in said county, and for other purposes.

An act concerning Samuel Pannill of the county of Campbell.
An act to establish a separate election in the county of Lee.

An act authorizing a separate election at the Union meetinghouse in the county of Barbour, and for other purposes.

An act to incorporate the Virginia inining and smelting copper company.
An act to establish the Bank of Martinsburg in Virginia in the county of Berkeley.

An act to facilitate the construction of an electric telegraph line on the great northern and southern mail route.

An act to incorporate the Falls and Winterpoc manufacturing company.

An act amending the act passed 25th February 1846, establishing district free schools in the counties of Frederick and Jefferson.

An act authorizing an addition to the boring mill at the armory.
An act changing the time of holding certain courts in the fourth judicial circuit.
An act authorizing the general court to rearrange the judicial circuits of this commonwealth.
An act authorizing the sale of certain lands held by Howard F. Thornton.
An act authorizing the payment of a certain sum of money to William C. Adams.
An act divorcing Nancy D. Lane from her husband George W. Lane.
An act to amend the act, entitled an act incorporating the Ohio coal mining company.
An act releasing the commonwealth's right to a certain lot of land therein mentioned to Nancy Thompson.
An act concerning state loans.
An act to incorporate the Lewis county seminary.

An act providing for taking the sense of the citizens of Gilmer county upon the selection of a site for the seat of justice for said county.

An act to incorporate the Kanawha salt company.

An act authorizing the trustees of Watson town or Capon springs to acquire and hold an additional quantity of land.

An act changing the place of holding a separate election in each of the counties of Franklin, Rappahannock, Accomack and Morgan.

An act concerning the taking of oysters from Wilson's creek in Gloucester county.
An act to incorporate the Virginia hotel company in the town of Staunton.

An act to amend the act incorporating the town of Farmville in the county of Prince Edward, passed February 27th, 1833.

An act allowing farther time to owners of lots in the town of Lewisburg in Greenbrier county to build on and improve the same.

An act supplementary to the act passed February 18th, 1813, to establish a turnpike road from a point on the Leesburg turnpike road to the District of Columbia.

An act to increase the capital stock of the Cacapon and North branch turnpike company.
An act incorporating the Alexandria and Harper's Ferry railroad company.
An act concerning depositions taken out of the state.
An act concerning suits against trustees of religious congregations.
An act incorporating the Alexandria savings institution in the town of Alexandria.

An act to amend the act, entitled an act to authorize the opening a new street in the town of Petersburg, passed March 23d, 1836.

An act to authorize the county court of King George to levy a certain amount for the purposes of education.
An act to incorporate the Holcombe savings bank at Lynchburg.
An act to incorporate the Farmville manufacturing company and the Lee mining company.

An act providing for the connection of the canal or basin at Richmond, with the tidewater of James river through the Richmond dock, and for other purposes.

An act divorcing Amanda Gosling from her husband Palmer Gosling.

An act incorporating Wildey lodge No. 11 of the Independent order of Odd Fellows in the county of Jefferson. .

An act appropriating a sum of money for the benefit of Samuel Freeman of the City of Richmond.

An act incorporating Charity lodge No. 27 of the Independent order of Odd Fellows of the town of Warrenton, Fauquier county.

An act divorcing Lucinda Hughes from her husband Thomas Hughes.
An act incorporating the Evansville literary society in the county of Preston.
An act extending the limits of the town of Lexington in the county of Rockbridge.
An act incorporating the Wheeling, West Liberty and Bethany turnpike.
An act concerning the Rappahannock company and the Shenandoah steamboat company.

An act to prevent the authorities of the City of Richmond from laying and collecting a tax upon the bales of hay sent by the farmers of the state to said city.

An act increasing the salaries of the second clerks in the register's and treasurer's offices.
An act authorizing the taking of the depositions of distant witnesses.
An act to incorporate the Shockoe iron and nail manufacturing company.
An act to constitute a portion of the Rappahannock river a lawful fence.
An act supplemental to an act, entitled an act to incorporate the Richmond and Ohio railroad company.

An act to amend an act prescribing certain general conditions on which future subscriptions to the capital of joint stock companies should be made on behalf of the commonwealth.

An act divorcing Mary Margaret Sims from her husband Robert Sims.
An act authorizing the payment of a certain sum of money to captain Edward C. Carrington.
An act authorizing licenses to issue to proprietors of theatres.
An act divorcing Amanda Woodyard from her husband John Woodyard.
An act to establish a flour inspection in the town of Staunton.
An act divorcing Paulina P. Wright from her husband Shelton Wright.
An act divorcing James R. Jones from his wife Elizabeth.
An act concerning Philip Smith sheriff of Clarke county.
An act concerning the police of the Richmond dock.
An act to incorporate the Tuckahoe aqueduct factory.
An act incorporating the Moorfield and North branch turnpike company.
An act to anthorize the payment of $ 279 60, to Joseph R. Bentley.
An act to incorporate a company for constructing a bridge at the Point of Rocks across the Potomac river.

An act to establish an inspection of flour at the King William mills on Pamunkey river, in King William county.

An act to incorporate the Female free school of Alexandria.
An act to incorporate the Orphan asylum of Alexandria.

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