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Virginia Legislature.[Extra session.] Senate. Tuesday, December 13, 1864. The Senate was called to order at 12 o'clock. Prayer by Rev. Dr. Doggett. A communication from the House of Delegates, on the subject of details of farmers, blacksmiths, etc., and calling for the appointment, by both Houses, of a committee on the subject of salt, was read and adopted; and Messrs. Ball, Douglas, Hart, Wiley, and Christian, of Augusta, were appointed by the Senate to concur with the committee on the part of the House on the subjects embraced in the communication. Resolutions were introduced, inquiring into the expediency of suspending, during the war, all laws requiring the removal of emancipated negroes beyond the Commonwealth; so amending the law for the relief of indigent soldiers' families as to require appropriations to be made from the State treasury instead of from the county treasuries; calling upon the Board of Public Works to make a report of the tariff of rates t