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turnpikes for military purposes. The ordinance was amended so as to increase the appropriation, and on its passage the ayes and noes were called, resulting ayes 55, noes 24--carried. The connections between the Richmond. Potomac and Petersburg Railroads came up as the regular order of the day. It was moved that the consideration be postponed to 12 o'clock to-day. Amended so to lay on the table. The amendment was lost, and the postponement to 12 o'clock was carried. Mr. Staples offered a resolution calling for the federal population of the counties, cities and boroughs of this Commonwealth, according to the Census of 1860. Adopted. The question of adjournment came up, with a view to ascertain the sense of the Convention in reference to amendments to the Constitution, or a speedy adjournment sine die. A resolution laid on the table last week, providing for an adjournment on Monday, 24th inst., was called up, but was subsequently withdrawn. Mr. Sheff
Among the visitors to Richmond on Friday were Capt. Geo. H. Hollins, lately of the U. S. steamer Susquehanna; Lieut. Jos. Barney, Paymaster Felix Senac, Midshipmen Dornin, Hoole and Hoge; Carpenter Ro. M. Bain, and Sailmaker Wm. M. Mahoney, Waller R. Staples and others. The above named U. S. officers have all resigned. The Black Republicans were much exercised at the resignation of Capt. Hollins.