from the Adjutant-General, in accordance with a joint resolution of the Legislature, adopted on the 23d inst., giving the following estimates of equipping 2,000 men for active service: 2,000 overcoats, at $9 each, $18,000; 2,000 knapsacks, at $2.25 each, $4,500; 2,000 blankets, at $3 each, $6,000; camp equipage (exclusive of tents), $3,000,—total, $31,500.
On motion of Mr. Schouler, of Middlesex, the communication was laid on the table, and ordered to be printed.
Feb. 1. In Senate.—Mr. Whitney, of Plymouth, from the Committee on Federal Relations, reported a bill to create an emergency fund for the Governor of $100,000, to take effect upon its passage.
The bill was immediately passed through the several stages, under a suspension of the rules.
The communication of the Adjutant-General was taken from the table, and referred to the Joint Standing Committee on the Militia.
In the House, the Militia Bill was discussed.
Several amendments were offered by Mr. Quincy, of Bost