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of Inquiry into Expediency.--By Mr. McGruder, of constructing a railroad in the county of Henrico, commencing at the mines of the Richmond and New York Coal Company and intersecting with the Richmond and York River Railroad; by Mr. Cowan, of amending the charter of the Preston Bank of Virginia; by Mr. Christian, of authorizing a connecting railroad from a point on the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, near Cranberry Summit, in Preston county, to some point on the Virginia Central Railroad, in Augusta county; by Mr. Magruder, of authorizing the delivery of two field-pieces to the Scottsville Home Guard, upon proper and reasonable condition; by Mr. McGehee, of authorizing the negroes manumitted by the last will and testament of Isaac N. Robertson, dec'd, of the county of Appomattox, to select masters for themselves without compensation. Bills Reported--To amend the 14th section of an act providing additional protection for the slave property of citizens of this Commonwealth; authorizing
ive, enclosing joint resolutions adopted by the Tennessee Legislature, proposing certain amendments to the Federal Constitution; also, a series of coercion resolves, adopted by the Black Republicans of the Pennsylvania Legislature, sent to the Governor by A. G. Curtin, Chief Magistrate of that Commonwealth. The communication of Governor Letcher and the Tennessee resolutions were ordered to be printed, and referred to the Committee on State and Federal Relations. Resolutions were offered for building a railroad in Henrico county, to connect with the York River Road, and for connecting the Baltimore and Ohio and Central Railroads by a branch, beginning in Preston and ending in Augusta county. A bill was reported for amending the act providing additional protection to the slave property of Virginia. The Bank Relief bill was passed. The House laid on the table a motion to adjourn till Feb. 11 --objection being made thereto. The proposition for a stay law was also laid on the table.