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had been withdrawn at the time it was made. As indicated heretofore and to-day, the House is decidedly against any adjournment, and will proceed in the dispatch of the public business. Laid on the Table.--The bill authorizing the Norfolk and Petersburg Railroad Company to construct a branch of their road to some point on the North Carolina line, was, on motion, laid on the table; also, the bill incorporating the Norfolk County Railroad Company. General Business.--A large number of bills were read the requisite number of times, and ordered to be engrossed. The bill to carry out the 19th section of the Constitution of Virginia, (respecting free Negroes and the mode of voluntary enslavement of said class of persons,) was taken up and considered. Messrs. Duckbill and Kaufman advocated its passage, and Messrs. McKenzie, Hammond and Myers advocated laying on the table. A motion of the latter to that effect finally prevailed. On motion of Mr. Collier,the House adjourned.