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From southwest Virginia. the fifty-sixth Virginia Regiment--encouraging news from Kentucky--the Charleston fire, &c. [correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.] Abingdon, Dec. 15, 1861. The 56th Virginia has just obtained permission of Wyndham Robertson, Esq. of Richmond city, to encamp upon his beautiful farm, situated one and a half miles from Abingdon. This arrangement has been concluded by Lieut. Col. Slaughter, in the absence of Col. Stuart, who is now sick in your city, and has secured an agreeable substitute for the "airy" encampment of the regiment on the heights of Martha Washington College. For several weeks much discomfort has been occasioned by an unfavorable location, which has naturally resulted in adding quite considerably to the sick list. There are no serious cases, however, the prevailing epidemic being colds. The news from Kentucky is highly encouraging. I had the good fortune to meet with a middle-aged citizen, of Bourbon, who has lef
The House met at 12 o'clock M. Prayer by Rev. Mr. Woolbridge, of the Protestant Episcopal Church. The Speaker, Mr. Kemper, in the Chair. On motion of Mr. Robertson, so much of the Governor's message as relates to the subject of Banks was referred to the Committee on Banks. The Speaker laid before the House a communication from Enoch Lowe, Esp., ex- Governor of Maryland. Mr. Fleming moved the document be laid on the table and printed. Mr. Robertson moved that five thousand copies of the document be printed. He hoped the letter would be spread as far as possible, that it might not only communicate to others the pleasure it had given hons, in view of the exigencies of the times, would not hesitate to loan their neighbors sufficient to supply their immediate wants. Messrs. Newton, Collier, Robertson, Anderson of Botetourt, McDonald, Nelson, Dabney, Shaffey, Hunter, Rutherford, Steger, and others, spoke on the merits of the bill, but want of space precludes t