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slavery, emancipated slaves who have forfeited their freedom, by remaining in the Common wealth more than twelve months after they become free. The said bill having been on the 17th reported with a recommendation that the same be rejected, it was now, upon motion, laid upon the table. The following bills, being on their third reading, were passed: Senate bill to enforce payment of balances due from Commissioners of forfeited and delinquent lands. House bill to return to John Washington, a slave, who was convicted of grand larceny. House bill amending and re-enacting section 12, chap. 77, of the Code of Virginia, so as to read, that "church trustees shall not take or hold at any one time; more than two acres of land in an incorporated town, nor more than 100 acres, exclusive of the church and burying grounds, out of such town. House bill to authorize the establishment of a military school, as a part of the instruction of Randolph Macon College. Bill rej