, remove slaves out of the State to any one of the Confederate States, for the purpose of preserving such property, the tenant for life shall not be responsible to the remaindering for any loss or damage that may thereby occur.
On motion, the Senate concurred in the bill.
On motion of Mr.Armstrong, a committee of five, consisting of Messrs Armstrong, Bruce, Newman, Neeson and Hart, were appointed to confer with a committee upon fixing a period for adjournment.
The committee subsequently reported, fixing Monday, at 2 P.M, as the time for adjournment, sins dis.
The report was concurred in by ayes 19, nays 16, as follows:
Ayes--Messrs. Alderson, Bales, Bruce, Carton, Collier, Dickenson of Grayson, Frazier, Hart, Johnson, Logan, Massie, Quesenberry, Thomas, Thompson, Urquhart, whittle, and Wiley.
Naye--Messrs. Armstrong, Ball, Branch, Brannon, Carraway, Coghill, Dickinson of Prince Edward, Finney, Isbell, McKenney, Nash, Neeson, Newton, Newman, Pate, and Robertson.
ss sustained by the Government was the scorching of five thousands pounds of bacon, which, we are told, can be used.
Nearly all the cotton, and much the largest portion of the bacon, and other articles, belonging to other parties was destroyed.
The principal sufferers are Messrs. McCroskey & Co, $15,000--insurance $3,000, save, probably, $5,000; L. H. Davis, $3,500--no insurance; John Ryan, cotton.
$16,000 --insurance $9,000; P, Hayden, cotton, $4,000--no insurance; stored cotton, $16,000 --no insurance, save, probably, $8,000; Nashville and Chattanooga Railroad $12,000 --no insurance;--Cohen, $8,000--insurance $8--During the fire, Mr. --Thompson fell for the top of a two story building, corner of Whitehall and Mitchell streets, to the ground, breaking his arm in three places, and injuring him other wise, especially internally, to such an extent that he will probably not survive throughout the day. Mr. Isaiah Davis, son of L. H. Davis, E. q. also fell, and was seriously hurt.