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t session and soon after adjourned. House of Representatives.--The House bill to admit railroad machinery free of duty, returned from the Senate with an amendment, was taken up, and the Senate amendment concurred in. The resolution of Mr. Foote, to repeal the law suspending the privilege of the writ of habeas corpus, coming up as the special order, Mr. Foote addressed the House in its support, continuing his remarks for three hours and a quarter. Mr. Rives, of Virginia, next obtaMr. Foote addressed the House in its support, continuing his remarks for three hours and a quarter. Mr. Rives, of Virginia, next obtained the floor, when, on motion, the subject was passed over until Friday. The Speaker laid before the House a communication from the Governor of Virginia, transmitting certain resolutions of the General Assembly of that State, asserting the determination of Virginia to maintain her ancient boundaries. Read and referred. Mr. Farrow, of S. C., offered a joint resolution to prevent the restriction upon the right of members of Congress to visit the sick and wounded officers and soldiers