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The Legislature.

A bill was reported in the Senate yesterday for the establishment of a Board of Claims. The bill for the sale of the Canal was referred to a special committee. Communications were read from the President of the United States and Governor of Indiana.--The tax bill was debated.

The House passed Senate bill allowing the Petersburg Railroad Company to increase its capital stock. Mr. Collier offered a joint resolution for final adjournment on the 25th instant. Senate bill incorporating the Southern Express Company was passed. Resolutions of the Indiana Legislature, in reference to a Convention to amend the Constitution of the United States, and resolutions of Congress in relation to an amendment of the same instrument, were read. The Committee on the Penitentiary returned a report on that subject. A petition was presented in favor of giving liens to persons furnishing building materials. The House meets to-day at 10 o'clock.

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