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The Legislature.

The Senate, yesterday, passed a large number of bills, among them one authorizing the Common Council of the city of Petersburg to declare what shall constitute an unlawful assembly of negroes, and to prescribe the punishment therefore.

The House passed Senate bills incorporating the Central Savings Bank, of the city of Richmond, and the town of Independence, in Grayson county. A substitute was adopted for the joint resolution passed by the Senate, which authorizes the Governor to contract for the manufacture of arms. A bill was reported for the incorporation of the Shooting Time Piece Manufactory, of Virginia. Senate amendments to the Covington and Ohio Railroad bill were agreed to. A report from the Armory Commissioners was read and ordered to be printed.

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