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rginia Military Institute for the year terminating on the 1st of July last, was received. A communication from the Governor, accompanying the report, urged upon the House the propriety of making additional appropriations for the benefit of the Virginia Military Institute, was also received. Both documents were laid upon the table and ordered to be printed. The militia bill. The bill reported by Mr. Anderson, of Botetourt, suspending the operations of the militia ordinance until February 10th, was taken up. Mr. Collier said the Governor had taken upon himself the responsibility of not enforcing the ordinance for three weeks past, and he thought he might continue so to do with equal propriety. The House was too slim to justify action on the bill at present. Mr. Jones urged the importance of immediate action on the bill. For want of a constitutional majority present, the bill could not pass to its second reading, and was passed over. Election of Senators.