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reciated by intelligent men. I commend the report most cordially to your careful examination. The report of the attentive and indefatigable Superintendent of Public Buildings and Grounds, and the recommendations and suggestions which it makes are worthy of adoption, especially those relating to the renovation and repair of the Capitol building. A portion of the buildings at the Penitentiary, including the axe factory and the weaving establishment, were destroyed by fine on the 1st day of July last. So Soon as I heard the buildings were on fire. I repaired to the Penitentiary, and remained there until the fire was subdued. On the next day I directed the Superintendent to institute an investigation to ascertain, if possible, the origin of the fire — The fire was beyond all question, the work of an incendiary; but although the investigation has been prosecuted, we have not been able to ascertain the guilty party or parties. The buildings have been reconstructed, and nearly