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the Legislature, had authorized the Governor to seize salt works of companies from Georgia. If the State bad a right to seize the kettles and salt pans of these companies they had an equal right to seize the negroes engaged at the works. A proposition had recently been offered in the Virginia Legislature, to protect these citizens from other States, and a counter proposition offered to disregard the contracts even of the States, in a certain contingency. After some explanation by Messrs. Hunter and Preston, Mr. Hill withdrew his resolution. Mr. Sparrow, from the Military Committee, reported a House bill to repeal an act authorizing commutation for soldiers' clothing, and to require clothing to be furnished by the Secretary of War.--Passed. Mr. Brown, from the Naval, Committee, reported a joint resolution of thanks to Lieut. J. N. Brown and all of his command. Adopted. Mr. Hill, from the Judiciary Committee, reported a House bill so authorize Judges of District Cou
Runaways. --The following named slaves left the Piedmont Railroad, at Danville, and are now at large. A reward of $25 each will be paid for their delivery at Danville, if taken in the State, or $50, taken in another State, or a liberal reward if delivered in any jail where they can be secured: Isaiah left on August 1st; calls himself Isaiah Fenton. Anderson left on August 3d. Willis left on the 6th of August, calls himself Willis Hunter, is light brown, spare made, and speaks quick when spoken to. George left on the 6th of August, calls himself George Taylor. Richard left on the 24th of August; calls himself Richard Twyman: is dark brown; wears goatee and moustache. Richard left on the 24th of August; called himself Richard Henry Lee: brown color; had on a brown felt hat with curve top. Isaac left on the 24th of August, calls himself Isaac Moore, stammers in his speech. George, calling himself George Selden, recently owned by Wm. Warwark,