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id on the table. Senate bill for the relief W. H. Goodwin and others, was passed — yeas 27, nays 1. A bill to redress loyal citizens injured by u urping persons, was read a third time. Mr. Robertson was opposed to it, because it was of the character of an ex-post facto law. Mr. Nelson hoped not, as it had been fully considered last session in the Senate, and lost for want of time. It violated no law. It merely provided against those persons who uphold the Government of Pierpoint or the United States from alienating their property. Mr. Robertson said if they were conspirators whom it was proposed to reach, let them be tried. He thought the inhibition of the right to alienate property a very great penalty. A motion to lay the bill on the table was rejected. The bill was then passed — yeas 27, nays 8. Senate bill declaring the standard of a cord measure. Senate bill regulating the salary of the 3d clerk in the Auditor's office, was read a th