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deration. The committee, consisting of Messrs. Forbes, Burks and Harrison, brought in a bill in a few minutes, directing the Auditor of Public Accounts to pay the amount; which was passed — ayes 72 nose 3 The resolution offered a few days ago by Mr. Woonson, declaring the Confederate Conscription act unconstitutional, but counselling a patriotic obedience to it, was called up by Mr. Hunter, who offered a substitute, declaring the act perfectly constitutional, and advising obedience &c; which, together with the original, was laid upon the table, without discussion. The Speaker presented to the House a letter of resignation from Charles T. Friend, Esq, the delegate from Chesterfield, upon which. Mr. Rives offered a resolution, which was adopted, fixing the 22d inst as the day upon which the vacancy shall be filled by election the resignation of Mr. Friend, at his own instance, taking affect on the 20th. The House then went into secret season on the River Defences.