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nd the wide contrast between it and all addresses from the Chair heretofore. In this brief resume of the doings of the Legislature we find room for it bodily. Mr. Baldwin said: "Gentlemen,--The best evidence I can give you of the appreciation of the honor conferred upon me is to enter at once upon the earnest and honest discharge of its duties. The House will come to order." Mr. R. W. Burke, of Augusta, was elected Sergeant-at-Arms; and Messrs. Keblinger, of Albemarle, and George Wilson, Jr., were elected First and Second Doorkeepers. The Executive Message was received and ordered to be printed. Mr. Grattan introduced a bill to amend the third article of the Alexandria Constitution (under which we now live), as authorized by the people by their recent vote. The subject of amending the vagrant laws so as to suit the present condition of things was introduced by Mr. Garnett, of Essex, and referred. Petitions were presented touching the case of Berkeley
government for the Southern States, and for extending the right of suffrage to negroes, and otherwise expanding and protecting their immunities. Messrs. Sumner, Wilson and Wade were very industrious in piling up the budget of these measures. One bill, offered by Mr. Wilson, proposes a fine not less than $500 nor more than $10,0Mr. Wilson, proposes a fine not less than $500 nor more than $10,000, and imprisonment not less than six months nor more than five years, as the punishment for any man who shall institute a distinction of civil rights between the white and black races by enforcing laws heretofore prevailing on the subject — this bill repealing all such laws. In the House, the first thing that came up was th were announced. The chairmen of the principal are as follows:--Foreign Affairs, Mr. Sumner; Finance, Mr. Fessenden; Commerce, Mr. Chandler; Military Affairs, Mr. Wilson; Naval Affairs, Mr. Grimes; Judiciary, Mr. Trumbull; Territories, Mr. Wade. [If Mr. Sumner would confine himself to foreign affairs, a deal of trouble to the na