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he French Legislature had rejected an amendment to the Emperor's address, providing for withdrawing the French troops from Rome, and had adopted the whole address. Prince Gortchakoff announces from Warsaw that reforms will shortly be granted.-- Every Polish town will have elective municipal councils, and the elections will commence immediately. He warns the people of Warsaw against demonstrations. The Czar's manifesto, proclaiming the emancipation of the Serfs, was published on the 17th ult. The proprietors of landed property preserve the right attached to the same, but are to cede to the peasants for permanent use the dwelling with ground which will be allotted to them anew by law. In consideration of the payment of dues the peasants are permitted by law to purchase their dwellings and the land; the landlords consenting, they then become landed proprietors. This is to be carried out throughout the Empire within two years, and until then the peasants remain as before. I