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The President said he had called the Council together in consequence of receiving the following communication, which he proceeded to read: Richmond, April 26, 1861. B. F. Ficklin, Quartermaster: It is necessary and important that the Railroads in Richmond and Petersburg should be connected so as to give increased facilities for the transmission of troops and supplies. You will see the proper authorities and request the necessary arrangements to be made for this object. H. Heth, Lieut. Col. and Act'g Quartermaster Gen'l. This arrangement must be carried out. John Letcher, Governor of Virginia. Mr. Grattan offered the following resolution, which was adopted: Resolved, That the authorities of the State of Virginia be authorized to connect the railroads coming into the city, or any of them, by laying tracks through the streets of the city; said tracks to be used only for the purposes of the State of Virginia or of the Confederated States d