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uce a resolution respectfully requesting the Legislature of Virginia, assembled at Wheeling, to retrocede to the United States the city of Alexandria, and so much of Fairfax county as may include the Mount Vernon estate. --Objected to. Mr. John F. Potter, of Wisconsin, offered a resolution, under the suspension of the rules, instructing the committee on elections to inquire and report whether the Hon. Henry May, the representative from the Fourth Congressional district of Maryland, has not tself in the case of Mr. Clark, of Mo., expelled on Saturday. Neither Mr. May nor Mr. Clark had taken their seats here, nor had they yet taken the oath of office; how could they, then, be regarded as within the jurisdiction of this House? Mr. Potter replied that it was well known Mr. May was a member elect of this House; that the charge that he was in communication with rebels had been publicly made through the newspapers, and, in justice to Mr. May himself, the charge should be investigat