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e amendment to strike out the clause restricting the number of negroes to be employed to thirty thousand east of the Mississippi river and ten thousand west of that river. After a lengthy debate, chiefly on the question whether or not negroes should be put into the army as soldiers, the Senate refused to concur in the amendment by the following vote: Yeas.--Messrs. Brown, Burnett, Dortch, Henry, Johnson of Missouri, Simms, Sparrow and Watson--9. Nays--Messrs. Baker, Caperton, Garland, Graham, Haynes, Hill, Maxwell, Orr, Semmes and Wigfall--10. The other House amendments, with few objections, were then agreed to, when Mr. Orr moved a reconsideration of the vote by which the second amendment was agreed to, that one of the Senators from Mississippi might have an opportunity of expressing his sentiments thereon. On motion, by Mr. Caperton, the Senate resolved into secret session. House of Representatives. The House met at the usual hour. Senate bills