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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 and Jefferson counties, now claimed by the Governor, Boreman, of West Virginia as belonging to that State, but which protest that they are a part of Old Virginia.
The subject was referred to the Judiciary Committee by a proposition from Mr. Woodson, of Rockingham, for repealing the law ceding those counties to West Virginia.
No other business was transacted.
Tuesday, December 5.
--In the Senate, a bill was introduced amending the third article of the Constitution — the same as that introduced by Mr. Grattan, in the House, Monday.
Mr. Robinson reported a bill to incorporate the Norfolk City railroad.
A bill was unanimously passed rescinding the acts of 13th of May, 1862, and 31st of January, 1863, consenting to the
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