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The Legislature.

The following bills were reported in the Senate yesterday:

For the relief of Wm. A. Braxton, of King William county.

Authorizing the payment of a sum of money to Lee A. Dunn, of King William county for extra copies of Commissioners' books.

House bill providing for the payment of tobacco destroyed by fire at the public ware house in this city. Subsequently passed.

To punish purchasers of property falsely representing themselves authorized to impress or purchase the same.

A memorial from the Trustees of the Virginia Female Institute at Staunton was presented and referred.

A resolution was adopted in relation to soldiers in camp and by refugees. Adjourned.

In the House several bills were reported--one for the repeal of ordinance No. 66 of the Convention of Virginia respecting the revenue of the literary fund; and another authorizing the Governor to lease a of land adjoining the armory.

A resolution of inquiry was adopted so to amend the slave impressment law as to include slaves engaged in cultivating tobacco first, and thus relieve as far as practicable those engaged in tilling the soil for bread.

A resolution was also adopted for amending the law so as to admit of additional compensation and fees to commissioners of the revenue and county surveyors.

Also, a resolution calling upon the Auditor of Public Accounts for information as to the manner, and by whom, the Public Guard of Richmond are furnished with subsistence.

Also, a resolution to exempt one deputy sheriff in counties where the revenue exceed $100,000.

The bill to regulate railroad transportation of freight and passengers was taken from the table, discussed, and various amendments proposed. Pending the discussion of the subject, the House adjourned.

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