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ve creditors, or their agents or assignees, pending the existing war waged by that Government against the Confederate States, or any of the slaveholding States before named. Sec. 2. Any person indebted as aforesaid shall be, and is hereby, authorized to pay the amount of his indebtedness into the Treasury of the Confederate States, in specie or treasury notes, and shall receive from the Treasurer a certificate, countersigned by the Register, showing the amount paid, and on what account, and the rate of interest which the same was bearing. Sec. 3. Such certificate shall bear like interest with the original contract, and shall be redeemable at the close of the war and the restoration of peace, in specie or its equivalent, on presentation of the original certificate. Sec. 4. All laws and parts of laws militating against this act, be, and the same are hereby, repealed. Howell Cobb, President of the Congress. Jefferson Davis. Approved May 21, 1861. --N. Y. Tribune, June 30.
ose of violating this act, shall be forfeited in like manner to the use of the Confederate States. But nothing in this act shall be so construed as to prohibit the exportation to Mexico, through its coterminous frontier. Congress C. S. A., May 21, 1861. I, J. J. Hooper, Secretary of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of an act To prohibit the exportation of cotton from the Confederate States, except through thhrough its coterminous frontier. Congress C. S. A., May 21, 1861. I, J. J. Hooper, Secretary of the Congress of the Confederate States of America, do hereby certify that the foregoing is a true and correct copy of an act To prohibit the exportation of cotton from the Confederate States, except through the seaports of said States, and to punish persons offending therein, which passed Congress, and was approved on the 21st day of May, 1861. J. J. Hooper, Secretary. --Mobile Register.
Doc. 227.-Senator Rousseau's speech in the Kentucky Senate, May 21, 1861. [The question before the Senate was on discharging the Committee on Military Affairs from the further consideration of a petition of sundry citizens of Paducah, praying for an appropriation for the purpose of establishing a fort at that place. Senator Johnson made available speech against the discharge of said Committee.] Senator Rousseau said:--I shall vote for the discharge of the Committee. The petition comes from the respectable constituents of the Senator from McCracken--Dr. Johnson. They ask for an appropriation to fortify Paducah. Their request has been duly and respectfully considered by the Committee on Military Affairs, and said Committee desires to be discharged from the further consideration of the subject. The Senator from McCracken says he has but little hope of obtaining the appropriation, or that his people will be heard by the Legislature, that they are defenceless, and provision s