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Provisional Congress. Tuesday, November 19, 1861. Congress met at 12 o'clock. Hon. Howell Cobb in the Chair. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Brown. The following members in addition to those reported yesterday were present: Mr. Sparrow, of Louisiana. Mr. Memminger, of South Carolina. Mr. Reagan, of Texas. Mr. Davis, of North Carolina. Mr. Seddon, of Virginia. Mr. Thos as, of Tennessee. Mr. Venable. of North Carolina, from the committee appointed to wait on the President of the Confederate States, reported that the President would make a communication in writing to-day, which was subsequently presented by his Secretary, as follows: President's Message. To the Congress of the Confederate States: The few weeks which have elapsed since your adjournment have brought us so near the close of the year, that we are now able to sum up its general results. The retrospect is such as should fill the hearts of our people with gratitude to Providence f
From Norfolks the gambling case — meeting of the M. E. Conference — ladies fair, &c.[special Correspondence the Dispatch. Norfolk Nov. 19, 1861. The case of the Commonwealth vs. A. Bourgurn, charged with stealing an ox was disposed of yesterday in the Circuit Court. The accused will be punished by confinement in the city prison for twelve months. In the case of the young man Moore, charged with burglary, a true bill was not found. The issue of small notes is now under consideration by the Grand Jury. The two individuals arrested at a gambling house on Sunday night, and charged with violation of the law in keeping such an establishment, appeared before the Mayor yesterday, and gave security for their appearance before his Honor to-day for an investigation of the case. The Virginia Annual Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church will meet in this city to- morrow. The deliberations will be held in the Cumberland street Church, now in char
life was about to depart, and he knew his wretched condition, spiritually, he repented of his sins; and after thus offering a most agonizing prayer, (and how earnest must have been that prayer) he felt the forgiveness of God, and was satisfied of his acceptance of Divine favor. In a few moments he was swept away. He associated with his companions in life, and were united with them in death. Such scenes are the result of this cruel war. The most intimate friend the one we cherish nearest our heart, as well as the distant stranger, are the victims of this inhuman strife, propagated by the tyrants of the North. What indignation should not be aroused against such beings? Would all the united wrath of every honest and righteous man be sufficient to crush the united despotism of these monsters, who are waging a war of bloodshed upon a soil destined, by God, to be the home of the true and the faithful? Our cause calls for immediate action. Richmond, Nov. 19, 1861. J. F. S.