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ee of both houses of Congress to prepare an address to the country was concurred in. On motion of Mr. Sparrow, the Senate resolved into secret session. The House met at 11 o'clock, and was opened with prayer by Rev. Dr. Edwards. The Chair laid before the House a series of resolutions adopted by the Legislature of Georgia reaffirming the determination of the State to continue the prosecution of the war to a successful termination; which were appropriately referred. Mr. Atkins, of Tenn., offered a resolution tendering the courtesies of the House to Major-Gen. John C. Breckinridge during his temporary stay in this city; which was unanimously adopted. The House then took up the unfinished business of Friday--the bill repealing existing, and regulating future, exemptions. The question was upon the motion of Mr. Staples, of Va., to recommit the bill to the Military Committee. The motion prevailed and the bill was recommitted. On motion of Mr. Jones, of T