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ate, the vacancy occasioned by the inability of the Legislature to elect a Senator conformably to the provisions of the Constitution of the Confederate States, owing to the occupancy of the said State of Missouri by the public enemy, which were read. Mr. Johnson, of Missouri, having moved that the oath of office prescribed by the Constitution be administered to Mr. Vest, it was determined in the affirmative — year , 15; nays, 4 --as follows: Yeas--Messrs. Baker, Barnwell, Burnett, Caperton, Dortch, Garland, Haynes, Hunter, Oldham, Semmes, Sparrow, Watson and Wigfall. Nays--Messrs. Brown, Graham, Hill and Walker. Whereupon, the oath prescribed by the Constitution was administered to Mr. Vest, and he took his seat in the Senate.] House of Representatives. The House met at 11 o'clock, and was opened with prayer by the Rev. Dr. Duncan. The Speaker announced the following committee on the message of the President relative to the arrest of Hon. Henry S. Foot