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rs 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: Pmit our destinies. For the rest, we shall depend upon ourselves — Liberty is always won where there exists the unconquerable will to be free, and we have reason to know the strength that is given by a conscious sense, not only of the magnitude, but of the righteousness of our cause. Jefferson Davis. Richmond, November 18, 1861. On motion of Mr. Venable, the message was laid on the table, and 5,000 copies were ordered to be printed. Congress then went into secret session.