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y referring to Texas, who, he believed, would secede. After the consideration of private bills, the Senate Adjourned. House.--Mr. Rice presented the mammoth peace memorial from Massachusetts. When it was laid on the Clerk's desk, the National flag which enveloped it was hailed with applause from the floor and galleries, Messrs Ed. Everett and others composing the committee who brought it from Boston. Several amendments to the Constitution were proposed and referred. Mr. Hughes offered a resolution, which was adopted, looking to the retrocession of the District of Columbia, except the city of Washington, to Maryland. The President's message, enclosing the Virginia resolutions, was received. They were laid over until to-morrow. The report of the Crisis Committee being up, Mr. Pryor, of Virginia, made an eloquent speech in behalf of the rights of the South. He assumed that the Union is already dissolved. Peace or war is now the only issue before th