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Important from Missouri. St. Louis, May 3. --The Governor's message was delivered to both Houses this morning, after which the House went into secret session. Governor Jackson says the President, in calling out the troops to subdue the seceded States, has threatened civil war, and his act is unconstitutional and illegal, and tending toward consolidated despotisim. -- While he evidently justifies the action of the Confederate States in seceding, he does not recommend immediate secession, but holds the following language: "Our interests and sympathies are identical with those of the slaveholding States, and necessarily unite our destinies with theirs. The similarity of our social and political institutions, our industrial interests, our sympathies habits and tastes, our common origin, territorial contiguity, all concur in pointing out our duty in regard to the separation now taking place between the States of the old Federal Union. He further adds that Missouri