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Montgomery, May 21, 1861. Congress met at 11 A. M. Prayer was offered by the Rev. Mr. Mitchell. After the reading and confirmation of the minutes of the previous day-- Mr. Shorter, of Ala.,withdrew his notice of intention to reconsider the Patent Office bill. He said at the time he had not fully examined the bill, but now he was satisfied with it, and consequently withdrew his motion for a reconsideration. No other business was offered, and Congress went into secret session, and continued its session until 3 o'clock, when it adjourned to meet at 5 o'clock P. M. P. S.--It is very evident that Congress will adjourn to-night, and although the matter is understood to be a part of the secret proceedings of that body, the public talk is that Congress will re-assemble in Richmond in July, and by that time all the Departments now located here will be removed to Richmond.--Several of the members have already left, but five or six members from five or six States