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lock. Prayer by Rev. J. L. Burrows, D. D., of the Baptist Church. Committee on Federal Relations.--The President announced the following committee on the part of the Senate, under Mr. Thomas' resolution, viz: Messrs. Johnson, Thomas of Fairfax, Newman, Early, Christian, Stuart and Greever. The secession of Mississippi was communicated in a message from the Governor. [See House report.] General Business.--A bill providing for a State Convention was reported, read the first tred to the Committee on Federal Relations. The National Crisis.--The joint resolution offered yesterday by Mr. Crichter, deprecating military display on the part of the Federal Government in the South, was taken up; whereupon Mr. Thomas, of Fairfax, offered the following substitute: Whereas, in the present relations of the Federal Government to the several States that have by ordinance withdrawn their connection from the United States, it will be impracticable to execute such laws as