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Hustings Court. --Judge Lyons presiding.--In the case of James Davis, tried for stealing money from James Johnson, the jury yesterday rendered a verdict of guilty, and sentence of one year's imprisonment in the penitentiary was pronounced. The prisoner's mother, who was present, was overwhelmed with grief at the result. Henry Cooper was tried for stealing a watch and a pistol from Frank B. Garnett, at the Exchange Hotel, and convicted. His term of imprisonment in the penitentiary was fixed at one year. George Black, indicted for stealing a watch from James Broderick, was arraigned, and the jury having been sworn, further proceedings were postponed until to-day. The case of John A. H. R. Armistead, indicted for grand larceny, has been continued to next term.
Provisional Congress. Tuesday, November 19, 1861. Congress met at 12 o'clock. Hon. Howell Cobb in the Chair. Prayer by the Rev. Mr. Brown. The following members 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: President's Message. To the Congress of the Confederate States: The few weeks which have elapsed since your adjournment have brought us so near the close of the year, that we are now able to sum up its general results. The retrospect is such as should fill the hearts of our people with gratitude to Providence f