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for the purpose of paying tribute to the memory of the dis member of that body, whose re- new lay, covered by the flag of his State with an imperishable wreath his coffin as a fitting emblem of the of him whose voice would no more be is the councils of his country. The usually occupied by the members were up to the ladies, of whom a large number were present, and every available inch space in the hall was occupied by eager ctators. The House was called to order by the Hon. well Cobb, and a fervent prayer was by the Rev. Dr. Hoge, who alluded ting terms to the calamitous event which allen upon our country. Wm. H. Macfarland, of Virginia, then and said that the sad duty had been as- him by his colleagues of preparing re- expressive of the sense of Congress the melancholy bereavement which had upon them. He then went on to speak the great services rendered to his country by the deceased, and said that John Tylor's ways historical name — that his fame was dead