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Congressional summary. In the Senate yesterday Mr. Maxwell introduced resolutions in behalf of certain destitute families driven from Pensacola by the Abolitionists. Bills were reported to create a Provisional army of the Confederate States, providing for the transfer of prisons serving in the army to the navy, amending the act relative to impressments; for retiring officers of the army. The bill amending the act authorizing the Secretary of the Navy to make certain contracts without advertising for proposals was passed. The consideration of the joint resolution relative to the fire navigation of the Mississippi was postponed till to-day, joint resolution relative to orders issued from the Adjutant General's office was indefinitely postponed. The bill to aid committees of Congress in getting testimony and to punish false swearing before them, was passed with an amendment. Bill for the relief of Mrs. Lauras Harper was lost by a tie vote, which was after wards reconsidered.