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Confederated Congress.

Montgomery, Ala. Feb. 12.
--The Standing Committees were announced.

The President's message was received and read.

A dispatch was received from the Louisiana Convention, cordially approving the nomination of Davis and Stephens.

Designs for seal and flag of the Confederated States were referred to the appropriate committee.

A resolution was offered, that until otherwise provided, the several officers of customs be continued in office. Referred.

A resolution was offered instructing the Committee on Foreign Affairs to inquire into the necessity, as soon as the President is inaugurated, of sending Commissioners to the Government of the United States. Referred.

The Convention then went into secret session, during which the following was adopted:

Resolved, That this Government takes under its charge the questions and difficulties now pending between the sovereign States of this Confederacy and the Government of the United States, relating to the occupation of forts, arsenals, navy-yards, and other public establishments, and that the President of this Congress is directed to communicate this resolution to the Governors of the States.

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