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Confederate States Congress.

Senate.--The Senate met at 12 o'clock M. on yesterday. Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Duncan, of the Methodist Church.

Mr. Mitchell, of Ark., introduced a bill to aid any State in communicating with and preparing records of its troops. Referred.

Mr. Watson, of Miss., submitted the following, which was agreed to.

Resolved, That the Committee on the Judiciary be instructed to inquire into the expediency of further legislation with a view to the prevention and punishment of illegal impressments; and also for the purpose of making just compensation to citizens from whom private property has been illegally taken for public use without compensation.

On motion of Mr. Haynes, the special order of the day, Mr. Wigfall's resolutions, were postponed till to-day at one o'clock P. M.

The Chair laid before the Senate an invitation from the South Carolina delegation to attend the funeral of Gen. M. P. Jenkins, at 6 o'clock last evening.

On motion of Mr. Oldham, of Texas, the Senate adjourned.

House of Representatives.--The House met at 12 M. Prayer by the Rev. Dr. Duncan.

Mr. Echols, of Ga., offered a joint resolution of thanks to Gen. R. E. Lee, and the brave officers and defenders of Richmond. Referred.

Mr. Hilton, of Fla., introduced a bill to increase the pay of the officers and privates in the C. S. military service fifty per cent., and to levy additional taxes.

Mr. Rodgers, of Fla., submitted a resolution that the House adjourn, and organize themselves and elect officers, and tender their services to the President to aid in the defence of Richmond. After various amendments and much discussion the resolution was laid on the table.

Mr. Lester, of Ga., submitted a resolution of inquiry on the propriety of allowing all substitutes in the Confederate States over the age of fifty years to be discharged. Laid on the table.

Mr. Marshall, of Ky., submitted a resolution that the House as a body attend the obsequies of Gen. Jenkins, of South Carolina. Adopted.

Mr. Smith, of N. C., introduced a bill to more clearly define the duties of persons in the military service between the ages of 17 and 18 and between 45 and 50. Referred.

Mr. Murray, of Tenn., introduced a bill to prevent malicious arrest by officers of the C. S. Army. Referred.

Mr. Foote, of Tenn., submitted a resolution for the purpose of withdrawing our Commissioners from foreign countries within ninety days, except in such cases that we have good reason to believe recognition will occur. Referred.

Also, to request the President to transmit such information as may be in his possession in relation to foreign affairs. Referred.

Mr. Sexton, of Texas, submitted a resolution to amend the law creating an Invalid Corps so as to allow officers and soldiers the privilege of medical examination, without going through the usual routine of going to their regiment for medical examination.--Referred.

The resolution, introduced a few days ago, to continue in force the provisions of a bill increasing the pay of the clerks employed in the Departments in Richmond, was reported by the committee to which it was referred, and was passed. The provisions of the bill are extended to Jan. 1, 1865.

On motion, the House adjourned.

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