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hrong collected at Montgomery, which, as will appear in a letter subjoined, only depressed, while their enthusiasm gratified, him, and in two days thereafter he was inaugurated, and delivered his address at the Capitol at one o'clock on Monday, February 18, 1861. Inaugural address of President Davis. delivered at the Capitol, Montgomery, Ala., Monday, February 18, 1861, at 1 P. M. gentlemen of the Congress of the Confederate States of America friends and fellow-citizens: Called to the Monday, February 18, 1861, at 1 P. M. gentlemen of the Congress of the Confederate States of America friends and fellow-citizens: Called to the difficult and responsible station of Chief Executive of the Provisional Government which you have instituted, I approach the discharge of the duties assigned to me with an humble distrust of my abilities, but with a sustaining confidence in the wisdom of those who are to guide and to aid me in the administration of public affairs, and an abiding faith in the virtue and patriotism of the people. Looking forward to the speedy establishment of a permanent Government to take the place of this,