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enerally, throughout the State, to seats in the Hall, under the direction of the President. Mr.Turner offered a resolution, which was adopted, tendering the grateful acknowledgments of the Convention to the Young Men's Caristian Association for the invitation to visit their Library and Reading-Room during the session. Mr. Macfarland offered a resolution, which was adopted, tendering the grateful thanks of the Convention to Mrs. Martha Stanard for the portrait of Monroe, and to Mr. J. W. Davis for the pictures and statuary, with which they had been kind enough to adorn the Hall. Tickets of admission. Mr. Early alluded to the probable rush for seats on Monday, and the impossibility of accommodating all who would wish to hear the Southern Commissioners. To prevent confusion on that day, he offered a resolution instructing the Sergeant-at-Arms to ascertain the number of persons that can be accommodated in the gallery and space set apart for gentlemen, and that the Secr
Important speech of President Davis. Montgomery, Ala.,Feb. 17. --The trip of President Davis from Jackson to Montgomery was a continuous ovation. He made tPresident Davis from Jackson to Montgomery was a continuous ovation. He made twenty-five speeches on the route, returning thanks for the assembling of the people, cannon firing and cheers at all the different depots. The committee of Congress, and the Montgomery city authorities, met President Davis about 80 miles below here, and formally received him. Two flue military companies, from Columbus,id cannonading and shouts. A large crowd assembled at the depot. President Davis said to the people that he felt proud and happy to receive the congratulatpromise, no reconstruction can now be entertained. A large crowd awaited Mr. Davis' arrival at the Exchange. The ladies were equally enthusiastic with the gentlemen. At a quarter before 11 o'clock, in response to loud calls, Mr. Davis appeared in the balcony, and said: Fellow-citizens: Brethren of the Confederat
Southern Confederated Congress. Montgomery, Ala.Feb. 16. --A number of models for flags were presented and referred. A communication about war missiles was referred. A bill was reported from the Committee relative to citizenship, prescribing uniform rules of naturalization, was read by the caption only. Applications made for patents and copy rights was referred. The rest of the business was transacted in private session. President Davis, arrived last night. He was handsomely received and entertained. Cannons were fired, and a military and civic escort, headed by music, paraded the streets.