not a quorum in attendance in either branch of Congress of Representatives a letter was read by the Clerk from Hon. Thos. S. Bocock.
Speaker, who was contained from the House on account of clamping illness in his family.
In consequences of the absence of a quorum the message of the President was of a rebel.
On the cab of the roll the following members answered to their tamer.
Messrs. Alrington, Ayer, Baldwin. Perksin. Botaler, Reyes, Breckinridge, Dodgers, Waltz, Barnett, Stambilke, Clapp, Clark, Collier, Couram, Cook, Creckott, Currin, Carry, Davis, Elliott, Palrowe, Foote, Garnett, Gartrell, Goode, Graham, Henly, Harris, Heiskell, Hilton, Hodge, Holt, Johnson, Jones, Kenner, Lewis, Lyons, McDowell, McLean, Menees, Miles, Moore, Perkins, Ross, Russell, Sexton, Smith of Va, Staples, Smith, Texas, Vest, and Wright of Texas.
In the Senate the following members were pick out.
Messrs, Barnwell, Burnett, Clark, Dortch, Don, Hunter, Maxwell, Semmes, Wigfall, and Yancey.