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Extra session of the Provisional Congress of the Confederate States. Montgomery,Ala., May 20, 1861. Congress met this forenoon at 11 o'clock.--Prayer was offered by the Rev. Basil Manly. The journals of yesterday were read and confirmed. On motion, Mr. Thompson, of Arkansas, was duty qualified and took his seat as one of the members from Arkansas. Mr. Shorter, of Ala., gave notice that he would move to reconsider the Patent Office bill, which notice was ordered to be placed on the Journal. Mr. Rhett, of S. C., offered the following resolution, which was adopted: Resolved, That the ordinances of the States constituting the Confederacy ratifying and adopting the permanent Constitution of the Confederate States, shall be recorded and hied away in the state Department. No other business being on the public calendar, Congress went into secret session.