kins, Israel Welsh, William G. Swan, F. B. Sexton, T. L. Burnett, George G. Vest, Wm. Porcher Miles, E. Barksdale, Charles F. Collier, P. W. Gray, W. W. Clarke, William W. Boyce, John R. Chambliss, John J. McRae, John Perkins, Jr., Robert Johnson, James Farrow, W. D. Simpson, Lucius J. Gartrell, M. D. Graham, John B. Baldwin, E. M. Bruce, Thomas B. Hanly, W. P. Chilton, O. R. Kenan, C. M. Conrad, H. W. Bruce, David Clopton, W. B. Machen, D. C. DeJarnette, H. C. Chambers, Thomas Menees, S. A. Miller, James M. Baker, Robert W. Barnwell, A. G. Brown, Henry C. Burnett, Allen T. Caperton, John B. Clark, Clement C. Clay, William T. Dortch, Landon C. Haynes, Gustavus A. Henry, Benjamin H. Hill, R. M. T. Hunter, Robert Jemison, Jr.; Herschel V. Johnson, of Georgia; Robert W. Johnson, of Arkansas; Waldo P. Johnson, of Missouri; Augustus E. Maxwell, Charles B. Mitchel, W. S. Oldham, James L. Orr, James Phelan, Edwin G. Reade, T. J. Semmes, William E. Simms, Edward Sparrow, and Louis T. Wigfall.
r. Davis and Mr. Dortch.
South-Carolina--Mr. Barnwell and Mr. Orr.
Tennessee--Mr. Haynes and Mr. Henry.
Virginia--Mr. Hunter and Mr. Preston.
Nineteen Senators being present, (a quorum,) the oath to support the Constitnominated Richard Charles Downs, of Louisiana.
Mr. Clark, of Missouri, nominated Andrew H. H. Dawson, of Alabama.
Mr. Oldham, of Texas, nominated J. Johnson Hooper, of Alabama.
Mr. Preston, of Virginia, nominated Jno. L. Eubank, of Virginia.wn, Clark, Haynes, Henry, Hill, Hunter, Orr, Preston, and Simms--11.
For Mr. Hooper--Messrs. Davis, Maxwell, Mitchell, Oldham, Peyton, and Sparrow--6.
For Mr. Dawson--Messrs. Johnson and Dortch--2.
James H. Nash, of South-Carolina, having a Burnett,G. A. Henry,
William E. Sims.L. C. Haynes.
Edward Sparrow,Lewis T. Wigfall,
T. J. Sommers.W. S. Oldham.*
R. M. T. Hunter,
William B. Preston.
House of Representatives.
kson Morton, James Powers, J. P. Anderson.
Texas.—L. T. Wigfall, J. H. Reagan, J. Hemphill, T. N. Waul, John Gregg, W. S. Oldham, W. H. Ochiltree.
Under the adopted Provisional Constitution the Congress proceeded at noon, February 9th, to electnce always has been exploded.
Citizenship is made up of the consent of the individual as well as of the government.
Mr. Oldham entering into the discussion expressed the view that every citizen of a political community owes allegiance to the soveutes his State.
He owes similar allegiance to this sovereign power that English people owe to the English government.
Mr. Oldham's idea was that obedience was due to the Confederate government by the citizens of the State, but that his allegiance wi; Clark from Missouri; Davis from North Carolina; Barnwell and Orr from South Carolina; Haynes and Henry from Tennessee; Oldham and Wigfall from Texas; Hunter and Caperton from Virginia.
In the House the members were distinguished for conservatism
J. A. Orr,--, Mississippi.
A. M. Clayton, Holly Springs, Mississippi.
W. S. Barry, Columbus, Mississippi.
J. T. Harrison, Columbus, Mississippi.
J. A. P. Campbell, Kosciusko, Mississippi.
R. B. Rhett, Sr., Charleston, South Carolina.
R. W. Barnwell, Beaufort, South Carolina.
L. M. Keitt, Orangeburg C. H. South Carolina.
J. Chesnut, Jr., Camden, South Carolina.
C. G. Memminger, Charleston, South Carolina.
W. P. Miles, Charleston, South Carolina.
T. J. Withers, Camden, South Carolina.
W. W. Boyce, Winnsboro, Fairfield District, South Carolina.
J. Hemphill, Austin, Texas.
W. B. Ochiltree, Jefferson, Texas.
W. S. Oldham, Brenham, Texas.
T. N. Waul, Gonzales, Texas.
J. Gregg, Fairfield, Texas.
L. T. Wigfall, Marshall, Texas.
Wm. C. Rives, Cobham, Virginia.
J. W. Brockenbrough, Lexington, Virginia.
R. M. T. Hunter, Lloya's, Virginia.
W. R. Staples, Christiansburg, Virginia.