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. M., to the Hall of the House of Representatives, preceded by the President pro tem. of the Senate, attended by the Clerk and Sergeant-at-Arms, and that the Senate return to their Chamber after the votes for President and Vice-President shall have been counted. Subsequently, another message from the House was received, informing the Senate that the House had appointed three tellers, on its part, to superintend the counting of the said votes. The President appointed Messrs. Orr and Sparrow tellers on the part of the Senate. Committee to wait upon the President. A message from the House was also received informing the Senate of the adoption of a resolution for the appointment of a committee of three, to act in conjunction with such committee as may be appointed on the part of the Senate, to wait upon the President of the Confederate States and inform him that Congress is organized and ready to receive any communication he may be pleased to make. The resolution wa
Messrs. Curry of Alabama, Lewis of Georgia, Perkins of La., and Jones of Tenn. The hour having arrived for the two Houses to go into joint session, the Senators were supplied seats upon the floor of the House, and the President, pro tem., Mr. Hunter, announced that in pursuance of an act of the Provisional Congress fixing this day, that Congress would now proceed to count the votes for President and Vice-President of the Confederate States of America--Messrs. Orr of South Carolina, and Sparrow of La., on the part of the Senate, and Messrs. Barksdale and Miles, on the part of the House, acting as tellers. The States were called alphabetically, commencing with the State of Alabama and ending with the State of Virginia. The result showed that one hundred and nine electoral votes had been cast, and that for the office of President of the Confederate States, Jefferson Davis, of Miss., had received 109; and for Vice-President, Alexander H. Stephens, of Ga., had received 109 votes. T