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ing was addressed to the Senate and House of Representatives: The President of the United States was lest evening plunged into affiliation by the death of a beloved child. The Heads of Departments, in consideration of this distressing event, have thought it would be agreeable to Congress and the American people that the official and private buildings occupied by them should not be illuminated on the evening of the 22d inst. William H. Seward. S. P. Chase E. M. Stanton, Gidson Welles, Edward Bates, M. Blair. Washington, Feb. 21, 1862. A joint resolution was consequently adopted by the House, in accordance with this request, and the orders for illuminating the various public buildings were countermanded. The Senate will probably adopt, the joint resolution to morrow, before proceeding to the hall of the House of Representatives to participate in the ceremonies. Flag, fireworks, Chinese lanterns, and transparencies, hundreds of which had been prepar