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Mississippi river, and to whom sent. Mr. Mitchell, was, he said, informed that the sum of $32,000,000 had been sent West of the Mississippi, and he knew that the larger portion of provisions there purchased was paid for in Quartermaster's certificates, instead of money, which had caused provisions to rise to three times their value. At the suggestion of Mr. Semmes, of La., the resolution was modified so that the information would be reported to the Senate in secret session. Mr. Dortch, of N. C., presented a memorial from the Society of Friends in North Carolina, asking a modification of the Conscript law in their behalf. Received and laid on the table. Mr. Semmes, of La., presented a bill authorizing the seizure and appropriation of salines, under military necessity; which, on motion of Mr. Preston, of Va., was postponed until Friday. Mr. Phelan, of Miss., offered a resolution that the Military Committee inquire into the expediency of repealing the present la