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Brown, of Mississippi, presented a memorial of assistant paymasters of the navy asking increase of pay or promotion. Senate bill to authorize the President to furnish supplies to Confederate citizens held as prisoners by the Government of the United States was taken up, and, after consideration, on motion, by Mr. Barnwell, postponed till to-day. On motion, by Mr. Sparrow, the Senate resolved into secret session. House of Representatives. The House met at 12 o'clock. Mr. Garland, of Arkansas, introduced a resolution that the Committee on Military Affairs be instructed to take under their consideration the subject of exemption, as regulated by the present acts of Congress, with a view to ascertain how far the present exemption laws may be repealed, and the number of exemptions curtailed, without detriment to the public good; and that the committee be instructed to report, by bill or otherwise, as early as practicable. Adopted. Mr. J. M. Leach, of North Carolin