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Latest from the North. We have received the following summary of news from the Baltimore Gazette, of the 8th inst. The Yankee Congress. The first session of the 38th Congress commenced in Washington on Monday. In the Senate the credentials of several newly-elected Senators were presented. Mr. Davis made an earnest opposition to the admission of Senators from West Virginia, contending that, constitutionally, there was no such State as West Virginia, and therefore there could be no Senators from such a State. By a vote of thirty-six yeas to five nays the Senators (Messrs Willey and Van Winkle) were admitted to their seats. The House of Representatives was organized by the election of Schuyler Colfax as Speaker on the first ballot. He received 101 votes; Cox, 42; Dawson, 12; Mallory, 10; all others, 17. Necessary to a choice, 92. The Speaker, on assuming the chair, declared himself in favor of "crushing out the rebellion" by all the means within the power of the Go