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Message of the Governor of Mississippi.

of Mississippi has recently sent to the Legislature of that State, now in extra session, from which we condense of his recommendations:

that the entire while male population of the State between the ages of 16 and 60, be enrolled to the militia, and that such as are deemed into active service be called at once to of the State. This class, it is presumption, it constitute about one half of those subject duty. He recommends that the other be organized as a reserve, to be armed and for local defense against raids of small for of the enemy, and that one-fourth of class act as armed patrols in their re- thus giving a feeling of security people in every part of the State. He fur the importance of requiring magis constables to aid the military authorities the State and of the Confederate States to and if necessary, to arrest conscripts and to the proper camps. For falling, or wil to give the required aid in arresting to duty those who seek to avoid heavy penalties, extending even from office. He asks that authorities the Executive, under such restric may be deemed wise, to call out for the Confederate authorities such number of be necessary for such works in the that the Burthen may be equally borne suggests that the slaves be enrolled.

that the most liberal provisions by the Legislature for the benefit of the of soldiers now in the field and the widows of such as have fallen in defence of ministry and in this connection suggests that extraordinary power be given to the Boards of Po- county to extend any legislative provi may be made by county taxes, if such provision should again be found inade to supply the necessaries of life to the suffer respective counties.

In alluding to the financial condition of the State, the Governor states that Treasury notes to the amount authorized by the Legislature at have been advanced on cotton.-- for the relief of the people, and for sup circulating medium for the State all that its most sanguine friends expected, and of the $2,500,000 appropriated by the are for military purposes, but $381,534 expended, leaving in the Treasury a on $2,218,466. No further appropriation in half is required.

the Legislature to the report of the General, from which it appears that the State have now forty-six regiments of infantry in the Confederate service, besides the cavalry and and the unattached battalions and com the several arms, which were organized by and reported directly to the Confederate authorities at Richmond leaving no record of their or strength in the office of the Adjutant in this State.

The Governor congratulates the Legislature successful resistance made by our forces last summer, and says that the spell the name of gunboats was broken He adds that from all accounts received of committed wherever the enemy's troops have marched over Southern soil, it is mani is to be lost by fighting.

He by appearing to the Legislature for as in their wisdom they may deem to enable the State to maintain the among her sister States won for her of her berole sons.

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