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Provisional Congress.

Now, therefore, I, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, do issue this, my proclamation, making known to all whom it may concern that the admission of the said State of Missouri into the Confederacy is complete, and that the laws of the Confederacy are extended over said State as fully and completely as over the other States composing the same.

[SEAL.] In testimony whereof, I have hereunto signed my name and caused the seal of the Confederate States to be affixed at Richmond, this 28th day of November, A.D. 1861.

Jefferson Davis.

By the President:

R. M. T. Hunter, Secretary of State.


By the President of the Confederate States.

A PROCLAMATION.

Whereas, an act of the Congress of the Confederate States of America entitled "An Act to organize the Territory of Arizona," was approved by me on the 18th day of January, 1862; and whereas, it is therein declared that the provisions of the act are suspended until the President of the Confederate States shall issue his proclamation declaring the act to be in full force and operation, and shall proceed to appoint the officers therein provided to be appointed in and for said Territory:

Now, therefore, I, Jefferson Davis, President of the Confederate States of America, do issue this my proclamation declaring said "Act to organize the Territory of Arizona" to be in full force and operation, and that I have proceeded to appoint the officers therein provided to be appointed in and for said Territory.

Given under my hand and the seal of the Confederate States of America at Richmond, this fourteenth day of February, A.D. 1862.

[SEAL.]

Jefferson Davis.

By the President:

R. M. T. Hunter, Secretary of State.