Tho following eomimniication of the Secretary oí tho Interior announces iho apportionment of lïepresentatives i mung the eeveral Status under tlio E'ghth Census : Depautmext of I.nteiuor, ) Washington, July, 1861. To the Speaker of the House of Rep resintativci : I, Caleb li. Smith, Secretary of the Interior, do hereby eertify that, in diseharging ihu duty devolved on me by ■ the provisión ot an act of Congres approveJ May 23, 1850, entitied "An act providÏDg lor the taking of the seventh and subsequont censuses of the United States, and to fix the nuiubcr ] of' tho members of lbo House of ! resentatives and próvido for their future apportionment among the several States," 1 have apportioned the Representa ti ves for the thirty-cighth Congress among the several States as provided for by said act in tbe marmer directed by the 25tli section ihereof. - And I do hereby further eertify that tho follovving ia a correct statement of the number of Representativos apportioned to edeb State under the last, or eighth eiiutneration of the population of the United States, taken in accordance vvitli ihe act approved 23d May, 1850, above rofurred to, namely : To the State of- Aliibfima, G Minnesota, 1 Arknnsas, 3 Mississippi, 5 Californin, 3 Missouri. 9 Counccticut, 4 New Hiïmpshire, 3 Dilaware, 1 New Jersey, 6 Florida, 1 New York, 81 Georgia, 7 North Carolina, 7 Illinois, 13 Ohio, IS Indiaun, 11 Oregon, 1 Iowa, 5 Ponnsylvnnia, 23 Kansn9, 1 Hhode Island, 1 Kcntvirky, 8 Snuth Carlin, 4 Louisiana, 5 Tenncasee, 8 Maine, 5 Texas, 4 Maryland, 5 Vermont, 2 Miissaclmsetts 10 Virginia, 11, Michigan, 6 Wi6cunein, 6 i The aggregate being two hundred and tliirtv-three (:33) llepresentatives. In testimony whereof I bávo hereunto eabscribed tny name, and caued the senl f the Department of the Interior tobe affixíid, this 5th day of July, in the year of our Lord one thouRand eight hundrud und 6ixtyone, and of the Independence of the United States ! of America the eighty-sixtb. CALEB B. SMITII.