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U. S. A., acting on the part, respectively, of Admiral Farragut and General Granger: gentlemen: Your conditions in communication of to-day are accepted; but I have still to request that the terms asked with my sick be granted and inserted in the capitulations. I will be prepared to surrender at two o'clock, and to embark as soon as possible. Very respectfully, etc., R. L. Page, Brigadier-General C. S. A. Congratulatory letter to rear-admiral Farragut. Navy Department, Sept. 5, 1864. sir: Your despatch, numbered 368, is received, informing the Department of the capture, on the twenty-third ultimo, of Fort Morgan. This is the last and most formidable of all the defences erected to command the entrance to the bay of Mobile, and it is a gratification that its capitulation was effected sooner than had been anticipated. I will not, in this communication, stop to comment on the bad faith exhibited in the destruction of the arms and property in the Fort after its surr