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te vengeance of the people who sent it." In the same number of the Herald which contains the above, we have the finding of a military commission in the case of Captain R. C. Kennedy, an alleged Confederate spy, charged with setting fire to "Barnum's Museum" and one of the "down- town" hotels, and sentenced to be hung therefore. The Court say: "The attempt to set fire to the city of New York is one of the greatest atrocities of the age. There is nothing in the annals of barbarism which evinces greater vindictiveness. It was not a mere attempt to destroy the city, but to set fire to crowded hotels and places of public resort, in order to secure the greatest possible destruction of human life. The evidence shows that Barnum's Museum and ten hotels were fired on the evening of the 25th of November, the fires in most of them breaking out in quick succession, and indicating not only deliberate and complex design and concert on the part of the incendiaries, but a cool calculat