s offer to sell them to us.
Col. J. A. Washington killed.
And, just as I expected, Mr. Benjamin is to be Mr. Walker's successor.
Col. Bledunt of labor.
It seems, after all, that Mr. Benjamin is only acting Secretary of War, until the away?
But the President will appoint him. Mr. Benjamin will please him; he knows how to do it.
I went into the Secretary's room, and found Mr. Benjamin surrounded by a large circle of visitors, ag Secretary of War.
This is startling; for Mr. Benjamin was the most decided man, at the time of th torch-bearers for them.
Mr. Benjamin and Gen. Winder, after granting a special iork!
Nor is this all. I have an order from Mr. Benjamin to give passports, until further orders, ton to the subject.
To-day Mr. Benjamin issued several passports himself, and sent e instructions of the Secretary of War--and Mr. Benjamin is now Secretary indeed — is discharging fr