Saturday a telegram was received from Postmaster Taylor, of N. Y. city, stating in substance as above.
The bag contained about 900 letters, destined for New York, Philadelphia, and Washington, besides drafts, &c., from banks in this vicinity, amounting to about $100,000. The money in the bag, of which there might be considerable, is all that will reward the finder or the thief, as to them the drafts will not, of course, be of any value.--Rochester (N. Y.) Express.
Daniel Dechert, editor of the Hagerstown (Md.) Mail, whose arrest by Federal authority was announced about six weeks ago, has been released by the Government, and returned to his home on Saturday evening last.
The New York Herald's account of the fight at Harper's Ferry.
The Washington correspondent of the New York Herald, of the 17th, contains the following in regard to the late fight at Harper's Ferry, in which the Confederates were successful:
"The brilliant achievement of Col. Geary