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dience of orders. His positive orders were, first to engage, General Johnston, and, that being impossible, he was then ordered to get between General Johnston's force and Manassas; it both were impossible, he was then directed to harass Johnston's rear; and, failing in that, he was ordered to repair to Washington and form a junction with General McDowell about the point of time that Johnston joined Beauregard at Manassas. Washington, August 3.--Letters have been received here from Commodore Eagle, who was ordered to bring home the Hong Kong fleet, (which was under the command of Commodore Stribbling, of South Carolina,) stating that the fleet was not there, but it was supposed it was not far off. Secretary Cameron goes to Pennsylvania to recruit his health. Thomas A. Scott will act in Secretary Cameron's place. The special correspondent to the New York Herald says that it has been observed for some days past that the Confederate engineers have been making observations