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Correspondence, Etc. The following is the correspondence of the authorities with the railroad officials and President Lincoln, on the subject of stopping the passage of troops: Mayor's office, city Hall, Baltimore, April 19, 1861. John W. Garrett, Esq., Pres't Baltimore and Ohio Railroad: Sir We advise that the troops now here be sent back to the borders of Maryland. Respectfully, [Signed] Thomas H. Hicks, Geo. Wm. Brown. By order of the Board of Police. [Signed] Chas. Hto the "borders of Maryland." Most cordially approving this advice, I have instantly telegraphed the same to the Philadelphia, Wilmington and Baltimore Railroad Company, and this company will act in accordance therewith. Your obd't servant, J. W. Garrett, President. Mayor's office, Baltimore, April 19, 1861. To His Excellency the President of the United States. Sir: A collision between the citizens and the Northern troops has taken place in Baltimore, and the excitement is fearfu