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ident marks of dissatisfaction at my quiet persistence until I had accomplished my object. Of course I did not appear to notice this. Leigh afterwards deserted to the enemy, taking with him many of General Scott's plans and confidential papers. Keyes, on the other hand, went into the matter with his whole heart. He said he was bored to death with inquiries on these points—but where they were direct and to the point, he would answer them by the hour with pleasure. I had also heard of Mr. Goddard's errand, and conversed with him before receiving your Excellency's note. I, however, had another conversation with him yesterday morning, when he informed me that the answer given to his request for a detailed plan, was, in effect, that none such could be furnished at present. Some regulars, one company of artillery from Augusta, and one company of dragoons from Carlisle barracks, arrived yesterday; and, as I believe I mentioned in my first, a draft of infantry arrived at Washington i
he had been detailed by General Burnside to help lay a railroad-track at Annapolis, Md., a business which he was acquainted with. He remained faithful to his duty until he was prostrated with a fever, and received a furlough to come home from Mr. Goddard, who had charge of the Government work. On his recovery, he at once reported at the State House, and asked for transportation back to his post. The Adjutant-General sent him to Colonel Day, U. S. A., who had authority to furnish transportation. Colonel Day refused it, on the ground that Mr. Goddard's furlough was no sufficient authority for the man's absence. Captain McKim, the United-States Quartermaster in Boston, also declined to furnish transportation. The State had neither authority nor funds. The Adjutant-General said,— We have no means of sending him on unless we take the money out of our own pockets; a thing we have become so used to, that it is difficult now to repeat. The man is well-behaved, intelligent, and