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. The Richmond papers are received here every other day within thirty hours of their issued and there is not the least doubt but that the rebels have free and uninterrupted communication with parties within our lines. Deserters come in occasionally, who report that the authorities in Richmond have taken possession of almost every house for hospital purposes, and that great fear is manifested of an epidemic, so foul is the atmosphere throughout the entire city. A few days since Colonel Holmes, of the 30th Virginia regiment, was captured a short distance beyond Fredericksburg, and was sent up to Washington yesterday. This regiment was raised in the vicinity of Fredericksburg, the Colonel having resided for many years in Stafford county. Last week he came up near our pickets and sent some letters in by a contraband, who, in inquiring after the Colonel's friends, aroused suspicion, which led to the capture of the rebel officer. Yesterday a large bark came to Aquia Creek a