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that these instructions were sent to Mr. Adams and Mr. Dayton. As there seems to be some sensitiveness in business circles about the recent seizures of telegraphic dispatches in all the principal Northern towns and cities, and a general apprehension that private business transactions may be exposed, it may not be improper to assure the public that there is no danger of any such exposure. Allen A. Burton, of Ky., has been appointed Minister resident to New Granada in the place of Gen. Jones, of Iowa. The belief that the President has determined to tender Col. Fremont a Major Generalship, elicits much gratification. Ex-Governor Banks is here by invitation of the Secretary of War. Brig. Gen'l McDowell, United States army, is to have command of the forces operating towards Richmond. It is understood to be General Scott's policy to put the younger class of officers into field service, and therefore it is said that Col. Meigs is employed on other duties than what r
Trading with the enemy. --Yesterday morning Eugenio Pacolini, Captain of the schooner Hortense, and Vincennes Calduco and Peter Pios, the crew of said vessel, were brought before the Hon. W. G. Jones, Judge of the Confederate District Court, for the District of Alabama, to undergo preliminary examination upon a charge of treason against the Confederate States, for having on or about the 15th inst., supplied the enemy's fleet, stationed off Santa Rosa Island, with provisions. Several witnetter an opportunity of summoning their witnesses. Besides, the arrest of the parties alleged to have been engaged in this illicit traffic, the vessel itself was libelled by the Confederate Attorney for condemnation as a prize of war. Judge Jones took occasion to remark, from the bench, that trading with the enemy was an act of treason, punishable with death. A penalty which, under present circumstances, would rigidly be enforced against offenders.--He said nothing short of a reasonab