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e Federal works are being leveled, and rebel fortifications put into a more perfect condition than they were before. A number of the finest guns are being mounted, and the place will be held as a first class military fortification. Jeff. Davis's house had been overhauled by some of the soldiers. Among other things found there were letters showing that a conspiracy to disrupt the Union had been in existence years before the election of Mr. Lincoln. Letters from Presidents Buchanan and Pierce were discovered. They showed no small obsequiousness towards the mighty Jeff. Counterfeit Confederate money — Revolutions of a murderer. David S. Shearer, the murderer of M. T. W. Taylor, near Kenosha, Wis., has been convicted and sentenced to imprisonment for life in the State Prison at Waupan, at which institution he was delivered on Friday last. The Milwaukee Sentinel says: Shearer gave his profession, when asked by the entry clerk at Waupan, as a professional gambler. H