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ved to the provost-marshal, or other officer in command, informing him that the institution was a State charity, appropriated exclusively to the care of the insane, containing over three hundred of that class of patients, and respectfully asking that it might be protected from unnecessary intrusion; but before he could ascertain where headquarters were located, a party of cavalry, numbering about three hundred, rode into the back yard of the asylum, commanded by one who was introduced as Colonel Seely. That he availed himself of the brief time allowed to announce to the Colonel the character of the institution, and the number of the insane under our care, and his response was, 'I will do nothing except upon orders which have come regularly through.' That, thereupon, a large quantity of the supplies of the asylum was taken or wantonly destroyed, to wit: about one hundred and eighty barrels of flour, ten thousand, six hundred pounds of bacon,--pounds of beef, a large quantity of corn,