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Washington Items. Mississippians pardoned. Washington, December 23. --The President to-day pardoned all Mississippians of the twenty-thousand-dollar class, and others, who have been endorsed by Messrs. Sharkey and Humphreys, and has ordered that the pardons be given over to a Mississippi agent. The income tax — internal revenue. It is said that a respectable minority, if not a majority, of the members of the Finance and Ways and Means Committees of the Senate and House are in favor of the repeal of the income section of the tax law, and in lieu thereof imposition of a tax on sales, which, at one per cent., will produce a revenue of one hundred and twenty millions of dollars; out of receipts for rents, dividends upon stock, and other justly taxable emoluments, a similar rate of one per cent.; with the specific taxes upon spirituous, malt and vinous liquors, and upon tobacco in its various forms, a further additional sum may be realized, equal to the highest figure
The Government of Mississippi. Washington, December 26. --The President has relieved Governor Sharkey from the Provisional Government of Mississippi, and has recognized Governor Humphreys as the head of affairs in that State.