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uld give me no information, but expressed no doubt but that the President would give me the information, if requested. I excused myself to them, and immediately withdrawing to the adjoining room, I addressed to the President note No. 3, which Mr. Staunton, the Attorney General, kindly volunteered to bear in person and without loss of time to the President. In a short time afterwards Mr. Staunton returned to inform me that he had carried the note to the President's house, but for a reason not nMr. Staunton returned to inform me that he had carried the note to the President's house, but for a reason not necessary here to state, he could not see the President, but had placed it in the hands of his servant, to be delivered at the earliest opportunity. The reply of the President--No. 2--reached me at half-after 11 o'clock that night. In the interim, I had dispatched by telegraph to Judge Robertson the information I had collected; and, upon the opening of the telegraphic office the next morning, (Saturday,) the material points of the President's reply, relating to the sailing of the Brooklyn, viz: