M'Clellan and his friends.
The committee to notify General McClellan and Mr. Pendleton of their nominations are to meet in New York on the 8th of September. The Herald, alluding to the whereabouts of the General, says:
There was a rumor current in the city yesterday that General McClellan would arrive in town in the course of the day, and that his friends proposed to serenade him at his private residence in Fourth avenue. On the strength of this rumor, Mr. Douglas Taylor of Old Tammany, and other leading Democrats, made the most complete arrangements for a successful serenade; but, notwithstanding the most active inquiry, the report of the General's arrival could be traced to no reliable source.
On the contrary, many gentlemen, of good information, asserted that there was no reason to suppose that the General would come to the city at present; at least, not until he had formally accepted the Chicago nomination by letter.
Come when he may, however, he