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are moving in the same direction. He says that a strong Union settlement still exists in New Orleans, but is kept in complete subjection by the Secessionists. He traveled for some distance with Senator Johnson, who was groaned as a traitor at nearly every station. A fresh batch of army resignations were received to-day. Some of them are names of distinction. The following items are among the "latest from the South," in the New York papers: The Southerners do not want Fort Pickens, unless the Confederate Government is acknowledged by the European Powers. There is now in Pensacola ten thousand secession troops camped. Their being there is but a bait. The entire distance from Pensacola to Washington can be passed over in five days, is there is rail the entire distance. Some fine morning Lieut. Slemmer and his garrison will wake up and look on an empty camp. A gentleman came through Montgomery within the past week and stated that General Beauregard was not th
The negro-stealing at Key West. --From an official repot, it appears that Capt. Meigs, of the U. S. Army, has been acquitted by President Lincoln of the complaints which followed him from Key West, on his return from reinforcing the fortifications in the Gulf, in relation to carrying slaves hired to work at Key West to Pensacola and Fort Pickens, and there employing them. It is contended that the contract has not been in reality violated — though it was — and that "it is not to be presumed that the slaves will be compelled to become combatants at all, except in a case where military necessity would justify making any persons found in the fort become combatants