rrived the night of the 5th inst., which says that the enemy had retreated without making an attack on the fort.
It was not known whether Col Canby intended to follow him or not.
The scouts from Pecot's had not arrived when the mail left.
Colonel Canby has 1,000 regulars and 1,500 volunteers and militia in his command.
All is excitement at Santa Fe.
Martial law has been declared in the district.
Among the through passengers by the mail coach are Col. Street, J. Howe Watts, and John Gwinn.
The female prisoners in Washington.
From the special Washington correspondence of the Philadelphia Press, under date of the 19th, we make the following extract:
On Saturday afternoon, at five o' clock, the female traitors confined in the Sixteenth at prison, were, by order of Provost Marshal Porter, removed to the Old Capitol Prison, where quarters have been provided for them.
Before entering the carriage that was to convey them to their new quarters, the