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--I have just ascertained, from a reliable source, that the sacred remains of Washington have been removed from Mount Vernon by Col. Washington, who has recently joinCol. Washington, who has recently joined the Confederate Army.--This act may appear at first sight no less than an impious outrage, but it must be borne in mind that in the sale of Mount Vernon Col. WashCol. Washington reserved to himself not only the tomb of Washington, but also an acre of ground around it. He also bound himself to renovate the tomb. These details are Washington, but also an acre of ground around it. He also bound himself to renovate the tomb. These details are all contained in the deed of sale now in the possession of George Riggs, Trustee of the Mount Vernon Association.--It is indisputable, therefore, that Col. WashingtonCol. Washington is the sole owner of the remains of his august ancestor, and has the legal right to remove them. But this will hardly suffice to stifle those emotions of indignatiy in some unknown and unhonored receptacle. Whatever may be the right of Colonel Washington, he has been guilty of an act of vandalism which, for the first moment, w