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Progress of the war. reports from Washington — affairs at Fortress Monroe--letter from a New York volunteer, &c., &c., &c. [Dispatch to the N. Y. Express.] Washington, May 16th. --The State Department construes the foreign news not as a partial recognition of the rebel Government to issue letters of marque. The word "belligerents," used by Lord John Russell, is treated as meaning "pirates." Others, however, are in doubt, and regard it as part of a British game to help on
d, that the dispatches were of a semi-official character only, and were so discouraging to the Montgomery Government that their receipt was not likely to afford much "aid or comfort to the enemy."
Hon. Wm. Smith.
The following dispatch (May 16) from Washington to the New York Evening Post, we give for what it is worth:
"Extra Billy" Smith, of Virginia, has just arrived here.
He visited the War Department this morning on private business.
He is in low spirits, and deplores the c