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h the lines. Barnum advertises the first appearance of the "distinguished English artistes," Mr. and Mrs. Gomersal. The New York Herald, commenting upon this announcement; says: They arrived several months ago, and were part of a company engaged by a rebel agent in England for the theatre at Richmond, Va. When we chronicled their arrival in New York we stated that they had chosen the wrong route for Richmond, and that they should have taken the regular rebel packet line which Secretary Welles allows to run to Wilmington, N. C. So the affair turned out. The actors went to Fortress Monroe, but were not permitted to eclipse the army of the Potomac and reach the rebel capital. It is stated, upon the authority of Mr. and Mrs. Gomersal themselves, that the rebel agent who accompanied them upon this trip has paid all their expenses while here, and has supplied them with their return passage money in gold. This statement somewhat conflicts with the current opinion of the rebe