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Affairs in Washington. Washington, Dec. 18, 1865. Among the visitors to the White House, Saturday, were Hons. Daniel S. Dickinson, of New York, and James Humphrey, of Brooklyn; Generals Butler and Benton, and Senators Lane, Foot, Cowan, Raimsay, Fowler and Nesmith. The two daughters of the President returned from New York on Friday. These announcements are a part of the court news, which is gradually increasing in particularity and detail as the Government grows in consequence and power. Hon. Thomas Corwin, who was stricken with paralysis a few days since, was reported as in a dying condition yesterday, at the residence of Mr. Wetmore, the Ohio military State agent. [A press telegram, received last night, announces his death.] The Southern people, in the midst of the desolation which exists throughout their beautiful country, are exciting much public sympathy here even amongst their enemies, and some efforts are being made to render them some assistance. Some s