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rtment was closed yesterday at half-past 2 o'clock, out of respect to the memory of Hon. Thomas Corwin, who was Secretary of the Treasury during President Taylor's Administration. Departure of Mr. Corwin's remains. The remains of Mr. Corwin left last evening in a special car, furnished by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad Company, who sent a special agent to accompany them to Lebanon. The body was embalmed. Virginia Post-Offices. Among others, the post-office at Drake's Branch, Charlotte county, has been re-established. Mrs. Amelia A. Clark has been appointed postmistress, vice S. Bedford. The question of negro suffrage in Washington. Washington, December 21. --In accordance with the resolution of the city authorities, the question as to negro suffrage was submitted to the citizens of Washington to-day. About 7,000 votes were recorded against it, and only about thirty-five in favor of thus extending the franchise. It is said that the friends of the