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From Washington. The Alexandria Gazette has the following: Washington, May 7.--A large amount of provisions and ammunition has arrived, and daily additions are being made to the number of troops now here. About 2,500 troops left here this evening for the Relay House. It is supposed that they are intended for Baltimore. General Scott is said to be in very infirm health. The city is one vast military camp. The Capitol is full of troops — quartered there. --The number of troops here now is variously estimated at 25,000 to 40,000. Many of the companies are well uniformed and equipped, but some are poorly clad and present a very unfavorable aspect. There are reports of an invasion of Alexandria, but they cannot be traced to any authentic source, and your correspondent believes they are without any foundation. The Washington Star, of Tuesday evening, says: The Government has dispatched a steaming and a sufficient force to re-capture the Smith's Poi