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Washington City --A View from the Dome of the Capital.--A correspondent of a Northern Journal, in a recent letter, says: Making another occasional visit to this city to-day. I found affairs not very materially changed from what they were a week ago.--The same if not an increased activity in military movements was apparent; but obedient to Government requirement I refrain from giving particulars. Long trains of army wagons were in constant motion, ladened with supplies, provisions, munitions, etc. It seems impossible to escape for a moment their rumbling noise. The day being pleasant, an unusually large number of persons appear upon the street and in public thoroughfares. Hotels and private boarding houses are said to be crowded. Each train of cars brings in a large number of passengers, many of whom are soldiers either returning from visits to their friends or coming up to join the army.--An unusually busy scene is presented in the vicinity of the depot, whilst busine