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The latest from the North. We have received Baltimore papers to the 10th inst., through the kindness of a friend. The following is a summary of the news, as made by the Baltimore News Sheet. In the Senate of the United States a bill was reported from the Committee on Military Affairs, to provide for receiving Negroes into the military service of the United States, and declaring all such as were slaves to be thereafter free, any law, usage, or custom, to the contrary notwithstanding. The bill to amend the law calling out the militia by providing for drafting, in case it becomes necessary hereafter, was called up and debated. An amendment was introduced to include Negroes, and giving the President power to organize them into battalions, regiments, brigades, and divisions, according to race or color, as the public interest may require. The discussion was continued up to the hour of adjournment. In the House of Representatives, an act, supplementary to the bill manumit