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Disclosures by General Butler. We have received a copy of a Northern paper containing, in full, the speech of General Butler at Lowell. It fills five columns, printed in very small type.--There is a good deal of information in it which will be entirely new in the Confederate States. We give some extracts from it: The exchange of prisoners — Grant responsible for stopping it. Butler emphatically denies having, at any time, stopped the exchange of prisoners. He says that he and Colonel Ould, in March last, arranged an exchange, man for man, the latter refusing to give up negro slaves captured in arms, and Butler determining to keep back a sufficient number of Confederates to balance that point. He says: I reported the points of agreement between myself and the rebel agent to the Secretary of War, and asked for power to adjust the other questions of difference so as to have the question of enslaving negro soldiers stand alone, to be dealt with by itself, and that t