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August 3.

The exigencies under which one hundred thousand militia, for six months service, from the States of Maryland, Pennsylvania, Ohio, and West-Virginia were called out by the President's proclamation of June fifteenth, 1863, having passed, it was ordered by the President that enlistments under that call be discontinued.--Horatio Seymour addressed a letter to President Lincoln, requesting him to suspend the draft for troops in New York, and elaborately setting forth his reasons therefore.--the lighthouse on Smith's Island, in the Chesapeake Bay, was destroyed by a party of rebels.

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