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[special Dispatch to the Richmond Dispatch.]
the New York naval movement.

New York, April 8.
--The war preparations on a large scale continue. The naval receiving stations have been re-opened.

The Harriet Lane sailed to-day with sealed orders.

The Illinois and Baltic are taking in heavy armaments, mortars, cannon, troops and man-of-war launches.

The frigate Roanoke has floated out on the tide. Her destination is said to be Fort Pickens and Texas. In Texas, Gen. Houston is to avail himself of her aid. Allen.

[Second Dispatch.]

New York, April 8.
--The cutter Harriet Lane sailed for the South this morning, flying the stars and stripes, instead of the usual bunting.

The steamer Vixen has gone to the Navy-Yard.

Large shipments of army stores were placed aboard the Illinois and Baltic to-day.

[third Dispatch.]
Sailing of the Baltic.

New York, April 8, 10 P. M.
--The Baltic sailed this evening at 7 o'clock, accompanied by the tug-boats Freeborn and Yankee, chartered by the Government for a short voyage. Let the Charlestonians look out. Other army officers have resigned. A.

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