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Senator Mason is in Philadelphia. He came to settle the estate of some of his relatives. A secret vigilance committee is watching him closely. So says the New York Express. Other information says:

Senator Mason, of Virginia, is in Frederick, Md. Reverdy Johnson is also there with a letter from Lincoln, relating to an armistice for sixty days Bands of music, the Marine and other Bands, are it is stated, to ‘"delight the people"’ at the grounds around the President's House, and at the Capitol, on Wednesday and Saturday afternoons, in Washington. That sort of "delight," we imagine, is something like the jolly fellows in "Borgia," who tried to sing after they got pissed.

"Billy Wilson," as he is called in New York city, is getting up a regiment of "Roughs," who will probably be "Rough and Ready," from the racy descriptions of the New York press. Wilson says there will not be a thief, burglar, or baggage smasher in New York, after he marches his troops out. They will find congenial spirits in Washington.

The Baltimore American states that the largest holders in that city of salt provisions have agreed to make no advance in their prices in consequence of the present disturbed condition of affairs. The great bulk of the stock is in few hands.

The New York Herald has subscribed three thousand dollars towards the war which Lincoln is now making upon the South. Bennett has made forty times that much out of the South, and now boasts of his meanness.

Hon Daniel D. Barnard, of New York, formerly member of Congress, Minister to Berlin, and a prominent politician, died at Albany on the 24th inst.

Colored people have applied to Gov. Dennison, of Ohio, for leave to raise military companies, but Gov. Dennison has replied to their request by saving that the State cannot accept colored troops.

The grandfathers of Presidents Jefferson Davis and A be Lincoln were both born in Rockingham county, Va. The grandfather of Jefferson Davis was first cousin of the late Hon. Daniel Smith, of that county.

Col. Lee's family are still residing at Arlington, opposite Washington.

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