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Not Acted on yet.

--The authorities, so far as we know, have not begun to act on the authority granted by the State Convention and Council of this city to impress into the public service able-bodied free persons of color to work on projected fortifications here and elsewhere. When they do begin, we should imagine they ought to be able to make a pretty good haul, as there are hundreds of that class of our population available parties, who do nothing unless under compulsion.

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