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--The following pleasant view of the condition of Lincoln's hirelings at Cairo, is from a Northern paper:

No pay, political officers, mixing of Lincolnism and patriotism in fine speech, and picking blackberries for tobacco money, disgusts and demoralizes the privates, while the officers are humiliated by duns from hotels and washerwomen. Washerwomen tell your correspondent they are going to be tuned on the streets because they cannot pay eight or ten dollars, while Colonels of regiments are in their debt for twice the amount.

No wonder, in such a state of affairs, that out of three regiments only two hundred and thirty voted for the long term, the remaining twenty-seven hundred and seventy taking grounds for disbanding. From all accounts the Cairo soldiers are getting mighty tired of their ‘ "fix."’

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