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An American Asking Alms of a foreign Minister.

--A Washington letter writer says:

‘ "That some of the soldiers, particularly of one of the Pennsylvania regiments, are actually begging in the streets to-day. I saw to-day the mortifying spectacle of an American soldier, in the capital of his country, asking a foreign minister for a few pennies."

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