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Interesting correspondence.

--Secretary Cameron lately sent the following note, by a flag of truce, to Col. Stuart, of the Confederate cavalry, at Fairfax Court-House:

War Department,July 30, 1861. To Whom it may Concern:

The bearers, Messrs. Gorman, of Baltimore, Applegate and Sterling, visit Richmond for the single purpose of obtaining the remains of the late Colonel Cameron.

All United States troops will show them the utmost courtesy and protection, going and returning.

Simon Cameron,

Secretary of War.

Col.Stuart returned the communication with the following endorsement:

Headquarters, Fairfax C. H.,

August 02, 1861.

The within communication has been sent me, but being addressed ‘"to whom it may concern,"’ is returned, for the reason that its object does not concern me, nor any one else that I am aware of in the Confederate States of America. J. E. B. Stuart.

Colonel 1st Cavalry, Commanding.

The gentlemen were also informed that Gen. Johnston, when properly addressed on the subject, would give any aid in his power for the recovery of Col. C's remains.

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