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Later from the North.

Petersburg, Dec. 10.
--New York dates of the 8th inst. have been received. No movement had been made by Burnside up to Sunday. The New York papers report that Jackson had joined Lee at Fredericksburg, and now forms the left wing of the rebel army. It was rumored, also, that Stuart's cavalry was on the north side of the Rappahannock, moving between the forces of Burnside and Sigel.

The cold on Saturday night was intense. The Abolition troops suffered considerably. Six Abolition pickets are reported to have been frozen to death. The ice in the Potomac near Aquia creek is nearly two inches thick. It is stated that a body of rebels occupied Thoroughfare Gap and Warrenton Junction on Saturday.

Col. Perny Wyndham was about to make a reconnaissance.

Sigel has issued a proclamation, ordering an election for Congress for the district of Norfolk, Princess Anne, Nansemond, Portsmouth, and Isle of Wight.

Jos. Segar has secured his constituents from the effects of Lincoln's late proclamation.

Three rebel schooners, in attempting to run the blockade into Wilmington, Wednesday last, were captured. They were all from Nassau. One was the Emma Tuttle, another the Brilliant. The third one run ashore — name unknown.

An interesting correspondence recently passed between Gen. Henry A. Wise and Gen. Keys, relative to the treatment of lunacies in the asylum at Williamsburg, Va.

Seventy-five thousand dollars had been subscribed at New York for the operatives at Lancashire, Eng.

A fire occurred in the guard-house at Harper's Ferry on Saturday night, where the rebel prisoners are confined, consuming two Government buildings, and the Government and telegraph office.--Loss $20,000.

The rebel salt petre and power mills at Yellville, Ark., have been destroyed by a portion of Blunt's command.

The Herald conjectures that Banks's expedition is designed to advance upon Richmond by way of the York and James rivers.

Grenada was occupied by the Yankee cavalry Monday, 1st December. Fifteen locomotives and 100 cars were burned.

Gen. Rosecrans has made a forward movement towards Murfreesboro'.

Gold was held in New York at 131¾; Exchange, 146. Cotton was dull — no quotations given. Three millions bales of cotton were shortly expected from the South.

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