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Baltimore papers, of the 20th inst., have been received. The war and general news is unimportant.

Both Houses of Congress have concurred in the report of the Committee of Conference on the "Enrollment Bill." The report fixes the commutation fee at $300, but renders the drafted man who commutes liable to be drawn again after the expiration of one year. All able- bodied persons of African descent between 20 and 45 years of age, are to be enrolled, and when the slave of a loyal master is drafted and mustered into service, he shall be free, the master to be paid the sum to be awarded by a commission, not exceeding $300.

Lincoln has issued a proclamation declaring the port of Galveston, Texas, reopened to the commerce of the world, with certain restrictions.

Gold has declined, under the apprehension that Congress will authorize Secretary Chase to sell the surplus coin in the Treasury. The closing rate in New York, on Friday, was 157½.

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