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Latest from the North.

Orange C. H., March 31.
--Northern papers to the 27th are received. The following is a synopsis of the news:

The capture of a company of Yankee cavalry at Wingfield, Kanawha, is acknowledged Lincoln has issued a proclamation defining the amnesty proclamation. He says that the amnesty only applies to persons who are at large and free from arrest, confinement, or duress, and that only such shall take the oath with a view of restoring peace and establishing the national authority — prisoners are excluded from the amnesty, but may, like all other offenders, apply to the President for clemency.

Alexandria, La., surrendered to Admiral, Porter on the 10th, without opposition.--The Fort De Russey prisoners have arrived at New Orleans.

Gen. Banks left New Orleans for the field on the 19th.

Four hundred Yankee cavalry are reported as having been captured by the rebels at Union City, Tenn., on the 24th.

Owen Lovejoy is dead.

Nine French frigates are at the mouth of the Rio Grande, and an attack on Metamora is expected.

The Washington Chronicle says Grant's policy is to keep moving on the enemy's track, and he fondly hopes the 4th of July, 64', will be more renowned than the 4th of July, '63.

Saulsbury has delivered a speech in the Yankee Senate calling Lincoln a usurper, and accusing Station of falsehood. The speech produced, says the Herald, a much deeper impression than was anticipated.

Gold quoted at 168.

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