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Confederate States District Court. Judge Halyburton held his court yesterday, and transacted the following business: In the cases of W. S. Minter and W. Hunt, claiming exemption from Confederate service under writ of habeas corpus, their petitions were dismissed, and the petitioners were remanded to the custody of Captain J. S. Hawley. Hon. H. S. Foote, upon a writ of habeas corpus, asking to be discharged from the custody of Captain Hugh S. Doggett, provost-marshal of Fredericksburg, appeared before Judge Halyburton's court yesterday morning. It appearing to the court, by the return in this case, that the said H. S. Foote has been discharged by order of the Secretary of War, it is ordered that he be, and remain, discharged. The court thereupon adjourned till 11 o'clock to-morrow morning.
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