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Mr. Sumner's Scrap-Book — Jeff. Davis's trial — bounties Equalized, &c.
Correspondence of the Baltimore Sun.
--Congress was without special interest to-day.
In the Senate, Mr. Sumner
delivered a speech of nearly two hours duration, made up principally of extracts from newspaper letters, private communications and other irresponsible matter, which he presented as a contradiction to General Grant
's report on the condition of affairs in the South
looked upon this "scrap-book" as the production of "anonymous scribblers and cotton thieves."
The Senate Judiciary Committee to-day perfected a system of legislation looking to the organization of the United States
District Court at Richmond
, and the prospective trial of Jeff. Davis
Military Committee has agreed to report a bill to equalize soldiers' bounties, so as to give those who entered the army early in the war as much as those who entered it at later periods.
is consulting with this committee in relation to a re-organization of the army.
Several attempts have been made to contradict my statement that General Logan
had declined the mission to Mexico
In due time, however, it will officially appear that he declined some days ago.
, editor of the Lebanon (Ohio) Star,
took charge of the remains of the late ex-Governor Corwin
, to be conveyed by the Baltimore
road to Ohio
, and left this evening.