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Mr. Sumner's Scrap-Book — Jeff. Davis's trial — bounties Equalized, &c.
Correspondence of the Baltimore Sun.

Washington, December 20.
--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! Senator Cowan 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.

The House 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. General Grant 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.

Mr. Page, editor of the Lebanon (Ohio) Star, took charge of the remains of the late ex-Governor Corwin, to be conveyed by the Baltimore and Ohio road to Ohio, and left this evening.

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