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We have received copies of New York papers of Friday, the 13th. They contain nothing of importance. Gold was quoted at 220 188. The Times's Washington correspondent telegraphs the return to that city, on Thursday, of F. P. Blair, which, of course, was a mistake. Butler's removal requested by Grant. Butler is to be summoned to Washington to testify about the Wilmington failure. The Washington National Republican, of the 10th, says in reference to the removal of General Butler: In the last edition of the Republican, yesterday, we announced that Major-General Butler was relieved as Com-
l Rosser is known to be on a raid into that section of Virginia. Mr. Francis P. Blair, Sr., left Richmond on Saturday, on the flag-of-truce boat, for Grant's lipon the President on Friday morning. The meeting, especially upon the part of Mr. Blair, was marked by a degree of cordiality that was as refreshing as it was unexpeimmediately accorded him. After a private conversation of an hour's duration, Mr. Blair took his leave, expressing himself highly gratified with the reception he hadtime after his departure, the president wrote him a note, stating that as he (Mr. Blair) would, perhaps, like to have in writing what he (Mr. Davis) had said to him, the difficulties existing between the two countries. It is under stood that Mr. Blair told the President that he came in no official character, but simply with the the commissioners appointed by our President. The same boat that carried Mr. Blair down the James river brought back General Singleton, and Illinois Peace Democ
Returned home. --Hon. F. P. Blair, about whose visit to this city there has been so much speculation, left for home on Saturday by the Federal flag-of-truce boat. Upwards of fifty Federal surgeons and chaplains were also passengers on the same boat.