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great many dispatches from Washington about Mr. Blair's mission to Richmond. He returned to Washi Potomac flotilla. A telegram to the Tribune (Blair's organ for the time being) says: Nothinission to Richmond, but it was observed that Mr. Blair was in a remarkably good humor, from which t of the much talked of mission is that while Mr. Blair was courteously treated by Jeff. Davis, he aut it was private, and resulted in nothing. Mr. Blair has not repeated this conversation, and willesh and Kentucky, came up from Richmond with Mr. Blair. He represents the feeling for peace to perthe faith that, whatever the direct issue of Mr. Blair's visit to the Confederate capital, its infle re-union and pacification of our country. Mr. Blair went animated by a profound desire and a modlowing incidents of the visit: Mr. Francis P. Blair, Sr., arrived here about four o'clock thi army, formerly a warm personal friend of F. P. Blair, Jr., and became the guest of Colonel Hatch du[2 more...]
for this reinforcement to renew active operations. Sherman has been checked, and will probably be delayed long at the Combahee river, which crosses the Charleston and Savannah railroad midway between Charleston and Savannah. Nothing of importance has occurred on the lines in front of Richmond and Petersburg. Throughout Wednesday a truce to picket firing and artillery practice was, by common consent, observed on the Petersburg lines. The firing was resumed at nightfall. Mr. Francis P. Blair, Sr., reached Washington last Monday, on his return from Richmond. A press telegram, published in all the Northern papers, states that his trip to Richmond was on business of purely a private character. This is all bosh, as will be seen by the extracts which we publish from the Tribune. Butler, also, on last Monday, arrived in Washington, whither he has been summoned to give an account of his stewardship. The Confederate Congress, on yesterday, passed a resolution appointing