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Latest from Washington.the death of Colonel Ellsworth--its effect upon the President — he Sheds tears--Mrs. Lincoln Participates in the Lamentations, and Throws a Bouquet upon his Coffin — disposition of the body, &c. We copy the following in relation to the death of Colonel Ellsworth and other matters from the Washington correspondence to the New York Herald, of Saturday morning last. It will be seen that the event is looked upon as a great calamity in the North, and the manner in which they howl over the just deserts meted out to that king of desperadoes is sublimely ridiculous: Captain Fox has just made an official report of the circumstances attending the killing of Col. Ellsworth to the President. It appears that Ellsworth was marching up the street with a squad of men to take possession of the telegraph office, when, in passing along, he noticed a secession flag flying from the top of a building. He immediately exclaimed, "That has to come down," and entering th