pture of Hoke's and Haye's brigades.
They were on the north side of the river, guarding the pont de tete. There is no excuse, no palliation.
He said it was likely Meade's entire army would cross.
This had been sent by the Secretary to the President, who indorsed upon it as follows: If it be possible to reinforce, it should be done promptly.
Can any militia or local defense men be made available?-J. D.
Gen. Whiting writes that he has refused to permit Mr. Crenshaw's correspondence with Collie & Co. to pass uninspected, from a knowledge of the nature of previous correspondence seen by him.
The Northern papers state that Mr. Seward has authorized them to publish the fact that the French Government has seized the Confederate rams building in the ports of France.
I have written Custis Lee, the President's aid, that but one alternative now remains: for the President, or some one else, to assume all power, temporarily, and crush the speculators.
This I think is the only chance