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n this side of Manassas, and have a large force of cavalry, under Col. Sumpter. It is the opinion of Quartermaster General Meigs (the best engineer in the Northern army,) that a great brow will be struck within two weeks, and, if it is not, the delay will cause vexation generally, a needless expense, and likely to cause a loss of confidence on the part of the people towards the Administration, and ultimately a reversion of the radical sentiment which now pervades the entire North. Col. Samuel Colt, of pistol notoriety, is seeking a military position in the State of Texas. It appears that he has property in that State of the value of $26,000, and desires to give it the protection of the Government. The House met to-day at 12 o'clock. The attendance of members from the Border and Northern States was pretty full. Among the absentees, we noticed John S. Phelps, of Missouri; John J. Crittenden, of Kentucky, and Henry May, of Maryland. At the calling of the roll, the absenc