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most convenient. Dead horses and mules were lying in the streets, and for more than a mile around the earth was strewn with decomposing carcases. The beautiful ornamental trees in the streets and on the grounds of private residence have been cut down, and even those in the Asylum grounds have been felled and consumed. The oppressions of loyal citizens is represented to be cruel and despotic. They are not permitted to follow their occupations. to sell or buy without a permit from Gen. Foster, and this cannot be obtained without taking the oath. Some who have not the of procuring food, have been starved into taking the oath in order to draw the rations allowed their loyal subjects, These rations consist of a hard cracker per day, and a little blue, stringy beef. A number of the citizens have been compelled to crowd themselves and effects into one or two rooms, whilst the other parts of their large and comfortable mansions are appropriated for officers' quarters. The whole