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rate deserters to escape. --On Friday of last week Dr. William Maclure, the embalmer, and Robert Kirby, and M. Harris, were arrested a few miles from Richmond by Detectives John Rees and Robert Cr at eight o'clock. I did call. On this occasion I met with a man, who Maclure introduced as "Capt. Kirby, the man who passes us through the lines." I was informed by the Doctor that he expected to must meet him at his office at 12 o'clock the next day. Before leaving he also told me that Captain Kirby required $1,000 for his share, which I paid down. Next day I called at the appointed time, a short distance up the street. Soon after, he came back and remarked that he had heard from Capt. Kirby I was a Government detective, and that "if you are you had better be saying your prayers; fordock and Rees were, and at which we halted. By the defence:--I was to pay $3,000--$1,000 to Kirby, (which I paid,) $1,000 to Dr. Maclure while on the route, and $1,000 more to a ferryman between