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ssible that the army could have been in the destitute condition alleged. A long letter from General Meigs, the Quartermaster-General, is given in support of these positions. It is easy to see thae without clothing, and the army could not move until it was supplied. G. B. McClellan. To Brig.-Gen. Meigs, Quartermaster-General. That supplies sent from Washington in season were not seasonably received by General McClellan is further shown by the letter of General Meigs before referred to, which is one of the documents in the ease on the side of the Administration. At the commencement oGeneral McClellan and the Administration thereupon, one or two points are worthy of notice. General Meigs, in a letter written on the 14th of October and addressed to the general-in-chief, states, Tge is repeated in his letter to the Secretary of War of October 28, and is also found in Genera] Meigs's letter of October 14. In the original despatch to which General Halleck's letter is a reply,