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e in season to retreat before McClellan could effect his manÅ’nvre. This is said to be true, and that the next day McClellan invited, the President to meet him in a private room.--When the President came he found three persons in the room, viz: Gen. Scott, Gen. McClellan, and a third person, whose name is not given. Gen. McClellan arose and said to Mr. Lincoln, that last night he had been betrayed, and the traitor was traced to three persons, as no other living persons knew of the plan or signal lights; "and those three," said the General, "are before you!" He then continued: "It is utterly impossible that Gen. Scott should betray his country; as for myself, I claim to be a true man; and he," pointing to the third person, "can answer for himself." The accused was mute, and did not pretend to deny the charge. He was high in command, and, as the story goes, it was thought best to silently and quietly withdraw him from any further participation in the war for the present rather than
Runaway in Jail. --Was committed to the jail of Henrico county, on the 23d of November, 1861, as a runaway, a Negro Man, who calls himself John, and says he is the property of Mrs. Mary Scott, of Albemarle county, Va.--Said negro is about 25 years old, 5 feet 10 inches high, yellow complexion, and had on when committed a light winter suit of homespun cloths. The owner of said negro is requested to come forward, prove property, pay charges, and take him away, or he will be dealt with as the law directs. Geo. D. Pleasants, S. H. C. ja 1--ts