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hose who are seeking to break up the Union and overthrow the authority of the Federal Government. Reply of the Collector. Secretary Dix, in reply to his telegraphic dispatch, has received the following reply from Collector Hatch: New Orleans, Jan. 28.--The Marine Hospital affair has been satisfactorily arranged.--The barracks are retained. See my letter of the 21st. Military preparations in Florida The steamer Joseph Whitney, from Fort Winthrop, Boston, arrived at Fort Jefferson, Tortugas, Florida, on the 18th, and landed Major Arnold's company of artillery there.--This fortification extends over the whole surface of Garden Key, and has an area of over thirteen acres. It is completely closed against surprise by escalade, though its armament is incomplete. The first and second tiers, however, are finished, and the twelve outworks of bastions and curtains can mount three hundred and fifty guns. The fort is further fortified by a wide ditch, reaching to the water