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. The conscription bill, in its operation takes possession of individuals and puts them in service in our armies without their consent If the persons of men can be taken for the service of the country, why can not property and the enormous profits of the extortion or be taken possession of in the same summary mode, to all the country's cause? The prisoners captured by the State line. One hundred and eighteen of the prisoners captured by the State line in the brilliant affairs at Prestonsburg and Pikesville, in Kentucky, arrived here on the morning of the 27th of last mouth. I have had preparations made for their safe-keeping, and I have announced to the President of the United States the terms upon which exchanges can alone be made. In the meantime I have placed in the penitentiary and put at hard work Captain Gramm and Lieut. Wade, who are to remain at hard work as hostages for Capt. Duskey and Lieut. Vannor now in confinement in the District penitentiary at Washington cit