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n, of the 28th: The steamer John D. Perry reached the city last night. From Capt. Alex. Zeigler we learn that the steamer Swallow hailed his boat about four miles from Cairo, and asked him to land at that point, He told them that he had intended doing so in any event. On reaching Cairo, the commanding officers came aboard, examined his cargo, and took 20 kegs lead and 6 kegs buckshot, consigned to R. R. Hawley & Co; and 8 kegs and 30 bundles barlead, and one sample cause, consigned to Burton, Tilus " Co; of this city. The Perry had aboard 2 cases guns and 25 packages gunpowder, which were delivered in Missouri; and yet so perfectly informed are the Cairo authorities, as to the arms and ammunition on board every boat leaving St. Louis, that they inquired where this powder and guns had gone to. The commander at Cairo says he has no instructions to touch anything on board any boat that passes, except articles resulting in war. There are said to be about 2,000 men at Cairo, a