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sent another letter, desiring her to pay him a visit at that place, and enclosed her a pass for the purpose. This she also refused, very correctly surmising that once in the clutches of the "Northern barbarian" she would not be able to return. It is reported by those who cross this rubicon, that the treatment they receive at the hands of the Federal Officers, if not polite, is at least not positively offensive, contrasting strongly with the course pursued towards passengers by Bombastes Furioso Butler. To prevent the conveyance of news, both ladies and gentlemen are required to give up all newspapers, (though many surreptitiously find their way through to Norfolk and Richmond,) the ladies being examined by one of their own sex, and the gentlemen by an official appointed for the purpose. Where these parties are detained for three or four days, they are "colonized" in residences outside of the Fortress, and a watch is kept up on their movements. If, however, a lady happens to be