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n was received from the President: "Executive Department," January 13, 1865. "To the House of Representatives."Confederate State of America: "I have just received from the Secretary of War the accompanying report, stating that Hon. Henry S. Foote, a member of the House of Representatives from the State of Tennessee, has been arrested by a military officer, in Northern Virginia, while endeavoring to pass our lines on his way to the enemy's country. As this arrest may involve a queshal at Fredericksburg. No special instructions had been given for such arrest. "Very respectfully, your obedient servant, "James A. Seddon." "Fredericksburg, January 12, 1865. "Honorable Secretary of War: "I have arrested Hon. Henry S. Foote, at Occoquan, on his way to Washington, for the purpose of negotiating peace, as he avows. Full particulars, through Major Carrington, by mail. Have paroled him to await instructions. Please instruct me what disposition to make of him.