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The surrender of the Government property in Texas. The surrender by Gen. Twiggs to the State of Texas of the United States Government property within its limits has been published. The value of the property is estimated at $1,300,000. A Washington dispatch says: The dispatches received yesterday by the Secretary of War, informing him that General Twiggs had surrendered the military property of the General Government to the State of Texas, was from the Commissioner of Subsistence, daState of Texas, was from the Commissioner of Subsistence, dated at New Orleans. He adds that, as a boon, the use of the Government means of transportation was allowed to take the Federal troops to the seaboard, and they were permitted to take with them three or four pieces of cannon and their side arms. The Secretary also received this morning documents from Texas showing that as early as the 7th of February General Twiggs was entering into negotiations with the Texans for the surrender of the military property. Col. Waite was several weeks ago a