es from labor or service should be immediately followed by the military arrest of the parties making the seizure.
Copies of this communication will be sent to the Mayor of the City of Washington and to the Marshal of the District of Columbia, that any collision between the military and civil authorities may be avoided. I am, General, your ob't serv't, Wm. H. Seward.
[from the New York world]Rumored Contemplated Purchase.
Secretary Cameron, it is said, on his recent visit to Hartford, had a conversation with Col. Sam. Colt, about buying his whole works in the South Meadow, for the Government, and asked the Col. for his terms for factory, machinery, grounds and all. Col. Colt wished time for consideration, and the story is he has quite recently sent a letter to Mr. Cameron, offering his whole concern for five millions of dollars — every thing to be Included for this sum, except his own private dwellings and grounds contiguous.
We give the story as it goes, without vouch