hington correspondent of the New York Times.
is responsible for the following:
The announcement that Secretary Stanton and Gen. Halleck refer all matters relating to the army of the Potomac to the President, who has relieved them of responsibility in the matter, and himself undertaken to "run the machine," has created deep excitement.
Inquiries made show the facts to be as stated, and in military circles there is much interest felt as to how the President will "work
through." Gen. Marcy, Chief of Staff to General McClellan, was in the Department to- day, and had long separate interviews with the President Secretary Stanton and Gen. Halleck.
First case under Lincoln's proclamation.
The following paragraph is from the Washington correspondence of the New York Times:
Vincent R. Jackson, of the Post Office Department has been again arrested, after having been released on security.
He is to be tried under the provisions of the President's into proclamation — m