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The Prohibition of supplies to Richmond. In the House of Representatives yesterday, the Speaker laid before the House a communication from the President in response to a resolution of the House, inquiring upon what authority Gens. Sam Jones and Imboden have issued orders prohibiting the transmission of supplies from their departments to the city of Richmond. The President enclosed a letter from Gen. Imboden, in which he says that his action was based upon authority which he conceived was
purchased bona fide for private consumption, and not for sale or speculation.
He says that without resort to impressment, it is not-possible for him to procure indispensable supplies for his own command at the authorized schedule prices.
Gen. Jones replies by sending a letter addressed by him to the President of the Virginia and Tennessee Railroad, in which he says that it was his only desire that the road should be used to the best interests of the Government and community, and should no