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From Fortress Monroe

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Fort. Mtmroe. Nov. i. At about 3 o'clook this afterooou the steamer Monticello, f rom the blockading ilcct oif Savannah arrived and reportèd that she paased the whole fleet Saturdny night wifhio thirty milos of J'iv'l J5;iy. 'J'hc storm had oeftrly abntcd, and her ofBccrs had no doubt that they entered I3all Bay carly Sunday mornhig and landed within twenty-üvc milos of Charleston. This point of the coast is but slightly fortffied. A Norfolk paper of Jlonday says tho destioation of the Beet is known to bu Port Royal, which is sizty nales south of L'all Bay. Hixty oontrabanda came into tho fortrosü and fleet on Monday. ïlicy report that many of the troops have beon withdrawD from Great Bethel, Yorktown, and the vicinity of Norfolk, but thoy dont know where they have gono. Passengere by tho tiag of truco say that no iofórination has been received at Norfolk rtlative to the lleot at 10 o'elock Monday tnorning. The J)ay Book of Norfolk mentiona a rumor tliat Gen. Beswi regard bas reBigned, and dIso publishes a dispatch fiom Kichmond mcntioniiig ti similar íumor there.


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