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Gen. Mcclellan On "contrabands."

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The Tribtaufé special, u aslungton I3th, says : " Sonie time ago Gen. Hooker askod Gen. McClcllan what he should do with fifty or sixty fugitive slaves who were witfain lus linos at Budd's Ferry. - Gen. McClellan replied with an order, Sfirecting him to inquire in ench case, whether tin: fugitivo liad or not been em! ployed in the military service of the ono: my. If he had boen, Gen. Hooker should emplov him. If not hc should exoludo him frota bis lines, thus orally liberating him', leaving the ünal disposition of the boiiJmcn to thu civil authoritics. It is understood that a similar ruk will, be ap' piied in every case ocourring withiu the army of the Potomao." - - ■ ■ ■ Tur. BniNSiDB Expkdition. - Lieut. Col. HudiwMi n Wedoesday boro to i Gen. Burnside írom bondquarters, the , waïed orclars onder vvhich h is to act. In additioD to tb forcfl assemblee! and for month8 pnst driüed at Antinpolis, . iho Washington Star says thut be will f be joined by othars, making the entire espeditionr it may hu, fifty thousand strong. Tho expediiion will embrace ' Inlly twuniy vawela of vvar - soma of i tbettl th; most efloctive ships in tho eervroe. .The Gööeral bas inado prisonersof the neu?piper corr spondent? uní placed tlititn nll on tho Cossack.- . Tbeir Communications cannot go to tho t public until the expediiion leaves Pol tf688 Monroe. 1 Tho expedition has s:iled frotn Fortrom Monroë, nd wu shall soon , henr sonielhinflf from it. ' t" Keep out ot a hasty inaii's wny i for n wbile; out oí a sullen nnuiV, all the day8 of your life.


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