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New OntKANg, Juue 19 Gen. SlicriiJan is busy orgnnizing tlio Texas e.xpedition. Gen. Meredirb, coininctnöing the cavatty, is moving uto I 'l'exiis with a larga forcé via lied liiver an3 Sbrevppórt. Gen. Gra-ntrer and Btaff, u':d Gen. Wci'zel and sfaff, left New ü 'luans Ibis A. M. fnr tlio Tesas coast on the téèrphip Crescent. WeitZ'.-l goes to Brazos, n] (-rianger ! to Gulvestou, and takes ooniniand of all j the troop in Texas, headqnarters at j Galveston. The following paper was publisbed i this day : The twenty-flvc per cont. tax on cotton from the east uide of the Mississippi lliver isrevoked. (Signeü) 0 M. CÜTLER. Tlie following isrcported from Shrevcport : One regiment of colored Dfantry and 5,000 cavalry, starled for the interior to-day to garrison the towns atid protect the pcople frolri guoiTillas. More tban 10,000 batèi of eotton ill be brought out from that di-trict. Mucb cotton bas been sold at 10 eonts per pound, tbough there is little planted. The nogroes are giving rnuch trouble. They vvill not labor, especially when they can pet govermiient rationa. They are loaving tho plantations in great mmbers and goiiig to New Orleana ?he corn erop will bo hirgo. General Herrón' administration of ffairs gives much satisfactioD.


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