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BROOKLYN, July 16, 1863.

(Received 2. 13 p. m.)

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

SIR: Do not fail to send us at once our Brooklyn militia regiments. We sent all our force on the special call, and need them sadly.

H. B. DURYEA,

Major-General Second Division, New York Volunteers.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington, July 16, 1863-4. 40 p. m.

His Excellency Governor SEYMOUR,

New York:

SIR: Eleven New York regiments are relieved and are at Frederick, and will be forwarded to New York as fast as transportation can be furnished them. Please signify to me anything you may desire to be done by the Department. Whatever means are at its disposal shall be at your command for the purpose of restoring order in New York.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

HARRISBURG,

July 16, 1863.

Honorable SECRETARY OF WAR:

SIR: Having sent two regiments to Philadelphia and arms for 2, 500 more, and a battery now en route, I conclude your views are fully met. Colonel [William D.] Whipple this hour reports all quiet, and will probably remain so.

D. N. COUCH,

Major-General.

NEW YORK, July 16, 1863.

(Received 7. 30 p. m.)

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

SIR: We had but little disturbance in the city last night, and none this morning. I think the riot is at an end for the present. Andrews, one of the chief leaders, is arrested. Three of the militia regiments have arrived. Will write by to-day`s mail.

GEO. OPDYKE.

NEW YORK, July 16, 1863.

(Received 7. 10 p. m.)

Honorable E. M. STANTON:

SIR: Please send an order to Colonel Martin Burke to receive any prisoners I may send to him who are engaged in the riot now raging in this city. This measure is recommended by all loyal citizens as a necessary step to stop all further outrages. Very respectfully,

ROBERT MURRAY,

United States Marshal.