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BALTIMORE, February 26, 1865.

(Received 11.40 p.m.)

Colonel SEWALL,

Annapolis:

Hold the two companies in readiness. The transport to convey the Ninety-first New York will stop at Annapolis for them.

SAML. B. LAWRENCE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WASHINGTON, February 27, 1865.

Lieutenant-General GRANT,

City Point, Va.:

Subsequent reflection, conference with General Halleck, your dispatch, and one from General Sheridan, have relieved my anxiety, and so I beg that you will dismiss any concern you may have on my account in the matter of my last dispatch.

A. LINCOLN.

CITY POINT, VA., February 27, 1865-12.30 p.m.

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War, Washington:

Since there have been brevets given to assistant adjutants-general, quartermasters, &c., in Washington, ought not Colonel Hardie to have it also? I telegraph this because I thought possibly, it not being recommended by any one, you may not have thought about it.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.

WASHINGTON, D. C., February 27, 1865-2 p.m.

Lieutenant-General GRANT,

City Point:

The Ninety-first New York Regiment leaves Baltimore to-day for Army of the Potomac. The artillery regiment to replace it should be on the way. General Morris says he will not have sufficient guards till it arrives.

H. W. HALLECK,

Major-General and Chief of Staff.

CITY POINT, VA., February 27, 1865.

(Received 5.20 p.m.)

Major General H. W. HALLECK:

The Seventh New York Heavy Artillery were shipped from here for Baltimore on the 22nd, and should have reached there several days ago.

U. S. GRANT,

Lieutenant-General.