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among the citizens. This is confirmed by the fact that Davis' nephew, Captain Bradford, surrendered himself to-day. Colonel Marks, of the Twenty-second Louisiana, also came in to-day, and says he has not doubt Davis has escaped. I shall send Bradford to Baton Rouge to be tried as a guerrilla. I shall remain here until 12 o'clock for any instructions the commanding general may have to give me. Shall I consider the Fourteenth New York Cavalry relieved by Colonel Fonda's command? No report from Colonel Fonda to-night.

Very respectfully,

WM. H. DICKEY,

Colonel, Commanding District of Morganza.

HEADQUARTERS DISTRICT OF WEST TENNESSEE,

Memphis, Tenn., May 11, 1865.

Major General N. J. T. DANA,

Commanding Department of Mississippi:

GENERAL: At the request of Major-General Canby, on the 8th instant, I sent a force of 500 cavalry under Colonel Otto Funke to garrison Grenada. I am repairing the telegraph as rapidly as possible, and in a few days the connection with Mobile will be completed, via La Grange, Holly Springs, and Jackson. I have a small garrison at Senatobia, and shall send a small detachment to Holly Springs to assist in preserving the peace.

I am, general, your obedient servant,

C. C. WASHBURN,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, Mo., May 11, 1865.

Lieutenant General U. S. GRANT,

General-in-Chief, Washington, D. C.:

GENERAL: I have the honor to transmit, inclosed, a letter to the Secretary of War on business of much importance to this State. May I request that you deliver it into his hands for such action as he deems judicious?

I am, general, very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN POPE,

Major-General, Commanding.

[Inclosure.]

HEADQUARTERS MILITARY DIVISION OF THE MISSOURI,

Saint Louis, Mo., May 10, 1865.

Honorable E. M. STANTON,

Secretary of War:

DEAR SIR: A mass of papers concerning the destruction of the property of Dr. J. M. Martin, a loyal citizen of Callaway County, Mo., a year or two since, has been received at the headquarters Department of the Missouri with an indorsement of Honorable C. A. Dana, Assistant Secretary of War, directing General Dodge to assess the secession sympathizers in Callaway County the full amount of the damages. I beg leave to represent respectfully that under the policy I have pursued in this State, which was approved, and upon which I was instructed to proceed by the late President of the United States, that part of Missouri north of the Missouri River has already passed into the control