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light-boat stranded on the shores of Virginia. The bill of exchange for 120 pound has been forwarded as desired; also a bill for 30 pound to M. W. Barr at Fort Warren, and $150 to Edward S. Handy at Philadelphia.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENT OF VIRGINIA,

Fort Monroe, Va., February 14, 1862.

Major General B. HUGER, Commanding at Norfolk, Va.

SIR I send herewith by flag of truce the following-named persons: 1. Lieutenant O. A. Brummel who is on parole until 19th day of February, 1862, unless he shall procure the release of First Lieutenant W. E. Merrill, U. S. Engineers. 2. First Lieutenant Barnett who is permitted to go South on parole for the purpose of procuring the exchange of Second Lieutenant B. F. Hancock, Nineteenth Regiment Indiana Volunteers. Should these exchanges be effected the parties interested will consider themselves released from their paroles.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

JOHN E. WOOL,

Major-General.

FORT WARREN, Boston Harbor, February 14, 1862.

Captain WILLIAM D. WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General, Fort Monroe.

SIR: I have the honor to inclose a copy of Lieutenant-Colonel Pegram's parole which requires him to report at Fort Monroe on the 15th instant unless he procures the release of Colonel O. B. Willcox.

I have the honor to be, sir, your obedient servant,

J. DIMICK,

Colonel First Artillery, Commanding Post.

[Inclosure.]

FORT WARREN, Boston Harbor, January 3, 1862.

I, John Pegram, held as a prisoner taken in arms against the United States, do pledge my word of honor that I will not bear arms against the United States andthat I will return and surrender myself at Fort Monroe by the 15th of February, 1862, unless I shall procure the release without parole of Colonel O. B. Willcox, now held as a prisoner in the Southern States, when I may consider myself discharged from this parole.

JNO PEGRAM,

Lieutenant-Colonel, Provisional Army, C. S.

HEADQUARTERS DEPARTMENTOF NORFOLK,

Norfolk, Va., February 14, 1862.

Brigadier General A. E. BURNSIDE,

Commanding Department of North Carolina.

GENERAL: I accept your proposal for exchange of prisoners as stated in your letter of the 12th instant, just received.

I am, general, your obedient servant,

BENJ. HUGER,

Major-General, Commanding Department.