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The list of Union prisoners released cannot be found in this office. Can you furnish it or inform me where I can get the list?

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

HEADQUARTERS MIDDLE DEPARTMENT,

Baltimore, Md., June 11, 1862.

Captain A. A. GIBSON, Commanding Fort Delaware.

SIR: The Secretary of War having directed that the prisoners taken from Jackson's army be released on parole you are requested to furnish a list of the same at these headquarters:

By command of Major-General Wool:

WM. D. WHIPPLE,

Assistant Adjutant-General.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, June 12, 1862.

Major General JOHN E. WOOL,

Commanding, &c., Baltimore, Md.

GENERAL: The Secretary of War directs me to transmit to you in compliance with your request the inclosed copy of the letter* of instructions relative to exchange of prisoners from the rebel Secretary of War to General Huger; also a copy of the communication* of the latter to yourself transmitting the same.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

P. H. WATSON,

Assistant Secretary of War.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, June 12, 1862.

JOHN S. KEYES, U. S. Marshal, Boston, Mass.:

James B. Kendrick, living near Bridgewater, Mass., is reported to have treasonable papers in his possession implicating Ben. Wood, of the House of Representative. Secure them at once for the Judiciary Committee, whose officer will come for them to-morrow.

By order of the Secretary of War:

P. H. WATSON,

Assistant Secretary of War.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington, June 12, 1862.

JOHN A. KENNEDY,

Superintendent of Police, New York City:

Seize instantly all letters and copies of letters in the office, the residence or on the person of William MacKellar, now or lately the editor of Benjamin Wood's newspapers, seal them up and bring them here. Seize also MacKellar himself; keep him in close custody; prevent all communication between him and any other person whatsoever and bring him here forthwith.

By order of the Secretary of War:

P. H. WATSON,

Assistant Secretary of War.

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*Huger to Wool, with inclosure, p. 650.

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