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efforts to break it up have proved futile. I now wish to know if the prison sutler cannot be permitted to buy at an advanced price from the one designated now as Government price.

I am, sir, very respectfully,

H. WIRZ,

Captain, Commanding Prison.

WASHINGTON, February 27, 1865.

Lieutenant-General GRANT:

Your telegram of yesterday is received and will be observed. Major-General Sheridan has sent guerrillas to Fort McHenry, not to be exchanged during the war. Shall they be held after the exchange of other prisoners?

W. HOFFMAN,

Commissary-General of Prisoners.

VARINA, February 27, 1865.

Lieutenant-General GRANT:

Your dispatch received. Will communicate to Mr. Ould at once.

JNO E. MULFORD,

Lieutenant-Colonel and U. S. Assistant Agent for Exchange.

VARINA, VA., February 27, 1865.

Lieutenant-General GRANT, City Point, Va.:

Pryor arrived this evening. Shall I hold him, and inform Mr. Ould how and why? He has a pass from the President, as follows:

Allow Roger A. Pryor to proceed to General Grant's headquarters, City Point, for exchange.*

JNO E. MULFORD,

Lieutenant-Colonel and U. S. Assistant Agent for Exchange.

[FEBRUARY 27, 1865. - For correspondence between Grant and Ord, relating to the release of political prisoners, see Series I, Vol. XLVI, Part II, p. 722.]

75 MURRAY STREET, New York, February 27, 1865.

Statement of 828 bales of cotton received January 28, 1865, per steamer Atlanta. Sold, February 8, 1865, by Burdett, Jones & Co., auctioneers, to the following-named parties: 407 bales to C. C. & H. M. Faber, 100 bales to J. M. Kimball & Son, 75 bales to Forrest & Schafer, 180 bales to George Lester, 66 bales to Walgenuth & Rolgle, 5 bales to Walgenuth & Rolgle (rebaled from loose), 45 bags to Whittson, 40 bags to R. Dillon.

*For correspondence not contained in this volume relating to the exchange of Roger A. Pryor see Series I, Vol. XLVI, Part II, pp. 668, 722.