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well last night. In a conversation with Mitchel yesterday he saidhe would leave the country if the Government would allow him. He commences to feel his imprisonment, but says he has nothing of which to complain. His promise to leave the country I think would be a good method of getting rid of the incendiary.

Very respectfully, your obedient servant,

NELSON A. MILES,

Brevet Major-General of Volunteers, Commanding.

WAR DEPARTMENT,

Washington City, August 11, 1865-12.30 p. m.

Major-General STEEDMAN, Augusta, Ga.:

Your telegram respecting Robert Toombs has been submitted to the President, who directs that if Mr. Toombs comes within reach of the U. S. forces, he be immediately arrested and sent in close custody to Fort Warren.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

KINGSTON, R. I., August 12, 1865.

The PRESIDENT:

Your telegram received and will come to Washington Thursday next.

S. P. CHASE.

WAR DEPARTMENT, Washington City, August 14, 1865.

Major-General TERRY, Richmond:

A week or two ago application was made by Mr. Robert Ould to visit Washington to consult a surgeon. On its being brought to my attention permission was immediately given, which seems not to have been communicated to him. You will inform Mr. Ould that he has permission to visit Washington for the purpose mentioned in his application.

EDWIN M. STANTON,

Secretary of War.

RICHMOND, VA., August 14, 1865.

Honorable E. M. STANTON, Secretary of War:

Your dispatch is received. The permission was communicated to Mr. Ould three days since. I have inquired, and find that he will leave here for Washington to-morrow morning.

A. H. TERRY,

Major-General.

HDQRS. MILITARY DISTRICT OF FORT MONROE,

Fort Monroe, Va., August 15, 1865.

Brigadier General E. D. TOWNSEND, Assistant Adjutant-General:

GENERAL: Inclosed I have the honor to transmit letter from the prisoner Davis to p. H. Gillett. Davis desires permission to write to