The Radicals and Mr.Stevens, &c.

March 15, 1866


Some Radicals look to break away from the lead of Thaddeus Stevens as instability arises in the Radical party.


Washington, March 13- It is understood that about fifty Radicals of the House desire to break away from Steven's disastrous lead. He and his advocated of the Star Chamber cabal look with anxiety to the result of the election in New Hampshire, in order to carry it in their interest. They have contrived to get the powerful aid of the Government in all its departments except the navy. The President must know this now. A military board is about to decide upon the expediency of having an artillery school at Fort Monroe. The receipts at the Treasury for the last quarter of last year were thirty-nine millions for customs, eighty-two millions for internal r revenue, and eighteen millions miscellaneous.
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