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The omnibus receipts of London for a week, ending Oct. 10, were some $60,000, an average of $3,000,000 a year. The Free Library institution given to Liverpool by Mr. William Brown, cost £50,000 sterling. There was $305,000,000 of capital represented at the late Railroad Time-Table Convention in Cincinnati. A man in Cincinnati has just discovered that he has paid $1,000 of another man's taxes in fifteen years.
Army movements. Fort Kearney, Oct. 10. --Arrived to-day from Camp Floyd, Utah, First Lieutenants Norris and High, with twenty dragoons, en route for New Mexico. They will leave tomorrow for Fort Leavenworth. Orders were received by yesterday's mail to send from here all the government teams but six; as wood has to be hauled eleven miles it has excited great anxiety among the officers how they are to collect fuel for the winter. The last three days the weather has been clear and warm.
ssion movement at the South is beginning to work its results at the North. In Wall street it was felt severely yesterday. Stocks fell from ¼ to 2 ¼ per cent., as may be seen be reference to our money article. And this, we fear, is not the end, but only little more than the beginning of the depreciation and decline of all securities. From the following table it will be seen that in one month Stocks have declined, some five, some ten, some twelve and some fifteen per ct: Stocks.Oct. 10.Nov. 10. Missouri's87 ¾76 ¼ Tennessee's90 ½86 Virginia's90 ¼86 ¾ New York Central88 ½78 ¼ Panama124119 Erie38 ½31 Reading4736 ¾ Hudson River63 ½54 Harlem2116 Rock Island7257 ¼ Galena75 ¾65 Toledo4639 Illinois Central8666 ¾ Michigan Central6857 Michigan Southern guar47 ½34 ¾ The South Carolina Bank statement of last month, compared with that of the month before, shows an increase in circulation of $346,206 25; an increase in domestic exchange of $911,319; an in
ecie, prisoners, and property is immense. Nashville, Oct. 1--The Bowling Green correspondent of the Union and American, under date of the 30th ult., says Gen. Buckner is advancing towards the Ohio river and driving the Home Guard before him. It was thought that he would reach Owensboro' on Monday night. The same correspondent says that the advance guard of the army at Bowling Green moved forward on Monday ten miles beyond Green river. Roussean is reported to be retreating. It is reported from Bowling Green to-day that the Hessians have burnt Howeville and Roversport on the Ohio river, and that Gen. Buckner is below the lock at Green river, near Rochester. W. N. Haldeman, of the Louisville Courier, has escaped. He arrived here to-day. Gov. Gamble, of Missouri, has issued a proclamation calling a State Convention, to meet in St. Louis, Oct. 10th. Sir James Ferguson, M. P., and Hon. Mr. Bourke, of England, arrived in this city yesterday, en route for Richmond.
f the Northern States is six or seven per cent. The usury laws, if they have any effect, are a prejudice to the borrower. Some of the State Legislatures, at their next session, will, it is supposed, revise their legislation on this subject. The first of October is at hand, when the Banks that have the option of the Government loan to the extent of a hundred millions more, will, according to their agreement with the Treasury, either take or decline the fifty millions wanting on the 10th of October. The probability is that the individual subscriptions will be so large as to encourage the Banks to sustain the Government until Congress shall meet. A number of rich corporations also intend to take portions of the loan, and a part may also be taken on foreign account. The Government is sending large sums in demand Treasury notes to the West for the supply and movement of bodies of troops.--The chief theatre of action soon is likely to be in the West, on the Mississippi and on the
regarded by many planters and others, who are anxious to "break the blockade," the Governor of Louisiana has issued the following sensible proclamation: Concurring entirely in the views expressed by the cotton factors of New Orleans in the annexed communication, I have determined to take the most decided means to prevent the landing of any cotton in this city. Notice is, therefore, hereby given to all masters and owners of steamboats and other water-craft that from and after the 10th day of October, instant, no cotton must be brought to New Orleans, or within the lines embracing that section of the country between the fortifications above Carroliton and those below the city, and extending back to the lake. All steamboats or other water craft arriving within the prescribed limits will be forthwith placed in charge of an armed force and escorted above the points indicated. This course will be adopted in all cases, whether the quantity of cotton brought be large or small. Th
s of the 5th Georgia Regiment, fourteen members of the Mobile Continentals, three companies of regulars, a detachment of Mississippians, a detachment of Georgians, under Lieuts. Hallinguist and Nelson, 200 Alabamians, and a detachment of navy officers and marines, under Capt. Braniz. Major Badger, U. S. A., is one of the numerous prisoners in our hands. Lieut. Slaughter, of the Mobile Continentals, while carrying a flag of truce, was captured. The victory is complete. [second Dispatch.] The Wounded — Release of Lieut. Slaughter. Mobile, Oct. 10.--A special dispatch to the Advertiser and Register from Pensacola, dated the 9th, says Lieut. Slaughter, bearer of the flag of truce, was released. Walter Tuggle is casier. Hopes are entertained that Burgess will live. Twenty-nine of the wounded, who are in the Ladies' Hospital, are receiving every attention. Gen. Bragg witnessed the fight from headquarters, and expressed himself much pleased.
The Daily Dispatch: October 11, 1861., [Electronic resource], Down the Rio Grande — the trip from Mesilla to Brownsville. (search)
A skirmish on Green river, Ky. Nashville, Oct. 10. --Passengers to-day report that Capt. Johnson H. Morgan, with twenty-seven men, had a skirmish with the Lincolnites, eighty strong, on the 7th instant, beyond Green river, killing fourteen. Capt. Morgan's loss was only two. The Lincolnites fied.
The Daily Dispatch: October 15, 1861., [Electronic resource], The Identity of the black horse Troop. (search)
The Identity of the black horse Troop. To the Editors of the Dispatch: --In your paper of the 10th of October, you pay a very handsome compliment to the "Black-Horse Cavalry, of Fauquier," and their brilliant charge under the "Ashbys," from which it would be inferred that this troop was officered by the gallant Captain Ashby. This is not the first time that a similar mistake has been committed, and as a fact is worth full as much as an error. I ask you to make the proper correction. There is now and never has been but one troops of cavalry known as the "Black Horse." This troop is not now and never was commanded by Captain Ashby; or any gentleman of his name. It was in the battle of Manassas, and Captain Ashby's troop, "The Mountain Rangers," I believe, was not. It was led in that battle by Captain William H. Payne, of Fauquier, who had been its commander from the beginning of the war until his promotion to the rank of Major, a few weeks ago, in the Fourth Cavalry, an
e Treasury notes, and Lincoln's minions want Congress to close the "disloyal institution." A Union newspaper has been established at Alexandria. Gen. Harney was expected in Washington on the 10th. From Western Virginia. Elk Water, Va., Oct. 10. --Gen. Reynolds has made two reconnaissances in force within the last few days against Gen. Lee, and has driven him from Big Spring, the former rendezvous of his main force. Part of his force is at Elk Mountain and Chain Bridge, respectively 30 and 40 miles from here — part of it under General Lee is said to have joined Floyd. Gen. Rosencranz's column. Cincinnati Oct. 10. --The Commercial's Kanawha advices say that Gen. Rosencranz is at Mountain Cove, a strong position, twenty-five miles beyond Gauley. He had advanced ten miles further, to Little Sewell, but the enemy were too well entrenched and too strong at Big Sewell, five miles further on, to be attacked, and Rosencranz fell back, as an invitation to the
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