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From Charleston.[special correspondence of the Dispatch.] Charleston April 27, 1861. Having spent a week in the country, I return to my post, not much bettered by the trip. I find in the up-country fine crops of wheat and other small grain, and unless some disaster, we shall have an abundance of bread. If your merchants have plenty of butter, lard, hams and other articles, including flour, this is the market for it. One of our largest houses here ordered from Cincinnati a short time ago some eight thousand dollars worth of bacon, and sent money in advance, and as soon as it was shipped the elegant gentlemen of that city of the Lincoln order seized it and converted it to their own proper use and behoof. The house referred to happens to owe to New York city seventy five thousand dollars, and he will not pay one dollar of it until our affairs are settled. He has just sent one hundred thousand dollars to London, where it is to lie until the South gets ready to settl
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.affairs in Rockingham. Harrisonburg, Va., April 27, 1861. Something of quiet reigns here since all the soldiers have gone to the "tented field. " One great cause of the seeming quietness was occasioned by the continued failure of the mails from the outside world, leaving us totally in the dark as to the events transpiring in the country. For four or five days we were without a mail from Baltimore or Richmond. The "usurpers" at Washington stopped the Baltimore mail, and the mail contractors, not expecting pay for carrying the mail through the Valley, do not trouble themselves. But we have no right to complain of inconveniences in time of revolution. To day the Regimental muster came off, with its usual concomitants of ginger-bread and whiskey. I understand that this will be our last sight at the militia farce, as the peace muster is to be demolished by the decapitation of the field officers and the substitution of regular milit
Executive Department, April 27, 1861. The following Ordinances of the Convention of this Commonwealth are published by its order for general information. George W. Munford, Secretary of the Commonwealth.
shall likewise give bond and security as above directed. The bonds hereby required to be given, shall be made payable to the State of Virginia, and shall be filed with the First Auditor. The Commissary General and his Assistants shall perform such duties in purchasing and issuing of rations to the army of the State of Virginia, as the Governor may direct. Supplies for the Army, unless in particular and urgent cases the Governor should otherwise direct, shall be purchased by contract, to be made by the Commissary General on public notice, to be delivered on inspection in the bulk, and at such places as shall be stipulated; which contract shall be made under such regulations as the Governor may direct. This Ordinance shall be in force from the time of its adoption, subject to amendment, modification, or repeal by this Convention or by the General Assembly of Virginia. Adopted by the Convention of Virginia, April 27, 1861. John L. Eubank, Secretary of the Convention.
An Ordinance.Providing Chaplains for the Provisional Army. Be it Ordained, That the Governor shall appoint one Chaplain for each Brigade, who shall be entitled to the same pay and emoluments as a Major of Infantry. This Ordinance shall be in force from the time of its adoption, and be subject to amendment, modification or repeal by this Convention or by the General Assembly. Adopted by the Convention of Virginia, April 27th, 1861. John L. Eubank, ap 29--d3t&c3t Secretary of Convention.