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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.Affairs in Halifax. Halifax Co., Va., May 9th, 1861. Some time last winter, most of the Richmond papers noticed a publishing house in your city, under the style of Johnson & Browning, organized for the purpose of publishing a Family Atlas. For some months past a man with his wife, traveling in a top buggy, and calling himself Layton, has been canvassing this county obtaining subscribers to said Atlas. He obtained a large number of subscribers to said work. Some three or four weeks since he and his wife became objects of suspicion to some of our citizens, and he was requested to quit here, and it was thought he had done so. I see from your issue of the 8th inst., that he had shown himself again at Halifax C. H., and the letter of J. W. Craddock shows the feeling about the village towards him. The suspicion is not confined alone to the vicinity of the Court-House, but is becoming general. This man Layton professed to be from
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch,Affairs at "camp Mercer."headquarters camp Mercer, Near Fredericksburg, May 9, 1861. Among the companies now at this beautiful camp are the "Old Richmond Light Infantry Blues, Co. 'E,' " commanded by Capt. O. Jennings Wise; Co. "F," commanded by Capt. Cary; the Mount Pleasant Rifles, Capt. Johnson; Capt. R. L. Walker's Artillery, four field-pieces; the Fredericksburg Artillery, Capt.Braxton; Co. "B," Fredericksburg, Capt. Chew; Co. "A," Fredericksburg, Capt. Sener. The train last evening brought the Caroline Greys, Capt. Quisenberry, a fine looking and well-drilled body of men. The camp is under the command of Capt. R. Milton Cary, of Co. "F." The men are rapidly progressing in the drill, and the raw recruits are put through about seven hours each day. The strictest military discipline is enforced, and everything is upon complete "war footing." Several of the men have suffered somewhat from indisposition, but Dr. Cunningham, of the Fir
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.liberal appropriation for the War. Lexington, Va., May 9, 1861. The County Court of Rockbridge this day appropriated $25,000 for arming and equipping the volunteers of this county. S. N.