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And I furthermore enjoin upon all the good people of this Commonwealth to deport themselves with the calmness and composure becoming a free people, conscious of their rights, and resolved to maintain them, nothing doubting, that by the patriotic devotion, concentrated energy and determined will of the people, in firm reliance upon the blessing of Divine Providence, we shall be able to maintain the liberty, independence and integrity of our ancient Commonwealth, and the safety, honor and welfare of the Confederate States. Given under my hand, as Governor, and under the Seal of the Commonwealth, at Richmond, this third day of June, 1861, and in the 85th year of the Commonwealth. John Letcher. By the Governor: George W. Munford. Secretary of the Commonwealth, The several newspapers throughout the State will insert the foregoing Proclamation three times in each of their papers, and forward their accounts to the Executive Department for payment. Je 3--d&c3t
From Yorktown.[Special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] Yorktown, Va., June 3, 1861. Dear Dispatch: Our Richmond boys here are all in fine spirits and anxiously awaiting an attack from the U. S. hirelings, who are quartered in large numbers at Newport News, and busily engaged in entrenching themselves, as if they really dreaded the arrival of Gen. Beauregard and his Southern Legion to put them to flight. Not satisfied with stealing negroes, insulting unprotected females, and abusing the aged and crippled, they are cutting down the growing wheat and other crops, as if they hoped to starve our people into subjection. Yesterday three Yankees were arrested and brought into camp--one of them said to be L. H. Chandler, of Norfolk; and from their suspicious conduct, are not likely to be liberated very soon. If proved to be spies, they deserve to die by "grape-vine suffocation," at short notice. More anon, P.