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At a meeting of the Courtesy Artillery, held at Camp E. K. Smith, near Centreville, on the 18th day of November, 1861, called to give expression to the feeling of the company in regard to the death of their late comrade, Corporal E. B. Hopkins, who died in Richmond on the 10th inst., the following preamble and resolutions were adopted: Whereas, In the dispensation of an all-wise Providence, it has pleased Him to remove from our midst, by the hand of disease, our beloved brother-in-arms, Corp'l E. B. Hopkins, we feel it to be our duty to bow submissively to His divine will, and at the same time we esteem it a pleasure to record our testimony of the high regard in which the deceased was held among his fellow-soldiers. We miss him as the agreeable mess-mate, the social companion, the prompt and faithful soldier, in all the duties of every position ever ready to bear his part. We listen in vain for his prompt answer to the roll-call. Well do we remember with what reluctance
noticed the fact that the Governor of Georgia had issued a proclamation directing the seizure of salt in that State, to be paid for at fair rates. The following is the proclamation alluded to: Executive Department, Milledgeville, Ga., Nov. 18th, 1861. Col. Jared I. Whitaker, Commissary General, &c.,Colonel: I have learned that there is now a considerable quantity of salt in the depot of the Central Railroad at Savannah, and I have notified Mr. Adams, the Superintendent of the road,ghboring islands, who lived on them, &c. They also desired to know the distance of Fort Pulaski from Dawfuskie. The Columbia papers publish the following official letter from Gen. Drayton to the Governor: Camp Lee, Hardeevill, 18th November, 1861. To his Excellency Governor F. W. Pickens, Columbia, S. C.: Sir: At the request of your Excellency, made to me yesterday at these headquarters. I have the honor of presenting my views of the present attitude and behavior of the negro