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rney-General. --The Petersburg (Va.) Register has the following about Hon. George Davis, of N. C., who has been appointed Attorney-General of the Confederate States: Mr. Davis has never been widely known as a public man. A politician, in the party sense of the word, he never was. He is about forty-five years of age, anredilections, sent a commission to the Peace Congress, and of this commission Mr. Davis was a member. Learning from the result of that mission, undertaken for purpo all our rights. In a like spirit of abandonment of old party predilections, Mr. Davis was elected a Senator of the Confederate Congress at the same time that the Hon. Wm. T. Dortch, an old Democrat, was elected. Mr. Davis "drew" the short term, and Mr. Dortch the long term. At the last winter's session of the Legislature of Legislature of North Carolina, ex-Gov. Wm. A. Graham was elected to fill the vacancy occasioned by the expiration of the term of service of the Hon. George Davis.