years. He was said to be the closest white inhabitant in the county.
It is estimated that there are in California 150,000 sheep.
The wool clip the present year will not fall much short of five million pounds.
Lieut. Russell, who distinguished himself by boarding the privateer Judith at Pensacola, is in Washington.
He will command one of the new gun-boats.
A California paper says that a second crop of apples is growing on many of the trees in Contra Costa county.
A New York German paper states that Gen. Siegel favored Fremont's removal on the ground of incapacity as a military man.
The schooner Gold Bunter arrived at Chicago on Sunday, direct from Liverpool, with a cargo of salt.
Thos. Buchanan Read, the poet and painter, has reached his home in Cincinnati, after a two years sojourn in Rome.
Joseph Hardy Prince, Esq., a well known criminal lawyer of Boston, died in that city on Wednesday.
The steamship Champion, which left New York on the 21st