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s Captain several years before his death, which occurred at Louisburg in March, 1746. Cutter Family, 55-59. The names of a few non-commissioned officers and privates also, during these troublous times, have been preserved. Joseph Hastings was wounded and lost an eye in 1690. In the same year, among those who were engaged in the unfortunate expedition against Canada are found the names of John Andrew, William Blanchard, Nathaniel Bowman, Matthew Bridge, Daniel Champney, James Cutler, Edward Green, Stephen Hastings, Joseph Hicks, John Manning, John Peirce, Joseph Smith, Nathaniel Sparhawk, John Squire, Thomas Stacy, John Stedman. In 1707, John Comce was killed, and Benjamin Mussey captived Sergeants William Cheever and Eliazar Parker served in 1722; Zechariah Hicks, clerk, and John Manning, in 1724; Sergeant Simon Holden, in 1725, and John Oldham, in 1740 Next after Colonel Goffe, William Brattle was for many years the most prominent military character. He attained the rank o
elf Thomas Monks, claiming to hall from Worcester, Mass., was arrested on Friday night, in the neighborhood of 7th and Byrd streets, as a suspicious character, and for running away when the watchmen approached him. He declined to give any definite account of his business here, and the Mayor, thinking that Monks ought by all means to be provided with a cell, gave him a passport to the city jail. A bystander casually observed that he "didn't much blame the feller; he would run himself if he seen the night-watch coming after him." Elizabeth Martin, the free negro woman who was punished with "twenty" day before yesterday, for assaulting Charles Tyler, received another dose of "thirty" yesterday for using vulgar and abusive language to Mrs. Catherine Tyler. Thornton, slave of Edw'd. Green, was properly punished for indecent exposure in the Second Market: and Marcus, slave of Warner Shelton, of Hanover, was awarded thirty lashes for threatening to assault Benj. Osborn, a white man.
s and three hundred and fifty tons of coal. Her agents state that they are not at liberty to reveal her destination. It is said that the company at Fort Winthrop are light artillery men. The Boston Transcript says that the Whitney cleared for Norfolk, though her destination is understood to be the Coast of Florida. From Charleston. The following weather item is from the Charleston Courier: The mild weather of the past few days has produced its effect upon vegetation. Green buds have made their appearance on the trees, and fig trees, always most forward to welcome the warm breath of spring, are covered with tender sprouts. The Columbia (S. C.) Guardian furnishes the following: The news announcing the action of Florida, although expected, produced a great excitement on Monday night. On yesterday morning the ringing of the city bell "Secession," and the firing of cannon, by direction of the city authorities, announced the glad tidings to our citizens.
n. 9th, 1861. to L. E. Harvie, Esq.: we, your friends, earnestly desire you to proclaim yourself a candidate to represent this Electoral District in the ensuing State Convention. Wm. H. Harrison, E. W. Eggleston, P. Wilkinson, Ed. Green, S. E. Booker, Wm. Ware, John G. Jefferson, P. S. Boisseau, John S. Hardaway, Wm. E. Meade, J. A. Scruggs, N. N. Glenn, J. B. Williamson, John Wingo, W. B. Baldwin, E. M. Brazeal, J. H. Barnes, E. R. Johnson, A. M. Chappee, Wm. R. Carter, A. Haskins, A. A. Tinsley, E. A. Blanton, W. A. Selden, J. W. Johnson, Thos. Y. Tabb, John F. Wily, Messrs. Wm. H. Harrison, E. W. Eggleston, P. Wilkinson, Ed. Green, and others. Gentlemen: Your letter of the 9th instant, in which you earnestly desire me to proclaim myself a candidate to represent this Electoral District in the ensuing State Convention, was handed to me on yesterday. In the present state of the country, I consider