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Inquest. --An inquest was held by the county Coroner, yesterday, assisted by Constable Thomas, over the body of a young negro man supposed to have been named Henry Randolph, a slave owned by Mrs. Jane A. Griffin, who has been missing since Sunday, and it is believed was drowned at Rocketts on Sunday, as the body above alluded to was recovered from the water.
City Council. --A called meeting of the Council was held at 8 o'clock last night.--Present -- Messrs. Saunders, Hill, Glazebrook, Wynne, Critchfield, Burr, Grattan, Griffin, Haskins, Denoon, and Epps. The President said he had called the Council together in consequence of receiving the following communication, which he proceeded to read: Richmond, April 26, 1861. B. F. Ficklin, Quartermaster: It is necessary and important that the Railroads in Richmond and Petersburg should be connected so as to give increased facilities for the transmission of troops and supplies. You will see the proper authorities and request the necessary arrangements to be made for this object. H. Heth, Lieut. Col. and Act'g Quartermaster Gen'l. This arrangement must be carried out. John Letcher, Governor of Virginia. Mr. Grattan offered the following resolution, which was adopted: Resolved, That the authorities of the State of Virginia be authorized to conne