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s of yesterday states that passengers who arrived from Weldon Thursday afternoon brought the important intelligence that Hamilton a thriving village on the Roanoke river in Martin county, N. C., was shelled by three Yankee gunboats day before yesterdenceless people of this quiet village of their intention to shell the town. Previous to the approach of the gunboats to Hamilton, one or two Government steamers, laden with corn and other stores were captured. We were permitted yesterday aftern that a special courier had just arrived at that point with the intelligence that three gunboats were furiously shelling Hamilton, and as the Roanoke river is quite high they would probably attempt to reach Weldon. We are informed, however, that thet Weldon are much excited about this state of affairs and the militia have been called out for purposes of defence. Hamilton is a thriving village of Martin county, on the right bank of the Roanoke river, about ten miles east of Raleigh, and 4