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The Daily Dispatch: July 1, 1862., [Electronic resource] 7 1 Browse Search
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and shoes. They are renerally New England and New York contractors. The whole matter will be made public in a short time. The paying off of the army continues as rapidly as the rolls are made out. Major H. L. King, with his assistant, H. R. King, Jr., left this afternoon for General McCletion's army. Major King took with him $125,000 to pay off General Gorman's brigade. Major Hoopes has also left to pay off another brigade. It is reported that the President has signed the Tax billMajor King took with him $125,000 to pay off General Gorman's brigade. Major Hoopes has also left to pay off another brigade. It is reported that the President has signed the Tax bill. It goes into effect on the 1st of August. There is a Commissioner to be appointed under the provisions of the bill, at a salary of $4,000. There is no lack of applicants for the office. Several committees of manufacturers and others have arrived here, for the purpose of endeavoring to effect some material changes in the Tariff bill.--The iron interest appears to be well represented.--Some of the smaller items will, no doubt, be changed, but it is very doubtful whether any of the importan
d paper can be procured, the issue of that paper must cease. Among other items in the Banner, we find the following: Major Livingston Military Governor of Fredericksburg, has been superseded by Captain John Mansfield, Provost Marshal of General King's division. The large woolen factory of Messrs. Tackett, Ford & Co., is being fitted up by the United States Government as a hospital. The stampede of negroes still continues. In the early part of last week hundreds came into Fredericksburgweek hundreds came into Fredericksburg, "seeking the land of freedom." They were from Caroline, Spotsylvania, Louisa, and other counties. On Thursday last one hundred and fifty crossed over to the North side of the Rapphannock river. Homer C. Little, of the Sixth Wisconsin regiment, was drowned on the 20th instant, while bathing near the pontoon bridge at Fredericksburg. This is the third soldier drowned in the Rapphannock, near the bridge, since the arrival of General King's division.