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burning of the carriages. Activity prevails at the garrison, and its vigilant officers are determined on the course that guides their action. Fort Sumter, as viewed at a distance, presents an appearance of lively activity Schooners and barges were plying between the fort and the channel during the day. Everything seems to indicate active preparation. Castle Pinckney was reinforced in the afternoon by a detachment of the Marion Artillery from Fort Moultrie, under the command of Captain King. A detachment of the Washington Light Infantry was transferred from the former to the latter place in the forenoon, thus retaining at Fort Moultrie the same force as first occupied it. The garrison at Castle Pinckney consists of about two hundred men. Ten twenty-four pound cannon are mounted on the ramparts, besides some fifteen pieces — a few of which are case mated — in the lower tier. The work is well provided with munitions of all kinds, and under the command of its field office
st — on the east, burning J. J. Minetree's carriage-house, and a large two-story workshop, occupied by Mr. W. H. Ferguson, coach maker, &c. Yarbrough & Barrow's store, opposite, was rescued by great exertions, but it sustained considerable damage. The flames spread, also, west from the saloon, destroying R. Noble's store, occupied by Joel Thomas, and next to P. J. Brown & Son's and Wm. G. Collins' --lower story occupied by Dr. Edward Lawrence--from thence north, burning T. N. Carliles', Dr. W. R. King, Shaw & White, and greatly endangering the residence of Mrs. H. Shaw. From Collier's corner the devouring element crossed the street, burning to the ground the store of Ballard & Massenburg; also, N., B. Walker's and the Temperance Hall, where its devastations were checked by the almost superhuman efforts of those on hand. In rear of Ballard & Massenburg's was situated Dent's Hotel, which soon, with all the out-houses, became a prey to the rushing elements. All the property d
of all kinds of Country Produce, Collecting Claims, &c. Office, for the present, Basement Metropolitan Hall, Franklin street. References.--S. McGruder's Sons, Duke & Hutchson, Charles C. Edell, Thos. D. Quarles, Richmond; Richmond T. Lacy, E. Ball, New Kent; Rev. Jas. H. Christian, E. Waddill, Col. John L. Walker, Charles City; E. R. Coke, Col. Wm. Bush, Allen Richardson, James City; Oswald Kemp, P. H. Fitzhugh, Gloucester; Robt. Healy, Joseph Christian, Middlesex; Muscoe Garnett E. M. Ware, Essex; Dr. S. S. Henley; Turner & Acre, King and Queen; J. B. Edwards, Dr. F. Gregory, P. H. Slaughter, King William; Wm. O. Winston, Jas. H. Lipscomb, Hanover; P. Woolfolk, E. S. Motley, W. S. Catlett, Carpline; B. M. Kent, Louisa; R. L. Coleman, Jas. W. Goss, J. L. Brady, Albemarle; Dr. Geo. S. Newman, Col. B. F. Nalle, Wm. H. Chapman, Orange; Dr. Joseph Norris Charlottesville; T. A. Crenshaw, Amelia; I. P. Spencer, I. N. N. Porter, Powhatan; Jno. S. Wilson, Lunenburg. de 31--3t
1861. Negro Hiring. 1861. Abner W. Richardson Gives his personal attention to the Hiring of Negroes, Renting Out Houses, and selling Country Produce generally. Refers to Major Roderick Bland, King & Queen; Thomas Garrett King William; D. W. Marston, James City county; Col. Theo. Lacy, New Kent; Joshua Garrett, Gloucester; Geo. P. Richardson and Jno. S. Rogers, Halifax county. de 21--2w*
Stephen Hunter, Samuel & Wilson. W. W. Wooldridge, R. T. Farish. Henrico. Col. S. McRae. Dr. J. N. Garnette, James City, James H Allen Norfolk. Dr. J. J. Simpkins, Louisa. John Hunter Accomac. Dr. P. F. Brown, Wm. H. B. Custis, Geo. W. Medge. King William, Ambrose White, Dr. L. Edwards, Albemarle. Elder Jas. W. Goff, Elder R. L. Coleman, Caroline. George Fitzhugh, Dr. C. Urquhart, Hon. D. C. Dejarnette, Henry George, Philip Samuel. King and Queen. William Boulware, Elder Ro. Y. Henley, E. S. Acre, Lawrence Muse. Essex. Elder P. Ainsley, Edward M Ware, Muscoe Garnett, Richard Baylor. Spotsylvania. Elder F. Frayzer, Thomas Anderson. Fredericksburg, James Gray, J. L. Brown, A. N. Bernard, Fauquier, Enos Hord, Wm. H. Gaines, M. N. Walton, Petersburg, Dr. John Du Vall, C. F. Baylor, J. Dennis Portsmouth, C. C. Robinson, Wm. H. Morris. Matthews. Christopher T Brown. O
e, comfortable apartment, connected with his office, where those servants who are not provided with places to stay at night during the hiring, may remain, with a good fire, free of charge. Negroes for hire the coming year, had better be sent in to me as early after Christmas as possible. To those at a distance to whom I am personally unknown, I beg to refer to the following persons: Dickinson, Hill & Co., Richmond; Dr. Thomas Latane, Arthur Temple. John Lumpkin. Thomas Fauntleroy, King and Queen county; Dr. F. D. Wheelwright, Rev. Thomas E. Locke, Westmoreland county; John L. Latane, W. C. Latane, Dr. John Lewis, King William county; Geo. Turner, Richard Turner, F. Maginniss. Thomas Lee, King George county; Ro. Hudgin. Dr. John D. Butler. Caroline county; N. J. B. Whitlock, Dr. James H. Latane, Ed. F. Noel, Bev. D. Roy, J. Roy Miccu, Wilsey Fogg, Geo. T. Wright, Essex county; Dr. Thomas C. Clopton. Jefferson Stubbs, Jasper C. Hughes, Gloucester county; Parkes Slater. Jam