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27th regiment and the two remaining rifle pieces of Pendleton's battery. The Yankees are now six miles this side of Romney, and abodt six or seven thousand strong. From Tybee and Green Islands. We take the following from the Savannah News, of the 12th inst.: The six Federal vessels at Tybee, reported yesterday, remained in the same position all day Tuesday and Wednesday. They seem to be doing nothing. Yesterday morning a squad of about forty, headed by an officer, visited Mr. King's place, when a shell from the Fort scattered them. At noon, another party, of about the same number, went over again, when another shell made them take to their heels. The Federals appear shy, and do not venture far from the protection of their ships. Their movements are observed, and it is thought something will turn up before long. We learn that yesterday afternoon two Federal gunboats attempted to pass through Hurlgate inlet, about two and a half miles from our batteries on Gree
drew's Hall. This well known and historic building, in which the Convention of the People of South Carolina held its sittings and agreed upon the Ordinance of Secession, on the 20th of December of last year, is now in ruins. The walls are standing, but the interior is entirely consumed. We learn that the splendid full-length portrait of Queen Victoria, by an eminent artist, which has always been considered one of the attractions of the room, as well as the portraits of Tunno, Robertson, King, and others, were removed in time. Institute Hall. This magnificent hall, the largest in the South, is lost to us, and we feel sure that it will be seriously missed — connected as it was with the popular heart by the fact that within its walls the first uprisings of the people of Charleston in this revolution had utterance; and, more than all, because the Ordinance of Secession was ratified there. Those who, but a short year ago, were witnesses of those soul stirring scenes which en
Ranaway. $100 Reward.--Ranaway, on Monday, a Negro Boy, named Essex, about five feet eight inches high; black; stammers slightly; about twenty or twenty-two years old; weight about 150 pounds; formerly belonged to Capt. John Wright, of Plain View P. O., King and Queen county, Va. The above reward will be paid on his delivery to me at my office, in this city. He may be making his way to West Point, Va. He has a wife in that neighborhood. His upper teeth are dark, from tartar on them oc 22--ts Benjamin Davis.