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Stop the Runaways--$1600 reward --Ran away from the subscriber, on the 7th inst, the following negroes, viz: George, a man about 27 years old, black, about 5 feet 10 or 11 inches high. Edmond, of gingerbread color, very likely, about 17 years old, and about 5 feet 9 inches high. Sob, of copper color, 19 years old, and about 5 feet 8 or 9 inches high. bill, a yellow boy, about 17 years old, straight black hair, about 5 feet 8 inches high. Jacob, of dark color, 5 feet 7 to 8 inches high, and about 17 years old. It is supposed these negroes are making their way to the Yankees, having been last seen going in the direction of Frederick's Hall depot. The above reward will be paid if apprehended be yond the limits of the county, or $200 for either if lodged in jail, or delivered to Lee & Rowman, Richmond, Va. T J James, Lock Lomond P O. Va. ap 13--1w
Three hundred dollars reward. --Ran away, on the 6th March, my negro man John. He is 25 years old, 5 feet 7 or 8 inches high, very stout built; has a round face, high forehead, full head of hair, and of good countenance, very black, and is a blacksmith; had on when he left jeans pantaloons, blue jacket, and a pair of boots; he was raised is Powhatan county by Philip St George Cooke. I purchased him of John R Sedgwick in December last. I will give the above reward for him if delivered to Lee & Bowman, Richmond, Va, or to me at Wytheville, Va. He is supposed to be making his way to the county of Powhatan. John G Crockett. ap 2--26t
Provost-Marshalship. To the Editor of the Dispatch: From a letter of your correspondent "X," if the 28th ult, in which the Provost Marshal General of General Lee's army is named, it would be inferred that Major Cornelius Boyle had withdrawn or been removed from that position. The inference is incorrect. Major Boyle has held the post of Provost Marshal General of the Army of Northern Virginia ever since General Joseph E. Johnston took command of it, and held that place on his staff.rshal General of General Lee's army is named, it would be inferred that Major Cornelius Boyle had withdrawn or been removed from that position. The inference is incorrect. Major Boyle has held the post of Provost Marshal General of the Army of Northern Virginia ever since General Joseph E. Johnston took command of it, and held that place on his staff. He is now so recognized and officially designated by General Robert E. Lee, the present Commander in Chief W. Richmond, April 12, 1864.
spring, the harbinger of Life to universal nature, has become in Virginia the harbinger of death. The season that elsewhere renews the faded face of the earth here indents it with furrows in which the bodies of human beings and of Yankees are promiscuously planted, there to slumber till the trumpet of resurrection shall summon the just and the unjust to their last account. In fact there is no feature of the Southern spring more uniform then the blue coat vegetation, and at a certain period Lee and other stalwart husbandmen, have to go out and cut down, and thresh and gather in to the Libby and other storehouses just as regularly and inevitably as our farmers gather in the fruits of the earth. It is hardly respectful, however, to the fruits of the earth to indulge such comparison. Nor do we mean to say that the Yankees in any respect resemble the productions of our soil except that they always appear in the spring and disappear in the harvest time. They may be classed more pr