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ion ticket in the field. At Portsmouth, N. H., on the 4th inst.,, Augustus Jenks, the Collector of the port, being suspected of sympathizing with secession, was waited upon and compelled to holst the American flag. The steamship Virginia, Kelly, heretofore running between Philadelphia and Richmond, has been chartered by the Federal Government. The engines and cars of the Alexandria and Washington Railroad have been transferred to the Orange and Alexandria Railroad. Commodore Isaac Mayo, a veteran officer of the U. S. Navy, has tendered his resignation. Anthony Philip Heinrich, the celebrated musical composer, died in New York last week, in the 81st year of his age. Dr. Antisell, late assistant examiner of the Patent Office, has been promoted to the place of chief examiner. The brokers of Lynchburg accommodate the soldiers by taking the notes of Southern banks at par. A suspicious character who has been traveling about Maryland and Virginia, was a
ficial list of the dismissals and resignations in the Navy and Marine Corps, now first published. The vacancies are not yet filled. The following officers have been stricken from the rolls of the Navy from the dates affixed to their names respectively:-- Captain Frank Buchanan, from the 22d of April, 1861. Captain Samuel Barron, from the 22d of April, 1861. Captain French Forrest, from the 19th of April, 1861. Captain G. A. Magruder, from the 22d of April, 1861. Captain Isaac Mayo, from the 18th of May, 1861. Commander Thomas J. Page, from the 22d of April, 1861. Commander S. S. Lee, from the 22d of April, 1861. Commander Robert G. Robb, from the 18th of April, 1861. Commander Arthur Sinclair, from the 18th of April, 1861. Commander William T. Muse, from the 2d of April, 1861. Commander Thomas R. Rootes, from the 19th of April, 1861. Commander A. B. Fairfax, from the 18th of April, 1861. Commander John R. Tucker, from the 18th of April, 1
Death of a U. S. Officer. --Com. Mayo, of the United States Navy, died at his residence in Anne Arundel county, Md., on the 18th ult. The deceased was an officer of the American Navy for over half a century, and served his country and defended its flag faithfully throughout that long period of time. The unhappy condition of the country deeply affected him, and probably hastened his death. The following letter to the President, tendering his resignation, shows the views he entertained ofe denied to millions of freemen the rights of the Constitution. In its stead you have placed the will of a sectional party, and now demand submission in the name of an armed force. As one of the oldest soldiers in America, I protest — in the name of humanity — against this "war against brethren." I cannot fight against the Constitution while pretending to fight for it. You will, therefore, oblige me by accepting my resignation. Most respectfully, Isaac Mayo, Captain United States Navy