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eople had gathered in the most convenient localities, for procuring information. The bulletin boards of the newspaper offices, the wharves and street corners, were filled with people, and every scrap of intelligence was greedily devoured. Narration of facts. About six and a half o'clock, or thereabouts, the steamer General Clinch, Capt. Relyea, having discovered the approach of the Star of the West, signalled the fact to the occupants of the battery lately thrown up on the beach at Morris' Islands. This vessel, it is known, left her wharf sometime during the evening before, with a guard of eighty men from the ranks of the Palmetto Guards and the Irish Volunteers. The duty assigned them was to keep strict surveillance over the harbor, and to make such signals as had been agreed upon in the event of the approach of reinforcements to the fortress in possession of the United States troops, as well as to report the approach of any vessel that may appear in the offing.--In the ea
or 1861.-- The undersigned offers his services to the public as a Hirer of Negroes for the ensuing year. His increased experience enables him confidently to promise those who engage his services, that their business will be attended to in the most satisfactory manner, and prompt returns made quarterly. References.--N. P. & T. C. Howard, Lee & Pleasants, L. R. Spillman, John H. Guy, Attorneys at Law, Alvey & Lipscomb, Porter, Harris & Horner, Merchants, Dr. Thomas Pollard, Rev. Philip B. Price, Richmond; Col. B Anderson. N. W. Miller, Dr. John Morris. Dr. G. W. Harris, C. F. Pope, Jno. S. Swift, Postmaster, John Woodson, Thos. J Perkins, Goochland Co., Va.; J. L. Crittenden, W. S. Embry; J. Joseph Downman, Fauquier Co., Va.; Geo. Hamilton, Culpeper Co, Va; W Lunsford, S. W. Skinker, James Forbes, Stafford Co., Va.; Douglas H Gordon, Fredericksburg, Va.; Col. M. M. Payne. U. S. A., Washington, D. C. Lucien Lewis. Office under Metropolitan Hall, Richmond, Va. de 15--1m