l in this city last summer and sentenced to one year's confinement in Fort Whipple for shooting a negro, in Fairfax county, has been released.
Ex-Governor William Smith passed through this city yesterday morning on his way from Warrenton.
Hon. J. M. Botts has been on a visit to this place.
Mr. Charles Piere has been appointed baggage agent at Gordonsville for the Orange and Alexandria Railroad Company.
The steamer James Guy was sold yesterday to George Olney for about six thousand dollars, and will, we understand, be taken South.--Gazette
Re-appointment of Judge Moncure--We are satisfied, from information derived from Richmond, that this eminent jurist will be re-appointed to the Court of Appeals.
This action of Governor Peirpoint will, we are satisfied, give universal satisfaction.
We regret to learn that a horse, attached to a carryall, in which was Mr. Elzey Payne, ran away on, Wednesday last, causing a fracture of his leg.--Herald.