day last, and are ready at any time the United States Paymaster may require them.
Incident of the evacuation of Hampton.
A New York paper says:
Harry Pearson, the actor, well known in New York, has turned tavern keeper.--He last week started a restaurant at Hampton, Virginia, furnished it well, and was ready to commence operations, whet the rumor of the enemy's approach induced Gen. Butler to order the evacuation of Hampton — Pearson is said to have filled a cart with his most precious treasures, including a negro, and hurried away; as the rumors came closer, the wagon went on at a marvellous rate, Pearson on one horse and the negro on anothePearson on one horse and the negro on another — quite a picture for a comic actor to remember.
If he can reproduce it on the stage some day, it will doubtless be highly applauded.
[If this flying actor should ever happen to come into Dixie's Land in his theatrical peregrinations, he may have to account for that stolen negro.]
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