, declined in the week previous to the last arrival to 1,069.
The average number as obtained from the returns of the corresponding weeks of ten years in 1851-60, and corrected for increase of population, is 1,118.
A correspondent of the Baltimore Exchange writes from Washington, June 21st, that the Hospital list at Georgetown amounted at that time to 700.
The mortality was very great.
Hardy Barnes was hanged at the jail in Fayetteville, N. C., on Friday last, for the murder of Albia Rhodes, about a year ago. It is said he made no confession.
We learn from the Pickens (S. C.) Courier that Hon. J. L. Orr has been appointed a member of the Confederate Congress, in the place of Judge Withers, resigned.
It is stated that a gentleman in Portsmouth will undertake the work of blowing up every ship in Hampton Roads, if authorized to do so by the Government.
The exports of ice this year from Boston up to the first instant, amounted to 60,948 tons, against 74,717 tons i