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te, from the recent storm. The Warrenton (Va.) Flag says: Rawley W. Dowaman, Esq., of this county, had his mill-dam entirely washed away last week by the flood. His loss, in consequence, is from $500 to $700. The heavy rains that have recently fallen have been terribly destructive to all parts of the country — making frightful chasms in the earth, completely sweeping off fences, heavy bridges and railroad tracks, besides doing a vast deal of damage in many other ways. Mr. James Roberts, the contractor for carrying the mail from Warrenton to Homeland, in Culpeper, had his horse drowned in the Rappahannock river, on Saturday last, which had risen to an extraordinary height, owing to the heavy fall of rain on the afternoon and night previous. He narrowly escaped with his own life. The Woodstock Tenth Legion says: This region has been visited with heavy rains for several successive days, and the consequence is, that the rivers and creeks are higher than they