amounts to nearly two thousand dollars.
We accidentally learned that Mr. Metcalf presented five hundred dollars a few days since to the families of those now absent at Pensacola.
He, as well as many others of our citizens, make such donations in so quiet a way that they are only to be heard of accidentally, or we should have noticed the fact before this.
Benjamin Conly, Esq., presented to the Blodget Volunteers the sum of one hundred dollars, and we understand, also, that Judge A. P. Robertson gave one thousand dollars towards the relief fund for the families of absent soldiers.
Augusta, April 19, 1861.
Friend Blodget: You asked me this morning to assist you in clothing your new company to go to the wars.
I do so cheerfully.--Have a complete suit for each member made and send the bill to me. While on your tour of duty.
I will have placed to your credit fifty dollars a month in the Mechanics' Bank of this city, and you can draw your checks for the same from t