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s the following items: A fine rifled gun reached this city yesterday from Liverpool. It is a present to the State from a Carolinian now resident in the latter place--Charles K. Priolean, Esq. --who, although absent in a foreign land, does not forget his State in the hour of her need. Dr. Thos. Clay Maddux, lately of Virginia, has been appointed a Surgeon, by Surgeon-General Gibbes, of the South Carolina Army, and has entered on his station, Correspondents and friends of Edmund Ruffin, can address him, for the present, to the care of Alexander Haskell, Abbeville Infantry, Morris' Island. Our veteran friend is setting, characteristically, a noble example to the young sons of the South. Long may he be spared to exemplify the character of the gentleman and patriot, and to behold the fruits of his labor. In commenting on the prospect of war, the same paper says: We are prepared to apply the last argument. We are growing impatient under the delay. It is time
ere were some ten companies in the city, and the firing of the cannon was a signal for every man to be at his place of rendezvous.--Accordingly, in one hour every company was ready, and went off to the different stations by 1 o'clock. This morning two companies of Cavalry were sent to Morris' Island, and another by land to Stono. Just at this time there are three other companies going off; among them is to be seen the long, white locks and stooping form of your venerable fellow-citizen, Edmund Ruffin, with knapsack on his back and musket on his shoulder. A gentleman who stood by my side, as the venerable gentleman passed on the boat, gave vent to his feelings in tears, and a voice in the crowd was heard to say, "hurrah for old Virginia," when the electric spark caught, and there went up from the throng three thundering cheers for old Virginia. How I wish that the old Commonwealth was here with us. There are three regiments of soldiers to arrive here this afternoon from the up