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hall hereafter undertake to represent the State of Virginia in the Congress of the United States shall, in addition to the penalties of the preceding section, he deemed guilty of treason, and his property shall, on information of the Attorney General in any Court of this Commonwealth, be confiscated to the uses of the State. 3. The first section shall not be deemed applicable to any officer of the United States or of the Confederate States until after the last day of January next. Mr. Sewell reported the following ordinance, which was ordered to be printed: Be it Ordained, That in such counties of this State as are not actually invaded, but which, from she proximity of the enemy of the State, or other cause, danger exists of a loss of property to the citizens thereof, the Colonel commanding the militia of said county, or in his absence or inability to act, the next highest officer of such militia, shall whenever in his opinion it shall be necessary protect the property of
idence in the ability of our Generals, we are willing to trust our destinies in their hands. This movement is not understood, but many conjectures are offered for explanation. The Rip Raps. you remember, is situater nearly at an angle with Sewell's Point battery and Old Point — to the right of the former and opposite the latter. Unexpectedly this old pile of fortifications is occupiedly by Federal troops, with several pieces of cannon--one a rifle piece which threw yesterday, shell towards the camps of our troops stationed at Sewell's Battery — I saw a sugar-loaf shaped concern, about eight inches long, (weighing thirty good pounds, I suppose,) that was brought to Nor-folk this morning which did not explode It is a dangerous looking missile. I saw another small piece of shell not larger than my hand. Capt. Dayal, of the Georgia Battalion, who is stationed at Sewell's Point, informed, me that nobody was hurt, and that little harm should be done at the distance of four or five