Correspondence of the Dispatch.]
Petersburg, Saturday, June 1, 1861.
A splendid rawhide saddle, intended as a present for President Davis, passed through here to- day, from Kingsville, S. C. It look very much like a Mexican saddle.
On the pommel is placed a beautiful compass, about four inches in diameter, and handsomely mounted with silver.
The Baptist Association adjourned sine die to-day.
It is understood that nearly all the churches will be occupied to-morrow by some of the distinguished ministers who have been in attendance on the Association.
A free negro, named Anthony Prichard, was arrested and brought before Mayor Townes this morning, by Mr. George Sturdivant, for selling him a horse which was not the negro's property.
The horse was stolen by the fellow from Mr. Beasley, some 25 or 30 miles up in Dinwiddie, and brought down and sold to Mr. S. for $50. Only half the money was recovered — the balance will be lost.
The case was continued. Mon CŒur