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Early yesterday morning the most extravagant rumors were in circulation with regard to an engagement which was represented to have taken place near Barhamsville, in New Kent county, on Wednesday. One report stated that our arms had been crowned with a most signal and glorious success, and as a consequence of their impertinence nd the following paragraph found posted upon the bulletin boards of the different journals of the city: "An official letter from General Johnston, ed at Barhamsville, 11 A. M. yesterday, es that the enemy were landing under the of their gunboats, near West Point. No tion is made of the imminency of an engagement; but, Nothing said of the extent of casualties on either side" Thus it will be seen that all the information heretofore published with reference to the fight at Barhamsville, is entirely without foundation. How it obtained existence, or received public credence, we need not inquire. We have some further particulars of the fig