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Depredations at Mathias' Point. [special Correspondence of the Dispatch.] King George Co.,Va., July 13. The vandals on board the "Freeborn," who have not molested us since Capt. Ward met his death at the hands of our brave soldiers, returned again on Thursday evening, and commenced to fire once more upon the house of Custle Grymes, Esq., (situated at the Point,) and sent a ball through the roof, adding considerably to the injury it has already received at their hands, in direct violation of a promise made to him, when they landed at his house some days before, that his property should not be disturbed. The next point of attack was "Liberty," the residence of John Hill Stuart, ,Esq., a volunteer in the King George Grays, (about a mile distant,) which they did not succeed in striking. Both houses are deserted, the families having been obliged to fly for their lives, amid thickly falling bomb shells, on the day of the first skirmish, one of the ladies carrying with her a helpl
pret it to mean that they expect speedily to have to fall back upon Manassas Junction. The Freeborn again shells Mathias' Point. On Board the Freeborn, (Potomac River,) July 11.--This afternoon, Lieut. Lowry commanding, this vessel stood in to within a hundred and fifty yards of Mathias' Point, and treated the Secession troops, who were visible, peeping through the neighboring bushes and woods, to about twenty shells, some of which fell evidently among them, scattering them in differentee of the shells struck Grimes' house, tearing big holes through it. It is clear that there is no battery whatever at Mathias' Point. On our way up the river we found the enemy as busy as bees about Aquia Creek, passing in and out of their entrenchme numbers. [Our readers are referred to the first page of this paper for a more correct account of the affair at Mathias' Point, furnished by our own correspondent, a gentleman in every way reliable. His letter was received on Tuesday, but inad