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Death of an old citizen. --We are pained to learn that Otis Manson, Esq., formerly for forty years a well known resident of Richmond, died on the 9th of April last, at the residence of his son, Dr. O. F. Manson, in Granville county, N. C., at the ripe age of seventy- two years. His remains were brought to this place for interment. Several years since Capt. Manson removed to North Carolina, where his last hours were spent. No man, perhaps, in his sphere, was more useful to the community in which he lived. In the war of 1812, he promptly volunteered in Capt. Richardson's corps d'clite for the defence of Richmond, and for a great many years was a useful member of the City Council. For many years he was the only architect in Virginia, and the principal edifices in the city and country were either wholly or partially planned by him. When living here, he was to the mechanic a guide and a friend, and was universally beloved by them. As a parent, he was noble, generous, and unselfis