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Collecting a bill. --Anson Peters, an old gentleman who is celebrated for his ability to make collections when nobody else could do it, has a debtor named James McBride, residing on Franklin street. McBride owes Peters one dollar and sixteen cents; Peters had called one hundred and sixteen times, at least, to demand payment — McBride having always a good reason for requesting Mr. Peters to call again. The last excuse for non-payment was that the small note law of General Winder was in operation, and McBride had no funds but such as would make him liable to a severe penalty if he offered them in liquidation of the debt. He had "plenty of money, just now," he said, "but it was all in fifty cents and one dollar individual acceptances, which were not legal currency." "I'll take that sort," said Peters eagerly. "No you don't," answered McBride; "I can't be trapped that way — you want to have me fined, get half the money as informer, and perhaps put me in Castle Godwin." "I'll swear
entries, he answered; "Yes," a number of our men were shot. In one instance two were shot; one was killed and the other wounded, by a man who rested his gun on the widow-sill while he capped it." General Ricketts, in reference to his having been said as one of the hostages for the privateers, states: --"I considered it bad treatment to be reflected as a hostage for a privateer, when I was so lame that I could not walk, and while my wounds were still open and unhealed. At this time Gen. Winder came to see me. He had been an officer inmy regiment; I had known him for twenty-odd years. It was on the 9th of November that he came to see me. He saw that my wounds were still unhealed; he saw my condition; but that very day he received an order to select hostages for the privateers, and, notwithstanding he knew my condition, the next day, Sunday, the 10th of November, I was selected as one of the hostages." "I heard," he continues, "of a great many of our prisoners who had been bayon