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Our city continues unusually quiet. Business is of course dull, although many of the retail dealers are busy in supplying customers, especially in the dry-goods and grocery lines, notwithstanding the high prices of many articles. The principal business trans actions, however, are by Quartermasters and Commissaries, and the large army wagons are constantly leaving the city for the different encampments loaded with provisions and other things, and returning for fresh supplies. Captain Wright, our former City Inspector, having received a commission in the Army and entered into service, the duties of his office now devolve upon Mr. N. Currier, who is actively engaged in putting things in order, and having the street paving repaired, &c. There are few cities, by-the-by, in the country, whose streets are generally in better condition than those of Norfolk. The most of them are well paved and cleanly, although there is still much to be done in the way of improvement in this resp
Ranaway --$100 Reward,--Ranaway, on Monday, a Negro Boy, named-Essex; about five feet eight inches high; black; stammers slightly; about twenty or twenty-two years old; weight about 150 pounds; formerly belonged to Capt. John Wright, of Plain View, P. O. King and Queen county, Va. The above reward will be paid on his delivery to me at my office, in this city. He may be making his way to West Point, Va. He has a wife in that neighborhood. His upper teeth are dark, from tarter on them. Benjamin Davis. oc 22--ts