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ived 36,036. McConnell, (Breckenridge) 32,751; Converse, (Union Democrat) 30,990. Captain T. J. Steeples, commanding the steamer Pacific, was shot at Portland, Oregon, on the 10th instant, whilst aiding to assist a gambler. He died a few days subsequently. General Sumner will leave on Monday, the 21st inst., by steamer for Washington, with nine companies of regulars under his command, who go to New York. One thousand United States arms go forward by the same steamer. Col. Wright succeeds General Sumner in the command of the Pacific Department, until Gen. Darer arrives. Commercial.--The market continues quote easy. Sight exchange to New York, 3┬Ża4 per cent. The question of danger to the treasure shipments from privateers is again agitated and some of the newspapers advocate a petition to Government to send a steam war vessel to Aspinwall at least once a month, to receive and convey the California treasure to New York. The markets for general merchandiz
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Ranaway--$100 reward. --Ran away on Monday, a Negro Boy, named about five feet eight inches high; black; steamers 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 the 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. oc 22--ts Benjamin Davis.