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r to see what was the matter, was instantly shot down and killed. His body was found to have been pierced by several bills. We have seen here for the past few days wagons loaded with goods, furniture,&c., passing through, not only from the Territory out from Westport, in this State, and other places within the line. Families living on and near the old Jackson place, within this State, have been notified to leave their homes, by these outlaws, and having no means of defence, have fled to Butter, and places in the interior, for security, leaving their homes and effects behind them unprotected. Yesterday slaves owned by those living on the line, some twenty-five miles or more within the State, arrived here for safekeeping. have the citizens of Bites and Vernon counties, since the commencement of this insurrection, been threatened with destruction of life and property, without adequate means of defence or protection. Up to this time this state of things has continued.