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up James River. Four of the steamers were seen yesterday morning from the top of the Hospital steaming it in that direction. There were large volumes of smoke in the direction of Old Point and Hampton. Some say that the people of Hampton have set fire to their town; others that the outside buildings at Fort Monroe have been destroyed. Either needs confirmation. On the 24th, the Quaker City appeared off Cape Henry beach, and attempted to land — A portion of a cavalry company under Capt. Fentress, of Princess Anne, made their appearance. At this she fired several shots which passed within less than five feet of them, but no one was hurt. Now that cotton cannot be exported except through a Southern port, Yankee cupidity will experience deeper chagrin than ever, and thus has superadded a thousand fold stimulus in the libidinous warfare in which it is engaged to sustain King Commerce. The sceptre of this Northern despot — which has been sustained hitherto by Southern weal