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Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.affairs in Greenbrier. Dry Creek Hotel, May 23, 1861. To-day has been quite an exciting one here. The vote on the Ordinance of Secession drew the voters of the precinct of this place and the White Sulphur Springs, where the vote was taken. The friends of the Ordinance were irritated by the presence of some twenty or thirty men who were known to be opposed to it, and who, it was thought, would cast their votes against it. Their party was small indeed, but Greenbrier men thought there ought to be no Union men in a county depending so much on Southern generosity and affluence for prosperity. The excitement and interest of the day were enhanced by the arrival of the Greenbrier Cavalry, Capt. Moorman. A beautiful flag, made by Miss Mary Eagle, was presented to the Company on behalf of herself and the ladies of Dry Creek, by Dr. Lake, whose appropriate and stirring address was responded to in an eloquent and happy manner by the C
Correspondence of the Richmond Dispatch.the crops in Florida--the "Fool Catchers." Quincy, Fla. May 23, 1861. Prospects for crops with us to this date are very promising. this section has planted a much larger crop of corn and small grain this year than usual, and we are likewise planting much more than the usual crop of sugar cane, sweet and Irish potatoes, ground peas, pumpkins, kirshaw, squashes, melons, cornfield peas, turnips, and nearly all the eatables in creation. The orange crop, as well as the lemon, lime, &c. where grown, are said to be promising; the peach prospect abundant; sufficient plums and strawberries now ripe to feed whole regiments; whortleberries will soon be of the red purple and black tinge. The forest promises an abundant mast crop — oak, beach, pine, &c.; and the woods abound in game, such as deer, bear, turkey, &c. Lincoln and his horde of "freedom shriekers" talk about subjugating or exterminating the white race of the South! They must be fool