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There was a large crowd collected in the avenue leading up to the house, who cheered the Prince most heartily as he drove off. At the Arsenal a salute of 21 guns was fired as the cortage entered, and a similar compliment was paid from the Navy Yard when his Royal Highness went on board the little steam cutter Harriet Lane. The instant the Royal party were on board the hawsers were cast off, and the quick little steamer sped down the broad quiet waters of the Potomac like a bird. Passing Mount Vernon the speed was slackened, and the bell tolled — an empty honor paid to the poor, ruinous, neglected house of Washington by every steamer or vessel of any kind that passes up or down the stream. At 2 o'clock the boat reached the little landing place at Acquia Creek, where the special train was in waiting to convey the party to Richmond. The first part of the journey was over what is termed a "strap road," one of the most unsafe varieties of railway ever used, even in this country of b