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From Pensacola. --The Burning of the Dry Dock--The Pensacola correspondent of the Columbus Sun furnishes the subjoined account of the burning of the Dry Dock, which we have heretofore briefly noticed: Last night (Sept. 2) about 11 o'clock, the skies were illuminated by the light of a fire at the Navy-Yard which proved to be the famous Dock which old Brown refused to let us meddle with. The steamer from the yard this morning, corroborated the belief of our citizens here, as to its being the Dock. Many thought it was burned by the Lincolnites, but I have ascertained that it was done by orders from Gen. Bragg. Why it was done, nobody knows; but it was for a purpose beneficial to us, or Gen. Bragg would not have ordered it done. Quite an excitement was caused by the discovery of the burning of the Dock, which was heightened this morning about 9 o'clock, by sudden firing from towards the frigate Colorado, which proved to be the arrival of the sloop-of-war Savannah, whic