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hind or before them. I therefore give you this notice — that the sick, women, and the children, may be removed, so that if fired on the responsibility may rest where it belongs. I am, very respectfully, your obedient servant, [Signed] Harvey Brown, Col. Commanding. Brig.-Gen. Braxton Bragg, commanding troops near Pensacola. Headquarters troops C. S., Near Pensacola, Florida, October 10th, 1861. Sir: --I received late last night your communication of that date, with prances, you should put your threat into execution, which would be only in accordance with the acts of some of your brother commanders, of little experience in the custom of war, I shall take care that the fact shall be made known, that it may receive, as it will deserve, the execration of the civilized world. I have the honor to be Your obedient servant, [Signed] Branton Bragg. Major General Commanding. Colonel Harvey Brown, Commanding U. S. forces in the State of Florida, Fort Pickens.
mand; inferior 15@20 cts ib., Bacon — Very dull at 28 cts. for Hog-round. Corn — From 72 ½@77 ½c. bushe'--in demand. Clover Seed.--None in market. Coffee.--The stock of Coffee is almost exhausted, and prices are very irregular. We quote at 38@45 cts. ib., at which prices but few can afford the luxury. Flour.--Very dull at $4.50 for Fine; Superfine $5; Extra $5.75; Family $6.50@$7. Sugars — Sugars are irregular. Cuba 12 ½c.; Porto Rico very scarce; stocks of Brown very light, prices high; New Orleans 12 @14; Refined New Orleans 15@16 ½c; Crushed 27, stock email; Coffee 5@20 Tobacco.--In manufactured Tobacco there is but little doing. There is an endless variety of grades and prices, ranging from 10 to 50 cents ib. We quote Lugs, of good weights, at $2 ½@½ inferior leaf $2 ½@5; good $6@7 ½ good and fine dry English $5 ½@8 ½ and $ extra fine $10; fancy wrappers $@16. Wheat.--The arrivals of Wheat this week have been more liberal tha
eral fleet on the seaboard cause the greatest anxiety. Powerful batteries have been erected along the James river, in anticipation of an advance of the Federal army in that direction. The armament has been recovered from the steamer Jamestown. The prisoners did not see the much-talked-of steamer Yorktown, having probably passed her during the night. The troops at Richmond are composed of North Carolinians and Georgians. Owing to the apprehensions of an attack on the coast, Gov. Brown, of Georgia, has recalled five of the Georgia regiments from the Confederate army to defend the State. The Confederate troops were suffering greatly from want of medicines, clothing, and certain kinds of food. Articles cut off by the blockade were bringing fabulous prices. The prisoners say they were released for the reason that their wants could not be supplied. They have been obliged to sleep on the floor during their imprisonment. General Beauregard was at Manassas, and