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communicates the following particulars of a horrible tragedy recently enacted in the neighborhood of that place: A most terrible and heartrending tragedy occurred about three miles from this place last evening, on the Billoe's mill road. Edward Scott, a school teacher, who had married the widow. Tilford, daughter-in-law of the late Major. Tilford, of Dexington, came into his house where the family were sitting, and without known cause, provocation of warning, fired a pistol at young Jameg him instantly, and then shot Miss Tilford, aged about eighteen, wounding her so that she will certainly die during the night. He then shot a younger Miss Tilford, inflicting a wound in the arm. The other children then fled and hid themselves. Scott pursued them, but they eluded his search and were saved. They were all his step-children:--The attack upon the family was premeditated, for he was well armed with revolvers, two double-barreled shot guns, a United States musket, a hatchet, and b
ay--$50 reward --From the subscriber, a Negro Boy named Bob. Said Negro is about 25 years old; dark complexion about 5 feet 8 or 11 inches high; weighs about 150 lbs. I believe this Negro is trading in some regiment near Manassas, or lurking about Fredericksburg, Charlottesville, or Winchester; and I will pay the above reward for his apprehension and delivery into any of the city jails, so that I can get him. D. B, Scott, Co. G. 4th Als. Reg't. or ja 14--12t J. C. Scott. Marion, Als. ay--$50 reward --From the subscriber, a Negro Boy named Bob. Said Negro is about 25 years old; dark complexion about 5 feet 8 or 11 inches high; weighs about 150 lbs. I believe this Negro is trading in some regiment near Manassas, or lurking about Fredericksburg, Charlottesville, or Winchester; and I will pay the above reward for his apprehension and delivery into any of the city jails, so that I can get him. D. B, Scott, Co. G. 4th Als. Reg't. or ja 14--12t J. C. Scott. Marion, Als.