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The late Robert E Scott. This eminent citizen, whose foul murder, by a gang of Yankee marauders, we yesterday alluded to, was a native of Fauquier, and eldest son of the late Judge John Scott, of that county, one of the most eminent jurists of his day. The family are all distinguished for talent, Captain John Scott, who was tJudge John Scott, of that county, one of the most eminent jurists of his day. The family are all distinguished for talent, Captain John Scott, who was the original commander of the Black Horse Troop, and Dr. Martin Scott, formerly a professor in the Medical College, of this city, younger brothers of Robert E., having already earned a high reputation — the one by his political writings, and the other by his skill in his profession. Robert E. Scott was educated at the University oCaptain John Scott, who was the original commander of the Black Horse Troop, and Dr. Martin Scott, formerly a professor in the Medical College, of this city, younger brothers of Robert E., having already earned a high reputation — the one by his political writings, and the other by his skill in his profession. Robert E. Scott was educated at the University of Virginia, which he entered during the first session in 1825, and did not leave until he had passed through all the classes. He took at college the stand which he maintained through life. He became notices at once among his companions for his high spirit and lofty contempt of anything mean or shuffling, not less than for his po
--one of our soldiers ? Yankee.--No; one of ours. Lady.--Then you can't have the crape. So the Yankee had to do his mourning for his dead companion without the show of crape. Another boasting miscreant went into the store of John Scott, and desired to purchase some tobacco, or some ether article, but Mr. Scott said to him he would not sell it to him. Then said Yank, "I'll have it any how !" "You will," said Mr. S, "then you will have to be a stronger man than I am.," The Yaning for his dead companion without the show of crape. Another boasting miscreant went into the store of John Scott, and desired to purchase some tobacco, or some ether article, but Mr. Scott said to him he would not sell it to him. Then said Yank, "I'll have it any how !" "You will," said Mr. S, "then you will have to be a stronger man than I am.," The Yankee, dreading a personal "irrepressible conflict," and believing "discretion the better part of valor," walked out minus the tobacco.