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Starch factory, &c., burned. --Russell's starch factory, situated in Rocketts old field, was set on fire about 3 ½ o'clock on yesterday morning and entirely consumed before the flames could be arrested, the structure being of wood and very inflammable. An adjoining frame tenement, owned by Mr. R. A. Mayo, was set on fire by the sparks, and was also burned. In Russell's tenement there were a good many barrels of flour starch. The proprietor had only commenced business about a week since. The building had lately been in use as a hospital, and was formerly known as the Second Baptist Church Chapel.
Seventy-five dollars reward. --Will be paid for the apprehension and delivery to Clopton & Lyne, of Richmond, of the boy Washington and woman Harriet, who are confidently supposed to be lurking about Richmond.--The boy was arrested in Richmond some three weeks ago, and made his escape from his guard after reaching Petersburg. The woman Harriet was seen about Rocketts in the month of June. Washington has been run away six months, and most of the time in the army about Richmond. He is about nineteen years old; rather low in stature; of stout, strong form; very black; stutters quite badly, and in speaking is constantly kicking out one foot or the other in a restless manner. His under lip hangs considerably. He probably pretends to be free. Harriett is the mother of Washington, and is about forty years old. She was hired in the West Point Hospital at the time that place fell into the hands of the Yankees, but probably made her escape to Richmond with our soldiers. She is l