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kson. Passing through the streets of Norfolk the ladies waved their handkerchiefs from the windows, and great excitement existed in the city. The Petersburg Express says that during the last week reinforcements were constantly being sent up to Suffolk, and the current report was that Petersburg was to be attacked from Suffolk, while another force was to be landed at City Point, under protection of their iron-clad boats. It is said that the force which left Suffolk and came up to Blackwater last Friday, numbered about 9,000, and that the Yankees admit a loss of 200 in killed and wounded. On the return of the expedition to Suffolk great excitement prevailed. Last week a proclamation was issued for the election of a member of Congress in the Norfolk District, and all who refuse to vote are to be considered disloyal. Another proclamation has been issued in the city requiring all the merchants to take out license and take-the oath of allegiance to the United States or clos