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Special and Bank notes.

Tuesday, January 13, 1863.
--The rates of premium for species are somewhat Irregular, but the prevailing quotations are $1,80@2 for gold, and $1.40@1.00 for silver — the extremes representing the selling rater, except for small amounts, for which 5@to sent. above these figures would be asked. We quote. Virginia and North Carolina Bank rotes at 15 @30. South Carolina and Georgia do, 32½@27½. There is increased demand for Sterling Exchange, which us now quote at $2.05 (buying) to $2.12½ (selling)

Bounds and Stocks.--The demand for Confederate Bonds continues brisk at par. No recent sales of the 15 M lorn bonds. We quote Virginia registered at 110--duff; North Carolina eights and tai; do sixth, 131; Tennessee bonds 117; South-adde R. R. guard bonds, 128 and int; Va. and Tenn R. R do, 2d mort, 110; B's of Com. It, 105; R. Y. R. B. stock at 50. We omit quotations of other securities based upon sales heretofore reported.

Real Estate.--There have been no notable sales of real estate since the 1st inst. The market in active and the offerings less numerous.

It will be seen by the sub quotations that asessty all the necessaries of life are advancing, owing; in some measures, to the hindrances of transportation. The prices given are mostly the wholesale rates, at the stores. It will be perceived that the prices of Wheat opens at $3.40 to $3.50, and very little offering the railroads being mostly decapted with transportation for the Government mills.

Produce.--Wheat — A prims article of red and white commands $3.40@$3.50, which is a considerable dealize on quotations as the close of the pear. No Corn in market; last quotations $3.50 per bushel. Corn Real commands $3.50 and very scares. The Tobacco market has not yet fairly spend. Some five hogsheads of Lugs were offered to-day, bat they afforded no mitering by which to fix the rates. Baiore the close of the week we shall be enabled to give the opening quotations for all descriptions of leaf — probably on Thursday. Clover read $@$30 bushel.

Flour.--Superfine $20; Extra $21@$22; Family $23 @25; These are the outside quotations.

Groceries.--Brown Sugar, $1 P. 15; White Clarified would bring $1.15@$1.20. Molasses.--very little here; may be quoted at $10 P. gallon by wholesale. Coffee, $4 P. 15, retail price $4.50, with on advancing tendency. Rice — last sales by auction 10s P. 15; scares and advancing. Salt nominal at 25. P. 15. Country Soap, 650 and scares.--Tallow Candles. 90

Provisions.--Bacon — hog round, 79c, and advancing. Butter, $1.25@$1.90. Lard, scares, and selling readily at 80a. Cheese, $1.25 @8.50.

Fruits,dire.--Apples, $35@$10. P. bbl; a superior article would bring more. Dried Apples, $1@$5 P. bush; Dried Reaches, $10@$12 P. bush — Commons, $2.50 a piece; no Oranges in market — the last here sold at $2 a piece. Potatoes; $3.50@$4.56 P. bush; Sweet. very scares, and selling at exorbitant prices, commanding in market about $8 P. bush. Colons, $30 @$40 P. bbl. Beans, $5 bush. Peas, $4@$5.

Leather--Sole, $3, Harneza. $3.75.

Liquors--In demand at the following rates:--Whiskey, $25; Apple Brandy, $20, French Brandy, $50 P. gallon. Very little of the latter to be had.

Cattle Market.--Cattle — Medium quality, 17c grose; nett. Sheep — 25c gross. Hogs, 43@ gross.

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