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The depreciation of Confederate notes.

A gentleman lately was purchasing in one of the King street shops a cost, which perhaps might have commanded $8 in ordinary times. He was asked $60 and on taking out the money be showed fire gold dollars. With a glance like that of a vulture over a fat carcass, the seller of the coat eagerly remarked, pointing to the gold, "give me dat, and make do coat."

In another we are told, flour, for which $75 in bills was was offered for $10 in specie. How far can such things be carried?-- Charleston (S. C.)

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