Depredations of the Yankees.
The driver of the mail stage between this city and Tappahannock
, started out from here on Friday morning, but returned on the same evening, bringing the report that the enemy had come up the Pamunkey
in gunboats as far as Walkerton
, in King
, and Aylett
's in King William.
they burned the flouring mill, and one or two other buildings, and at Aylett
's it is stated they destroyed a flouring mill, and eight or ten other houses.
Besides, all the public stores at the two points were destroyed or carried off.--These acts of vandalism were committed on Friday morning.